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Urban League of Detroit and Southeastern Michigan - Administration Office

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(313) 832-4600

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208 Mack Ave. Detroit, MI 48201

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info@deturbanleague.org

Eligibility

African Americans and other persons of color.

The WIC program serves low-income, nutritionally at risk:

  • Pregnant women (through pregnancy and up to 6 weeks after birth or after pregnancy ends).

  • Breastfeeding women (up to infant’s 1st birthday)

  • Non-breastfeeding postpartum women (up to 6 months after the birth of an infant or after pregnancy ends)

  • Infants (up to 1st birthday).

  • Children up to their 5th birthday.

Description

Among our programs and services are the College Club, WIC Food and Nutrition Program, Workforce Career Development Employment Services, Young Professionals/Blue Monday Network sessions, Grits and Issues and the MLK "All Peoples Breakfast" and our Digital computer campus. Our programs are designed to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities in the metro Detroit Area serving more than 60,000 youth adults and seniors each year.

Workforce Career Development Center

Provides screening, employability skills training, counseling, job referrals and placement. The ULDSEM also, conducts specialized career/job fairs throughout the year.

Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

WIC helps provide income eligible pregnant women, breastfeeding women, women who recently had a baby, infants from birth up to 5 years old who are at health risk due to inadequate nutrition. WIC provides supplemental food, offers professional nutrition education, promotes breastfeeding and makes referrals based on health screening and assessment of needs.

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

The Child and Adult Care Food Program provides financial assistance and nutrition training to licensed home childcare facilities. In addition to subsidizing the cost of providing meals, the CACFP helps ensure that daycare homes provide nutritious meals and snacks to the children served.

Office of Community Services

Provides information and referrals in the areas of housing, social services, advocacy, technical assistance, volunteerism and counseling.

Read and Rise (Early Childhood Education)

Address early literacy gaps, the Urban League has developed Read and Rise, a parent mobilization effort around early literacy support, and development in urban areas.

helpful tips
Located in Albert Kahn’s former home on the corner of Mack and John R. Street.
Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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