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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. ywhiten@aacc1923.org, annarbor-communitycenter.org S, V

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


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County

Matches an adult volunteer with a child age 6-13 who needs stability and companionship. info@bbbswashtenaw.org, bbbswashtenaw.org V

2890 Carpenter, Suite 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). dmiller@canannarbor.org, canannarbor.org

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


Center for Language and Literacy at the University of Michigan

Services for people of all ages with language or literacy difficulties or impairments. Includes the U-M Aphasia Program (UMAP). Also provides information, treatment and resources regarding Asperger's syndrome; autism spectrum disorders; dyslexia; learning disabilities; reading problems; social language problems and special education needs. ucll@umich.edu, languageexperts.org

1111 E. Catherine [map]
(734) 764-8440


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

We help families find and pay for quality child care as well as offer training to child care professionals. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. info@childcarenetwork.org, childcarenetwork.org, greatstarttoquality.org

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


Community Action Network

Programs, services, advocacy, and community building for the Northside and Bryant Community Centers, and Bryant and Mitchell Elementary schoos, and for children and families at the Hikone and Green Baxter public housing complexes. outreach@canannarbor.org, canannarbor.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. 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. kduff@wash.k12.mi.us, wash.k12.mi.us/instruction/ephy.php

1819 S. Wagner. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1406, AA 48106 [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


Family Learning Institute

Family Learning Institute provides free one-to-one tutoring in reading, writing and math for students in grades 2-6. Our program is designed to serve students from low income households in Washtenaw County. info@familylearninginstitute.org, familylearninginstitute.org

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


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 Mondays 10 a.m-noon at the Ypsilanti Senior Center, 1015 North Congress, Ypsilanti. Call to confirm time and location. All services free. csswashtenaw.org (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)

Parents receive home-based support and education services from pregnancy until child reaches age 5. csswashtenaw.org (click on parenting and families) U

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


Parents' Night Out (POWER Inc.)

Ongoing parent education and support service that helps parents to navigate the challenges associated with raising children; children's enrichment programming available. powerclf.org 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. info@peaceneighborhoodcenter.org, peaceneighborhoodcenter.org 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. info@soscs.org, soscs.org U, V


(734) 485-8730


University Center for the Child and Family, (Part of the Mary A. Rackham Institute)

Offers comprehensive, integrative mental health services to children, couples, and families. UCCF offers a collaborative and caring approach to helping find solutions for each family's difficult challenges. UCCF offers services to address issues in parenting, emotional and behavioral concerns, social skills, grief and loss, learning disabilities and relationship issues for couples, as well as assessment and diagnostic services for attention and learning problems and autism spectrum disorders. umuccf@umich.edu, mari.umich.edu/university-center-child-family

500 E. Washington, Suite 100 [map]
(734) 764-9466


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, 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. campPlacement@sbcglobal.net, washtenawcampPlacement.org 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. csswashtenaw.org (click on parenting & families) U

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



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