A licensed non-profit substance abuse provider, Growth Works has been serving individuals and families throughout Western Wayne County since 1971. Through this experience, Growth Works has developed current, relevant, and successful programming to meet the needs of individuals struggling with chemical dependency and delinquent behaviors.
The mission of First Step is to reduce the incidences of domestic and sexual violence and to provide services to individuals affected by these crimes. Prevention of domestic and sexual violence through education, advocacy, and appropriate intervention is the ultimate goal of First Step. Their work is based on the belief that domestic and sexual violence are damaging to those individuals directly involved and to society as a whole. A 24-hour helpline and temporary shelter are a few benefits of the program.
Plymouth Community Council on Aging
The Council on Aging is a non-profit organization which coordinates programs to promote and safeguard the independence and well being of senior citizens 55 years and older in the Plymouth community. It provides community bus transportation, nutritional education, tax preparation assistance, health awareness programs, a monthly newsletter, and other programs to help the elderly residents of the community.
The mission of the Community Opportunity Center is to provide quality housing and comprehensive support for people with developmental disabilities and to provide assistance and advocacy that helps them become independent and involved citizens in their communities. COC was founded in 1965 by a group of leading family members and advocates in an effort to enhance community opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities living in Western Wayne County. Today, COC supports more than 20 homes, condominiums, and apartments in the communities of Livonia, Plymouth, Redford and Garden City.
Angela Hospice provides comprehensive, compassionate, and Christ-like hospice care to the community of Southeast Michigan. A pioneer in the hospice movement, Angela Hospice opened the first freestanding center of its kind in Michigan and developed specialized prenatal and pediatric programs. They have expanded their community outreach with grief support groups, family support, educational programs, and on-site speaking engagements, all offered free of charge.
New Hope is a Christian-based bereavement outreach center that provides age and loss specific grief support services to adults, teens, and children through groups, individual support, seminars, and other resources. New Hope will provide you with an opportunity to talk to someone about your grief and to learn about all of their services and resources available. Their goal is to help each individual who seeks their services find HOPE and healing.
The Salvation Army is an international movement whose goal is to provide basic emergency human services to families and individuals in crisis. Its mission is to meet human needs without discrimination. Currently serving the communities of Plymouth, Canton, Northville, Belleville, Van Buren, and Sumpter Townships, they respond to those who are poor, marginalized, lost or battling systemic or personal oppressions. The Salvation Army – Plymouth Corps helps maintain a level of stability for families and individuals served by ensuring a sense of hope. They operate one of the largest local food pantries, assist with utility and rent, offer youth camping opportunities, and are an integral part of the community-wide safety net.
Senior Citizens Club of Plymouth
The Senior Citizen Club provides multi-purpose services to enhance the quality of life through socialization for the seniors of Plymouth and neighboring communities.