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Macomb Community Action
Health and Community Services
21885 Dunham Road, Suite 10, Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-6999

Head Start 0-5


"The Head Start APPROACH to school readiness means that children are ready for school, families are ready to support their children's learning, and schools are ready for children."


Macomb Community Action Head Start 0-5 partners with each child's family to promote high-quality school readiness at no cost.

Included in this approach is:

  • Services for pregnant women
  • Parent engagement and family goal setting
  • Parent curriculum 
  • Oral health and physical wellness for Head Start 0-5 participants
  • Mental health and disability
  • Nutrition education
  • Research-based curriculum
  • Early literacy
  • Individualized child education
  • Services for dual-language learners
  • Safety Education



  • Income must be at or below 100% Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Expectant mothers or families with children under the age of four
  • Families can contact our office for more information


Early Head Start  0-3

Early Head Start provides year-round services for pregnant women, infants and toddlers. Up to age three and their families. 

Services options:

  • Child care center classrooms
  • Family child care home providers
  • Home visiting model

Head Start 3-5 Preschool

Head Start Preschool provides services to three and four-year-old children and their families.

  • Classrooms are located throughout Macomb County school districts, churches and the Macomb County Family Resource Center
  • Flexible attendance options available
  • Head Start/GSRP blended classrooms

Parent Resources

Head Start Parent Handbook

Early Head Start Parent Handbook

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Michigan Head Start Association (MIHSA)

Macomb Intermediate School District (MISD)

Head Start Innovation Fund and Trauma Start - Article


Parents' Policy Council Meeting Minutes

May 16, 2019


Head Start Reports

2020-21 School Readiness Goals and Objectives

2020 Head Start 0-5 Self Assessment (Action Plans)

2020-21 Head Start 0-5 Professional Development Goals

2020-21 Head Start 0-5 Family Engagement Goals


Annual Reports

2017-18 Head Start 0-5 Annual Report

2015-16 Head Start 0-5 Annual Report

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement


For more information on Head Start contact:

Phone: 586-469-5215
Fax: 586-493-5753

Macomb Community Action
21885 Dunham Road, Suite 10
Clinton Township, MI 48036

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Deaf, deaf or hard of hearing:  
Please call TTY at 586-469-5962