Parenting Skills and Childcare

Rainbow Learning Programs

(810) 767-8021 Monday – Friday, 6am-6pm Early childhood education and child care services located throughout Flint in school buildings. Before and after school programs; half day programs. Infant and toddler programs. Full or part-time enrollment. For children 2 weeks – 12 years old. FEE—Fee based. DHS payments accepted.

GISD Great Start Readiness Program

Genesee Intermediate School District’s Health, Safety, and Nutrition Services staff deliver FREE (must meet eligibility requirements) high quality preschool programs to children throughout Genesee County. Programs utilize a research-based curriculum in a supportive learning environment to assist children with the development of the skills needed to be ready for school. Parent involvement is encouraged. Expectations […]

Head Start

810-591-KIDS (810-591-5437) Half and full day sessions, Monday thru Thursday Kindergarten readiness program for 3-5 year olds, daily snacks and lunches, parental involvement and activities, vision, hearing and dental screenings and services. Free to eligible low income families.

Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties FAST – Families and Schools Together

  This eight week prevention program works collaboratively with schools and families, targeting elementary students experiencing behavior problems. Through family games and activities, the program helps parents become more involved with their child, develops family communication, and builds a support system between parents. Students and families are also educated on the negative effects of alcohol, […]

Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties S.T.E.P. Program

Attend a Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) class & learn: -How to understand your child’s behavior -How to listen and talk to your child -Discipline that makes sense…and more! This class is FREE! 8:30am-8:00pm M-Th 901 Chippewa St., Flint 810-232-9950  

The Answer Center For Women

626 Stevens St., Flint 810-234-7777 11:00 am-5:00 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Emergency line: 24 hrs. 1-800-238-4269 Provides information on parenting, adoption; offers free pregnancy testing and counseling; refers clients to appropriate helping agencies. Conducts parenting classes. Parents can earn “baby bucks” to purchase items for their children upon completion of class. Please call for an […]