This page contains information regarding community resources and programs currently being offered for early childhood in Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac county.


    Welcome Wee Ones

    This is a family outreach project of the Chippewa County Council for Youth & Families (a designated local council of the Children's Trust Fund of Michigan). The Chippewa County Council for Youth & Families (CCCFYF) invites parents to participate in the community initiative to welcome all babies that are born to families in Chippewa County.

    The Welcome Wee Ones Project Facts:

    • Available to all residents of Chippewa County
    • Free of Charge
    • Provides gifts and valuable information
    • A home visit within 3 weeks of the baby's birth
    • Confidential
    • Voluntary

    To get more information please contact:

               Beth Rye at erye@eupschool.org

    Imagination Library

    Get On Board With The Imagination Library! If you have a child between birth and five years of age and live in Chippewa, Mackinac or Luce county, your child is eligible to receive free books. The EUP Intermediate School District,  the EUP Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Childhood Services and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library  is now available in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Only parents can enroll a child, but anyone can sponsor a child.  If you have a special child in your life and would like to give him or her the gift of books, please consider becoming an Imagination Library sponsor.

    For more information please visit: Imagination Library


    Bayliss Public Library Parent Resource Section

    Please visit the Bayliss Public Library's Parent Resource Section for books on parenting, improving your child’s sleep habits, and other issues affecting your child and family. These books are found in the children’s area. Please take advantage of this free resource.

    If you have a community program that you would like displayed on this page, please contact:

    Jessica Savoie

    315 Armory Place

    Sault Ste. Marie, MI  49783

    Phone: (906) 632-3373, ext: 142