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Head Start State Collaboration

Head Start State Collaboration

The Head Start-State Collaboration Office (HSSCO) is charged with facilitating and enhancing coordination and collaboration between Head Start agencies and other state and local entities serving low-income children from birth to age five and their families. The HSSCO is responsible for assisting in the building of early childhood systems, including access to comprehensive services; encouraging widespread collaboration with appropriate programs and services; and, facilitating the involvement of Head Start in policy and planning efforts that affect the Head Start target population and other low-income families.

Cynthia Derby, Director
517-241-3592
derbyc@michigan.gov