Welcome to St. Benedict Center

The St. Benedict Center for Early Childhood Education is an affiliate of New Directions, serving children age infant to kindergarten. In collaboration with Greater Louisville Head Start, operated by Family & Children’s Place in partnership with Community Coordinated Child Care, St. Benedict offers federal Head Start curriculum for low-income families. The core premise and guiding philosophy of Head Start is that :

Every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability and deserves the support necessary to reach their full potential.
Felicia Alfred
Executive Director


Academic curriculum for Kindergarten prep

Family Advocacy

Create a supportive home learning environment

Child Development

Custom development plans for each child

Well Child Services

Preventative health and dental screenings