What is the Jefferson Early Childhood Collaborative?
Early Care and Education Act
All publicly funded early childhood programs must comply with the requirements of Act 3. Publicly funded programs include those programs that receive any of the following funding sources:
Early care and education programs that received only Food Program funds are not required to meet the mandates of Act 3.
Coordinating Partner for the Jefferson Collaborative
Recognizing Developmental Milestones
Families and early care and education providers play a critical role in monitoring and celebrating children’s developmental milestones and in identifying potential developmental delays. Early detection and intervention can help insure that children get the help they need so they can thrive alongside their peers.
If you have concerns about your child's development, contact EarlySteps at 504-496-0165 or Child Search at 504-349-8677.
Jefferson Parish Early Childhood Collaborative
*For assistance with your application, please click here to schedule a phone appointment. Phone appointments will be available beginning May 18th.