If you have additional questions and/or concerns, please reach out to the Bossier Early Childhood Community Network at 318-677-3188

Bossier Early Childhood Ready Start Network

Learn More About The Bossier Early Childhood Ready Start Network Today!

Watch our latest video to learn more about Bossier Ready Start now and how you can be involved.

 

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How do I enroll my child in an early childhood program in Bossier Parish?
  • Complete the coordinated enrollment form checking indicating first and second choices
  • Enrollment form
How do I find the right program for my child?
  • Look under the Early Childhood Programs tab for a list of all publicly funded early childhood providers in Bossier Parish.
  • Type I and Type II early learning centers are not a part of the Bossier Ready Start Network at this time. (Understanding Types of Child Care Providers)
  • Louisiana School Finder – find additional information regarding programs here: https://www.louisianaschools.com/
  • How are programs in Lousiana rate? Click here for more information.
  • Based on my child’s age what do they qualify for?
    • Early learning sites and the Early Head Start site accept children ages birth – 4 years
    • Head Start sites accept children ages 3 years – 5 years
    • Bossier public schools accept 4 year olds only, unless the child is diagnosed with a special need (must be four prior to September 30 of the school year in which they are applying.)
How do I apply for financial assistance through the Child Care Assistance Program

Apply for CCAP

CCAP Provider Types

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Bossier Parish Parent Education Center
1520 Cox Street
Bossier City, LA 71111
(318) 549-7303

What is the Bossier Early Childhood Ready Start Network's purpose?
Educational Websites for children

“Good quality play enriches a child’s life and lays a foundation for children to become creative, engaged, lifelong learners. Constructive play also allows adults to experiment, create, innovate, problem solve, find out what works, makes mistakes, and build bonds with one another.”   Retrieved

Bossier Parish Family Feedback Survey
Bossier Early Childhood Ready Start

Your Opinion Matters!

The Bossier Early Childhood Ready Start program is interested in your opinion about the type of early childhood care you need and want and if there are any barriers families have encountered when trying to find early child care in Bossier Parish.

Please take the 3-minute survey. At the end of the survey, if you add your first name and contact number, you will be placed in drawings to win gift cards of various amounts. You must be a Bossier resident to participate.

 

Scan the QR code with your phone’s camera.

Bossier Early Childhood Community Network Application