Partnerships in Child Care provides professional development training for child care center staff, as well as family home providers. View our training calendar, register for online CDA courses and download training materials.
Early Childhood Care and Education
Since 1996, Volunteers of America's Partnerships in Child Care programs have provided support for child care providers and parents of children from birth to age five. Partnerships in Child Care is the designated Resource and Referral agency for 24 parishes in South Louisiana and works continuously with more than 500 preschools, child care centers, and family child care providers. Partnerships in Child Care provides support for child care providers through training and on-site technical assistance and serves as a referral source for parents looking for local child care services.
Parishes served: Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson Davis, Livingston, Rapides, St. Helena, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Tangipahoa, Vermilion, Vernon, West Baton Rouge, West Feliciana.
Resources for Parents
As a state-designated Resource and Referral Agency, Volunteers of America can provide you with custom, computerized referrals to licensed child care centers and family child care providers in your area.
School Readiness Tax Credit
Businesses with a Louisiana Tax ID can receive a dollar-for-dollar refundable tax credit up to $5,000 for donations to Partnerships in Child Care, Volunteers of America’s early childhood education program.
Early Learning Network of Central
The Early Learning Network of Central is a dedicated alliance working together to create a safe, engaging learning environment that nurtures the well-being and growth of each child on their educational journey.