Great Start Readiness Program

GSRP is Michigan's state-funded preschool program for four-year-old children with factors that may place them at risk of educational failure. The program is administered by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). For the Fall 2017-2018 year, children must be 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2017.

The goal of the program is to encourage the development of children and prepare them for successful entry into Kindergarten using developmentally appropriate practices in a play-based curriculum.

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Please use the form below if you are filling out the GSRP Application for the 2017-2018 school year

An application for the 2017-2018 program can be printed below. Please contact (810) 984-3101 ext. 4066 if you would like an application mailed to you. 

2017-2018 GSRP Application Fillable Form

Proof of Income MUST be submitted WITH the application. Proof of Income includes: 2016 Federal Tax Form, 2016 W2's, Current DHS Cash Statement, Current SSI Statement or previous 12 months of paycheck stubs. If more than one apply, all documentation must be provided. If no income, you must submit documentation from DHS regarding your situation, or documentation from a shelter or if living with relatives: a letter stating you and your child live with them and are not responsible for any living expenses such as rent, utilities, etc.

If eligible, you will need to provide the following documents before your child can be placed in a program:

ORIGINAL Birth Certificate of child
Immunization Records
2 Proofs of Residency = (utility bills, voters registration, U.S. mail, etc)
Verification Of Income = (2016 Federal Tax Form OR 2016 W2's OR 12 months of paycheck stubs, DHS Cash Documentation if applicable, SSI Documentation if applicable, Child Support Documentation if applicable, and any other income sources)