Special Events

The River Splash Dash presented by PNC Bank

Its coming! Be there Saturday July 11th along the Detroit RiverWalk for three terrific, family-friendly events: An exciting 5K race. A leisurely 1-Mile walk. And a short course Kiddie Dash, featuring PAWS the beloved mascot of the Detroit Tigers.
Event information
Mail-in registration
Register online
Hope to see everyone at the SPLASH.

read more »
  • Improving the Lives of Children

    Improving the Lives of Children

  • Strengthening Families

    Strengthening Families

  • Empowering Individuals to become Self Reliant

    Empowering Individuals to Become Self Reliant

Help Support Our Mission

Your contribution … no matter how small …can help us make a real difference in the lives of others.


Learn more about us by reviewing our Annual Report.

A bold new early child development strategy for Detroit. Click here to learn more about our innovative Head Start programs.


Development Centers is constantly assessing the needs & circumstances of our community. Our goal is to address the full spectrum of needs for the diverse population we serve by offering effective programing and efficient services including:

News & Activites

DC Collaboration Set To Expand Preschool Services

Development Centers shares the headlines as launch for highly acclaimed Head Start Program gets under way.

read more »

Second Annual River Splash Dash Results Are In

We would like to express our deepest appreciation to all who attended our Second Annual 5K Fun Run.

read more »

DCI Spotlight

From a modest beginning in 1983, today we provide assistance to more than 12,000 consumers each year through our present offering of over 26 behavioral health and human services programs.

Click here to learn first-hand how Development Centers is changing lives throughout the communities we serve.

Development Centers is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of individuals, families and the community by meeting behavioral health, social and vocational needs through a continuum of prevention, treatment and training services.