The St. Clair County Early Childhood HUB helps families connect to home visiting services. Families are assisted in choosing the early childhood program that best fits their need.
Staff provides nursing, nutrition and social work support. Hassle-free home visits promote healthy pregnancies with positive birth outcomes and education on how baby can meet growth and development milestones.
Head Start preschools provide children with a safe environment, nutritious meals, health care and the skills they need to succeed in kindergarten and beyond. Children attend early childhood centers four half day sessions or four full day sessions each week. The Head Start program focuses on child development, family support, medical and nutritional care of enrolled children. The program is free of charge to children whose family's income falls within program guidelines and to children with disabilities.Visit Website
Early Head Start is a child development program that is offered to pregnant women, infants and toddlers under 3. It is a home-based program with weekly visits to your home or daycare and monthly socializations for parent(s) and child.Visit Website
Pregnancy and becoming a new parent can be wonderful and scary at the same time. Downriver Community Services' Maternal Infant Health Program helps pregnant women and new parents connect with the information and support they need to have a healthy pregnancy and baby. Our nurses and social workers visit with you to provide services tailored to your needs.Visit Website
Infant Mental Health promotes a supportive and nurturing environment for children birth through the age of three. Services are provided in the home and community that focus on attachment, parenting, problem solving techniques and the establishment of a bonding relationship.Visit Website
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) is a Medicaid and MI Child benefit for children ages 18 months through the age of five with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. ABA is an evidence-based scientific approach used to improve receptive and expressive communication skills, social skills, play skills, imitation, gross motor skills, and fine motor skills.
MIHP is a free benefit for Medicaid and Medicaid eligible pregnant women and infants up to age 1. Staff provides nursing, nutrition and social work support. Hassle-free home visits promote healthy pregnancies with positive birth outcomes and education on how baby can meet growth and development milestones.Visit Website
Health insurance for medically eligible children with chronic, disabling and/or terminal conditions . Care Coordination, including referrals and advocacy for specialty supplies, equipment and servicesVisit Website
Outreach at the St. Clair County Health Department – a referral to the Outreach Department will provide a knowledgeable staff person to contact you and help direct you to resources. Many times an Outreach referral will be generated if the information fields need more detail, or if you are not a county resident, or the age of the child is over 6 years. Outreach can assist.
The GSRP is a state funded FREE preschool program for eligible children with programs in Algonac, Capac, East China, Marysville, Memphis, Port Huron, and Yale.Visit Website
Early On assists families with infants and toddlers, from birth until they turn 36 months or 3 years of age, who may be experiencing delays in their development or if they have a diagnosed disability. If you are worried that your child may not be growing and developing like other children there are resources available in St. Clair County to help.Visit Website
The goals of this program are to improve school readiness, encourage literacy, reduce the need for special education services and foster the maintenance of stable families by encouraging positive parenting skills; enhancing parent-child interaction; providing learning opportunities to promote intellectual, physical and social growth; and promoting access to needed community services through a community-school-home partnership that provides parents with information on child development from birth to age five.Visit Website
Project Find is for children ages 3 to 25 that may have a developmental delay or difficulty learning. It is a free service provided through the local school districts for children who qualify. Free assessments are conducted.