Partnerships – Growth Works Connections

Growth Works strives to be a positive force in our community and we do this by offering community support resources in partnerships with local, county, and state organizations. These partnerships help us to provide the highest quality service and meet the individual needs of our clients and their families. Our partner organizations span multiple industries from Education, Government Relations, Healthcare, Human Services, Judicial, Legislative, Local Government, Philanthropy, Public Safety and Recovery Resources. We are proud to support our partners and could not do the work we do without their support.

South Redford offers a wide range of opportunities for innovative learning at all grade levels. Their quality education begins with a tuition-free full-time preschool program. The “Success for All” reading program in preschool through 5th grade provides reading instruction targeted to each child’s needs and has proven results for increasing reading proficiency.

The Conference of Western Wayne (CWW) is an organization of 18 Western Wayne County communities that coordinates 9-1-1 services for its 700,000 residents and a 340 square mile region. CWW also represents its 700,000 residents by meeting monthly to discuss issues such as legislation, transportation, public safety, substance abuse prevention, community and economic development, employment and the environmental health of the region.

Addiction Medicine Specialist & Primary Care Physician located in Dearborn, MI.

Covenant Community Care is a faith based charitable non-profit Community Health Center, serving the people of Metro Detroit, that seeks out, heals, and strengthens over 20,000 people every year through services like medical, dental, OB-care, behavioral health, and vision. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), they offer integrated medical, dental and behavioral health care to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay.

The Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network is compassionate and committed to the 75,000 children and adults it serves in Detroit and Wayne County. Their Provider Network supports and serves individuals with serious mental illness, children with serious emotional disturbance, people with autism, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and those with substance use disorder.

GDAHC is southeast Michigan’s premier health care coalition. They leverage multi-sector and multi-stakeholder collaboration to develop and evaluate innovative ways to improve health and wellbeing. As a health care leader for 75 years, GDAHC has been recognized regionally and nationally.

GDAHC represents everyone who gets care, gives care, and pays for care. GDAHC is dedicated to the cost-effective allocation, management, and use of health care resources. As a non-profit collaborative, we develop strong, strategic partnerships that increase access to care, improve the value and manage the cost of health.

St. Mary Mercy Livonia, a member of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, provides comprehensive and compassionate care to the Wayne County community. The facility features a 24-hour emergency department, Level II Trauma Center, inpatient and outpatient surgery, general medicine, imaging services, physical medicine and rehabilitation services, intensive care unit, cancer care, cardiovascular care, senior services and birthing and women’s services.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 92 hospitals, as well as 106 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2 million visits annually.

Assured Family Services (AFS) is an organization dedicated to supporting environments where children and families can flourish. AFS maintains a clinically sound environment with a professional, multi-disciplinary approach toward delivering quality services. AFS provides orientation, training to ensure that all staff are well educated and value the best practices for children and families.

Black Family Development, Inc. (BFDI) is a private, non-profit comprehensive family counseling agency that was created in 1978 by the Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW). By establishing BFDI as a family counseling agency, NABSW sought to promote and provide quality social work services in Detroit that were culturally relevant and culturally sensitive. BFDI has grown to accommodate the increasing demand for a variety of specialized, family focused counseling and advocacy services in the community.

The Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network is compassionate and committed to the 75,000 children and adults it serves in Detroit and Wayne County. Their Provider Network supports and serves individuals with serious mental illness, children with serious emotional disturbance, people with autism, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and those with substance use disorder.

They work with families, parents and youth to provide complete, comprehensive treatment plans that meet juvenile justice system court requirements. Their approach is simple, but effective: each plan is customized to provide the highest level of support for youth and their families.

In 1999, CCMO-Center for Youth and Families was founded as a collaboration between Don Bosco Hall, Ennis Center for Children, and Spectrum Human Services, Inc. realizing that just like our families, we needed to find a collective voice to ensure sustainable change. Over the years we have begun to see change within our youth, families, and communities with the belief that together we can begin to eliminate the prevalence of juvenile crime, gangs, and drugs in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park, Michigan.

FairSky Foundation provides personalized psychological care to individuals, couples, families, communities and organizations, recognizing both the individual and shared humanity of all people.

The mission of First Step is to eliminate both domestic and sexual violence and to provide comprehensive services to individuals and families impacted by these crimes.

Sanctum House is a safe home for survivors of human trafficking to heal and rebuild their lives. It is a voluntary residential 24-month program for women 18 years of age and older. By providing a therapeutic, safe and secure environment for our residents and staff, Sanctum House becomes the door to safety, freedom and endless possibilities Residents will be moving towards a life of transformation in body, mind and spirit.

Since 1976, they have worked to strengthen children, families and communities across the state of Michigan. Their assistance directly addresses the challenges SHS users face.

Starr Commonwealth is driven to empower professionals to build resilience in children, families, and communities across the world through online education, in-person training and coaching, and direct behavioral health services.

Currently, StarrVista is under contract with the Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness to provide services to the youth and families residing in northwest Detroit and Dearborn Heights.

StarrVista is a care management organization that offers a system of services designed to invest resources of time, energy and people in the lives of youth and their families.

