If you want to live or work in Detroit, there are opportunities for you!!
A faith-based principles organization, dedicated to helping at-risk youth rise above their environment and make life affirming choices by engaging them and their families in
positive programming centered around the 3L model concept which is Leadership Development, Literacy Support, and Life Management Coaching.
The Dream Seekers Youth Group serves Native American youth - ages 8-17.
The focus of the program is promoting a healthy lifestyle
BHGH provides scholarships to all of their scholars to attend private schools throughout grade school. They
also provide academic support, tutoring, and recreational activities.
The "I'm Going to College" program serves youth ages 11 to 13. The activities include academic
enrichment, study tables, college visits, and increasing exposure outside of the immediate community.
The CSK youth program plans to broaden the horizons for young people, stimulate their creativity and
explore alternatives to violence. This summer they will host three youth programs that feature the arts,
leadership and academic enrichment.
CDC offers the Breakthrough Enrichment program giving youth the opportunity to explore music, drama,dance,and art.
They also provide karate, soccer, and flag football.
Programs are available for a range of ages and activity level across the city. Activities
range from youth and senior computer labs to swimming, and many things in between.
Clark Park in Southwest Detroit provides year round programming for more than 1,200 youth.
It operates the only regulation-sized outdoor ice hockey rink in Metro Detroit. Free lunch is
provided daily to more than 100 youth throughout the summer.
Cody Rouge Youth Council activities include:
Workshops in Leadership
HYPE stands for Helping Young People Excel. It is the umbrella for teen focused programs and services at the Detroit Public Library (DPL). DPL recognizes that
teens need their own space to learn, explore, or simply hang out. The HYPE Teen Center combines digital technology with interaction, resulting in innovation,
and engagement that allows our teen to develop and become hyped for success.
From the Junior Police Cadet Corps to Gang Resistance, Education and Training Program, the Detroit Public Safety Foundation's Youth Violence Prevention initiative has a variety of programs to help
keep young people safe, off the streets and prevent crime.
Don Bosco Hall is a private non-profit agency, which provides supportive human services to enhance the
quality of life for youth and their families residing in the Metropolitan Detroit-Wayne County Community.
ICYG is for ages 6 to 17. Program activities include:
Health and wellness
Financial literacy and money management
Community service projects
Feeding the homeless
Developing and painting a mural.
The H.E.Y. Detroit program serves ages 13 to 17. Program activities include teaching every aspect about growing,
gardening and harvesting, as well as learning entrepreneurship skills.
The Kids In Need Foundation's Mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and
succeed by proving free school supplies nationally to students most in need.
The LA SED program serves youth ages 8 to 18. Program activities include:
1) STEM related academic enrichment activities.
2) Field trips.
3) Sports and recreational activities.
Meet Up and and Eat Up is a statewide coordinated network of programming that provides healthy meals to kids in need all year long whee they live and play.
M.M.H.E. targets young men of color ages 8 to 18. Program activities include:
Providing educational resources and opportunities
College and career exposure
Teen HYPE is a year round program (September-August) that helps young people build life skills. The summer session will
focus on soft skills and leadership development though paid summer internships and community service. Youth may apply
beginning in May 2015 for membership beginning September 2015.
The Youth Connection provides college readiness, job training, and exposure to a variety of careers.
Wayne Metro delivers programs and services to tens of thousands of people in Wayne County including City of Detroit residents each year.
Their services and referral networks are designed to help individuals and families in crises move toward stability. WM also works with
people from diverse backgrounds to develop skills and long-term strategies to achieve success in life.