Early Childhood Development

Early Start

Franklin – Wright Settlements (FWS) Early Start Program is located at the Family Place in midtown Detroit. The specialized day care service supports infants, toddlers and families to ensure children are prepared to excel academically when they enter kindergarten. Early Start is committed to build healthy families and supportive parent networks. Services include enriched child care, daily drop-in, respite, before & after care, early childhood intervention and parenting support programs.

The dedicated and qualified staffs are well versed in the most cutting edge early child development techniques. Early Start employees participate in a skill development series offered by Leaps and Bounds, a member of the Great Start Collaborative and utilize training elements include in the High Scope Curriculum.

For more information about this program or register your child please contact Ms. Erika Batchelor, Program Director,  at 313.664.0745 or email ebatchelor@franklinwright.org


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Summer 2018

Franklin-Wright is proud to be hosting 115 summer campers who are enjoying structured recreation to include cheer and basketball, tai chi, yoga, Mandarin Chinese and Arabic language, arts and crafts, cultural excursions, reading literacy and beat making.  The program comes with free lunch and snacks. Click Read More to see photos.

July 9-17, 2018

College Tour 2018! Annually a select group of high school students from metro Detroit attend the college tour sponsored by Franklin-Wright Settlements. Reserve your seat for the 2018 College Tour including New York!  

July 9 – Aug 24, 2018

Summer Enrichment Program. Learn more here.

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