Washtenaw

County Information 

Contact Children's Protective Services in Washtenaw County
U.S. Census Bureau Quick Facts for Washtenaw County 

CTF Designated Local Council 

Washtenaw Area Council for Children 
Prevention Area Served: Washtenaw County
Grant Tier: 3 ($23,406)
Website: Washtenaw Area Council for Children
Address: 
3075 West Clark Road, Ste. 110
Ypsilanti, MI 48197-1101
Phone: 734-434-4215
 
Coordinator: Jyoti Gupta
Email: jyoti@washtenawchildren.org  

Direct Service Grants

Catholic Social Services Washtenaw County
Prevention Area Served: Washtenaw County
Grant Number: CTFDS 17-81001
Grant Period: FY17-FY20
Website: Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County


Address: 
4925 Packard Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48108-1521
Phone: 734-761-1440

Fax: 734-761-7164

Program Director: Cathi Kelley
Email: ckelley@csswashtenaw.org

Project: The expansion of the Healthy Families Washtenaw Program is a targeted home visitation program designed to work with overburdened families who are at-risk for child maltreatment, abuse and neglect. Services begin prenatally or right after the birth and are offered voluntarily, intensively, and up to 5 years after the birth. Services include education on stages of childhood development, positive parenting and discipline techniques, children's basic health and safety needs, school readiness, and activities to promote bonding attachment.


SOS Community Services
Prevention Area Served: Washtenaw County
Grant Number: CTFDS 17-81002
Grant Period: FY17-FY20
Website: SOS Community Services


Address: 
101 South Huron Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: 734-485-8730

Program Director: Morgan DeLeonard
Email: morgand@soscs.org

Project: SOS Parents as Teachers will provide a home visitation program for families who are homeless, exiting homelessness, precariously housed in public housing, or low-income. SOS will serve families in its own housing as well as families referred from partner agencies: Ypsilanti Housing Commission, SafeHouse Center, Staples Family Center, and Interfaith Hospitality Network. The SOS PAT program will use the evidence-based Parents As Teacheres model including Born to Learn curriculum which has demonstrated success in preventing child abuse to intervene with homeless and precariously housed families. Parents as Teachers will build protective factors for homeless families with children including parental resilence, social connections, concrete support in times of need, knowledge of parenting and child development, and social and emotional competence of children. The core components of this research-based program include parent-child play groups, individual meetings with parents, developmental screenings for children, connections with community resources, and evaluations. SOS Parent Educators will meet with families in their homes weekly for 50 weeks. SOS will serve a demographically diverse population in a culturally competent way consistent with its own standards for multiculturalism as well as the standards of the PAT National Center. Progress toward program objectives and program quality will be assessed through the administration of Protective Factors Surveys, Ages and Stages Questionnaire, and client satisfaction surveys.