Early Head Start

Call today! 877-386-4406

WIC: Women, Infants and Children

Do you qualify? Call today! 989-832-7310

Cooking Matters Classes for Families

CALL TO SIGN UP: Sheila @989-758-2504 salo@msu.edu

Free Hearing & Vision Screening

Call 989-832-6673 to schedule.

Free Literacy Training

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6:30-8:30 pm at Chippewa Nature Center

Childbirth and Parenting Classes

Register online or call MidMichigan Health Line at (989) 837-9090 or toll-free at (800) 999-3199 for more information, or to register.

Getting Ahead Program

Spring Enrollment: January - February Program: March - June Fall Enrollment: July - August Program: September - December

Midland County Winter Family Activity Guide

This guide provides some quick tips for learning at home and fun FREE or low cost Midland County events.

Conscious Discipline for Parents

Mondays, March 4, 11, and 18 You must attend all three 6:00-8:00 pm at West Midland Family Center

Conscious Discipline for Parents

Date: Tuesdays February 5, 12, and 19th You must attend all three Time: 6:00-8:00 pm Location: Sanford Early Childhood Center

Social Emotional Learning Community

Thursdays on 11/1, 1/31,2/28, and 4/4 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Powerful and Positive Communication Training

Feb, 19, 2019 6:30-8:30pm at Memorial Presbyterian

Michigan Ace Initiative

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Imagination Library

Every child under the age of five who resides in Midland County is eligible to receive a FREE age appropriate book each month until their fifth birthday.

A Guide to Supports for Early Childhood Services

A Great Start In The Great Lakes Bay Region: View and Print your guide today!

Kids Count Data Center

The Kids Count Data Center tracks the well-being of children in the United States. The Foundation seeks to enrich local, state and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children.

Math in the Mail Program

The Math in the Mail program focuses on developing mathematical skills in three-year-old children by providing the tools needed in the home environment for parents, guardians, and other caregivers. Click banner for more information.

Getting Your Child Ready for School

Suggestions to get your child ready for school. Tips include nutrition, rest, hygiene, and more.

Childhood Trauma & Its Effects on the Developmental Brain

Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.

4 Tips for a Healthy and Stress-Free Lunchbox

Stumped by what to pack in your child's lunchbox?

Invest in Early Education

Donations toward Midland County Preschool Assistance Endowment Fund can quickly be turned into a full scholarship for a child in Midland County. To invest in...

A Teddy Bear Could Save Your Child’s Life

Where's Baby? Look before you lock.

A Great Start for All Children in Midland County.


Check for upcoming training and information and resources for professionals.


View training, information on joining the parent coalition and resources such as the lending library.

Preschool Scholarships

Preschool Scholarships
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Great Start to Quality

Great Start to Quality
Great Start to Quality helps parents find the best early learning settings for their children and helps providers and educators improve the care they give to children.

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