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Name: DOUGLASS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
Mailing Label: Douglass Community Association
Location:
1000 W Paterson St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Mailing Address:
1000 W Paterson St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone: 269-343-6185
FAX: 269-343-2914
Email: rterrentine@douglasscommunity.org
Website(s): http://www.douglasscommunity.org 
Personnel: Sherry Thomas-Cloud, Contact.
Hours: M-F, 8:00am - 5:00pm.
Goal: Ensure that effective, quality mental health and youth development opportunities in education, health, recreation and leadership are available in the northside neighborhood for those most in need and advocate on behalf of young people and their families living within that neighborhood.
Services: Mental health services through the Frederick Douglass Recovery Center include case management and family, adult, child and adolescent therapy. Early childhood and parenting services through Advancement Services for Parents and Children to promote child development prenatally to age five and support parents as their children’s first and most important teachers. Across Ages, an intergenerational approach to drug prevention that includes mentoring, life skills development, service learning and family activities, after school tutoring and workshops, and seasonal sports and recreational programs. Community services include a monthly food distribution, a seasonal Farmers’ Market, and referrals and support to help meet basic needs of neighborhood families. Housed programs include the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kalamazoo, the Alma Powell Library Branch of the Kalamazoo Public Library, ERAC/ce, NAACP and Mothers of Hope.
Area Served: Services are primarily focused on the greater northside neighborhood, though all Kalamazoo County residents are welcome.
Eligibility: varies depending on the program. Most services are free while some have sliding-scale fees.
Sources of support: Kalamazoo County Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services; private foundations and local donors.
Subjects: OLDER PEOPLE  COUNSELING  HUMAN SERVICES  MENTAL ILLNESS  NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS  SPANISH LANGUAGE  YOUTH  BASKETBALL  FOOTBALL  RECREATION  TUTORS AND TUTORING  AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES  EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT  FOOD RELIEF  MENTAL HEALTH  PARENTING  YOUTH DEVELOPMENT  SPORTS  FARMERS' MARKETS 
Affiliation: Kalamazoo County Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services; Parents as Teachers National; CARF International
Nonprofit Status: MI Nonprofit Corporation 
Source of Info: Email 08/2013 per Denise VanDyken.