Workshops and Educational Resources for Parents in Detroit

Searching for a educational resources for parents in Detroit? Here are some options that offer college prep, tutoring, parenting workshops and more.

For Detroit parents with babies and students, this roundup offers educational resources to get you started on the right foot. These organizations offer everything from free parenting classes and parenting workshops to various educational resources for parents. Here’s a sampling of some of the educational resources for parents in Detroit – both in education and elsewhere.

Central Detroit Christian Community Development Corporation

  • Address: 1550 Taylor St., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-873-0064
  • Cost: Contact for details

While this organization has a number of programs for youth, they also have something for the whole family, including the Family Financial Wellness program.

Detroit Parent Network

  • Address: 726 Lothrop St., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-309-8100
  • Cost: Some classes free; costs vary for others

At this parent-led organization, parents can find a number of resources for themselves and their students. Programs include Parent Advocacy Training, Love and Logic and more.

Developing K.I.D.S.

  • Address: Don Bosco Hall Community Resource Center, 19321 W. Chicago St., Detroit
  • Phone: 888-294-6554
  • Cost: Free

This group offers a Prevention Program for positive youth development, a Family Management program including family nights and counseling, and a Community Support program including special projects and activities.

Development Centers BrightStars

  • Addresses: 17321 Telegraph Road, Detroit
  • Phone: 313-531-2500
  • Cost: Contact for details

BrightStars offers free parent-child playgroups for children birth to age 5. Families can even find events, workshops, community resources and more here.

DPS Community District Parent Resource Centers

  • Addresses: Various locations; main office: 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-873-8595
  • Cost: Free to district parents

Offers training and resources that involve, connect and empower DPS parents to help kids succeed in class. Expert-led workshops, support groups, job training and volunteer opportunities in a coffee shop-style setting with computers, small libraries and play areas for kids.

Ingenuity College Preparatory Inst.

  • Addresses: P.O. Box 32408, Detroit
  • Phone: 313-454-1077
  • Cost: Contact for details

Parents and guardians can find training and development to help support their child in becoming college-ready. Services include academic coaching and training. See our roundup of Detroit college prep programs roundup for more.

MACC Development

  • Address: 7900 Mack Ave., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-732-9302
  • Cost: Minimal fees; contact for details

This group offers multiple programs for youth including sports and tutoring, but also has the MACC Legal service, which offers legal service and education for adults.

Southwest Counseling Solutions

Address: 5716 Michigan Ave., Detroit
Phone: 313-297-1376
Cost: Contact for details

A variety of resources are offered here, including clinical services for children, leadership and life skills training and services for adults like a free credit-building workshop.

Looking for more educational resources for your family? Check out our roundups of the after-school and extracurricular programs in Detroit and the top tutoring centers for kids in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

This post is updated regularly.

Metro Parent Editorial Team
Metro Parent Editorial Team
Since 1986, the Metro Parent editorial team is trained to be the go-to source for metro Detroit families, offering a rich blend of expert advice, compelling stories, and the top local activities for kids. Renowned for their award-winning content, the team of editors and writers are dedicated to enriching family life by connecting parents with the finest resources and experiences our community has to offer.


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