Online Application

Jefferson Parish Early Childhood Collaborative Network



Registration for Publicly Funded Seats

2018-2019 School Year

Applications must be submitted online at www.jeffersonchild.com through the "Apply Now" button on the top of the home page. Applications will be available by March 20, 2018. Applications that are completed with ALL documents uploaded by May 10 th will be included in the first lottery run/placement round. After the first lottery placement, applications will reopen for any remaining seats/remaining spots at centers.

Once families complete the application with child and household information, families will be required to upload several documents, including the following:

  1. Identification: Parent/Guardian = driver’s license, state-issued ID, or passport; Foster parent = DCFS papers; Grandparent=Legal guardianship papers
  2. Child’s Birth Certificate (Must be clear copy of original certificate)
  3. Proof of Residency (1 of the following and MUST match parent name on application; if document is in name of another adult, that adult must provide dated and signed letter certifying they provide no support to the child and parent(s) and certifying that the child and parent(s) do live at that address)
    • Current utility bill or deposit for utilities
    • Legal document issued/approved by the US Office of Immigration/Naturalization showing current address
    • Current lease (must have date and show name/address of apartment and name of person(s) leasing apartment)
    • Current mortgage statement
  4. Proof of Income (1 or more of the following)
    • 2 consecutive check stubs for EACH ADULT ON THE APPLICATION who supports the child; stubs must be issued within 2 months of the date of the application and showing parent/adult name, pay period, hours worked, hourly rate and year-to- date income.
    • An official letter from employer on company letterhead stating all of the following:
      • Where parent/guardian is employed
      • Hourly rate of pay
      • The average number of hours parent/guardian works per week
      • Date employed and year-to- date income
    • Dated and signed Declaration of Income for Irregular Employment Form Download Form
    • Letter or certificate showing current status of SNAP/Food Stamps - must include the parent and child names and valid effective dates (Certified through ___)
    • A Statement from the Social Security Administration verifying that the child listed on the application is a recipient of SSI benefits, which must be accompanied by two current check stubs, for each adult in the household.
    • Current foster care placement agreement from DCFS. Foster parents are not required to upload their income, only the DCFS foster care agreement.
    • Parents who are unemployed must submit a dated and signed Statement of No Income Form Download Form
    • Parents who are homeless must upload a homeless certificate issued by the JPPSS Homeless Coordinator. (Please call 504-349- 7912 to make an appointment to complete the homeless paperwork).
  5. 2017 Proof of Income (if applicable) Income tax forms for 2017 (W2, 1040A, or 1099) showing parent names and annual income if parent/guardian is self-employed or paid in cash. REQUIRED for Jeff Cap Birth to Five Programs
  6. Updated Immunization Records (Valid State of Louisiana Universal Certificate of Immunization)
  7. Special Education documentation (IEP/IFSP/Evaluation only when applicable)

Application Support Options

JPPSS Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd, Harvey, 70058

  • March 20th 9:00am – noon
  • March 21st 1:00pm - 6:00pm
  • March 22nd 9:00am – noon
  • March 26th 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • March 29th 9:00am – noon
  • April 10th 9:00am – noon
  • April 11th 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • April 12th 9:00am – noon
  • April 18th 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • April 19th 9:00am – noon
  • April 25th 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • April 26th 9:00am – noon
  • May 2nd 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • May 3rd 9:00am – noon
  • May 9th 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • May 10th 9:00am – noon

Community Partner Sites

  • March 26th @ 9:30am – 2:30pm Woodmere Community Center, 4026 Post Drive, Harvey, LA 70058
  • April 9th @ 9:30am - 2:30pm D.B. Watson Community Center, 1300 Myrtle St, Metairie, LA 70003
  • April 12th @ 4:00pm – 6:00pm Our Lady of Perpetual Help Gym, 531 Williams Blvd, Kenner, 70062
  • April 14th @ 9:30am – 2:30pm Marrero Community Center, 1861 Ames Blvd, Marrero, 70072
  • April 16th @ 9:30am - 2:30pm Gretna Community Center, 1700 Monroe St, Gretna, 70053
  • TBD Hazel Hurst Community Center, 1121 Causeway Blvd, Jefferson, 70121

Jeff CAP Head Start Sites

  • Avondale Head Start, 178 Millie Drive, Avondale, LA 70094
    (504) 437-4852
  • Beechgrove Head Start, 721 Tricia Court, Westwego, LA 700674
    (504) 437-4854
  • Causeway Head Start, 3420 N. Causeway Blvd, Suite B, Metairie, LA 70002
    (504) 838-1000
  • Clay Street Head Start, 606 Clay Street, Kenner, LA 70062
    (504) 736-8770
  • Creative Kidz EHS Center, 2141 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072
    (504) 341-5439
  • Jutland HS, 1821 Jutland Drive, Harvey, LA. 70058
    (504) 349-5500
  • Kenner HS, 200 Decatur Street, Kenner, LA 70062
    (504) 736-8770
  • Kidz House of Learning, 711 Derbigny Street, Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 366-2933
  • Lapalco Head Start, 2001 Lincolnshire Drive, Marrero, LA 70072
    (504) 349-5185
  • Terrytown Gretna Head Start, 2315 Park Place, Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 392-9890
  • Prime Step II Learning Center, 4820 Wabash Street, Metairie, LA 70001
    (504) 780-2444

Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Program Sites

  • Candyland Kinder Kollege, 6206 Fourth Avenue, Marrero, LA 70072
    (504) 340-4563
  • Carlie Care Kids, 2032 Carol Sue Avenue, Terrytown, LA 70056
    (504) 391-3446
  • Kennedy's Child Care, 715 Franklin Street, Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 309-8671
  • Spring Ridge Academy, 520 Jackson Street, Kenner, LA 70062
    (504) 465-8330
  • Weatherford Academy, 613 4 th Street, Westwego, LA 70094
    (504) 267-3080
  • Woodmere Learning Center, 2066 Paxton Street, Harvey, LA 70058
    (504) 348-4668

For more info visit: www.jpschools.org or www.jeffparish.net