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Free Virtual Therapy

Southeastern Michigan residents may be eligible to receive free virtual mental health therapeutic services. The goal of this program is to assist community members directly or indirectly impacted by COVID-19, to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety in order to return to an improved level of functioning.

Click here to sign up for virtual therapy 

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Summer Enrichment


June 10 - July 3
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
must pick up by 6 pm

july 8 - august 23
early care 8:30 am - 10 am
program 10 am - 4 pm
aftercare 4 pm - 5:30 pm
 pick up by 6 pm

This program is where young minds flourish and curiosity knows no bounds! Our program is designed to inspire, educate, and empower children through a diverse range of engaging activities and enriching experiences. From hands-on STEM projects to creative arts and outdoor adventures, we offer a dynamic blend of fun and learning in a safe and supportive environment. With experienced instructors and a focus on holistic development, we strive to nurture each child's potential and foster a lifelong love for learning. Join us this summer and embark on a journey of discovery, friendship, and growth at Franklin Wright Settlements!

To apply, click the "Web Application" link below. Questions? Contact Program Manager China Smith at or by calling 313.309.1305.

After School

Enrichment Program

Monday - Friday
4 pm - 5:30 pm
must pick up by 6 pm

This completely FREE afterschool program occurs Monday through Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with the exception of major holidays. Along with tutoring and homework help, we offer a variety of enrichment courses such as cooking, DJing, programming/coding, chess, and more!

Print and fill out the online application below or stop by our Charlevoix or Youthville office to fill out an application in person.

You can start the application process by filling out our web application below. 

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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.

Early Childhood

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.

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Senior Outreach


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.


Youth Success Academy

Teen Center

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

Virtual Therapy
Summer Enrichment Progra
After School Enrichment Program
College Tour
Early Child Development
Teen Center
Senior Outreach Services
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