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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, Executive Director.
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; Across Ages, an intergenerational approach to drug prevention that includes mentoring, life skills development, service learning and family activities; after school tutoring and workshops; seasonal sports; recreational programs. Community services include a monthly food distribution, Kalamazoo County Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) monthly screening clinic, 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, Michigan Works, 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  YOUTH  BASKETBALL  FOOTBALL  RECREATION  TUTORS AND TUTORING  AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES  FOOD RELIEF  MENTAL HEALTH  YOUTH DEVELOPMENT  SPORTS    EMPLOYMENT  SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, TESTING 
Affiliation: Kalamazoo County Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services; CARF International
Nonprofit Status: MI Nonprofit Corporation 
Source of Info: Email 12/2015 per Robert Terrentine.