•  Great Start Collaborative Can Help

    Great Start Collaborative Can Help

    Members of Saginaw’s Great Start Collaborative understand that the early childhood years are crucial years in a child’s development. We know how important it is for each child to be safe, healthy and ready to succeed in school and in life. Read More
  • Is my child on track?

    Is my child on track?

    FREE Ages and Stages (ASQ-3)  developmental screener,or a social-emotional screener (ASQ-SE-2). It only takes 10 minutes to complete and you will receive your results via email or phone within a week. Read More
  • Home Visiting in Saginaw

    Home Visiting in Saginaw

    Meet the Home Visitors and Learn about the many Home Visiting Programs in Saginaw Read More
  • Little Free Library

    Little Free Library

    Do you have new or gently used children's books that you want to give to a good home?The Saginaw Great Start Collaborative is ALWAYS looking for children's books for our LITTLE FREE LIBRARIES! Read More
  • Talking is Teaching

    Talking is Teaching

    Laundry time is now fun time! Subscribe to Talking is Teaching! Simple actions like talking, reading, and singing with your children - right from the start - can build their brains and prepare them for success in school and beyond. Join our mailing list to get free tips, access to play time lessons, and prizes! We are excited to partner with Colby's Coin Laundry and Dry Cleaning on our new Talking is Teaching Coming in February... #talking is teaching   Read More
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Family Resources

Learn more about programs and services offered
by Great Start Collaborative partners and find
additional information about
preschool scholarships.


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Is My Child on Track?

Families with children between
the ages of 2 months and 5 years
residing in Saginaw County can complete a FREE
Ages and Stages developmental screener online.



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Get Information

Learn more about the exciting work taking place
within the Great Start Collaborative and
Parent Coalition.
Meeting schedule ♦  Subcommittees


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Little Free Library

Building Community
Sparking Creativity
Inspiring Readers


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Get Involved

Learn about opportunities to get involved in the
Great Start Collaborative or Parent Coalition,
and find out about current
business partnerships.

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Home Visiting

Strengthening home visiting services
through sharing, strategizing and streamlining
the Saginaw County home visiting system of care.