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How to Apply for Preschool Benefits: It's Free and Easy!

Preschool is an important step to prepare your child for school. It only takes a few minutes to apply for preschool tuition benefits through Head Start and GSRP (Great Start Readiness Program) right here in Calhoun County, MI. The process is safe, secure and totally free. Thanks to input from parents like you, we've made it easier than ever to do.

Start here: Before you do anything else, read our new step-by-step guide so you'll understand exactly how the application process works and what you need to provide. (Click here for guide)

After you read the step-by-step guide, select from the following options to submit your application:

To submit your application onlineclick here now
To apply using the mail-in formclick here now

Your can get help with your application by calling (269) 660-1606 Monday-Friday.

Some important things to remember: Not everyone qualifies for free or low-cost preschool tuition benefits -- these programs are based on household income and other factors. To review income guidelines for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year, click here now.

More good news: We are happy to help you walk through the preschool application and enrollment process. We can also help you with follow-up questions. To reach us please call (269) 660-1606. We try hard to respond to all messages (voicemail and e-mail) within 24 hours during the week. Our e-mail address is:

Is your child going to turn 3 years old soon? Don't wait. Take the time to apply now for preschool so you'll be ready when the time comes. You'll be glad you did! 

For additional assistance, call (269) 660-1606 or click here to send an e-mail

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