Early Childhood Services
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Program
The Great Start Collaborative of Menominee County, partnered with the Dollywood Foundation provides a book mailed to a child's home every month until their 5th birthday at no cost to the family! Each book is developmentally appropriate to the child's age. To learn how this program works, see this infographic!
Kids Cash Program
A reward program for making good choices and taking important steps to make sure your child gets a Great Start!
Free text messages to keep you and your baby healthy.
Zero to Three
National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families.
Tri-County United Way
Tri-County United Way's vision is to create a lasting change by promoting educational success, financial stability and health and well-being of all residents.
Great Start Readiness Program
Hello Parents! Are you interested in registering your child for preschool? Check out our Great Start Readiness Program Preschool Locations! Simply click on our logo below to get started.
The Great Start Readiness Program believes that each child is unique, each contributing their own special set of interests, needs, and abilities. We strive to meet each child’s emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development. We feel children learn best in a caring and creative learning environment. Patience, sharing, responsibility, and teamwork are practiced through participating in the daily routine of GSRP.
Great Start Preschool Partnership Handbook
Great Start Preschool Locations & Ratings
Preschool Application - en español
GSRP Calendar for MAPS
GSRP Calendar for SAPS
Early Childhood Services provides information and assistance for our youngsters. For information regarding Early Childhood Services contact: Jennifer MacDonald, 906-863-5665 Ext. 1046
Great Start Collaborative
Head Start and Early Head Start programs for Menominee County pre-schoolers are provided by the Menominee Delta Schoolcraft Community Action Agency. Currently, there is a classroom in Menominee. Transportation and other services are provided to families eligible for Early Head Start and Head Start services. For more information, please click on the link listed below.
Links & Resources
Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children
This link will connect you to the Michigan association’s resources and materials.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
This link will connect you to the national association’s resources and materials.
Michigan Department of Education
This link will connect you to the MDE – GSRP Home page.
Menominee County Licensed Daycare Facilities
This link will connect you to the Department of Human Services webpage which can help you locate licensed daycare providers in Menominee County. Search by “county” and then click “Search.”