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Ann Arbor Community Center

Influenced by a rich African American heritage, the center focuses on youth, adults and families. Programs and services promote self-reliance, social and economic well-being, diversity, and community involvement. Classes in karate, cooking, Zumba, and more. annarbor-communitycenter.org S, V

625 N. Main [map]
(734) 662-3128


Bryant Community Center (Community Action Network)

School Comes First!, YES You Can, Alcoholics Anonymous, WIC information programs. Summer hot lunch and dinner program for children who are income eligible (registration required; call for information). dmiller@canannarbor.org, canwashtenaw.org

3 W. Eden [map]
(734) 477-0292


Child Care Network (the Southeast Great Start to Quality Resource Center)

Helps families find and pay for quality child care; offers training to child care professionals. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Open until 8 p.m. on 1st & 3rd Tues. info@childcarenetwork.org, childcarenetwork.org

3941 Research Park, #C [map]
(734) 975-1840


Community Action Network

Programs, services, advocacy, and community building for the Northside and Bryant community centers, Brick and Mitchell elementary schools, and the Hikone and Green Baxter public housing complexes. outreach@canannarbor.org, canwashtenaw.org V

P.O. Box 130076, AA 48113
(734) 994-2985


Early On Program (Washtenaw Intermediate School District)

Services for children from birth-3 years who have a developmental delay or diagnosed disability. Assessment and developmental evaluation for any child at absolutely no cost to the family. Qualifying children will receive resources and services to support their developmental needs. 1800earlyon.org

1819 S. Wagner [map]
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1272, (800) Early-On


Education Project for Homeless Youth

Helps students in temporary living situations enroll, regularly attend, and succeed in school. Educational support, outreach and advocacy, school supplies, transportation coordination, food and clothing, limited credit recovery assistance, and referrals for health insurance and basic needs. Services also available to children ages 0-5 and youth ages 18 and older who do not yet have a high school diploma or GED. washtenawsuccessby6.org, then search for "homeless."

1819 S. Wagner [map]
(734) 994-8100, ext. 1518


Family Assessment Clinic (FAC) (Catholic Social Services)

Multidisciplinary program, comprised of faculty, staff and graduate students in U-M schools of Psychology, Social Work, Law and Medicine, provides child-centered, family-focused, culturally responsive assessment and treatment of children and families who have experienced physical abuse, sexual abuse and/or neglect. Most insurances accepted. Sliding scale fee available. csswashtenaw.org (click on counseling). U

4925 Packard [map]
(734) 926-4650


Girls Group

Empowers middle and high school girls to achieve emotional and economic security by graduating from high school and becoming first-generation college graduates. Year-round programming and mentoring to develop character, leadership, self-confidence, and social consciousness, including the desire and ability to mentor others. info@girlsgroup.org, girlsgroup.org

1100 N. Main [map]
(734) 531-5996


MSU Extension: Family and Social/Emotional Program

Programs and Information on parenting, stress, and anger management. msue.anr.msu.edu U

705 N. Zeeb [map]
(734) 997-1678


Nurturing Families Washtenaw (Catholic Social Services)

New parents learn effective parenting skills by receiving supportive services throughout pregnancy up to the time their child reaches 3 years old. A home-based child abuse prevention program utilizing the Nurturing Parenting curriculum and emphasizing positive parenting, child development, health education, goal-setting and referrals to outside resources. csswashtenaw.org (click on Parenting and Families)U

4925 Packard [map]
(734) 971-9781 ext. 331


Peace Neighborhood Center

Educational and recreational programs for youth, including after-school programs, tutoring, counseling, family enrichment activities, college/career prep club, and summer day camps. info@peaceneighborhoodcenter.org, peaceneighborhoodcenter.org U, V

1111 N. Maple [map]
(734) 662-3564


SOS Community Services (Children's Services)

Offers Parents-as-Teachers, an in-home parenting education program for children age 5 or younger. Provides referrals, parent-child play groups, and developmental screenings for children. info@soscs.org, soscs.org U, V


(734) 485-8730


Strong Military Families

Ten-week program focuses on parenting skills and support for military families with children under age 8. Open to families of service members or veterans with a deployment history (including National Guard and Reserves). Increase social connections, enhance self-care, and learn practical parenting. Helps navigate the adjustment associated with deployment and reintegration. m-span.org/programs-for-military-families/strong-families/

2025 Traverwood, #C [map]
Lauren Rosenberg, (734) 232-0021


Washtenaw Area Council for Children

Prevents child abuse and neglect through educational services for children, parents, youth-serving professionals, and the public. Parent programs on safe sleeping environments for infants, cyber safety, and child sexual abuse awareness. Children's programs teach cyber safety, cyberbullying and bullying prevention, and about appropriate touch. Luncheon lecture series and conference on family issues. info@washtenawchildren.org, washtenawchildren.org V

3075 W. Clark, #110 [map]
(734) 434-4215


Washtenaw Camp Placement Association

Provides "camperships" (expense-paid summer resident camp and supporting services) for economically disadvantaged Washtenaw county youth, grades 4-10. Applications at website or through area schools and human service agencies. campPlacement@sbcglobal.net, washtenawcampPlacement.org V

3135 S. State, #350D [map]
(734) 971-4537


Washtenaw Child Advocacy Center (Catholic Social Services)

The Michigan Department of Human Services, Washtenaw County Prosecutor's office, local law enforcement agencies, mental health and medical professionals, and victims' advocates work together to conduct forensic interviews and make team decisions about the investigation, treatment, and prosecution of child sexual abuse cases. Counseling and prevention education for parents. csswashtenaw.org (click on Parenting & Families) U

555 Towner, Ypsilanti [map]
(734) 544-2925




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