Welcome to Great Start Collaborative Gogebic-Ontonagon Counties

The purpose of the Great Start Collaborative is to ensure that all children in our community are safe, healthy, and developmentally on track.

GOGSC is a partnership of parents, community leaders, and other concerned citizens who work together to ensure that every child in Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties reaches his or her potential and enters Kindergarten safe, healthy, prepared for learning, and eager to succeed in school and in life.

Infant Care


A Great Place for Your Child to Grow At

Whether you are a parent, caregiver, educator, business owner, community planner, or simply a tax-paying citizen, investing in early childhood will affect you now and can have a huge impact on the future of your community. Research clearly indicates that quality and affordable childcare and early childhood intervention and education have the following benefits:

  • Lower high school dropout rates
  • Lower crime rates
  • Better Citizens
  • Higher income earners
  • Higher tax base
  • Lower welfare need

Upcoming Events

Follow the events schedule for future dates and let your kids have the best time! We are having gatherings and education courses every month, so stay tuned!

Coming to play today?

Don't Forget Your Socks!

What Our Visitors Say!

The girls had such a great time at one of the birthday parties, so I decided to arrange a party for them. Everything went smoothly, and all the kids were very much excited!

John Adams

John Adams

Mom of 2 girls

My boy loves this place! I have heard so many positive things about the center, and when we finally arrived here, it all happened to be true! Thank you for the amazing services!

Anna Lee

Anna Lee

Mom of a boy

Our Team of Professionals

Julia Mann
Lead Teachers
Christine Miller
The Director
Amy Lee
Sally Parker
Jenny Moore

What`s New