Welcome to CACS, Inc. Head Start and Early Childhood Programs

CACS, Inc. Head Start and Early Childhood Programs in Michigan is a comprehensive preschool program serving low income children ages birth to 5 years old. We serve 1761 children in Ingham, Eaton, Clinton and Shiawassee counties each year. Our mission is to support families and prepare children for success in school and in life.


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CACS Head Start Receives a RIF Books for Ownership Grant

  Capital Area Community Services has been selected to receive a Books for Ownership matching grant award from Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. with an allocation of $6000 in the RIF Bookstore, equal to 2000 books! Books for Ownership, RIF’s flagship reading program, enables children to select new, age-appropriate books to take home and own and is Continue reading

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“I am very proud to be a parent of a child that attended and completed the CACS Head Start program at the Grand River location. This experience really prepared my son for kindergarten at Winans Elementary School.”