Early Childhood

Mission

Natchitoches Parish Early Childhood Care and Education Network will help all children reach their full potential and acquire a lifelong love for learning

Applications

All information must be accurate and verifiable. If a student is selected for admission based on application information that is later determined to be false, the student may lose his admission to the program.

Coordinated Application/Eligibility

Applications are being accepted for the 2020-2021 school year. The application should be completed for all publicly funded programs located in Natchitoches Parish Early Childhood Care and Education Network.

Apply Online or download the Unified Application from the documents section of the website

Return completed application to Natchitoches Parish Media Center, 310 Royal Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457

If you have a question, call (318) 352-8389.  

CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

To support all families in accessing high-quality child care, the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) provides financial assistance to low-income families while they are working or attending school.

APPLY ONLINE FOR CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE (CCAP)
For local CCAP, TOTS, &/or CCCBC assistance, contact Amy Metoyer at 318-238-7505

APPLY FOR SNAP BENEFITS (FOOD STAMPS) OR LOG IN THE CAFE PORTAL HERE

Ready Start Natchitoches (RSN) Blueprint Summary

RSN is a coalition of individuals committed to creating and implementing a bold local vision for early childhood. RSN is driven by our community’s need to improve opportunities and inspire change for children birth to age five. These individuals will continuously meet to create a seamless and coherent system, leverage funding/maximize investments, and increase the quality of and access to early childhood opportunities. To view the RSN Blueprint Summary click here. For a more detailed version of the Ready Start Natchitoches Blueprint, please email ctcole@nat.k12.la.us 


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