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Office Contact Information

Child Care Resources, your Great Start to Quality Southwest Resource Center serves the Michigan counties of: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph and Van Buren.

HOURS: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (269) 349 3296
Toll Free: 1 - (800) 343 3470
Fax: (269) 349 6822

268 East Kilgore Rd., Suite # D 
Portage, MI 49002

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Staff Directory

Administrative Staff

Executive Director Ella Fabel-Ryder
Director of Finance and Business Operations Renee Diaz
Quality Improvement Specialist Jen Nitzel

 Great Start Regional Resource Center Staff

Program Manager Ella Fabel-Ryder
Co-Project Leader
 Renee Diaz
Quality Improvement Consultant  Stephanie (Mansfield) Ludwig
Quality Improvement Consultant  Jodi Graham

Quality Improvement Specialist: Training Coordinator

Amy Schmidt

Quality Improvement Specialist: Licensed Providers

Elia Garcia (also Bilingual Specialist)

Quality Improvement Specialist: Unlicensed Providers

Richadonna Frede

 Quality Improvement Specialist: Parent Consultant and Library

Sherry Williams

Race to the Top Staff for Kalamazoo County

 Program Manager
Renae Visscher
 Quality Improvement Consultant To Be Announced
Quality Improvement Specialist  Dawnielle Goodwin


Great Start Regional Resource Training Zones

Quality Improvement Specialist - Western Region

Counties of Berrien, Cass, & Van Buren  

Sherry      800-343-3470 X 228
Spanish Elia          800-343-3470 X 244
Quality Improvement Specialist - Central Region Counties of Allegan, Saint Joseph and Assisting in Kalamazoo
Elia      800-343-3470 X 244
Quality Improvement Specialist - Eastern Region Counties of Barry, Branch & Calhoun
   Richadonna 800-343-3470 X 235  
Spanish   Elia  800-343-3470 X 244  




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