Maternal and Infant Care
If you are on Medicaid, and are currently pregnant or have a baby under the age of 1, contact Harambee Care. This program offers care and services to provide the best for mom and baby. Through an experienced team they provide a plan of coordinated, personalized care for you and your baby. Their services include nutrition education, childbirth and parenting education, transportation to WIC and childbirth/parenting classes, coordinating health care, referrals to local services, and more!
Healthy Start/Family Spirit
This is a free program through American Indian Health and Family Services that helps Native women, children, and caregivers live happy and healthy lives. Participants receive prenatal and infant home visits, pregnancy and parenting education (with an emphasis on traditional teachings), childbirth and breastfeeding classes, playgroups and women’s groups, transportation, advocacy, and assistance obtaining needed baby items. The program is open to pregnant women, children 0-5, and caregivers who identify as Native American. No insurance or income requirement!
P.E.E.R.S. Breastfeeding and Doula Program
Contact: Pamela Ford, call 313-494-4425 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This program offers free breastfeeding and doula services to moms and their partners. They offer personal, supportive care for you before, during, and after childbirth. Services are open to residents of Detroit, Highland Park, and Hamtramck who receive public assistance (such as Department of Human Services support or Social Security Income), and priority is given to those who live or attend school in the hundred block area around Focus: HOPE, or who participate in other Focus: HOPE programs.
3031 West Grand Boulevard, Suite 545
Detroit, MI 48202
Nurse-Family Partnership is a free, voluntary program that partners first-time parents with nurse home visitors. When you enroll in the program, a specially trained nurse will visit you throughout your pregnancy and until your baby turns two years old.
Detroit Health Nest Baby and Family Help
Hotline where you can ask questions and get advice regarding your baby or family.
2995 E. Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48202
Families First workers provide home-based services for 10 hours per week, for 4 weeks. The program assists with parenting, counseling, medical care, home management, budgeting, accessing community resources and transportation.
Inkster, MI 48141
Starfish Family Services is a private, nonprofit agency serving vulnerable children and families in metropolitan Detroit. Starfish is a leading provider of early childhood development and parenting programs, children’s mental health services, after school programs, and an emergency shelter for teens and youth in crisis.
Early Learning Communities (United Way SE Michigan)
660 Woodward Avenue, Suite 300
Detroit, MI 48226
65 ELC locations throughout Greater Detroit that help provide children with literacy tools such as access to books, toys, and parenting resources.
The Kohl’s Safe Baby University, a class for expectant mothers, was designed to educate mothers to reduce risks and cultivate a safe environment for their newborn infant.
• Child Passenger Safety
• Safe Sleep
• Coping With a Crying Baby
• Infant Nutrition
• Fire and Burn Safety
Kohl’s Safe Baby University classes are held monthly at:
Kresge Eye Institute
4717 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48201
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Pre-registration is required. NO walk-ins. Registration is closed on Friday one week prior to each class.
Hospital that offers prenatal advice, long term birth control, advanced care for newborns, and other women’s health services.
1760 Fort St.
Lincoln Park Michigan
Near Southfield and Fort Street
Offers free pregnancy tests, confidential individual counseling, and some martial assistance.
24275 Ann Arbor Trail
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
The Lennon Crisis Pregnancy Center offers non-judgmental counseling, material assistance, and education before, during and after pregnancy.
These programs and services are provided FREE of charge to all pregnant women regardless of their enrollment in our program:
- Urine Pregnancy Testing
- Verification of Pregnancy for Medicaid
- Confidential Counseling
- Adoption Resources
- Post-Abortive Support Groups
- Housing Referral Support Services
- Social Services Referrals (Medicaid, W.I.C., FIA programs, Work First, etc.)
The Zeta Stork’s Nest Foundation of Detroit
313-863-6378 or 313-918-8580
15031 Dexter Ave., Detroit, MI 48238
- Provides prenatal education and incentives to low income pregnant women.
- Motivates women to get early, regular prenatal care through earned incentives.
- Educates women on self-care during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum.