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 Leaps & Bounds Family Services
 
making a difference in our communities ...
 
We are excited that you have chosen to visit our website. Leaps and Bounds Family Services is a non-profit agency dedicated to improving the lives of children, youth and adults.  We provide hope and opportunity through programs and services that support families and help children and young adults reach their potential and become productive citizens.
  Build future for youth
 
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"CHEERS TO BEERS"
Fundraiser for Programs of
Leaps and Bounds Family Services
1988 - 2013
 SINCE 1988 WE HAVE ...

• Provided 16,000 children birth – age 5 with 2.2 million hours of services including center-based childcare, early literacy learning groups and kindergarten readiness home visits. 
 
• Provided 700 teen aged youth with 310,000 hours of academic tutoring and youth leadership development.
 
• Provided 12 conflict reconciliation trainings to teens in the Van Dyke and Detroit school districts as well as in Chicago.
 
• Provided 5,700 adults with 4.1 million hours of educational support including adult basic education classes and GED preparation, ESL classes, Parent Skill Building Workshops and training for Child Care Providers.
 
• Participated in neighborhood revitalization efforts in the communities of Osborn and Brightmoor (Detroit), south Warren and through support of the urban farming community of Feedom Freedom in southeast Detroit.
 
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Current Class Schedule
 
  
 
 
See the ELC Schedule for complete details and information on full schedule.
                           
 
 
 
  
 
 
  
   
 

COMPLETE 10 HIGH SCOPE DEVELOPED TRAININGS
AND RECEIVE A
GIFT CARD, TOY OR FREE FIRST AID/CPR TRAINING
See your trainer for
more information.

EARLY CHILDHOOD RESOURCE ROOMS
    
 
Drop in times:

MONDAYS:
9:00 am -12:00 Noon
Early Childhood Center
24580 Cunningham, Centerline
 
 
 
TUESDAYS:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kennedy Elementary
11333 Kaltz, Warren 
 
 
TUESDAYS:
9:00 am - Noon
The Matrix Center
13560 E. McNichols, Detroit
 
 
 
WEDNESDAYS: 
9:00 am - 12:00 Noon
Crescentwood Elementary-
14500 Crescentwood, Eastpointe
 
 
WEDNESDAYS: 
9:00 am - 12:00 Noon
Boggs School
4141 Mitchell, Detroit
 
 
 
THURSDAYS:
9:00 am - 12:00 Noon
    
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church
8129 Packard, Warren
                                       
Call Rebecca at                (586) 404-8611 for more information.
               
 
 
 
 
STARS
Classes have Returned!!!
Self Assessment Survey (SAS) training participants will walk through the SAS, step by step, with a Quality Improvement Coordinator, learn about required documentations and have the opportunity to upload and submit documentation.
Thursdays
 December 5th and December 19th
6:30-8:30 pm
Mt Calvary
 
TIME FOR KINDERGARTEN
Learn to align school readiness standards with home and center based childcare programs in order to prepare children for school.
Friday
December 6th
9:00-11:00am
The Matrix Center
 
 
 
LET'S TALK PROFESSIONALISM
Explore methods and best practices to strengthen your role as a professional child care provider in order to raise business and quality standards.
Thursday
December 12th
 6:30-8:30 pm
 Mt. Calvary
 

AN INTRODUCTION TO AGES & STAGES QUESTIONAIRES
® (ASQ) & (ASQ-SE)
A Parent/Provider-Completed Child Monitoring
  • Can be completed in less than 30 minutes
  • National screening tool
  • Encourages provider and parent partnership
  • Satisfies the QRIS screening tool component
ASQ-SE will also include:
  • Learning activities to address social emotional health in children
Saturday
December 21
11:15 am - 3:30 pm
The Matrix Center

 

 

 
 
 
 
The Annie E. Casey
Foundation’s latest KIDS COUNT® policy report, The First Eight Years: Giving Kids a Foundation for
Lifetime Success
released November 4, 201
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CLICK HERE for full report.

Decades of brain and child development research show that kids who enter kindergarten with below-average language and cognitive skills can catch up — but only if they are physically healthy and have strong social and emotional skills.-Michigan League for Public Policy
 
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