Great Start Readiness Program

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
Five 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 Suzanne Wilson at 734-785-7705 x7599 or, or Brenda Brooks at 734-785-7705 x7434 or