Welcome to Jefferson Early Childhood Collaborative

Child Care Resource & Referral Agency for Jefferson Parish

Cute baby and mother playing on floor at home

Parents / Guardians

Nursery children playing with teacher in the classroom

Early Childhood Educators & Providers


Ready Start Network

Diverse children enjoying playing with toys

About Us

The Jefferson Early Childhood Collaborative is a partnership of early care and education programs that support young children from birth through four years of age and their families.

The goal of the Jefferson Collaborative is to make high quality early care and education available to all children in Jefferson Parish to ensure that all children enter kindergarten healthy and ready for success.

The Jefferson Collaborative also works to help families make the best choices for their child’s early care and education and to be involved in supporting their child’s early development and learning.