Early Childhood

Children's Special Health Care Services

A message from the Kent County Health Department regarding Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) - a program that helps families with children who have special health care needs navigate and access the medial resources, health education and supports their child needs.

For more information, see the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services website.


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Ashley Karsten
Director of Early Childhood
Lindsey VanDyke
Early On Coordinator
Stacey Bright
Intake Specialist
Ana Diaz
Intake Specialist
Jaime Mueller
Director of Great Start to Quality
Karen Lezan
Bright Beginnings Coordinator
Julie Guenther
Great Start Readiness Program Supervisor