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Whelan Children’s Center

Whelan Children’s Center

The Whelan Children’s Center provides an educational experience for your young child and offers a high quality, full-time, year-round childcare program for the children of faculty, staff, students, and alumni of Loyola University New Orleans. Community members are invited to attend upon availability of space. The Center, located on Loyola's campus, provides a safe, stimulating, educational environment with a highly qualified, experienced, nurturing staff. To apply, please review our admissions process. (No Longer Accepting Applicants)


Whelan Children's Center is a high quality childcare program for the children of the faculty, staff, students and alumni of Loyola University New Orleans which operates according to the standards established by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, a division of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The primary teaching goals are to help young children use the classroom environment productively, interact with other children and adults, and see themselves as capable learners - as individuals who are developing the skills and understandings that will enable them to make sense of the world and to succeed in it.


Nondiscrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at


Whelan Children’s Center Contact Information

Contact Us:
Director: Ms. Latisha Newman
Office Phone: 504.864.7273
Fax: 504.864.7778
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Mailing Address:
Loyola University New Orleans
Whelan Children's Center
6363 St. Charles Avenue
Campus Box 87
New Orleans, LA. 70118