DECCD will pay for up to 11 holidays for the period beginning October 1 through September 30. If the Governor allows days in addition to the list below in observance of a holiday, providers will be notified that they are also allowed these extra days. If the identified holiday falls on a weekend, the DECCD Director will designate weekdays to observe the holiday at their discretion.

The approved DECCD paid holidays for licensed centers are as follows:

Date Holiday
January 1 New Year’s Day
Third Monday of January Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Friday before Easter Good Friday
Last Monday of May Memorial Day
July 4 Independence Day
Third Thursday and Friday Thanksgiving & Following Day
December 24, 25 Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
December 31 New Year’s Eve