Early Childhood Programs (Birth to Five)

Apply now. 591-KIDSGenesee Intermediate School District (GISD) proudly provides early childhood services and preschool programs for children and families in Genesee County. Services and classroom programs are free (income based) and we welcome all children, including those with disabilities or cognitive delays.

Call (810) 591-KIDS or Visit Our Website

To begin the application process to enroll your child in Early Head Start, Head Start, or the Great Start Readiness Program, call (810) 591-KIDS or visit our early childhood enrollment website and submit an interest form.

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Early On® Genesee County

Free early intervention services for infants and toddlers, birth to five years of age, with developmental delay(s) and/or disabilities, and their families. Serving Flint and Genesee County.
Early On® Genesee County

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GISD Early Head Start and Head Start

Free Infant/toddler and preschool classes and other services for children and families. Early Head Start serves Flint children ages six weeks to three years of age. Head Start serves children, ages three to five, in the Beecher, Carman-Ainsworth, and Flint school districts.
GISD Early Head Start and Head Start Programs

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Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP)

Free preschool classes for Genesee County children, age four. Classes are located in schools and childcare centers throughout the county.
Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP)

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Resources to help parents provide a great start for their children, prenatal to third grade. Includes opportunities to participate in a family coalition and in family activities and support services.
Great Start Collaborative

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Successful Kids = Involved Parents (SKIP)

Opportunities for fun activities and family support program for Genesee County families with children prenatal to kindergarten entrance.
Successful Kids = Involved Parents (SKIP)