First Steps Washtenaw

First Steps Washtenaw supports parents and families in the preparation of their children for school by providing play groups, classes. parent education, home visiting and developmental screening.  Programs are available in all the school districts in the county.

First Steps offers playgroups, home visits, child development assessments, parent education opportunities and a variety of special programs depending on the school district. Each program is available to everyone on a sliding scale fee.


Child Care and Resources


Great Start Connect is Michigan's Destination for Child Care & Preschool Resources. Connecting Families to High-Quality Early Learning and Care


Great Start to Quality contains information for families and providers regarding the STAR rating system and quality child care.