Franklin Wright Settlements, Inc.

Founded in 1881, Franklin Wright’s values are based on the settlement house concept of self-help for the continuous improvement and preservation of the family. Franklin Wright Settlements (FWS) strives to achieve this through excellence in service and equality of treatment. FWS has been a pillar in the southeast Michigan community since its founding.
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// MISSION

Founded in 1881, Franklin Wright’s values are based on the settlement house concept of self-help for the continuous improvement and preservation of the family. Franklin Wright Settlements (FWS) strives to achieve this through excellence in service and equality of treatment. FWS has been a pillar in the southeast Michigan community since its founding.


// KEY SERVICES PROVIDED

Early Start Child Development Center: Serves youth from 6 weeks old to 6 years old with language and literacy exploration, social development, and fine and gross motor skills.

Parenting Support: Programs include daily dropin, as well as before- and after-care.

After-school Enrichment Programs: Provide youth ages 6-17 with tutorial and homework assistance, cultural arts and recreation programs, nutritious snacks or meals, anger management and life skills instruction, and individual and group sessions. Additional programs include gardening and cooking, mentoring, employability skills, community activism, organized recreation, college preparation, cultural awareness programming, an annual college tour, and transportation.

Senior Outreach Services: Enable seniors to take part in Food and Friendship (socialization), community outreach, kinship care, enhanced fitness and Zumba classes, and personal action toward health programming.

Family Growth and Development: Programs are focused on families and include family reunifification, parent/child interaction, crisis intervention, family counseling, food and shelter assistance, energy assistance, and education.


// LEADERSHIP

Monique Marks, LMSW
CEO
Ahmad Nassar
Vice President of Strategy and Development
Erika Murray
Vice President of Educational Programs
Deon Mullen
Director of Senior Outreach Services
Veikko Kohler
Director of Finance
Colleen Lauless
Director of Operations
Natasha Dorsey
Director of Human Resources and Compliance
Bert Marks II
Director of Community Outreach and Engagement


// EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Giving Tuesday
November 28th

Spirit of Giving Gala
December 14th


// CONTACT INFORMATION

Franklin Wright Settlements, Inc. 
3360 Charlevoix St. Detroit, MI 48207
313-579-1000
franklinwright.org