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Matrix Human Services
www.MatrixHumanServices.org
Everyday in Detroit, Matrix is touching hearts and changing lives – fighting poverty with 26 locations and programs designed to support, educate and empower families, children, men and women. Our Mission? To break the generational cycle of poverty gripping the city of Detroit.
Matrix has been committed to the city of Detroit for more than 106 years with a never ending passion… and we continue our march – working with every woman, man, and child that enters our doors, ensuring they have food, clothing, shelter, an education, a job and hope for tomorrow.

The Children’s Center of Detroit
www.TheChildrensCenter.com
The Children’s Center (TCC) is leading the way in local, state, national and international initiatives as the agency of choice for 7,000 children and families in metro Detroit. We are unique in having nine board-certified Child Psychologists and Psychiatrists along with a team of clinicians on staff dedicated to “Developing Strong Children and Successful Families.”
We offer extensive treatment philosophies that ensure the highest quality of service to the community and our clients. TCC is aggressively identifying promising practice interventions which offer measurable benefits. Our Evidence Based Practices (EBP) programs have been researched and proven to have effective outcomes by integrating individual clinical expertise with the best available research.

Crossroads of Michigan
www.CrossroadsOfMichigan.org
Crossroads is a social service outreach agency with two locations in Detroit. Founded in 1971, Crossroads exists to support the community at large by providing emergency assistance, advocacy, and counseling to anyone in need.
Acting in partnership with many other organizations in the metro area, Crossroads offers assistance in the form of a hand-up. We work with our clients to meet their immediate needs and help them assess their situations to lessen the likelihood of future problems.
National School Lunch Program
http://fns.usda.gov.cnd/lunch
The National School Lunch Program was established in 1946. The federal government subsidizes the cost of school lunches for K-12 students in part or in total based on the level of family income.
Families must apply and then be approved at which point their students become eligible for either lunch at no cost or a reduced price. Schools which meet a certain level of students qualifying for the free or reduced lunch may also apply to offer breakfast to those students who qualify, again at federal cost. The children who qualify for the lunch program will be qualified to receive a new coat.

For The Seventh Generation
www.ForTheSeventhGeneration.org
Michigan’s foster care system can provide only the basics, but children who have suffered from neglect or abuse need so much more.
The Seventh Generation makes the difference between helping foster children survive and helping them thrive.