Northville CARES Creates Resource Hub for Northville Public Schools

Northville CARES for Youth exists to coordinate a community-driven approach to providing social, emotional, and mental health support to Northville youth. Northville CARES for Youth looks at this issue from a broad perspective to identify gaps, encourage efficiencies, and leverage resources on a community-wide level. Northville CARES for Youth does not implement direct programs and services but serves to promote collective action among community partners to support youth wellbeing. Here's an introduction to all of the partnerships and the resources they provide.
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Northville CARES for Youth looks at this issue from a broad perspective to identify gaps, encourage efficiencies, and leverage resources on a community-wide level. Northville CARES for Youth does not implement direct programs and services but serves to promote collective action among community partners to support youth wellbeing.
 
Here's an introduction to all of the partnerships and the resources they provide. 
 
  • City of Northville Police Department: 
  • Color My World:
    • Color My World is a suicide prevention club at Northville High School. They offer free services such as therapy dogs for students, gratitude notes, care packages, free hot chocolate drives, Zen room for students, its like a mental health suite resource library for students during the day; if they really need a break they could come down to the counselor's office and have those resources, have the counselors.
    • Website: https://nhscolormyworld.wixsite.com/northville

  • Growth Works:
    • Growth Works is a human services non-profit that has been serving Wayne County residents for over 50 years. Growth Works specializes in substance use treatment for kids and adults, work with kids in the Juvenile Justice System, and provide a number of Family Services. 
    • Website: https://gwcares.org/

  • Hegira Health:
    • Hegira Health is the largest Behavioral Health provider in Wayne County right now. They have mental health services, substance abuse services, Residential Services, preventive care, anything with mental health wellness or substance abuse for both children and adults.
    • Website: https://www.hegirahealth.org/

  • Northville District Library:
    • The Northville District Library offers programs for kids and teens, educational ones and entertaining ones. They offer database access to help students with homework and so many other things.
    • Website: https://northvillelibrary.org/

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):
    • National Alliance on Mental Illness and it's the country's largest grassroots organization around mental health. They aim to provide educational resources to anyone who needs it. Most of the services are free for whoever needs them and their main goal is to reduce and eliminate the stigma around mental illness which in effect will save many lives.
    • Website: https://namimi.org/

  • New Hope Center for Grief Support:
    • New Hope is a 501 3 C nonprofit located here in downtown Northville. They provide free grief support to those impacted by the death of a loved one. Their mission is to bring hope, healing, and new beginnings to children, families and adults impacted by the death of a loved one. They offer numerous ongoing support groups based on loss as well as programs, trainings, seminars, workshops to help better understand how to support those in grief as well as yourself.
    • Website: https://newhopecenter.net/ 

  • Northville Youth Network:
  • Northville Parents of African American Students (NPAAS):
    • The mission of NPAAS is to partner with Northville parents and the community and the CARES program to promote a diverse academic environment and to ensure that all students are successful. NPAAS is implementing solutions to help children compete globally.
    • Learn more at https://northvillecares.org/community-partners/npaas-2/ 

  • Northville Public School PTA:
  • Northville Township Police Department:
 
Community Partnerships NPS Fast Facts Northville CARES...stands for Connecting to Advance Resources, Engagement and Support...works together to encourage the development of healthy youth...connects Northville families to a variety of resources and programming available.
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