Whether youth attend the After School Enrichment Program for general programming, basketball practice, or even a summer job with the Grow Detroit Young Talent, each student walks away enriched with a wealth of knowledge. Students experience music technology and production, yoga and meditation, digital media and technology, home economics, arts and culture, junior high and high school internship program, and much more.
The After School Enrichment Program is a comprehensive student success program designed to enhance the lives of underrepresented urban youth between the ages of 7 – 17. With over 25,000 service hours, year to date, this program aide’s in providing student development opportunities through mentoring, tutoring and academic enrichment, life skills and social skills enhancement, and conflict resolution
Annually a select group of high school students from metro Detroit attend the college tour sponsored by Franklin-Wright Settlements. Many receive onsite admissions, and 100% of the students who have taken the tour attend college or vocational school.
Development - Early Start
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.
Youth Success Academy
Teen Center programming operates at Franklin – Wright’s main campus holding meetings and workshops twice a week after school hours for youth 13 – 18 years old. The program is designed to increase high school graduation rates, promote enhanced social competencies, teach vocational training and reduce youth violence. The program facilitates life-skills development, academic support, community activism and offers culturally based field trips as well as nutritious meals and snacks
Senior Outreach Services comprises seven programs through our partnership with DAAA and Focus Hope to support area residents who are of senior age. As a provider, Franklin-Wright Settlements work to make sure seniors remain healthy, safe, and independent. We support this population by offering congregate meals, transportation, socialization, enhanced fitness and access to community resources and the most appropriate and affordable combination of services that help them stay vibrant and active in the community for as long as possible with our help.