Close to Home Daycare

631 East Vermilion Street
Lafayette, LA 70501

Phone: 337-237-4004
Fax: 337-237-4004

closetohome@bellsouth.net

Hours of Operation
6:30am - 6:00pm

Ages Serve
6 weeks - 15 years old

Center Capacity
89

Fees

Registration: $100 

Infant - 5 years: $550/month

Childcare Assistance Accepted

Network Mission Statement
The Lafayette Parish Early Childhood Network in collaboration with stakeholders are committed to reaching all at-risk children from infant to age five, ensuring a high-quality, inclusive educational setting.

Network Goal
All children enter Kindergarten ready to learn.

Center Mission Statement
To provide a warm, safe, loving environment in which your child will thrive cognitively, physically, emotionally, and spiritually regardless of race, color, gender or ability.

Center Vision
At Close to Home Day Care we are molding today's children for tomorrow.

Documentation Needed
Current Immunization Record; Master Card; Appropriate Fees; Topical Authorization

Staff Credentials
Some seeking degrees, some Early Childhood Associates Degrees, some Bachelor Degrees, Staff participates yearly in various professional development trainings to further their education.

Curriculum
The curriculum is based on the Louisiana Department of Education's Birth to Five Learning and Development Standards

Spanish Introduction 

Assessment
Teaching Strategies GOLD; CLASS Observation

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.