Information about services for children and families as well as assistance in identifying child-care providers and services is available through the Wayne State University Re-Entry to Education Program, 580.1 Student Center; (313) 577-0340. The university recognizes the existence of a diversity of child care practices and makes no specific endorsements.
Wayne State University campus child care centers:
Following is a list of child care centers on the Wayne State University campus. Check with the centers for information about the fees charged, grants for child care, summer programs, and other information.
Early Childhood Center (College of Education): (313) 577-1686
4500 Cass Ave. (north entrance, University Tower apartments)
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Half-day and full-day options (some children may be eligible for free half-day program). Extended child care hours for pre-school program only, at an hourly rate for ages three and four years. A toddler/parent education program is available to parents who meet eligibility guidelines.
87 E. Ferry (Knapp Building)
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Ages: one - four years.
Child care providers off-campus:
The following organizations and websites provide information about choosing child care, information about child care centers and providers, and resource information for children and families. Additional websites may also be consulted.
Headstart Programs, Detroit Area: (313) 267-6740
Ages: 0 - five years
For Michigan Headstart Programs:
Michigan Community Coordinated Child Care (4 Cs):
Detroit and Wayne County: (313) 259-4411
Other Michigan Locations: (800) 950-4171
Michigan Division of Child Care Day Licensing:
For information on choosing child care providers, locations of licensed providers, child care center rules, information about starting a child care center and other topics: http://www.cis.state.mi.us/brs/cdc