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Detroit, MI 48214
Phone: (313) 628-2100
TTY: 711 or (800) 649-3777
Cecilia Walker, Executive Director
Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed
BUTZEL FAMILY CENTER is a multipurpose community center that houses a number of agencies that provide an array of services under one roof. The mission of the Butzel Family Center is to provide and promote a world-class multipurpose center or the community by coordinating quality social services and self-help technologies designed to improve the quality of life for Detroit citizens.
The center is unique among service facilities because of the broad range of people served and the wide variety of services offered. Among the groups serviced by Butzel are Senior Citizens and Youth seeking recreational as well as educational activities.
For more than 25 years, the Butzel Family Center has been a mainstay in the area of family and human service delivery and support for families on the east side of Detroit.Butzel responds to the community by bringing organizations and resources to the area in direct response to community needs. With broad-based involvement, technical assistance and support for community agencies and organizations, Butzel Center helps to bridge the gap between citizens and service providers.
A valid membership is required to participate in all programs/activities. Additional fee for classes/programs/activities may apply.
Membership not required for facility rental.
Butzel Family Center is available for meetings, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am until 7:00 pm which are located in the Butzel Family Center Service area. The Butzel Family Center Service area is Mt. Elliot to McClellan and E. Jefferson to Harper.
Butzel Family Center available for a nominal fee seven (7) days a week. (weekend rates slightly higher). Butzel Family Center is a smoke-free, non-alcoholic facility. For rental information, Call (313) 628-2100.
Outdoor Shed, Computer Lab, Banquet Hall
Kitchen,Conference Rooms, Baseball Diamond
Horseshoe Pits, Playscape,Ample Parking
OTHER CITY OF DETROIT DEPARTMENTS & RESOURCES
Detroit Police Department Northeastern District Sub-Station
Department of Neighborhoods District 5 (313) 236-3523
Department of Health and Wellness (313) 628-2100
Adult Well Being Services (313) 925-1135
Marcus Garvey Academy (313) 866-7400
Marcus Garvey Academy (313) 866-7382
BUTZEL FAMILY CENTER CITIZENS COMMITTEE
We invite all members of the Butzel Family Center service area to come out and take part in the Butzel Family Center's "Citizen Committee." The Citizens Committee serves as an advisory board to Butzel Family Center and assist in bringing ideas from the community to the Director to better serve the community. This group meets every first Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm. All members and business owners of the service area are encouraged to participate so that we can work together in insuring that the community's needs are met. The Butzel Family Center service area boundaries are from Mt. Elliot to McClellan and from Jefferson to Harper.
City of Detroit residents may receive the resident membership rate by presenting two forms of identification to establish Detroit residency. Annual membership is valid for one year (January – December). Please present your membership card at the front desk each time you visit the facility. A $5 daily drop-in fee will be assess-ed when a membership card is not presented. Replacement cards may be purchased for $5. All guests must complete and sign a membership application. Participants 17 years and younger must have the membership application signed by a parent or legal guardian before being issued a membership card.
The Detroit Parks & Recreation Department is committed to keeping its membership fees lower than the industry standard. We will offer a full refund if requested the same day of paid membership otherwise no refund will be granted (one time courtesy).
The Detroit Parks & Recreation Department will offer a full refund if requested within three (3) days of signing up for a class(es) otherwise a 20% processing fee will apply. However, if class has begun no refund will be given but a full credit in the amount of the class/program/activity (less the number of class attended) will be given towards any other program or class within the same calendar year.
Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and must be submitted 14 days prior to the start of event.
To guarantee room(s) reservation full payment is due at time of approval.
Organizations/Individuals may cancel event up to 3 days after payment and but prior to the date of the event to ensure a full refund. Cancellation after 3 days will be refunded according to the below refund scale:
# of days after payment
> 3 or <= 7
> 7 or <= 14
No refund issued
Refund may take up to 60 days and will be issued to the organization/individual name on the receipt.