As a beacon in the upper 9th ward Desire neighborhood, the Urban League of Louisiana Clarence L. Barney Head Start (ULCLBHS) provides services to low-income children ranging in age from birth to five years old, including children who have verified disabilities. With kindergarten readiness as our focus, we utilize developmentally appropriate tools to stimulate sensory learning, cognitive, motor, social and emotional skills. With a strong history of success, our children consistently achieve developmental milestones.
HOW TO ENROLL
Recruitment in ULEHS is on-going. There are no deadlines. To be considered for enrollment, you must complete and submit the Recruitment Form along with the documents listed below. To increase your chances of enrollment submit your recruitment packet to all the early head start centers that interest you.
PROGRAM SERVICES AND BENEFITS
ULEHS encourages a love of learning in our children. Each ULEHS child receives education, health and social services preparing them for socialization, problem solving, and other life experiences increasing self-confidence. ULEHS works to provide our children and families early education and recreation opportunity, so as a family they continue their journey toward self-sufficiency.
BY THE NUMBERS
- 100% of children completed speech, vision and hearing screenings
- 100% of families have begun the initial social services family outcomes process
- 100% of staff participated in professional development in areas of education, health and safety, nutrition and family engagement
- 100% FOCUSED ON KINDERGARTEN READINESS
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