Throughout the year, The Family Center offers presentations of interest to families, caregivers and professionals.

Visit our CALENDAR for a list of all upcoming dates and times for presentations and events.

Special Presentations

Held in partnership with local hospitals and organizations, including:

  • Grosse Pointe Public Schools
  • Harper Woods Public Schools
  • Barnes Early Childhood Center
  • CARE (Community, Assessment, Referral & Education)
  • George R. & Elise M. Fink Foundation
  • Grosse Pointe North Parents Club
  • Mothers’ Club of Grosse Pointe South
  • St. Michael’s Episcopal Church

Topics have included:

  • Are Your Kids at Risk? Not Mine! Not Here! Not Now! …Not True!
    Teen Alcohol and Drug Trends
  • The Epidemic of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity: Current Trends in Prevention, Assessment and Treatment
  • Your Child and Technology
  • Immunizations
  • Soothing Your Baby
  • Eliminate Stress At Home And In Your Life
  • Demystifying the College Process: An Interactive Panel Discussion A Conversation for Parents & Students
  • Kindergarten: Get Ready!!
  • Kindergarten: Successful Transition

Most presentations are free and have been approved by the Grosse Pointe Public School System and Harper Woods School District for staff development hours. Staff please remember to sign the attendance sheet at the door to receive credit.

Visit our Calendar for a list of all upcoming dates and times for presentations and events.

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