Louisiana – Child Care Assistance for Single Mothers



Parenting is a hard job in general but when you’re a single parent and you either have nobody to count on or those you do have are busy so you can’t really count of them to watch your kids, that can be a bit of a stress to say the least. You obviously have errands to run and you have to work to provide for your children and yourself so that is not something that can be debated in any way. You may be feeling a little hopeless but don’t get yourself too stressed out just yet, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Louisiana has a number of day care centers as well as day care assistance available for parents just like you who need something like this. So you can feel relieved about this and maybe stop stressing out too much about this issue.

Now that you know this, you’re probably still at a loss where to find these programs or day care centers and that’s more than understandable. Within this article, I will provide you with some resources that can show you how the internet can benefit you with finding the help you need. This is only meant to get you a head start, I still recommend you do your own searches because only you know what your requirements are in regards to day care centers.

Appletree Kids Inc. Child Development Center
website: http://www.appletreekidsinc.com/
This is a day care and after school program for children between the ages of six weeks old to fifteen years of age. They have unique live streaming videos in each classroom and nutritious meals to made for each child. They have spacious playgrounds and learning activities to fit each student and their needs. They have summer day camps and they take every parent’s needs into consideration as well as every child’s needs into consideration.

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
website: http://www.dss.state.la.us/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=136
This website explains the child care assistance program, which is a program to help qualifying families pay for child care. It explains the qualifications and where you can got to apply if you think you have a chance at the program. All the required information you would need is listed on this page and it is definitely worth reading over at least.

American Child Preschool and Child Care
website: http://americanchildshreveport.com/
This day care offers care for various ages between infant age to elementary age, and they have locations in Shreveport and Greenwood, LA. They strive to make care for your child education but fun at the same time so your child will want to learn. They give each child equal care and they also have before & after school programs available if parents need that.

Agenda for Children – Paying for Child Care
website: http://www.agendaforchildren.org/paying-for-child-care.html
This is also information on the child care assistance program but it also has information on child care in general. I found some of the information useful and I think families would benefit from reading this if nothing else. It has information that some of the other websites might not have and that’s one of the main reasons I listed it.

Louisiana Child Care Centers
website: http://childcarecenter.us/state/louisiana
Now this is a website that will lead you to a list of child care centers in Louisiana. What you can do is click your county and see what options it provides you with. This is a good option for parents who want more than one options so they can weigh the pros and cons of each child care center. It appears each county has more than one option available so you will have more than enough options to compare to.

I do hope this list helped you somewhat and showed you that the internet can be helpful if you remain possible and keep up the search. Don’t rule out informational sites or websites where you have to search yourself because these can be more helpful than you may originally think. If you need to and I suggest doing this too, put in your county or city when you do your search so you can increase your chances of finding something in or close to your area. As long as you look at all the resources available, you should be able to find something within your reach.

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