Great Start Collaborative
Jackson County


Ensuring a Great Start for Jackson's Children!

Early Childhood News & Information


2018-2019 Preschool Interest Form Now Available

Head Start and Great Start Readiness Programs county-wide are currently collecting interest forms for eligible children for the 2018-2019 School Year. Complete the interest form here.


Looking to apply for the current 2017-2018 school year? Visit our Preschool Partnership page to complete a interest form to see if your child may qualify for a free preschool experience.


2018-2019  32p Early Childhood Program Grant Applications 

   Now Being Accepted

The Great Start Collaborative of Jackson County is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 grant funding year.  Completing the Letter of Intent is the first step in the application process, with a submission deadline of Friday, June 8th at 12:00 P.M.   Upon submission of the Letter of Intent you will receive an email requesting a general budget of how the Great Start Collaborative funding will support your program.  Complete applications (Letter of Intent and program budget) will be accepted through Friday, June 22nd at 12:00 P.M.  

Free Online Developmental Screening

Families with children between the ages of 2 months and 5 years residing in Jackson County can complete a FREE Ages and Stages developmental screening.

Click here to complete a free Ages & Stages Questionnaire on your child's development.

Click here to complete a free Ages & Stages Questionnaire on your child's social emotional development.

If you have questions or would like more information about the Ages & Stages Questionnaire, please Contact Us.


Upcoming Committee Meetings

Family Support: February 8th, 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.

School Readiness: February 21st,  2:00 - 3:00 P.M.

Great Start Families: March 16th, 2:30-6:30 P.M.


If you would like to join a Great Start Collaborative committee or would like additional information, Contact Us.


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Great Start Collaborative of Jackson County     6700 Browns Lake Rd, Jackson, MI  49201

Jackson County Preschool Hotline: 517-768-5130

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