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    Cody Rouge Networking for Change Community Luncheon
    Date: May 11, 2013
    Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
    Karas House
    23623 Plymouth Road
    Redford, MI 48239
    Osborn Networking for Change Community Luncheon
    Date: May 18, 2013
    Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
    American Serbian Memorial

    Annual Meeting
    Date: June 15, 2013
    Time: 8:30am
    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

    The Obama Administration Announces 2011 Promise Neighborhoods Grant Winners

    "20 Communities Secure Funding to Plan, Implement Cradle-to-Career Education Model"

    Congratulations to the Detroit Promise Neighborhoods 2011 Planning Grant Recipient: Detroit Clark Park/Osborn Promise Neighborhoods. Black Family Development is the lead agency for Detroit's Promise Neighborhoods.

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Treatment Foster Care


Program provides intensive services in the community for youth 12 - 17 years of age who have broken the law. The program provides close supervision, intensive therapy for youth and families, and requires that youth do not associate with negative peers.

Intensive Treatement Foster Care Program Goal

  • Reduce the number of times a youth breaks the law.
  • Improve family interaction and functioning.
  • Improve grades.
  • Improve behaviors.
  • Improve youth’s ability to solve problems and make positive decisions.

    Intensive Treatment Foster Care Program Services
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • School Monitoring
  • Bi-Monthly Foster Home Visits
  • Recreational Activities
  • Help youth develop skills to be able to take care of themselves.
  • Your input will be used to determine characteristics you would like in a foster parent.
  • Monthly Parent/Guardian Contact

    Eligibility Criteria
    Youth 12 - 17 years of age, male or female, who live in Wayne County and are in trouble with the law. Referrals must be made by the Care Management Organization for youth who live in the following zip codes: 48205, 48211, 48213, 48214, 48215, 48224, 48225, 48230, and 48236.