Partners

A key part of Poverty Solutions’ mission to informing, identifying and testing new strategies for the prevention and alleviation of poverty is the development of partnerships with community organizations that also focus on these issues. We are currently collaborating with the following groups on projects:

Community Health and Social Services, Inc.

CHASS provides accessible and affordable primary health care and support services to all residents of the community, with special emphasis on underserved African-American and Latino populations.

Communities In Schools/Metropolitan Detroit

Serving students and families in metropolitan Detroit since 1995, CIS links existing community resources to schools to help students successfully learn, stay in school and continue on the path to graduation.

Detroit Health Department

Since 1885, DHD has worked to improve the health and well-being of Detroiters through programs, policy promotion and partnerships in and around the city.

Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation

DHDC’s mission is to provide innovative and culturally appropriate services that advance the education, health and economic welfare of youth and families in southwest Detroit.

Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice

Established in 1994, DWEJ champions collaboration on policy, education and workforce initiatives to advance environmental justice and sustainable redevelopment objectives.

Eastside Community Network

For more than 30 years, ECN has worked to enhance resident engagement, advocacy, leadership development and innovative approaches to land development on Detroit’s lower east side.

Friends of Parkside

Based at Detroit’s Parkside Homes public housing complex, FOP offers information and advice to residents and the surrounding neighborhood to help them address their health, education and safety concerns.

Henry Ford Health System

Founded in 1915, HFHS provides both health insurance and health care delivery through its system of six hospitals and dozens of medical centers in southeast Michigan.

Institute for Population Health

IPH works with the Detroit Health Department to deliver public health programs and improve service through new funding models and public-private partnerships.

Latino Family Services

LHS supports families, youth, seniors and those who are developmentally disabled in their efforts to improve their social, health and educational situations.

Neighborhood Service Organization

Since 1955, NSO has provided assistance to vulnerable Detroiters seeking health and housing solutions; leadership and workforce training for youth; and volunteer opportunities for individuals, groups, and organizations.