• Community
     
    Work Groups
     
    Great Start Collaborative
    • Clare County Youth Council (CCYC)-

    The Clare County Youth Council is the local Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Council for Clare County.   Parents on this group have been consumers of services that may include but are not limited to; DHS, WIC, Medicaid, MI Child,Imagination Library, Teen Parenting Support, Early Head Start, Head Start, GSRP programs, Private, Tuition Based Preschool, Michigan Works, Housing Support, Early On, Parent-Child Activities, Adult Education Classes etc.


    • Gladwin County Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council (CAN)-

    The Gladwin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council is the local council for Gladwin County that works to promote the awareness of child abuse and neglect in the community as well as prevention awareness. Parents on this group have been consumers of services that may include but are not limited to; DHS, WIC, Medicaid, MI Child, Imagination Library, Teen Parenting Support, Early Head Start, Head Start, GSRP programs, Private, Tuition Based Preschool, Michigan Works, Housing Support, Early On, Parent-Child Activities, Adult Education Classes etc.

     

    • School Readiness Advisory Committee (SRAC)-
    The focus of this group is that; families have access to high quality early care and education and children are ready to succeed in school and in life.  Parents on this group have received services that may include but are not limited to; daycare, Private or Tuition-Based Preschool, GSRP, Early Head Start, Head Start, Early On, Regional Resource Centers (RRC's), special education services or other forms of early childhood care and education.


    • Health Improvement Planning (HIP)

     

    The focus of this group is that; infants, young children and their families are physically healthy.  Parents on this group have been consumers of services for physical health regarding their children.  Examples of these services may include but are not limited to; Children’s Special Health Care, Medicaid, MI Child, WIC, childhood disease prevention and control or treatment for physical injuries.



    Get Involved!

    For more information on the Early Childhood Community Work Groups in Clare and Gladwin Counties or to learn how to get involved, contact Amy Pratt at 989-386-8657 or apratt@cgresd.net.