New Annual Report Available for Online Viewing New Annual Report Available for Online Viewing

Common Ground’s 2011-12 Annual Report has been published and is now available to view online.  Supporters should receive their copy in the mail in the next week or so.   Take a few moments to get up to speed on the agency’s activities in the last year, including  updates on finances, programs... Read More

Next Survivor’s of Homicide Support Group Set for February 20 Next Survivor’s of Homicide Support Group Set for February 20

This FREE ten-session group features structured topics and guest speakers to provide support to those facing the loss of a loved one due to homicide.  This is a closed group after the second session so prior registration is helpful to ensure cohesiveness.  The new group begins February 20, 2013 and... Read More

Legacy Society Legacy Society

Multiple Year Giving Program Helps Agency Build Solid Financial Foundation Common Ground is grateful to all who support us—whether it is giving their time, or sharing their talents and treasure, donors provide Common Ground the ability to help people move from crisis to hope. They help us carry out... Read More

Agency Offers Mental Health First Aid Training to the Community Agency Offers Mental Health First Aid Training to the Community

The recent tragedy in Connecticut has prompted meaningful discussions about mental health issues and how to get care and treatment to those who need it before a situation turns into a crisis. The stigma surrounding mental illness often prevents people from seeking help or even acknowledging that they... Read More

Common Ground  Seeks Kitchen Supplies for New Wellness Program Common Ground Seeks Kitchen Supplies for New Wellness Program

Common Ground understands the importance of integrating physical and mental wellness.  In fact, wellness is one of the agency’s core values.  That’s why Common Ground is launching the Wellness Through Food program for the people it serves. Board member Rita Patel, who is a health coach... Read More

Make A Difference Program Honors Common Ground Make A Difference Program Honors Common Ground

Genisys Credit Union, in partnership with the Detroit Pistons, recently selected Common Ground as an honoree of its Making a Difference program.  Part of the recognition included highlighting Common Ground’s youth programs in a video, which was shot at the Sanctuary.  Volunteers, staff members... Read More

Common Ground News

Mark Your Calendars:  41st Annual Birmingham Street Art Fair is Sept. 19-20 Mark Your Calendars: 41st Annual Birmingham Street Art Fair is Sept. 19-20

Join us for a weekend of fun that raises funds to help support our programs and services!

Call for Entries: Healing Power of the Arts Call for Entries: Healing Power of the Arts

A traveling “all media” show featuring local artists who have used art as a healing tool. Great news– the deadline has been extended!

Fall, 2015 Volunteer Crisis Training Schedule Now Available Fall, 2015 Volunteer Crisis Training Schedule Now Available

Contact Crisis Volunteer coordinator Melissa Hope for information at 248-451-2614.

Certified Peers Provide Support to People on Journey to Recovery Certified Peers Provide Support to People on Journey to Recovery

Peer support is about getting help from someone who has been there. Peers share with one another their experiences, strength and hope–a powerful combination for recovery.

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