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Dear Parent (s)/Guardian(s):

Governor Corzine has made a commitment for New Jersey to provide universal health insurance to children and affordable options for parents/guardians with the recent signing of new legislation.  This new law mandates that all children age 18 and under have health insurance.

The requirement for health insurance coverage can be met in a variety of ways: (1) through a health insurance plan provided by your employer; (2) through a health insurance policy you purchase directly; and (3) through NJ FamilyCare which provides free or low cost insurance for children and their parents/guardians.  Enrollment in school insurance only does not satisfy this new mandate.  For more information about NJ Family Care or to apply, please call 1-800-701-0710 or visit http://www.njfamilycare.org/.

Parents or guardians who earn too much to qualify for NJ FamilyCare can purchase health insurance for their children at reasonable rates through another program called the NJ FamilyCare Advantage program, which is administered by Horizon NJ Health.  For more information about this program, please call NJ FamilyCare Advantage at 1-800-637-2997.

As the law also requires, the New Jersey Department of Education is now assisting the New Jersey Department of Human Services in its efforts to identify uninsured children and to help families access free or low cost health insurance or visit http://www.horizonnjhealth.com/.

Healthy children make better students!  Our goal is to assist all New Jersey families in securing no cost or affordable insurance which will provide access to quality healthcare.  If you have any questions about this new requirement, please call 1-800-701-0710.


Lucille E. Davy


Department of Education

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Greenwich Township Board of Education

415 Swedesboro Road

Gibbstown, NJ 08027

Phone: (856) 224 - 4900 ext. 2120

Broad Street

Greenwich Township Broad Street Elementary School

255 West Broad Street

Gibbstown, NJ 08027

Phone: (856) 224-4900


Nehaunsey Middle School

415 Swedesboro Road

Gibbstown, NJ 08027

Phone: (856) 224-4900

About GTSD

The Greenwich Township School District is a preK-8 school district located in beautiful Gibbstown, NJ. Students in grades prek-5th grade attend Greenwich Township Elementary School aka Broad Street School. Students in grades 6th - 8th attend Nehaunsey Middle School.