Giving warmth, hope and free health screenings to the homeless and those in need
Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority (DWMHA) has partnered with NortheastGuidanceCenter for its 3rd Annual Day of Restoration. The Detroit based non-profit organization will provide hygiene and warming kits which will include coats, hats and gloves to over 300 people who are homeless and in need. Also being provided will be free health screenings.
“In the fifty years that mental health service has evolved in our community; giving back to the people we serve in any and every capacity is a necessity.”
– Tom Watkins, President and CEO – DWMHA
A unique aspect of this year’s program for the homeless is that the Northeast Guidance Center (NEGC) will be handing out 300 coats that will convert into sleeping bags designed by Veronika Scott founder CEO of Empowerment Plan another Detroit based business.
Saturday, October 26th
Detroit Rescue Mission Ministry
150 Stimson St
Detroit, MI 48201
Donations are still needed for this Saturday and always accepted year round of new and gently used coats, hats and gloves to be given to those in need.
For more information please contact: 313-824-8000 or www.neguidance.org
About NEGC- The Northeast Guidance Center was founded in 1963 and is committed to innovative, community based services to children, adults and families promoting wellness with an emphasis on mental health. NEGC is a member of the CareLink and ConsumerLink Networks
About DWMHA – Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority serves over 72,000 consumers. The Authority provides services for people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders. The DWMHA provides services and offers a culturally diverse network of community mental health programs, clinics, private therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists to adults with mental illness, individuals with developmental disabilities, children with serious emotional disturbances and persons with substance use disorders and their families.