Flint Early Childhood Collaborative

Educare Flint is a project of Flint Early Childhood Collaborative comprised of these community partners together they provide high quality education to children between the ages of 0 – 5 in Flint.

CHARLES STEWART MOTT FOUNDATION

The Mott Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that are working to strengthen our hometown of Flint, Genesee County and communities around the world.

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COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF GREATER FLINT

The foundation serves the common good in Genesee County - building a strong community by engaging people in philanthropy and developing the community's permanent endowment - now and for generations to come.

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GENESEE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) provides educational leadership that impacts instruction, learning, student achievement, productivity, and efficiency. Strong relationships and partnerships are the foundation of GISD’s services.

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FLINT COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

Flint Community School's mission is to develop a community of learners who are prepared to live, work and contribute to an ever-changing society. To deliver on that mission, they offer a range of academic programs and services, from pre-school to adult education.

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS

AMERICAN INSTITUTES FOR RESEARCH

AIR is one of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Their overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life.

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HIGHSCOPE EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION

HighScope has led the movement to close the opportunity gap through high-quality early education by empowering educators, lifting families, and preparing our youngest for school and for life.

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EARLY ON GENESEE COUNTY

Free early intervention services for infants and toddlers, birth to five years of age, with developmental delay(s) and/or disabilities, and their families. Serving Flint and Genesee County.

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FLINT KIDS LEARN

Increasing access to high quality early education is one of the primary evidence-based strategies for mitigating the impact of lead exposure in children. Flint Kids Learn, a supporting organization of the Community Foundation, was established to support increased access to high quality, year round early childhood education in Flint.

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FLINT REGISTRY

People who were impacted by the Flint Water Crisis will soon be able to participate in a voluntary secure registry which will aim to connect them to programs and other resources that serve to minimize the effects of lead on their health while promoting wellness and recovery. Enrollment into the registry will begin in fall of 2018, however pre-enroll now to get the most up-to-date information!

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GREAT START COLLABORATIVE

Resources to help parents provide a great start for their children, prenatal to third grade. Includes opportunities to participate on a parent coalition and in family activities and support services.

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IMAGINATION LIBRARY

The Imagination Library offers a great opportunity for Flint parents to get free books for their children! Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library offers a program that sends a book each month to the home of each registered child (birth through five years of age) at no cost to the family.

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SUCCESSFUL KIDS = INVOLVED PARENTS (SKIP)

Opportunities for fun activities and family support program for Genesee County families with children prenatal to kindergarten entrance.

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UNITED WAY FLINT URBAN SAFETY & HEALTH CORPS

Through the United Way of Genesee County and partner organizations, the Flint Recovery Corps/ Flint Urban Safety and Health Corps AmeriCorps programs utilizes service members to provide programming related to crime prevention, food security and nutrition, behavioral and developmental health, early education, and medical management as strategies toward long-term recovery from the water crisis.

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FOOD BANK OF EASTERN MICHIGAN

Since 1981, the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan has grown to serve more than 331,000 people annually through a network of over 700 Hunger Relief Partners, including partner agencies, schools, and other community organizations.

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