Big dreams start young.
Shepherd Elementary

​(A program of Eight Cap)

Great Start Readiness Program 
(GSRP)

Days and Hours of operation:  
Tuesday through Friday

Full Day:        8:30am  -  3:30pm            

Food Programs
Full day                 Breakfast, Lunch and Snack

Transportation:   Limited Transportation
                             (available on existing routes)  

Contact:    Denise Boyce
                  (616) 754-9315 ext. 3369
                  deniseB@8cap.org



Program Location:   168 E. Maple St., Shepherd, MI 48883
offered at:
Funded in part by the Michigan Department of Human Services and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability and where applicable, sex (including gender identity and expression), marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, genetic information, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program.  (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) could contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202)720-2600 (Voice and TDD).
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Eight Cap offers GSRP preschool services at the following locations:
Eight Cap offers HeadStart preschool and early childhood services at the following locations:
Building Blocks (Mt Pleasant)

Building Blocks (Ithaca)


Alma Head Start

Alma College Head Start

CMU Child Development Learning Lab
Ithaca Head Start

Shepherd Head Start