Great Start Collaborative


The purpose of Great Start is to assure a coordinated system of community resources and supports to help all Sanilac County families provide a great start for their children from ages zero through third grade.


A Great Start to ensure every child in Sanilac County is safe, healthy and ready to succeed in school and life to become productive members of society.

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View Our Strategic Plan

Great Start Early Childhood Outcomes:

  • Children are born healthy
  • Children are healthy, thriving, and developmentally on track from birth to third grade
  • Children are developmentally ready to succeed in school at the time of school entry
  • Children are prepared to succeed in fourth grade and beyond by reading proficiently by the end of third grade
Meeting Dates:

View GSC Meeting Schedule

Contact Us:

Ashlyn Falls, Director
810-648-4098 ext. 701

Kayla Pike, Co-Family Liaison
810-648-4098 ext. 129

Rebecca Nielsen, Co-Family Liaison

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