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Great Start Collaborative works closely with early childhood facilities to create environments for all Oakland County students and families to succeed. 

If you are an early childhood center with questions or requesting resources, please call 844.456.5437.

Resources for Early Childhood Professionals



Early On® Oakland is a system of services for families of children birth to three years, who have a health condition or a developmentally delay.

Zero to Three 0-3 Years Old  

Zero to Three works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the family and community connections critical to their well-being and development.

Build Up Michigan 3-5 Years Old

Build Up helps parents and their children, ages 3 through 5, get additional educational support as they begin and continue to learn the skills needed to enter kindergarten.

Oakland County Health​ Division (OCHD)

The Oakland County Health Division provides health services for the public, businesses and educational communities.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services provides many programs and assistance to families in need.

Center For Disease Control (CDC)

Healthy development and parenting tips are available on the website for the Center for Disease Control.

Local Leadership Group

  • Serves pregnant mothers and families with young children
  • Promotes home visitation as effective and essential practice
  • Trains and guides home visitors]
  • Great Start Collaborative is a partner

Professional Involvement Opportunities