Great Start Readiness Preschool

The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is a state-funded center-based preschool program serving income-eligible four-year-old children. The goal of GSRP is to provide every preschooler with the best educational opportunities through our child-centered, hands-on curriculum set in a rich learning environment that is created through our families, community, and professional staff. 

Northside Child Development Center
2020 N. 5th Street
Niles, MI 49120
Half-Day
Monday-Thursday
Contact Michelle Skalla
mskalla@ymcagm.org
(269) 683-1982
Age 4 by Sept. 1, 2021
Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA
3665 Hollywood Road
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Full-Day
Monday-Thursday
Contact Michelle Skalla
​mskalla@ymcagm.org
(269) 683-1982
Age 4 by Dec. 1, 2021

Before & After School Care

Before & After School Care is open to GSRP students and is held on-site.

Before Care 7:00 AM - Start of School $13/week
After Care End of School - 6:00 PM $20/week
Friday Care 7:00 AM-6:00 PM $40/day

Enrollment Inquiry

Please note, completion of paperwork does not guarantee enrollment. To inquire about program availability, please contact Michelle Skalla at mskalla@ymcagm.org.

Enrollment Paperwork

Parent Handbook

Click here to download our parent handbook.