Resources 

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Parent Networks/Parenting 

Detroit Parent Network

A network of parents coming from a variety of backgrounds. Groups and workshops are in place to support and engage parents

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

A group of moms having conversations about the joys and frustrations of motherhood. There are multiple groups located in Detroit area.

 

Community Agencies 

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency

Empowering low-income people through connecting them with childcare, food, housing, and building school programs, literacy, and aiding with financial difficulties or concerns. Visit their website for more information.

Wayne County Great Start Collaborative

Supports families, schools, and communities through services for things like child education, childcare, healthcare access, and transportation among other things. Visit their website for more information

Detroit Resources Website

List of resources and services in the metro Detroit area.

 

Housing, Food, & Other Needs 

Metropolitan Detroit Diaper Bank

If in need of diapers, call the number listed and provide only your first and last name and the best phone number to reach you. Visit their website for more information.

 

Detroit Housing Commission

In place to aid with affordable housing. Visit their website for more information.  

Detroit Food Pantries

Contains a list of food pantries available in the metro Detroit area. Visit their website for more information.

Resources Website (for bills, food, government assistant programs etc.)

Website consists of ways to apply for government assistant programs, get help with paying bills, and other programs in place to assist with food and living. Visit their website for more information.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides aid for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for pregnant, breastfeeding, apostpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five

United Way

Community care advocates refer you to the sources of shelter, food, medical assistance, and more. Visit their website for more information.

 

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Temporary food assistance for eligible low-income families and individuals is available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 

Mental Health, Behavioral Health, & Developmental Disabilities Services

The Children’s Center

Provide services for autism, ADHD, and offer parent training and resources for adoptive and foster parents. Visit their site for more information.

 

The Guidance Center

Community resource center which provides support for autism, early education, parenting groups, and other resources. Visit their website for more information.

Development Centers 

Center providing behavioral health services, early childhood programs, and other helpful programs. Visit their website for more information.

Wayne State Psychology Clinic

Provide Psychological assessments and treatments on a sliding-fee services. They do not accept any insurance. Visit their website for more information.  

University Physician Group – Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Provides clinical services for individuals battling with severe and persistent mental illnesses or with brief therapy needs. Call for more information or to set up an appointment. 

  • (734) 464-4220 (Livonia)

  • (313) 577-1396 (Detroit) 

 

WSU College of Education Counseling & Testing  

Provide services for clinical counseling, art therapy and testing to individuals, groups, organizations or the public.  

  • 5425 Gullen Mall, 306 Education Building, Detroit, MI 48202

  • (313) 577-1681

 

University of Detroit Mercy Psychology Clinic

Provide Psychological assessments and treatments on a sliding-fee services. Call for an appointment or visit their website for more information.

Suicide/Crisis Hotlines 

Crisis/Suicide Prevention Hotlines

  • Macomb County: (586) 307-9100

  • Oakland County: (248) 456-0909

  • Wayne County: (313) 224-7000

DMC Emergency

  • (313) 745-3330

Detroit Police Department 24-hour Crisis Hotline:

A victims’ assistance program put in place to aid individuals, families and communities affected by sexual assault, domestic violence and homicide. They also offer follow-up counseling and prevention programs.

(313) 833-1660 

Substance Abuse

Substance Use and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Visit the website for more information on treatment options and facilities

Substance Abuse 24 Hour Hotline:

  • 800-686-6543  

Alcoholics Anonymous

  • http://www.aa-semi.org/

  • Detroit-Wayne County Central office 24- hour hotline:

  • 313-831-5550

  • Oakland County 24-hour hotline: 248- 332-3521

 

 

List of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resources and clinics

 

Healthcare & Clinics

 

Early Education Interventions 

 

Fun Family Activities 

YMCA Detroit

Community agency which promotes healthy living and activities. Has programs such as swimming, sports, and after school programs for children and families. Visit their website or call them for more information.

Metro Parent Upcoming Events Calendar

List of upcoming fun events in the metro Detroit area for the whole family to enjoy. Visit the website for more information.

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