Youth & Families

Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings is dedicated to providing evidence-based education and support to new families. We offer childbirth education and newborn care classes in both group and private formats, as well as new moms groups and support for families in the pregnancy and postpartum period. Our goal is to help families work with their healthcare providers to make informed decisions about pregnancy, labor, and early parenting. All of our instructors are Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educators (LCCE) and our classes generally adhere to the Lamaze International philosophy of pregnancy, birth and parenting.

Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings

Ann Arbor Family Doulas is Southeast Michigan’s first doula agency, providing caring and professional birth doula, postpartum doula, and placenta encapsulation services to families in the greater Ann Arbor and Metro Detroit areas.

Ann Arbor Family Doulas

Address:

220 N. Fifth Ave

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: (734) 892-9055

Website: http://www.annarborfamilydoulas.com

Ann Arbor Rec & Ed offers classes, activities, camps, and sports for all ages.

We’re proud to offer scholarships to members of the AAPS community who receive Free/Reduced Meals or meet specific HUD income guidelines and residency requirements. View the Fee Waiver/Fee Discount Program page for more information.

Ann Arbor Rec & Ed

Address:

1515 S. 7th St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Phone: (734) 994-2300

Website: https://www.a2schools.org/reced

The Ann Arbor YMCA offers child care programs and after school programs for both children and teens.

Ann Arbor YMCA

Address:

400 W Washington St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: (734) 996-9622

Website: https://www.annarborymca.org

Hours:

Mon-Fri, 5:30am-10pm

Sat, 7am-7pm

Sun, 7am-7pm

Bridges4Kids is a non-profit organization providing an internet-based system of information and referral for parents and professionals seeking help for children from birth through transition to adult life.

Bridges4Kids

Catholic Social Services offers free pregnancy and adoption counseling, family therapy, family and grandparent programs, and much more.

Catholic Social Services

Address:

4925 Packard St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Phone: (734) 971-9781

Website: http://csswashtenaw.org

Center for the Childbearing Year offers birth preparation, breastfeeding support, mother/baby support groups, and a library with community resources. Online childbirth classes are available as well.

Center for the Childbearing Year

Address:

722 Brooks St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Phone: (734) 663-1523

Website: http://center4cby.com/

The Child Care Network offers family support scholarships for families who need help finding child care, a lending library that houses books and CD’s for parents and children, and many other resources.

Child Care Network

Address:

3941 Research Park Dr.

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Phone: (734) 975-1840

Website: http://www.childcarenetwork.org

The Children’s Literacy Program offers several  reading programs to children in Washtenaw County and provides free books to families.

Children’s Literacy Network

Address:

1954 S Industrial Hwy, Suite D

 Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: (734) 645-1320

Website: http://www.childrensliteracynetwork.org

MDHHS provides cash and food assistance, child support, child care, and emergency services focused on families and children.

Department of Health & Human Services- Washtenaw County

Address:

22 Center St.

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: (734) 481-2000

Website: https://www.washtenaw.org/1542/Health-Human-Services

Ele’s Place is a healing center for grieving children and teens. Each week, peer support group programs help hundreds of children and teens learn how to cope and begin to heal after the death of a parent, sibling or other loved one.

Ele’s Place

Address:

3526 W. Liberty Rd. #200

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Phone: (734) 929-6640

Website: http://www.elesplace.org

First Steps provides information, support, and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. Open to families with children from birth-kindergarten entry. You may apply through Rec & Ed for a 50% or 100% scholarship for a class with First Steps.

First Steps- Ann Arbor

Address:

2775 Boardwalk Dr.

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: (734) 994-2300 x53186

Website: http://hyde140.wixsite.com/first-steps-annarbor

Foundations Preschool prepares children from low-income households for future academic and social success while providing their parents opportunities for professional, personal, and parental growth.

 

Foundations Preschool offers the highest quality education and care on an affordable sliding scale.  

Foundations Preschool

Address:

3770 Packard St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Phone: (734) 677-8130

Website: http://www.foundations-preschool.org

Hours: Mon-Fri, 7am-6pm 

The Grandparents as Parents program supports grandparents and other relatives in better understanding the needs of their grandchildren and accessing community resources. This program is a part of Catholic Social Services.

Grandparents As Parents (GAP)

Address:

5361 McAuley Dr.

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: (734) 712-3774

Website: https://csswashtenaw.org/parenting-families/grandparents-as-parents

This website helps families find the best early learning settings for their children.

Great Start to Quality

Phone: (877) 614-7328

Website: https://www.greatstarttoquality.org

Hope Clinic provides emergency diapers, wipes, baby food, and formula as available. Walk-in: Thursday's 2-4pm, no appointment necessary.

