Client Receives “New Lease on Life” Client Receives “New Lease on Life”

Jamie has suffered panic attacks his entire life. Living undiagnosed – he dealt with the attacks as part of his daily routine – until one day shortly after his 30th birthday. Departing from the office building where he worked, he suddenly found it impossible to make the descent to the ground floor.... Read More

Teen Gets Life Back on Track with CG Support Teen Gets Life Back on Track with CG Support

After graduating from high school Phyllis was forced to leave her job and her friends behind when she and her mother moved. The 17-year-old resented her mother’s decision, pushing their already rocky relationship to breakpoint. What was once arguing escalated to intense physical encounters. “If I... Read More

Counseling Helps Survivor Grieve, Move Forward Counseling Helps Survivor Grieve, Move Forward

“I hope it’s not someone I know,” Rita said, referring to her mother’s killer. However, it was someone Rita knew that stabbed her 92-year-old mother or “Granny,” as her close friends called her, Memorial weekend 2004 in Highland Twp. The police detectives on her mother’s case referred Rita... Read More

Homeless Youth Finds Security, Purpose with CG Help Homeless Youth Finds Security, Purpose with CG Help

At age 14, Armon was living on the streets stealing to survive. For his crimes he spent five years in a juvenile detention facility. Upon his release, he thought he had no other option but to return to the streets and, if he was lucky, occasionally a friend’s couch. Then he was introduced to Common... Read More

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No Legal Clinic Sessions on 11/22 and 11/24 No Legal Clinic Sessions on 11/22 and 11/24

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no legal clinic sessions this week. Next week, the clinic will resume normal operations.
Have a great holiday!

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is November 19th International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is November 19th

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day  is an annual community gathering that brings together suicide loss survivors seeking comfort and understanding as well as individuals seeking to share stories of healing and hope. The program starts at 10 a.m. with a welcoming from Karen Marshall of American Indian Health and Family Services. There will be […]

Community Resource Day is November 16th Community Resource Day is November 16th

Community Resource Day (CRD) is an annual event that brings together over 40 local non-profit organizations, businesses, civic groups, and local government to provide vital resources for those at-risk or experiencing homelessness in our community. Transportation will be provided at designated sites including in Pontiac. Last year the event served over 200 individuals in our […]

Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Community Forum Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Community Forum

Please join the Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force on Friday May 20 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm for a Community Forum. Click HERE to register.

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