ELRA is committed to working with parents and engaging them in every step of their children’s progress. We welcome input, feedback, visits and your volunteer time. Our commitment to you extends to providing access to programs and services that target your wellness and development. At ELRA, we not only care for children, we care for families. Click here for more information on programs for parents.

For enrollment:

ELRA operates as a program unit under Rutgers University-Camden’s Community Leadership Center. Enrollment is open to families in the city and surrounding communities. Priority enrollment is offered to families with children currently at ELRA and the LEAP Academy followed by families that reside in the City of Camden.

Age requirements are as follows:
Infant/Toddler Program: 8 weeks
Pre-School: 3 yrs (by Oct. 1st)

ELRA operates 16 pre-school classrooms through a partnership with the Camden Board of Education. These are for families that reside in the City of Camden. ELRA also offers 1 classroom for Non-Camden residents.

To complete an application, for Pre-School please click here.
To complete an application, for Infant/Toddler Program please click here.

To speak with a staff person, call 856-614-3246.

CDC guidance link for updates:

ELRA Information and Forms