Required Paperwork

Application Checklist

The information below is required to help us determine your eligibility, and which program is the best fit for your child. If you have any problems obtaining any or have questions about these requirements, please contact Riley Alley at 810-455-4397 or


Completed application
Completely fill out the countywide GSRP application

Proof of age
Child's original state-certified birth certificate or other proof of age including such as immunization records of baptismal record.

Documentation of program eligibility factors.
Documentation of eligibility factors marked "yes" on GSRP application.

Proof of income
Verification/documentation of all family income (parents/guardians supporting child) such as last year's tax return or a year-to-date pay stub.
Proof of income includes, but is not limited to:
  • 2020 Federal Tax Form
  • 2020 W2's
  • Current DHHS Cash Statement
  • Current Social Security/SSI statement or previous 12 months of paycheck stubs

If more than one apply, all documentation must be provided. If no income, you must submit documentation from DHS regarding your situation, or documentation from a shelter or if living with relatives: a letter stating you and your child live with them and are not responsible for any living expenses such as rent, utilities, etc.

Proof of residency (Where you live)
A utility bill, mortgage statement, rental agreement, and city income tax return will be accepted as proof that you are a resident of the county. The document must show the address where the child lives. More than one may be required based on program. 


Vaccination records
A copy of your child's vaccination/immunization records can be obtained from the doctor's office or clinic where your child received the vaccination. 

Health appraisal
Any child enrolling in a Michigan school for the first time must be adequately immunized, vision tested, and hearing tested. The health appraisal is completed by the child's healthcare provider.