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To sign up for Preschool Registration please call our Early Childhood Office at (231) 893-1091, McMillan Early Childhood Center (231) 766-3443 or email our enrollment staff at for more information.

WLACE serves families in Holton, Montague, Reeths-Puffer, North Muskegon, and Whitehall school districts.  

Details & Information

Head Start is a free preschool program for 3 & 4 year old children who qualify.  The Head Start program encourages strong family involvement and offers parent-education opportunities.  Children learn through play experiences accompanied by the Connect 4 Learning curriculum.


To apply for the Head Start program for the 2024-25 school year please call our Whitehall office at (231) 893-1091, McMillan Early Childhood Center at (231) 766-3443 or email

Or you may print the forms below, fill out and return to our Whitehall or McMillan office as well.

In addition to the forms provided we will also need:

  • A copy of  your 2023 income (w2's or Federal 1040 forms) from both parent(s)/guardian(s)
  • Child's birth certificate
  • Insurance card(s)
  • Proof of residency (utility bill)
  • Parent(s)/guardian(s) driver's license(s)                                                                          

One of our enrollment staff will contact you if more information is needed.

WLACE Early Childhood Enrollment 
541 Slocum
Whitehall, MI 49461



Early Childhood Application Forms