The Children's Center of Wayne County welcomes Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley and Legislators to midtown Detroit Campus

May 14, 2012, 11:58 ET from The Children's Center of Wayne County

DETROIT, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Center of Wayne County (TCC) proudly hosts Lt. Governor Brian Calley and Michigan Legislators to midtown Detroit campus.


What:  Ceremonial ribbon cutting for The Children's Center's Crisis Center and campus tour.

When:  Monday, May 14, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.

Where:  The Children's Center of Wayne County

79 W. Alexandrine (Building 100), Detroit, MI 48201

Why Grand Opening of Crisis Center and campus tour showcasing vision to expand services to families with autistic children, in light of the recent changes in legislation mandating insurance coverage for autism treatment.

Who:  TCC offers more than 20 family-focused, strength-based and recovery oriented programs with the mission to help children and families shape their own futures. Programs and services fall into four categories which include:

  • Healthy start – preventive services addressing emotional challenges in children birth through school age.
  • Healing the hurt – specialized therapeutic services for children who experience intellectual or developmental disabilities, autism, trauma, sexual abuse, or are in crisis.
  • Safe home – foster care and adoption services designed to provide healthy placements for children who have been abused and neglected.
  • Bridging the gap – supportive and advocacy services linking children to resources within The Children's Center and in the community.

According to Debora Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of The Children's Center, "We are so fortunate to have the opportunity to share our cutting edge mental health treatment programs with Lieutenant Governor Calley and members of the State of Michigan's Legislature. Together, we will increase awareness of collaborative efforts designed to support families in crisis residing in metropolitan Detroit."

About The Children's Center

The Children's Center (TCC) is one of the largest, most diverse and comprehensive frontline child-serving agencies in Michigan currently serving more than 7,000 children and families annually. For the past 83 years TCC has provided over 20 programs addressing therapeutic & mental health needs of children, as well as foster care & adoptions. For more information, please visit The Children's Center web site at

SOURCE The Children's Center of Wayne County