The Guidance Center’s Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is a high quality preschool program for four-year-old children with factors that may place them at risk of low educational obtainment.

What do we offer?

  • Full day classes Monday – Thursday
  • Certified teachers who work in partnership with parents
  • A safe, nurturing learning environment
  • Four program locations:
  • - Sunnyside Children's Center in Huron, MI
    - Walter White Elementary in River Rouge, MI
    - Erving Elementary in Woodhaven, MI
    - Yake Elementary in Woodhaven, MI

What is our goal?

Our primary goal is to provide four-year-old children, who may be at risk of low educational obtainment, with a high quality preschool experience that will prepare them socially, emotionally, cognitively and physically for school and for life.

Who can receive services?

Families with a four-year-old child who reside in or near the program locations are welcome to enroll if they meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Age of child verified by birth certificate
  • Residency of the family
  • Annual income
  • Documented factors that place the child at educational risk:
  • - Extremely low and low family income
    - Diagnosed disability
    - Identified developmental delay
    - English is secondary language in home
    - Parent low educational attainment
    - Abuse/neglect of child or parent
    - Environmental risk

For more information contact Donna Robertson at 734-785-7715 or 734-785-7705 x7944 or drobertson@guidance-center.org, or Andrea Gamber-Smith at 734-785-7705 x7574 or agamber-smith@guidance-center.org.