Washtenaw County Child Services


That every child in Washtenaw County enters school ready to succeed.


To ensure that every Washtenaw County family has access to a comprehensive and collaborative system of community-based early childhood programs, services and supports.

Washtenaw Success by 6 Great Start Collaborative provides resources for parents, including information on child development, preschool, child care, health insurance, and parenting classes. We publish the Parent Resource Guide of parenting and family services available throughout Washtenaw County, including Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline, Dexter, Milan, Chelsea, Manchester, and Whitmore Lake.

Washtenaw Success by 6 Great Start Collaborative works with over 40 organizations to streamline and strengthen early childhood health and education programming to ensure that each child starts kindergarten ready to succeed.  Our Collaboration of organizations work to support the physical health, social and emotional development, family support, parenting leadership, and child care and early education of the young children in Washtenaw County.

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Summer Food Program for Children

Food Gatherers announces the sponsorship of the 2015 Summer Food Service Program for Children in Washtenaw County. Free meals will be made available to children 18 years of age and under or persons up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a State or local public educational agency. The meals will be provided without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

For more information regarding SFSP, please call Food Gatherers at (734) 761-2796, or visit us on the web at www.foodgatherers.org/summerfood.