Chat and Text Service Offline on Holidays Chat and Text Service Offline on Holidays

  The crisis chat is available during regular weekdays from 4-10pm.   However the service is NOT available on holidays. If chat is not available, please send an email to chat@commongroundhelps.org  or call the crisis line at 800-231-1127 or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at  800-273-TALK. If... Read More

Survey Says:  Positive Feedback Confirms Effectiveness of CRU Survey Says: Positive Feedback Confirms Effectiveness of CRU

Common Ground is pleased to announce the results of the Quality Improvement survey, which is distributed to individuals when discharged from the the Crisis Residential Unit (CRU).  The annual questionnaire assesses both satisfaction with and quality of programs provided to participants.   The questionnaire... Read More

Marketing Agency with Big Heart Gives Back to CG Guests Marketing Agency with Big Heart Gives Back to CG Guests

Spreading warmth and comfort to the people Common Ground serves, Latcha, a full-service agency in Farmington Hills, stopped by the Resource and Crisis Center (RCC) recently to drop off a load of colorful hand-made blankets for guests of the RCC.   Latcha representatives Jennifer Latcha, Greg Ebel,... Read More

Common Ground Named “Best Managed Nonprofit” Common Ground Named “Best Managed Nonprofit”

  After being named a finalist in 2010 and receiving an honorable mention in 2004, Common Ground has been named Crain’s Best-Managed Nonprofit for 2014!        Beating out stellar competition from Jewish Family Services, Leader Dogs and JVS, Common Ground is featured in the December... Read More

Updated Schedule of SOS Support Group Sessions Now Available Updated Schedule of SOS Support Group Sessions Now Available

Common Ground’s Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Groups provide outreach, support and information to those who have lost a loved one to suicide.  The Open Group provides comfort, strength and hope in an open group setting with fellow survivors and trained peer facilitators. This group meets the... Read More

Consumer Advisory Council Meetings Consumer Advisory Council Meetings

Common Ground’s Consumer Advisory Council (CAC) meets the first Wednesday of each month from 11am-1pm at the Resource and Crisis Center.  Guests are welcome.  Please call Sean Sylvester at 248-451-3789 for more information.   Wednesday, May 7 Wednesday, June 4 Wednesday, July 2 Wednesday,... Read More

Wanted:  Volunteers for Crisis Phone line, Crisis Chat/Tex Wanted: Volunteers for Crisis Phone line, Crisis Chat/Tex

Common Ground needs you!  We’ve been selected by a national organization to train online specialists for a Crisis Text Line aimed at helping young people and we are recruiting volunteers.  One of only four agencies selected to provide the training, Common Ground is excited to participate in this... Read More

Wish List:  Clothing Items Urgently Needed Wish List: Clothing Items Urgently Needed

When people come to Common Ground for help when they are dealing with a crisis in their lives, they sometimes don’t have the basic supplies and clothing most of us take for granted–like warm socks or footies, disposable slippers or even clean underwear.   Can you help?  We need women’s ... Read More

Next Session of Support Group Begins in March Next Session of Support Group Begins in March

The next ten-week session of the Survivors of Homicide Victims Support Group is set to begin March 19.  The support group will meet every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at Common Ground’s Resource & Crisis Center located on the Oakland County Campus in building 32E at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. in Pontiac.   This... Read More

Marketing Agency Employees Donate Blankets for CG Guests Marketing Agency Employees Donate Blankets for CG Guests

Employees from Latcha, a full-service marketing agency in Farmington Hills, wanted to do something personal for people within their local community who are in need.   So as part of their internal initiative called LatchaCares, they chose to create “no-sew” blankets because they are easy... Read More

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Common Ground News

Chat and Text Service Offline on Holidays Chat and Text Service Offline on Holidays

The 24-hr Resource and Crisis Helpline is always available.

Survey Says:  Positive Feedback Confirms Effectiveness of CRU Survey Says: Positive Feedback Confirms Effectiveness of CRU

CRU Quality Improvement Survey results are in.

Marketing Agency with Big Heart Gives Back to CG Guests Marketing Agency with Big Heart Gives Back to CG Guests

Latcha spreads comfort and warmth to CG guests.

Common Ground Named “Best Managed Nonprofit” Common Ground Named “Best Managed Nonprofit”

 
After being named a finalist in 2010 and receiving an honorable mention in 2004, Common Ground has been named Crain’s Best-Managed Nonprofit for 2014!        Beating out stellar competition from Jewish Family Services, Leader Dogs and JVS, Common Ground is featured in the December 1st edition of Crain’s Detroit Business.
 
CEO Tony Rothschild, who was interviewed for [...]

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