Jefferson Community Action Programs (Jeff CAP) Head Start
Our Mission Statement
The Jeff CAP Head Start mission is accomplished by involving families in the total operation and administration of the program and supporting the growth of children, families and staff through encouragement, nurturing, education, and empowerment.
Jeff CAP Head Start is a federally funded early childhood care and education program that promotes and teaches school readiness to children age three to five from low income families, and at no cost to our families. Jeff CAP Head Start is widely recognized for its comprehensive approach to preparing children to be ready to enter kindergarten. We work with families to ensure children have the skills to smoothly transition to kindergarten. We provide high quality comprehensive child development services that are family focused including education, health, nutrition, and mental health.
Head Start Centers:
Jefferson Community Action Programs (JEFFCAP) Head Start partners with local high quality child care provides
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.