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The Family Center is a compass to help guide you to resources, professionals and information. Our community is rich in resources to assist parents but they can be difficult to find. The Family Center believes that by educating, connecting and supporting our families, we can share with caregivers the tools to succeed in this vital task of raising healthy children and building strong families.

Family Center Programs

Presentations and Talks: Leading practitioners present a variety of educational topics: childhood growth and development, behavioral issues, school transitions, youth trends, parenting strategies, family dynamics, current health concerns, caring for aging parents and more. Q&A sessions provide opportunities to dialogue with professionals and one another. See our Calendar for more.

Articles: A weekly “Ask the Experts” column in the Grosse Pointe News answers questions on current family, parenting and health concerns. Articles are written by physicians, educators and counselors. All “Ask the Experts” articles are archived and searchable on our Web site.

Videos: Many of our presentations are archived in video format at our Web site and on our YouTube Channel.

Association of Professionals: An online directory that helps parents and others to quickly and confidentially connect with local mental health and health practitioners, legal experts and specialized services providers that strive to be the best in their field.

Play Central: A weekly drop-in play program from October through May that allows children to be active and caregivers to socialize. See our Play Central page for more.

Family Central Newsletter: A publication that reaches over 5,000 individuals with information on enrichment programs, resources and events. All newsletters are archived on our website.

Join The Family Center

Support our mission to serve our community through programs and resources vital to today’s families.

Together, we can realize our vision to enrich our community through stronger families.

Concerned parents and community leaders founded The Family Center in 2000 as a community-based organization whose goals are geared to benefit our local community. Support our mission to serve our community with a gift to our Enrichment Campaign. Find out how online at enrichment.familycenterweb.org. Together, we can realize our vision to enrich our community through stronger families.

Keep The Family Center strong as we continue serving local families facing the challenges of raising young children, guiding students through academic milestones, and helping adult children of aging parents make informed choices.

The Family Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that relies solely on the support of community contributions. Donate today >>

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The Family Center is grateful for local media support. Follow these links to recent articles:

"Community Enrichment", Grosse Pointe News