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St. Tammany Early Childhood
Ready Start Network

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The St. Tammany Parish Early Childhood Ready Start Network is a collaboration of the St. Tammany Parish Public School System, Early Head Start/Head Start, Type III Child Care Centers, and Family Child Care Centers.

The mission of the network is to provide high-quality, developmentally appropriate early childhood care and education for children birth to age five so that each enters kindergarten ready for success. 

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Louisiana Child Care Assistance Program

To support all families in accessing high quality child care, the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) provides financial assistance to low-income families while they are working or attending school.

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About Us

Coordinated Funding Request Notice

For any questions about the coordinated funding request or to submit a comment, contact Tara Baudean at or 985-898-3314.

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St. Tammany Parish Public Schools Early Childhood Office