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  • Restorative Practices

    Restorative Practices

    Black Family Developments Restorative Practices program is a community-based initiative to implement restorative practices throughout the city of Detroit. learn more.

  • 2016 Calendar

    Calendar of Events

    To view our complete listing of upcoming events, click here.


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Our Position

BFDI is uniquely positioned to advance our work on improving outcomes for children, families and the community. We offer a continuum of programs and services that are designed to support our consumers desires and needs.

Our Commitment

We are committed to engaging the total community. We are committed to working in partnerships with others to provide the best outcomes within our neighborhoods.

Our Work

In addition to our continuum of services, our work fortifies youth and their families with the essential historical and cultural information necessary for building a strong sense of self-confidence.

Save The Date
2016 Annual Meeting

Video From The 2016 State of The County Address

CEO Alice G. Thompson recognized & honored for her continued work in Strengthening And Enhancing The Lives of Children, Youth, and Families

Great Start Collaborative ~ Help Me Grow

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Great Start Collaborative ~ Born Ready Toolkit

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Business Hours

Our hours of operation:
24/7 Availability

Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm
Weekends: Community Meetings

Our Offices

  • Administrative Office

    2995 E. Grand Blvd
    Detroit, MI 48202
    Phone: 313-758-0150
  • Samaritan Center

    5555 Connor Ave. Ste 1038
    Detroit, MI 48213
    Phone: 313-308-0255
  • In School Colaborative Partners

    Osborn High School
    Brenda Scott Academy
    Hope Academy
    Ralph J. Bunche Academy
    Ecorse High School
    Grandport Elementary Academy

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