501 W Main St, Northville, MI 48167-1576 | Mary K. Gallagher, Superintendent
NORTHVILLE CIVIC CONCERN
Northville Civic Concern, a group providing assistance to area needy families, houses its operation at the Senior Citizen's Center, 42951 Seven Mile Road, Northville, Michigan.
Northville Civic Concern is open on the 2nd & 4th Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (telephone 248/344-1033). All services take place at this time. Persons seeking assistance should bring identification and proof of income status. Help is available to qualified persons in the areas of medical needs, food, rent, clothing and utilities. Donations to the program are accepted and appreciated.
NORTHVILLE YOUTH ASSISTANCE
Northville Youth Assistance (NYA) is a shared service between Northville Township and the City of Northville, with support of the Northville Public School District. The program’s vision is a community where all Northville youth feel valued, successful, safe, supported, engaged and prepared for adulthood. In pursuit of this vision, the mission of Northville Youth Assistance is to advocate for our youth, in partnership with their families, through mentoring, counseling, and social and academic support.
NYA matches trained volunteer mentors with children and teens in the community who are likely to benefit from a positive adult role mode. NYA also provides summer camp scholarships through a partnership with the Conrad Charitable Foundation; counseling; anger management and decision making programs for youngsters and their families; and programs to help with the transition to middle school and to high school.
These programs are offered free of charge to families who live within the Northville Public School district. Northville Youth Assistance is located at the Northville Community Senior Center, 303 W. Main.
STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The Student Assistance Program is available at Northville High School, Hillside Middle School, and Meads Mill Middle School, it is a school-based program which provides education, counseling, and other support to students and families around issues of substance abuse—including smoking, alcohol, and other drugs. Most students involved in this program are seen weekly on a rotating basis with teacher and parent permission. Prevention, crisis counseling, and family support are emphasized. To ask questions, request information, or receive support for a drug-related crisis, please call Carolyn Miranda at 248/344-8420, extension 353.
NORTHVILLE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Recreation Center @ Hillside
700 W. Baseline Rd.
Northville, Michigan 48167
The Northville Parks and Recreation Department is proud to be an important part of the Northville Community. A shared service of the City of Northville and the Charter Township of Northville, the department offices are currently located at the Recreation Center at Hillside Middle School, 700 W. Baseline Road.
The Parks and Recreation Department serves residents of the City of Northville, Northville Township, and the entire Northville Public School District. Leisure and enrichment programs are offered for all ages and varied interests on a year-round basis. Popular activities include:
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Contact the Northville Parks and Recreation office for a quarterly catalog of scheduled activities or check the website at www.northvilleparksandrec.org.
The Northville Senior Community Center is available for community use on a rental fee basis. Facilities available include gymnasium, large banquet room and meeting room. The Recreation Center at Hillside has gymnasiums, pool and locker rooms, classroom and activity space available for rental. Contact the Parks and Recreation Department for rental rates and schedules, (248) 349-0203.
NORTHVILLE SENIOR CENTER
Located at 303 W. Main Street, the Northville Senior Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We welcome everyone aged 50 plus (in some instances such as the contracted trips, the age requirement is 21 plus) to participate in and take advantage of the many wonderful services and activities offered, such as:
· Transportation for doctor appointments, errands or local shopping
· Monthly newsletter
· Telecare to homebound residents (friendly telephone calls)
· Food and liquid nutrition distribution
· Blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol checks
· Medical equipment loan such as wheelchairs, walkers, canes
· Fitness activities such as Oxycize, water aerobics, tai chi, volleyball, massage therapy, foot reflexology and healing touch
· Card playing, Friday flicks, luncheons, dinners out, ice cream socials, picnics, historic walks, Tiger games, shopping trips, plays, concerts, and travel shows
· Educational, informative, supportive, legal discussions / seminars
· Day trips as well as overnight trips to such exciting places as Mackinac Island, Stratford, Toronto, Greece, Iceland, Branson, Hawaii, and many more.
To hear more about these services and activities or to register (some activities fill quickly), call (248) 349-4140.
248/349-9661 (Call 1-800-851-1454 (24) hours in advance for reservations, cancellations, and "Meals on Wheels").
A COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION RECOGNIZING DIVERSITY (ACORD)
ACORD is a community-based organization concerned with fostering harmony and understanding diversity. This group actively promotes equality for all people regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, disability, socio-economic situation or national origin. Goals include developing educational programs to increase community awareness; and acting as a resource for the community and schools. Contact Al Qualman for more information (248/349-8437).