Department of Aging Services

New Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving (JACC)



Aging (Adult)


PPL is hosting a virtual summit about self-direction in New Jersey! Join us to experience a day of discovery and insights into self-direction with speakers like Senator Angela McKnight and Assemblywoman Jessica Ramirez and guests from many esteemed organizations, like the NJ Advocates for Aging Well, Autism NJ, and Values into Action.

Register and check out our full speaker list!


  • Thank you for a great 2023 NJ Self-Direction Conference!
  • The 2022 NJ Self-Direction Conference was a big success!
  • Thank you for attending our first FREE Self-Direction webinar of 2022, “Self-Direction: A Long-Term Care Alternative”
  • NJ Caregivers on Public Partnerships Self-Direction Employee Option
  • NEW Announcement: NJ Minimum Wage Increase
  • Announcement: NJ Sick Leave Law
  • For JACC employees

PPL Informational Sessions

Request a PPL Informational Session


Public Partnerships is excited to partner with the Division of Aging Services to serve as the fiscal intermediary for the Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving (JACC).

Participants can 

Work with your case manager to develop a care plan that meets your needs and goals and change your plan if your needs change.

Find, hire, manage, and dismiss your caregivers.

Use BetterOnline to review your budget and approved services.

Use BetterOnline to monitor your careworker’s hours and spending.

Use BetterOnline or Time4Care to review, approve, and submit your careworker’s timesheets.

Services include

Payroll – We process payroll for your caregiver using money from your budget.

Employment tax requirements – We handle all employment-related taxes for you, including federal, state, local, and unemployment.

Customer service – Our friendly and professional customer service agents are available five days a week to help you with any questions.

Service reports – With our reports you’ll always have a clear picture of the services you’ve received. 

How to get started

Take the questionnaire


Both participants (employers) and caregivers (employees) have lots of timekeeping to do when working in a self-direction program.

Time4Care is our highly rated mobile solution for Apple and Android smart devices.

Reminders to submit timesheets

Timesheet submission and approval alerts

Timesheet error checking

Offline time entry

Simple calendar interface

Privacy features


Instant timesheet approval

Works right in the MyAccount/BetterOnline portal


Better Online is a web-based app that keeps you organized and gives you the tools and info you need to manage your self-direction journey. Handle timesheets, check how much you spend each month, and get answers when you need them. It’s easy to use and available from any internet-connected device.

Log in

Select the system to go to the login page.


Log time and review, approve, and submit timesheets with ease.

Learn more about the benefits of Time4Care

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Fill out, approve, and submit timesheets, complete enrollment paperwork, and run reports 

Program Documents


Contact Information

Customer Service Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8am – 6pm | ET