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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. Check website for classes and events., S, V

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

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County

Matches an adult volunteer with a child age 6-18 who needs stability and companionship., V

2890 Carpenter, #600 [map]
(734) 975-0933

Bryant Community Center (Community Action Network)

Fiona's Toy Library, 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).,

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.,,

3941 Research Park, #C [map]
(734) 975-1840, (800) 777-2861

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., 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.

1819 S. Wagner [map]
(734) 994-8100 ext. 2178, (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.,

1819 S. Wagner [map]
(734) 994-8100, ext. 2178

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. (click on counseling). U

4925 Packard [map]
(734) 926-4650

Family Learning Institute

Free one-to-one tutoring in reading, writing and math for students students in grades 2-6 from low income households.,

1954 South Industrial, Suite D [map]
(734) 994-6816

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.,

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

Grandparents as Parents Support Group, (Catholic Social Services)

For grandparents and other relatives raising grandchildren or other relative children. Family outings include sporting events, plays, and picnics. Meets 3rd Wed. 6-8 p.m. (offers child care, hosts speakers) at the SJMHS Senior Health Building, 5361 McAuley, and 1st Mon. 10 a.m-noon at the Ypsilanti Senior Center, 1015 N. Congress, Ypsilanti. Call to confirm time and location. All services free. (click on seniors) U

5361 McAuley, Towsley Health Bldg. [map]
(734) 712-3774

MSU Extension Family and Consumer Science Program

Information on human development, parenting and financial education, financial management counseling, and consumer education. 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. Nurturing Families Washtenaw is 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. (click on Parenting and Families)U

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

Parents' Night Out (POWER Inc.)

Ongoing weekly parent education and support group that helps to navigate the challenges associated with raising children. Trained facilitators assist., V, U

103 Arnet, Ypsilanti 48198 [map]
(734) 961-1990

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., U, V

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

SOS Community Services (Children's Services)

After-school programs, a summer enrichment program, and an in-home parenting education and support program. Programs offered to children in county shelter and housing programs., U, V

(734) 485-8730

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., V

3075 W. Clark, Suite 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 4-11. Applications at website or through area schools and human service agencies., V

3135 S. State, Suite 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. (click on Parenting & Families) U

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

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