Child Development

Early On

Serves families with children ages birth-three who may have concerns about their child's development. Free assessment and coaching. 

https://www.kresa.org/page/328

Contact: 269.250.9649 or fill out this form.

Seeds for Success

Free program for all pregnant moms and families with children ages 0-5, including: developmental screenings, parent education, referrals to resource connections and community playgroups. 

https://www.kresa.org/seedsforsuccess

Contact: 269.250.9647  

PET (Preprimary Evaluation Team)

Developmental assessment and planning for children (ages birth-6) who reside within a KRESA school district: Climax-Scotts, Comstock, Galesburg-Augusta, Gull Lake, Kalamazoo, Parchment, Portage, Schoolcraft, or Vicksburg.

https://www.kresa.org/domain/55

Contact: Felicia Burnette 269.250.9670

Michigan Alliance for Families 

Information, support & education for families who have children who receive (or may be eligible to receive) special education services. 

https://www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/

Contact: Bethann Robins, 269.365.526 or bethann@michiganallianceforfamilies.org

Lending Hands

Borrow home medical equipment for free. Located at 2403 Helen Ave. Portage, MI. 

http://www.lendinghandsmi.org/

Contact: Lucinda Stenson, 269.567.4381 or info@lendinghandsmi.org

Mi Kids Matter Website

Information and resources for families about child development, prenatal to pre K. 

https://www.michigan.gov/mikidsmatter/

State of Michigan Special Education

Information about special education for parents and families. 

https://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-6598---,00.html

Great Start Collaborative

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4606 Croyden Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

 

Tel: (269) 250-9635

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