Special Events

Annual Fall Fundraiser

Returning October 16, 2015 to the Baronette Renaissance Hotel located in Novi, Michigan. Fabulous dinner, silent auction, entertainment and more! Don’t miss this fun-filled evening. Click here to order your tickets today.

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Diapers For The D

Local High School Students Partnering to Hold a Diaper Drive for Babies in Need.

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    Empowering Individuals to Become Self Reliant

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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 & Activities

2015 River Splash Dash Rated ‘Best Ever’

Perfect weather. Fantastic setting. Terrific memories. And all for a GREAT CAUSE. Our 3rd Annual River Splash Dash held July 11, 2015 had it all!
Click here to view the official 5K race results. Click here to view a map of the 5K course.

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Detroit Free Press article on Detroit Head Start

Thanks to the Detroit Free Press for the article on Detroit Head Start. Development Centers is a Head Start provider in Detroit. We have spots open now for pregnant moms and children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.

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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.