Parent Groups

Adoption Matters

2nd Thursday bi-monthly, 6:00-7:30pm at Detroit Parent Network

Provides support to adoptees, birth parents and families, adoptive parents and families, and those who may be curious about adoption. The group will connect and discuss adoption-related issues. Facillitated by Kevin Hofmann, author of Growing Up Black In White.

Beyond the Bars

2rd Thursday monthly, 6:00-7:30pm at Detroit Parent Network

For more information: Theresa Mitchell, tmitchell@detroitparentnetwork.org

For those struggling with the absence of a loved one because of incarceration (whether it’s a child, a spouse, or a parent), this group is designed to help by connecting with other people in similar situations.

Come Hear Our Stories

A group where survivors of breast cancer, prostate cancer, or diabetes are encouraged to share their stories with each other and others. Learn about medical screenings, early detection, early treatment, and living a longer and healthier life. A healthcare professional will be present to answer any questions.

Grandparents Group

2nd and 4th Thursday monthly, 12:00-2:00pm at Drew Transition Center

9600 Wyoming Ave, Detroit, MI 48204

For more information: Ora Williams, grandparentsparentingagain221@gmail.com

Grandparents have increasingly been called upon to play a larger role in raising their grandchildren and even great-grandchildren. This group is designed to give grandparents a boost and to connect them with other people, ideas, and resources in their community.

Men of DPN

3rd Thursday monthly, 6:00-7:30pm at Detroit Parent Network

A monthly group for men who would like to spend some time with other good men working to be great fathers in difficult times. Sessions include good food, timely topics and inspirational speakers.

Mommy Group

1st Thursday monthly, 6:00-7:30pm at Detroit Parent Network

For more information: Theresa Mitchell, tmitchell@detroitparentnetwork.org

A group of friends who saw a need to support one another through the journey of motherhood. The Mommy Group supports all moms in and around the city of Detroit!

Parents of Dreamers

This group is open to any and all people that have a Dreamer in their life. We offer resources and information as to how they can support their Dreamers through DACA, sharing of stories, and exhange of experiences to life one another up.

Today is the Day (Parent Support LGBTQ)

3rd Wednesday monthly, 4:00-6:00pm at Detroit Parent Network

For more information: Tanisha Burton, todayisthedayllc17@gmail.com

Today is the Day strives to connect families with children who are LGBTQ with resources that support them. This parent group works to create safe and inclusive environments for our LGBTQ parents and families.