Great Start Readiness Program

Head Start & TCAPS’ Great Start Readiness Programs

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Working together to offer quality classroom opportunities to area preschool children. 

HeadStart

HeadStart logoWorking together to offer quality classroom opportunities to area preschool children. Children must be 3-4 years old by September 1 (December 1 with waiver). For more information or to make an appointment, please call Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency at 231.346-2116 or 800.632.7334.

Great Start Readiness Program

Great Start Readiness Program logoThe Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is a free state-funded preschool program for eligible children who turn four years of age on or before September 1. Children attend school four full days, Monday – Thursday, at select TCAPS locations. Transportation options may be available. Children of all abilities are encouraged to apply. Eligibility determined at the time of application. For more information or to make an appointment, please call Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency at 231.346.2116 or 800.632.7334.

Great Start Readiness Locations:*

  • Blair Elementary School
  • Central Grade School
  • Cherry Knoll Elementary School
  • Courtade Elementary School
  • Long Lake Elementary School
  • Traverse Heights Elementary School

*Locations subject to change.

For more information about the program and eligibility criteria, please call the TCAPS Early Childhood office at 231.933.1792.

USDA Anti-Discrimination Policy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at External Linkwww.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax .202.690.7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800.877.8339; or 800.845.6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.     (Rev. 11/2013)