Great Start Collaborative Van Buren County, MI

  • Newsletters

    Check out the latest Van Buren Great Start News, Early Years, Nutrition Nuggets Newsletters and the Early Childhood Events List. Available in English and Spanish.  Click here!

  • FREE Play and Learn Groups (PAL)
    For children ages 1 to 4 years, siblings welcome!

    MONDAY: MATTAWAN 9:30-10:45 am 
    Mattawan Community Church
    23680 Front Ave., Mattawan

    THURSDAY: SOUTH HAVEN 9:30-10:45 am 
    H.O.P.E. Parent Resource Center
    901 S. Bailey Ave., South Haven
    Spanish/English group in Hartford!
    Hartford Redwood Elementary
    395 Woodside Dr., Hartford
    3rd Friday of each Month, 9:30-10:30 am
    Jan 17; Feb 21; March 20; April 17; May 15

      Questions? Contact Family Links at (269) 539-5214
     * If local school is closed, PAL group will be cancelled.

  • Parent Coalition

    Parent Coalition

    The Great Start Parent Coalition (GSPC) is a place where you can voice your opinions, learn new things and connect with other parents.

  • If you need a safe place for your baby to sleep,
    we can help! 

    Contact Bonita Suter at or call 269-539-5129.Safe sleep crib illustration

  • Great Start to Quality Head Start Ages and Stages Questionaires