Parenting Skills and Childcare

S.K.I.P. (Successful Kids = Involved Parents)

Available to Genesee County parents who are pregnant or have children up to five years of age. SKIP to a Great Start services include:   Child care referrals, services, and training Child play groups Developmental and health screenings Home visits (optional) Nutrition education and physical activity Parents as Teachers program READY literacy kits School health […]

P.A.L.S. (Parenting and Life Skills) Mott Children’s Health Center

810-767-5750 ext. 5378 806 Tuuri Pl., Flint 8:00am-5:00pm, M-F www.mottchc. Helps young parents ages 13-19 stay in school, get a job, delay another pregnancy, set and reach goals and improve parenting and life skills. Provides support groups, health/mental health screenings, training for “parents as teachers”, care coordination, home visits and referrals for needed services.

Mott Children’s Health Center

806 Tuuri Pl., Flint (810) 767-5750 8:00am-5:00pm, M-F Provides a variety of parenting classes and events to help parents raise health children. Classes change seasonally. Visit the web site or call for more information.

F.A.C.E.D. (Faith Access to Community Economic Development)

4119 N. Saginaw St., Flint 810-232-7733 8:00 am-5:00 pm, M-F Provides services for pregnant women living in Flint and Genesee County, and services for African American mothers with children two years old or younger. MIHAS Advocates provide home visits and give one-to-one support and encouragement. MIHAS advocates can help fill out forms and applications, and […]

Heartbeat of Greater Flint

320 E. Fourth St., Flint 810-232-3101 10:00am-2:45pm, M-F Emergency line: 24 hrs. 1-800-238-4269 Provides services for expectant and new mothers and small children, including free pregnancy testing, maternity clothing, layettes and clothing for infants and toddlers, disposable diapers and baby formula, and a baby furniture loan closet.

4C Child Care Unlimited

1509 ½ E. Court St., Flint 810-232-0145 or 800-527-2182 email: 8:30am-5:00pm, M-F Provides a list of childcare centers, family day care services, and support services for parents.

Genesee County Nurturing Programs

(810) 591-5118 Genesee Intermediate School District Phone hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, M-F Program hours: after school and evenings Call for location of programs throughout Genesee County. Provides series of programs for teens, children and their families (all ages) to improve family relationships. Adolescent Nurturing Programs serve teens and their families (teens and parents meet separately with a […]

Genesee County Healthy Start / Genesee County Health Department

8:00am-5:00pm, M-F 630 S. Saginaw St., Flint 810-237-6166 Provides services to African American women (any age) who are pregnant, and African American and bi-racial children, ages 0-2, living in zip codes 48503, 48504, or 48458. A number of agencies provide problem-solving, transportation, housing information, baby clothes or other items, nutrition, making/keeping doctor appointments, infant-parent bonding, […]

Early Childhood Developmental Delay

810-422-2346 Sponsored by Flint Schools’ Special Education Dept., early childhood programs for 0-7 year old children with disabilities/delays; certified special education staff, speech & language services; transportation provided as needed; parent meetings; social work services. Free.

Even Start

810-760-1880 Targets low income parents with children 0-7. Family literacy focus. Parent education and parent/child interaction. Offers adult education and/or GED. Includes transportation, incentives, field trips and early childhood education/childcare as needed. Connects families to community resources. Tuition free.