NonPublic School Early Childhood Development Programs

The Nonpublic Schools Early Childhood Development Program provides low-income families the opportunity to attend state-approved private preschools and child care centers. The program provides six hours of daily instruction and up to four hours of before- and after-school care.

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Gethsemane Christian Academy

Holy Family Catholic School


Lafayette Parish Early Childhood Community Network

In order to improve Early Childhood care and education throughout the parish, the school system, NSECD, Type III Early Learning Centers (Childcare), Head Start and Early Head Start have joined together to raise the level of expectations and birth-to-five standards to promote kindergarten readiness.