Improving Early Childhood Outcomes
in Muskegon County

The Great Start of Muskegon is a collaboration of parents, educators, health professionals, business and community leaders who are working together to ensure that our children are safe, healthy, and eager and able to succeed in school and in life.  New members are welcome.  



Contact Allison Keessen, Coordinator
231-767-7285,  Email Allison Keessen
OR Cheryl Latsch, Parent Liaison
231-299-0182, Email Cheryl Latsch

TAKE ACTION! Parenting is a journey.  Use these tips along the way.  Text THRIVE to 274448.  Message and data rates may apply.  Text STOP to 274448 to stop.  Text HELP to 27448 for help.  Bright by Text Logo.  Thrive Logo.

Share FREE resources or events with parents via text message by submitting your community message request here!

SPREAD THE WORD! If you love or care for a child prenatal to 8 years old you can receive online tips and resources, and local Muskegon Events via text by texting THRIVE to 274448 or signing up here:!

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