BeauCARE's Afterschool Program is in it's 15th year of providing a safe and nurturing environment for children ages 6-17 from 3:05 to 5:30 PM Monday thru Friday during the Beauregard Parish School Year.
Each month, participants/volunteers earn "stamps" for good citizenship, positive attitude, being responsible and helpful, and trustworthiness. Those with the most stamps are then reviewed by the BeauCARE Team to select a monthly winner in each age group and for teen volunteer.
PEER is a Youth Development Program that is funded by the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement. It is a juvenile delinquency prevention program that targets at-risk youth ages 6-17 with opportunities for life skills classes, structured recreation, counseling, homework assistance, and mentoring. It is a referral based program.
CACFP plays a vital role in improving the quality of care for children by providing afterschool healthy snack to at-risk children. Through CACFP, more than 3.2 million children in the U.S. receive nutritious snacks each day as part of the afterschool care they receive.
At BeauCARE, over 75 children receive snacks on a daily basis.