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