Each Great Start Collaborative brings together parents, community leaders from health and mental health, education, child welfare, childcare, faith-based and business. Our roles may be diverse, but our goals are the same-standing as champions for our youngest citizens and seeking to understand the conditions, which affect the lives of our children.
Great Start Vision:
All children in Clare and Gladwin counties will enter kindergarten safe, healthy, and ready to succeed in school and in life.
Great Start Mission:
The purpose of the Clare and Gladwin Great Start Collaborative is to assure a Coordinated system of community resources and supports to all families in Clare and Gladwin counties in providing a great start for their children from birth through five.
Great Start System Components:
View the Goals and Strategies for 2009-2010