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NATCHITOCHES PARISH TYPE III CHILDCARE CENTER IMPORTANT FACTS:

  • Required to meet a set of performance and academic standards resulting in academic approval. Academic Approval requires publicly-funded child care centers to participate in the community network system.
  • Offer age appropriate and educational experiences under qualified staff.
  • All Lead teachers in these Type III centers receive the same professional development training as the Public schools and local Head starts as a part of our unified network to ensure all students receive a quality education in Natchitoches Parish.
  • Children in these sites participate in activities that focus on the whole child, in every aspect such as social, emotional, intellectual, and physical areas of a child’s development. Quality child cares promote school readiness of their children and their families throughout their activities.
  • Some centers offer extended hours per day as well as holiday and summer programming.
  • Louisiana Department of Education offers tuition assistance for eligible families.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT

EARLY CHILDHOOD CHILDCARE OPTIONS,

HOW TO APPLY FOR TUITION ASSISTANCE,

CHILDCARE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS,

AND/OR TRACKING OF TIME FINGER IMAGING (TOTS)

CONTACT:

 

Amy Metoyer, Early Childhood Coordinator
420 Fourth St., Natchitoches, LA 71457
ametoyer@natchitochesla.gov
318-238-7505

 

TO APPLY FOR CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE (CCAP) ONLINE CLICK HERE

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