KidStart Children's Services


Arc GLOW has provided vital services to children and their families for more than 35 years through the KidStart Program. Over the years, KidStart has grown from serving 12 children to serving over 350 children from 8 counties and 18 school districts. 


Our KidStart Program

Our services are offered at the Lehman Center in Mt. Morris. We also provide home and community-based services based on the child’s specific needs.

  • Early Intervention: Children engage in activities where they receive help from certified special education teachers and licensed therapists.
  • Head Start: We provide preschool children and their families activities to assist in all areas of growth and education.
  • Special Services Preschool Program: We provide screening and evaluation, special education, speech, occupational and physical therapy, counseling and referrals. Certified special education professionals and licensed therapists in this program accommodate each child’s unique needs.
  • Evaluation Services: Our state-approved evaluation center delivers a comprehensive appraisal and written analysis of your child’s abilities and needs.

Our Staff

Our experienced staff is licensed and certified to assist with your child’s needs. Each team member is continually trained on child development and early childhood curriculum with the information and skills necessary to implement education trends and regulations. Training and practice keep pace with new medical findings, innovative collaborations and shifts in regulations.


Testimonial From a Parent

“My daughter, Luna, had five or six surgeries for her hip between birth and age two.  When she started at KidStart at age three, she wasn’t walking. Two months into the program, they had her up and walking, and it was miraculous. She also wasn’t feeding herself. We got her to KidStart, and they have her using forks and spoons. Her progress is night and day from when she started here, and that was just a year ago. I don’t even want to imagine our world without KidStart.” Melissa Siewert


HeadStart Program

Head Start programs promote the school readiness of infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children from low-income families. Services are provided in a variety of settings including centers, family child care, and children’s own home. Head Start programs also engage parents or other key family members in positive and goal-oriented relationships. Parents participate in leadership roles, including governance of program operations.

Our program is accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year! Call Holly Green, Head Start Family Advocate, at 585-658-4023 ext: 4125 or email at for more information.

Click here for our HeadStart Brochure


Get Started

Contact us at or (585) 658-2828 to learn more about Arc GLOW’s KidStart Program


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