Great Start Collaborative
Jackson County


Ensuring a Great Start for Jackson's Children!

Committees


The Great Start Collaborative's mission is to assure a coordinated system of community resources and supports to assist all Jackson County families to provide a great start for their children from birth to age five.  This is no small feat and requires the expertise and active involvement of diverse groups of community members including parents, business leaders, health and human service providers, nonprofits, philanthropy, child care providers and many more.

Members are engaged through several committees focused on all aspects of early childhood including:

Each committee has a specific area of focus that supports the mission and vision of the Great Start Collaborative.  Click on the links above to learn more about each committee's work.


Great Start Needs You!

Ensuring a great start for every child in the Jackson community cannot be accomplished without the active engagement of community members including: parents, child care professionals, business leaders, elected officials, human service providers, health care professionals, nonprofits, philanthropy, and educators. 

Interested in becoming involved in a collaborative effort to ensure all children enter school eager and ready to succeed?  Interested in developing an early childhood system that prepares children to grow to become productive, contributing citizens?  Then Great Start needs you!  Contact us to learn how you can help.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Committee Meetings

October 12, 2017 1:00 PM • Jackson County Health Department Room 205 1715 Lansing Avenue
October 17, 2017 4:00 PM • Family Service & Children's Aid 330 W Michigan Avenue
November 09, 2017 1:00 PM • Jackson County Health Department Room 205 1715 Lansing Avenue
November 21, 2017 4:00 PM • Family Service & Children's Aid 330 W Michigan Avenue
December 14, 2017 1:00 PM • Jackson County Health Department Room 205 1715 Lansing Avenue
December 19, 2017 4:00 PM • Family Service & Children's Aid 330 W Michigan Avenue

 

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

Jackson County Preschool Hotline: 517-768-5130

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