Hope Clinic

Address:

518 Harriet St.

Ypsilanti, MI, 48197

Phone: (734) 484-2989

Website: http://www.thehopeclinic.org

Hope Family Services of Southeastern Michigan is dedicated to providing evidence based education services that advocate for the healing of families and individuals by strengthening and enhancing parenting, communication, stress reduction, resource connection, support systems, and anger management skills.  There are classes available for both teens and adults.

Hope Family Services

Address:

2566 Arrowwood Trail

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Phone: (734) 775-2476

Website: http://hopefamilyservicesmi.org

Judson Center provides expert, comprehensive services that strengthen children, adults and families impacted by abuse and neglect, autism, developmental disabilities, and mental health challenges so they are successful in their communities.

Judson Center

Address 1:

3840 Packard Rd.

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Address 2:

2935 Birch Hollow Dr.

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Phone: (734) 528-1692 or (734) 528-2003

Website: http://judsoncenter.org

La Leche League- Ann Arbor provides support, encouragement, information, and education to women who want to breastfeed.

La Leche League- Ann Arbor

Phone: (442) 229-0327

Website: https://lllaa.weebly.com/

The MI Bridges website lets individuals apply for the Child Development and Care (CDC) program, which helps pay for childcare costs. The website allows you to apply for different benefits, manage your case and explore resources.

MI Bridges

The Maternal Infant Health Program provides home visitation support and care coordination for pregnant women and infants on Medicaid. To find a MIHP provider, click on the MIHP Coordinator Directory.

Maternal Infant Health Program

Phone: (269) 683-6859

Website: http://www.michigan.gov/mihp

The Buckle Up Program provides car seat safety education, low-cost car seats to families with proof of low income, and car seat fitting stations throughout Washtenaw and Livingston counties.

Mott Buckle Up Program

This website provides information about the risk of prenatal exposure to alcohol, drugs, and other substances known to harm fetal development.

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Ozone House offers crisis intervention for youth; an emergency shelter (SafeStay) for homeless youth or youth needing to get away from a conflict at home, job-training; and school support for homeless and high-risk youth. They also have a drop-in center for youth 13-20 where they can eat a hot meal, use the shower or laundry, hang out in a safe place, and get help.

Ozone House

Address:

1705 Washtenaw Ave.

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: (734) 662-2222

 

Drop-in Center address:

102 N. Hamilton, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: (734) 485-2222

Hours:

Mon,Tue, 4pm-6pm

Wed, 4pm-6pm (PrideZone 6pm-8pm)

Thurs, 4pm-8pm

Fri, 4pm-6pm

Website: http://ozonehouse.org

The Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS) provides school-based programs and clinical services that improve the well-being of students, their families, and their communities. In addition to direct physical and mental health services, RAHS offers three comprehensive health intervention programs targeting substance use and abuse, childhood obesity, and asthma, as well as after school programs that offer mentoring and youth leadership opportunities.  

Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools

Address:

2025 Traverwood Drive, Suite A6

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Phone: (734) 998-2159

Website: http://umhs-rahs.org/

Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS) School-Based Health Centers:

Ann Arbor Technological High School

2800 Stone School Road, Room 112

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

(734) 973-9167

Lincoln High School

7425 Willis Road

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

(734) 714-9600

 

Scarlett Middle School

3300 Lorraine Room 204

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

(734) 677-2708

 

Willow Run Community Schools

235 Spencer Lane, Room 301

Ypsilanti, MI 48198

(734) 961-6265

 

Ypsilanti High School

2095 Packard Road, Room 403

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

(734) 714-1007

 

Ypsilanti Middle School

105 North Mansfield Street

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

(734) 714-1318

The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor provides accurate breastfeeding information and emotional support for mothers.

The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor

Address:

722 Brooks St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Phone: (734) 975-6534

Website: http://bfcaa.com

The Education Project is a joint project of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District and Ozone House that works to ensure students experiencing homelessness and temporary living situations enroll, regularly attend, and succeed in school.

The Education Project

Address:

1819 S. Wagner Rd.

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Phone: (734) 994-8100 x1518

Website: http://www.washtenawisd.org/services/k-12-student-services

Washtenaw Area Council for Children offers educational services and programs for children, teens, parents, community members, and youth-serving professionals.

Washtenaw Area Council for Children

Address:

3075 Clark Rd. #110

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: (734) 434-4215

Website: https://www.washtenawchildren.org

Email: info@washtenawchildren.org

Washtenaw Success by 6 provides resources for parents to help every child be prepared to enter school. The website has a Parent Resource Directory with topics such as Child Care & Preschool and Community Activities for Children.

Washtenaw Success by 6

Address:

1819 S Wagner Rd.

 Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Phone: (734) 994-8100

Website: http://washtenawsuccessby6.org

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