Great Start Collaborative      of Jackson County
Our Children, Our Community, Our Future

2021-2022 Preschool Interest Form Now Available

Head Start and Great Start Readiness Programs countywide are currently collecting interest forms for eligible children for the 2021-2022 School Year. Children must turn 4 years old by December 1, 2021, to qualify for GSRP and 3 year old by December 1, 2021, to qualify for Head Start, Complete the interest form here.

Find Help and Coronavirus Resources

 Do you need help finding food, community resources, child care and more during this uncertain time? Are you looking for fun ways to educate your child while at home? Please visit our Coronavirus Resource page for help on these topics and more. 

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

                         Combined Family Support and School Readiness Committee Meeting:                                              Thursday, September 9, 2021  1:00-2:30 PM

  Great Start Families Community Fair

       Stay Tuned

                   Visit our calendar for meeting location information. 

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

Resources & Information

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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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