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Looking to give your child everything they need to succeed? Head Start is here to help.

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Need a little
Head start?

Head Start is a federally funded program for preschool children 3 to 5 years of age in low-income families. In Tangipahoa Parish the program is managed by a local nonprofit organization, Regina Coeli Child Development Center.  Regina Coeli also offers an Early Head Start option at no cost to families.

Head Start programs operated by Regina Coeli Child Development Center will provide your child with a quality preschool experience in a loving, caring, and safe environment.  The mission is to provide the highest quality of service to children and families through a community team effort based on the question: “Is it good for children?"

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Services provided

The Head Start program provides a broad range of services to address the needs of your child and family.  The services include:

Special Needs Services

Family Services

Nutrition Services

Health Services

Mental Health Services

Education Services

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How to Apply

Applications are by phone at this time.
Call 985-748-2539 to schedule an appointment
  • Schedule an appointment

  • Our Pre-K support personnel will assist with applications, income calculations, and screening.

  • Parents need to have the following documents available to apply:

    • Original birth certificate

    • Driver’s License or Picture I.D.

    • 2 Current paycheck stub(s) – two previous month’s salary for the household or SNAP

    • Guardianship Papers (If applicable) and IFSP

    • IEP (if applicable)

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Amite Early Head Start

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306 South Myrtle
Amite, LA 70422
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CAPCA Migrant & Seasonal Head Start

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56210 Old US Highway 51
Amite City, LA 70422
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Central Tangipahoa Head Start

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728 N. Railroad Avenue
Independence, LA 70443
P.O. Box 472
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Hammond Head Start

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1500 Phoenix Square
Hammond, LA 70403
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North Tangi Head Start

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63508 Roch Road
Roseland, LA 70456
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Ponchatoula Early Head Start

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199 S Fourth St.
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
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Robert Head Start

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22476 Highway 190
Robert, LA 70455
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SLU Head Start

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125 Lion Lane
Hammond, LA 70401
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Central tangipahoa head start

55420 N Railroad Ave, Independence, LA 70443
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Central tangipahoa head start

55420 N Railroad Ave, Independence, LA 70443
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Central tangipahoa head start

55420 N Railroad Ave, Independence, LA 70443
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Learn more

Please visit the Regina Coeli Child Development Center website for more information about Head Start programs in southeast Louisiana.

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