Advisory Council

Tommy W. Adams
The Grosse Pointe Academy

Jennifer Palms Boettcher
Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce

Bart Bronk
University Liggett School

Charles Burke
GP War Memorial Association

Joan DeRonne
Assumption Cultural Center

J. Theodore Everingham
Everingham & Associates

Mary Beth Garvey, LMSW
Clinical Therapist

Peggy Hayes
The Helm at the Boll Life Center

Robert E. Hoban
St. John Hospital & Medical Center

Sean Hogan-Downey, LMSW
Clinical Therapist

John Minnis
Grosse Pointe News

Lori Mouton
DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Gary C. Niehaus, EdD
Grosse Pointe Public School System

David E. Rabbideau, EdS
Harper Woods School District

Robert G. Riney
Henry Ford Health System

Sean Southers, NHA
ShorePointe Nursing Center

Rev. Andrew Van Culin
Christ Church of Grosse Pointe

Enriched Communities Through Stronger Families
The Family Center serves as the community’s hub for information, resources and referral for both families and professionals. The Family Center is a non-profit organization founded to promote a deeper understanding of the role of parents and others in supporting our youth to become competent, caring and responsible community members.

All gifts are tax-deductible.
To volunteer or contribute, visit, call (313) 447-1374.
Email: or write to: The Family Center
32 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236