The Washtenaw County Youth Center provides temporary custody and care for juveniles in a safe and secure setting. Youth in Detention are placed pre-adjudication, awaiting a judge’s determination of whether or not a delinquent offense has been committed. Youth placed in the True North Recovery Residential Substance Abuse program are placed post-adjudication to complete a substance abuse treatment program. The Youth Center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days per year.

Our purpose is to offer the most appropriate settings and most effective service providers to children, their families and their communities. We take part in a mutual effort assisting those in need to overcome social and economic barriers, to capitalize on their personal strengths, and to contribute to their own healing. Our approach is eclectic and is founded on the premise of “unconditional” care. Wolverine’s continuum of services and effective network of referral sources provide a responsive and cost-effective system accessible at the community level.

District Court Judge Sean P. Kavanagh. District Count Judge Kathleen J. McCann.

32765 Five Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48154

Judge Sandra Ference Cicirelli. Judge Mark McConnell.

36675 Ford Rd. Westland, MI 48185

Judge Geno D. Salomone. Judge Joseph D. Slaven.

23365 Goddard Road, Taylor, MI 48180

Honorable Breeda O’Leary. 34808 Sims St, Wayne, MI 48184

Magistrate Hindman. Judge Oakley. Judge Green.

11131 Wayne Rd, Romulus MI 48174

The 35th District Court resides in Plymouth, Michigan serving the communities of Canton, Northville township, Northville City, Plymouth Township and Plymouth City.  The most common cases heard are misdemeanor and civil traffic offenses. The 35th District Court is divided into three different Divisions: Civil, Traffic & Criminal and Probation.

660 Plymouth Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170-6121

The Third Judicial Circuit is the largest circuit court in Michigan, with 58 judges and three operating divisions.  The Third Circuit Court has jurisdiction over Civil, Criminal, and Family matters arising in the County of Wayne.

The mission of the Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals (MATCP) is to provide leadership to treatment courts in the State of Michigan. Their goal is to advance the cost savings and life saving philosophies of treatment courts: this model of justice succeeds where traditional probation and jail sentences have not.

The Supreme Court is Michigan’s court of last resort, consisting of seven justices. Each year, the Supreme Court receives of 2,000 applications for leave to appeal from litigants primarily seeking review of decisions by the Michigan Court of Appeals. The Supreme Court’s authority to hear cases is discretionary. The Court grants leave to those cases of greatest complexity and public import, where additional briefing and oral argument are essential to reaching a just outcome.

The Wayne County Commission and its employees are the legislative branch of county government. The chief role of the commission is to adopt a budget and enact ordinances. The commission also approves contracts, appointments and rules. All Wayne County Commission meetings, as well as the budget sessions, are open to the public.

Local. What comes to your mind when you hear that word? Your neighborhood? Your town? Your state? Everyone has a different idea. But one thing is certain. There are needs in every community — local needs.

The Local Impact Alliance is here to help work with you to address those needs and to strengthen our communities. Let’s work together to create meaningful change now and into the future.

Canton Public Safety is comprised of the Fire Department, Police Department, and Emergency Management Unit. The police and fire departments are fully-staffed separately, with a combined Public Safety administration, communications, dispatch and records bureau. This method of operation provides effective service while maintaining cost-efficiency.

The men and women of the Inkster Police Department are proud to serve the residents and visitors of their city. Their highest priority is to protect them against the criminal activities of others and to enhance their sense of security, safety and well being.

Their department is committed to excellence by providing professional law enforcement services in accordance with the law, while being sensitive to the needs of the community.

The mission of the Livonia Police Department is to be responsive to the needs of all persons within the city by providing excellence in police service. In partnership with the community, we commit to the highest standard of professionalism, integrity and accountability.

The men and women who “serve and protect” the Westland community are highly trained law enforcement professionals who have made a commitment to your safety and security.

The City of Westland Police Department has a mission of providing excellent police services, and working in partnership with the community whether you are a resident, a visitor, or part of the Westland business community.

We will provide safety and support to Northville Township while upholding individual rights and protections guaranteed by the Constitution. We deliver exceptional police services through our commitment to best practice standards, continuous improvement, and partnerships; working for a safer community.

The Plymouth Township Police Department is dedicated to providing a safe and orderly environment in our community. We recognize that by working in partnership with the community, we will continue to meet our goals of protecting life and property, improving the quality of life, and reducing crime and the fear of crime in our community.

The men and women of the Sumpter Township Police Department are committed to protect life, property and the constitutional guarantees of all citizens. With community partnership as our foundation, we will enhance the quality of life, seek solutions to community problems and foster a sense of peace and security for all individuals within our Township. We will honor the trust placed in us by holding ourselves to the highest standards of professional police conduct on and off duty.

Van Buren Township Police offer many self service options that may save you time and a trip to the police department. Crash reports are available online. Van Buren Township Police now offers crime mapping. Stay informed about crimes that are happening in and around your neighborhood.

Families Against Narcotics (FAN) is a community based program for those seeking recovery, those in recovery, family members affected by addiction and community supporters. FAN seeks to change the face of addiction, dispel the stigma of addiction, and educate the community as well as those affected by addiction.

Livonia Save Our Youth is a coalition with a mission to educate and empower the community regarding the health and safety of our young people with a focus on alcohol and other drugs. The coalition includes parents, teens, educators, health care workers, law enforcement, the faith community, and substance abuse professionals. All interested community members are welcome to join us.