Black Family Development-Restoring Our Youth

Black Family Development

2995 E. Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202

Contact Name
Kevin Bryant

Phone / Email
734-758-0150  |


Program Description

Black Family Development, Inc. (BFDI) in collaboration with the Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC) is implementing an On-the-Job Training Program. The Bridges Program is designed to close both the prevalent academic and employment gap for youth 16 to 21 years of age. The goals of the Bridges Program include
• To empower at-risk youth in, recently exiting, or at-risk of entering the juvenile justice system with curriculum-based employability skills training.
• To provide individualized job placement, supervised paid work experience, and job coaching for at-risk youth to successfully enter the workforce, (including implementing their own cottage industry) in 9 to 12 months.

Age Group
16 to 18, 18 and Above