Free & Low-cost Preschool in the Ottawa Area:

(Ubicaciones preescolares en el área de Ottawa:)

Did you know a family of four making $62,750 may be eligible for free preschool?

Free and low-cost high-quality preschool programs are available to qualifying families through the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) and Head Start (HS). Tuition assistance programs are also available through a variety of local organizations.

Ottawa County GSRP and HS preschool programs offer half-day and full day options with some locations providing wrap-around child care.

Apply for tuition free and low cost preschool online at or call 616.796.1504 for a hard copy application. 

Early Childhood Program Options and Income Guidelines 2018-19

Early Childhood Program Options and Income Guidelines Spanish 2018-19

For more information, contact a site listed below or call 616.796.1504.

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CitySchool/AgencyAddressContact NamePhoneEmailWebsite
CitySchool/AgencyAddressContact NamePhoneEmailWebsite
Allendale  Evergreen Elementary School 10690 Learning Lane Nancy Brouwer 616-892-5570 Email Website 
Coopersville  West Early Childhood Center 198 East Street Carey Taylor 616-997-3606 Email Website 
Coopersville, Grand Haven, Holland, Spring Lake, West Ottawa, Zeeland CDS Lakeshore Head Start 100 South Pine Street, Suite 220 Katelyn Soper 616-786-0736 ext. 2308 Email Website 
Grand Haven Education Services Center/ Multiple Locations 1415 Beechtree LeDwyna Evans 616-850-5060 Email Website 
Grand Haven Tri Cities Family YMCA/ Learning Tree Preschool 1 Y Drive Meredith Long 616-842-7051 ex. 242 Email Website 
Hamiliton  Sandyview Elementary School 48135 136th Ave. Sarah Geukes 269-751-5372 Email Website 
Hamilton Lakeshore Little People's Place Hamilton South 3362 M-40 (Lincoln Rd)  Evette Stezowske 269-264-1261 Email Website 
Hamilton Little Hawks Preschool/Outdoor Discovery Center 5678 143rd Ave Barb Ferguson 616-393-0949 Email Website 
Holland Maplewood Early Childhood Center 925 Central Avenue Jennifer VanDyke 616-494-2652 Email  Website 
Holland  Rainbow Child Care Center of Holland 500 Century Lane, Suite A Kim Milewski 616-546-5000 Email Website 
Holland, West Ottawa Boys and Girls Club 461 Van Raalte Avenue Lisa Kelly 616-218-8114 Email Website 
Holland/Zeeland/Hamilton  Ready for School (Preschool Scholarships) 70 W 8th St Maria Morales 616-834-0515 Email Website 
Hudsonville  Hudsonville Early Childhood Center  5535 School Street  Carrie Flokstra 616-797-0842 Email Website 
Jenison Early Childhood Center/ Pinewood Elementary 800 Connie Street Sarah Stier 616-457-1406 Email Website 
Jenison  Tutor Time  598 Baldwin  Katy Stickroe  616-667-9450 Email Website  
Spring Lake Jeffers Elementary School 14429 Leonard Road Nikki Theune 616-846-5503 Email Website 
West Ottawa Lakewood Elementary/Pine Creek Elementary/Great Lakes Elementary 1184 136th Avenue Jenine Elzinga  616-738-5700 Email Website 
West Ottawa  Lighthouse Early Learning Academy 163 Panther Drive  Andrea Sanchez 616-796-6650 Email Website 
Zeeland  Early Childhood Center 140 West McKinley Street Jodi Hyma 616-748-3275 Email Website 
Zeeland   Innocademy/Precademy  8485 Homestead Heidi Wolters   616-748-5637 Email Website 
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