Early Childhood


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Learn and Play with
Bright Beginnings

We empower parents with the skills and tools they need to be their child's first and best teacher. We serve children from birth to kindergarten with homevisits, playgroups and free screenings.


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Quality Childcare with
Great Start to Quality Kent Resource Center

We help families find the right childcare for them. We also provide resources, support and professional development to childcare providers.





Help for Your Baby from Early On

We provide developmental evaluations and in-home early interventions for children with developmental delays and medical conditions. We serve babies from birth to 3 years old.  


Free Preschool
for qualifying families through Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP)

We provide free preschool to four-year-olds in Kent County.  Call our hotline at 616.447.2409 to see if your child qualifies for GSRP or other free preschool programs.


First Steps Great Start Collaborative


Great Start Parent Coalition        Success Starts Early