Starfish Family Services

Strengthening families to create brighter futures for children.
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Strengthening families to create brighter futures for children.


A just society in which all children, families, and communities have equitable opportunities to grow, learn, and thrive.


Starfififish Family Services provides integrated, highquality programs and support services that build on the strengths and assets of families and focus on early childhood education, behavioral health, and wellness, thereby empowering parents and caregivers. Starfish currently operates 18 centers across Wayne County, employing more than 450 staffffff and impacting 4,000 children and families annually. By focusing on the best practices in the field, Starfififish aims to achieve three key outcomes: Healthy families, successful students, and empowered families. Starfififish is proud to be a partner of the P-20 Campus at the Marygrove Conservancy, with a premier early childhood center. They believe in a holistic and integrated approach, and offffffer programming that addresses the educational, physical health, mental health, and fifififinancial needs of their clients.


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Roxanne Brinkerhoff
Chief Executive Officer
Carla Burney Jones
Board Chair
Steve Holda
Chief Financial Officer
Marisa Nicely
Chief Operating Officer
Karen Roback
Chief Strategy Officer
Ara M. Hachigian
Chief of Staff


Year Established: 1963
30000 Hiveley St.
Inkster, MI 48141 | 734-728-3400