What we do


For 40 years, Common Ground has been dedicated to helping youths, adults and families in crisis. The agency provides a lifeline for runaway and homeless youths, families in crisis, victims of crime, people with mental illness and others in critical situations.

Common Ground serves more than 40,000 individuals per year through various programs and is supported by state and federal grants and contracts, individual and corporate contributions, the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority and United Way for Southeastern Michigan.

Common Ground News

New Survivors of Homicide Victims’ Support Group Session to Begin New Survivors of Homicide Victims’ Support Group Session to Begin

For those facing the loss of a loved one due to homicide.

Agency’s Signature Fundraiser Celebrates 40th Year Agency’s Signature Fundraiser Celebrates 40th Year

Volunteer for the Birmingham Street Art Fair! Call 248-451-8150 for more information.

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

The first group on Sept. 1 is rescheduled to Sept. 15 due to the Labor Day Holiday.

What the New “Service Wait List Policy” Means for CG Service Recipients What the New “Service Wait List Policy” Means for CG Service Recipients

OCCMHA revises the way it delivers services due to funding reduction.

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