Youth & Family Programs
Mission - Positively impact the lives of youth & families by creating a healthy & safe environment with empowerment through education, prevention & intervention. This includes Healthy Empowered Youth (HEY) Detroit, a program to prevent childhood obesity.
HEY Detroit Activities
- Sowing Seeds Growing Futures Farmers Market is open every Tuesday 3-7pm May-October. Local farm vendors sell produce and fresh food. The market is at 18900 Joy Road (at Artesian). We accept Bridge Cards and Double Up Food Bucks.
- Community Gardening We currently have three gardens. Garden vegetables are planted and the gardens maintained throughout the growing season.
- HEAL Workshops - free, 6-week program to help families learn about healthy eating and physical activity
Youth Mentoring-Tutoring Program
Designed for K-8 students. Mentors-tutors are available individually and in small groups. Partnering with Dixon Educational Learning Academy 8401 Trinity.
For more Youth & Family program Information, contact Trisha Hopkins, Director of Youth & Family Development via email or call (313)581-7773, ext. 108.