Edsel Ford High School

Empowering Families Through Community Connections

The Dearborn Public Schools Homeless team is excited to invite you to a special session titled “Empowering Families Through Community Connections.” This event is designed to connect families, particularly those experiencing or knowing someone experiencing homelessness, with vital resources and support networks within our community.

Date: May 21 2024

Time: 9:00 am -11:30

Location: ASC- Board room.

Transportation will be provided in 3 different schools – TBD.

Session Highlights:

Small Group Discussions: Our presentation will be facilitated in small groups, fostering a comfortable environment for open dialogue.

Resource Tables: Explore a variety of resource tables staffed by LAHC representatives, who can answer questions and provide information on services tailored to your unique needs.
Importance of Community Support: Learn about community services’ crucial role in establishing stability and promoting family self-sufficiency.

Key Topics:
Healthy Living: We’ll provide guidance on accessing healthy food options, food assistance programs, and maintaining a physically active lifestyle through budget-friendly meal planning tips.
Substance Use Prevention: This session will address the warning signs of substance misuse, connect you with relevant resources, and offer coping mechanisms for managing stress in a healthy way.
Mental Health Awareness: We’ll discuss the importance of prioritizing mental health, explore strategies for managing stress, and provide information on accessing mental health services, including therapeutic services offered onsite at LAHC.
Education and Youth Leadership: Our presentation will emphasize the importance of education and how nurturing leadership skills in your children can empower them to overcome challenges and build a brighter future.

We believe working together can create a strong support system for our families experiencing homelessness. This session is a valuable opportunity to learn more about the resources available and connect with others in our community.

Please RSVP by May 15, 2024, to help us plan accordingly.

We look forward to seeing you there and enjoying a tasty breakfast together!

Please see flyer below!