Child Development

At Providence House

Child Development Center

Our Type III, 4-STAR Child Development Center provides high-quality, accessible childcare for Providence House residents and the local community. Our facility provides all children with the skills needed to be ready for Kindergarten. We specialize in the care of children who have experienced the trauma of homelessness in a safe and nurturing atmosphere where social, emotional, and academic growth are our highest priorities.

Classes held at 825 Cotton Street, Shreveport, LA
Open Monday through Friday, 7:30am – 5:30pm
Serving children 8 weeks to 5 years

Current Parents/Guardians: PAY HERE for currently enrolled students. 

Future Parents/Guardians: Submit the form below to begin the enrollment process, to be added to our wait list, or to chat with Director Mikayla McCoy about pricing, class sizes, and more.

Parent or Guardian Name(Required)
Parent or Guardian Name (if applicable)
Please list your children's names and ages here.

For additional information, please contact:

Mikayla McCoy, Director
318-221-7887, ext. 107

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the qualifications of the Child Development Center Staff?

All of our staff are certified Child Development Associates (CDA) as well as CPR and First Aid Certified.

How long does the admission process take?

The center is licensed for 39 students; however, the infant room fills quickly. If spots are available, the process can take 1-2 weeks once you are in contact with the CDC Director.

What form of payment is acceptable?

Providence House’s Child Development Center accepts both private pay (credit cards, cash, check) as well as CCAP (Child Care Assistance Program) funding for children ages birth to 3 years old.

Does the Child Development Center feed according to USDA healthy guidelines?

Yes! Children receive breakfast, lunch, and snacks daily. Meals are prepared according to the Child Nutrition Program and include whole grains, whole milk, fresh fruits, and vegetables.

What is provided for infants in our care?

Baby wipes, oatmeal/rice for bottles, and Gerber foods for infants 6-12 months are provided at no cost. Parents are required to provide diapers, formula, and bottles.

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