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New Orleans, La- Total Community Action, Incorporated Head Start Program is currently enrolling for the 2016 – 2017 school year through One APP. Interested families can apply for Early Head Start & Head Start through OneApp at www.enrollnola.org from April 18 – May 27, 2016.
Total Community Action, Inc. Head Start Centers provide quality child development services, family supportive services and pregnant mom services at NO COST to qualifying families. Children with disabilities are welcome. Head Start is a federally funded high quality and family development program that promotes school readiness to children from birth to five years of age by enhancing their physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development. At least 10 percent of enrollment opportunities are made available for children with disabilities, regardless of income.
“Every child deserves a Head Start in life. Let Total Community Action’s Head Start assist you and your family with shaping a positive and productive future for your child, stated Adrian Todd, Director, Office for Children, Youth and Families.
Families are encouraged to apply for TCA Head Start through enrollnola.org from April 18, 2016 through May 27, 2016. For assistance with your online application visit one of TCA’s Head Start Centers. (Full listing available online at tca-nola.org) Pregnant moms may apply in person at any TCA Head Start Center or TCA Office of Youth and Families located at 4521 Martin Luther King Blvd.
For more information about Total Community Action Head Start or any other services please visit www.tca-nola.org or call (504) 309-3503.
On August 20, 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act which created a variety of programs, including Community Action agencies, as part of his War on Poverty. He knew then as we know now, that the war against poverty must be won in the field, in every private home, in every public office, from the courthouse to the White House.
Total Community Action, Inc. (TCA) was established in 1964 to wage the war on poverty in New Orleans, Louisiana by promoting self-sufficiency for those of limited income, ensuring that all residents area able to live in dignity; by implementing innovative and cost effective programs to improve the lives and living conditions of the impoverished.
“Community Action Month is a wonderful opportunity to highlight and celebrate the impact Community Action has in the lives of families and communities across the country,” stated Thelma Harris French, President and Chief Executive Officer of TCA. “Community Action Agencies are successful every day in helping families achieve economic security. Given the unique needs of each family and community, Community Action is able to use a range of resources and programs to meet the local need sin creative and impactful ways.
TCA will utilize the synergy of Community Action Month to launch is triennial Community Assessment. The Community Assessment is a comprehensive assessment of community needs and resources. The community needs assessment will analyze the main sources of poverty and how it impacts the community. The Community Assessment is the first step in TCA triennial strategic planning process, and defining of the strategies and services that will be offered to support low income individuals and families to attain economic security.
TCA staff and volunteers will canvass targeted neighborhoods and community facilities throughout the month conducting survey interviews. A detailed schedule of the Community Assessment survey outreach is posted on the TCA website www.tca-nola.org; additionally Orleans Parish residents are encourage to complete the survey online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TCA2016CA
Applications are now available for families who want to enroll their child(ren) in Total Community Action’s Head Start program in Orleans Parish. Interested families may apply from April 18 – May 27, 2016 through www.enrollnola.org.
Head Start provides a broad range of services in addition to classroom education. Health, nutrition, and family support services are complemented by a vast array of Total Community Action programs, which support families in all areas of their lives. With this holistic approach, Total Community Action positions families and children for success in school and life.
To qualify, children must live in Orleans Parish. Applications are currently being accepted through One App at www.enrollnola.org.
For more information, please visit your nearest Head Start Center or call the TCA Head Start main office at 504-309-3503.
Below is a complete listing of TCA Head Start Centers:
|Serving pregnant women, and infants 6 weeks — children age 4||Serving children 3 years – 4 years|
|Gentilly East Head Start Center
4347 Reynes St
New Orleans, LA 70126
|Carrollton-Dunbar Head Start Center
9301 Colapissa St
New Orleans, LA 70118
|Pearlie Hardin Elloie Head Start Center
3029 Wall Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70114
|Diana Head Start Center
2144 Pace Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70114
|James Singleton Head Start Center
14441 Curran Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70128
|St. David Head Start Center
1230 Caffin Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70117
|Magic Street Head Start at Fabourg Lafitte
2101 Lafitte St
New Orleans, LA 70122
|Viney Reynolds Head Start Center
3501 Erato St.
New Orleans , LA 70113
|TCA Head Start @ Mahalia Jackson
Serving pregnant moms Infants 6wks-children 5 yrs
2405 Jackson Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70113
|Dr. Peter W. Dangerfield Head Start Training Center / Hope Early Head Start Center
1402 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy.
New Orleans, LA 70125
Exceptional Education where children are challenged and learning is fun FOR CHILDREN AGES 3 – 5.
Viney Reynolds offers high quality child development services in a nurturing environment supported by
• Highly trained professional teachers
• Researched based curriculum
• Learning materials that support independence and encourages exploration of the world around us
• A nurturing and safe environment responsive to the individual and collective needs of the students
At Viney Reynolds, we focus on the whole child, their cognitive, physical, nutritional and social/emotional needs.
Other Amenities include:
• Culturally enriching activities
• Educational field trips
• Spanish classes
• Parent/child activities
• Countless special events and activities
Monday – Thursday
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
3501 Erato Street
New Orleans, LA
Fees ranging from $125-$175/week
Partial Scholarship Assistance available