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"Focusing on creative and collaborative action on the health, education, social and economic needs of at-risk children and families."

All of us at Leaps and Bounds Family Services are thinking about each of you and your families. We hope you are all safe and healthy. Our commitment to service delivery remains strong.


All work with Families is continuing via telephone calls, Zoom meetings, and check-ins.


All work with ChildCare providers continues. See our Training Schedule for a full list of ELC trainings. Click the following link to begin CDA Course Registration. Also check with the MI Registry for additional classes. All trainings are provided remotely through Zoom.


Please take care of yourselves and those around you. As individuals who care for children as parents, as childcare providers as agency staff, our hope is that children will continue to learn and thrive through our collective care.

Private Training Opportunity

Bring Early Learning Communities Professional Development to your Licensed Center: 

Click here for more information on how your center can hold a private training session! 

Now is the time to get your CDA!

Enrollment for Summer CDA Courses begins now! Click here to begin CDA Course Registration

Begin the enrollment process for Cohort 17 today!


Leaps and Bounds is Hiring!

We are looking to hire a Training Director, Professional Development Specialist, Data Specialist, and a Customer Service Representative. Visit our Careers page for more information!

Our Programs and Services

For families of children aged 0 - 5 in Wayne and Macomb counties.

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We are Gold Star certified for our CDA program!

United Way for Southeastern Michigan and Leaps and Bounds Family Services, a United Way Early Learning Center (ELC), have been awarded the prestigious CDA (Child Development Associate) Gold Standard SM Award from the Council for Professional Recognition. The Council granted the award in recognition of the two entities’ expertise in providing exceptional CDA training toward preparing students for successful careers in early childhood education.

Criteria that must be met in earning the CDA Gold Standard includes successful demonstration of three of the Council’s industry-leading principles of:

  1. Alignment with the CDA formal education coursework in eight subject areas.

  2. Sound business policies and practices.

  3. Quality student services that meet their educational and professional needs.

Click here to begin CDA Course Registration

CDA Gold Standard Comprehensive Seal

We are Guidestar Platinum!

We are very proud to have achieved the highest rating from Guide Star: Platinum which shows we are committed to the highest levels of transparency and outcomes.

GuideStar Platinum Participant

Please check out a few of our partner organizations!

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