Family Life

University social workers, physicians, lawyers and graduate students are available to help parents and children overcome the problems and challenges of family life.

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Child Welfare Learning Community

The Child Welfare Learning Community (CWLC) defines child welfare broadly to include areas of social, economic and environmental justice that transcend the traditional boundaries established by existing federal and state programs and which affect the well-being of children, youth and their families.

Phone: (734) 763-3491
Web: ssw.umich.edu/offices/learning-communities/child-welfare/
Email: cslc-info.ssw.@umich.edu

Family Assessment Learning Laboratory for Education and Research (FALLER)

The Family Assessment Learning Laboratory for Education and Research, the non-clinical component remaining within the SSW, provides education, training, consultation, and research activities focusing on child welfare best practice and standards of care.

Phone: (734) 998-9700
Web: ssw.umich.edu/offices/faller

Michigan Poverty Law Program

The Michigan Poverty Law Program (MPLP) is a cooperative effort of Legal Services of South Central Michigan and the University of Michigan Law School. MPLP provides state support services to local legal aid programs and other poverty law advocates. The Michigan Poverty Law Program is a joint project of Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) and the University of Michigan Law School (UMLS). MPLP is funded in part by the Michigan State Bar Foundation (MSBF) and the Legal Services Corporation(LSC).

Phone: (734) 998-6100
Web: mplp.org/

Michigan Legal Help

The Michigan Legal Help website was created to help Michigan residents who are representing themselves in civil legal matters. There are articles you can read to learn about a specific area of the law and toolkits to help you prepare to represent yourself in court.

Phone: (734) 998-6100
Web: michiganlegalhelp.org/

University Center for the Child and the Family

The Center provides assessment and treatment for children, adolescents, families and couples. Services include mental health care, social skills groups for children and teens, divorce groups for adults and their children, and an adoptive parents' group. Services also are available for lesbian, gay and bisexual families.

Phone: (734) 764-9466
Web: mari.umich.edu/university-center-child-family
Email: mari.umich.edu/university-center-child-family/appointments/contact-us