Programs

Individual, Group & Family Therapy

Are provided by licensed professional staff and focus on the following goals:

  • Reduce depression, anxiety, social withdrawal.
  • Improves relationships with family and friends.
  • Gain insight into your problems and improve behavior.
  • Improve communication skills.
  • Develop a more positive attitude.
  • Understand the impact of Indian Boarding schools and intergenerational trauma associated with it.

First American Youth (FAY)

Provides after school and summer youth programs that reduce bi-cultural stress, provide cultural arts programs for children aged 5-17. Children are taken to cultural events in the community and are taught traditional crafts along with cultural teachings unique to American Indian Culture.

TEFAP
(food program)

On the second Wednesday of every month between the hours of 12:00pm – 3:00pm. Commodity food is available for all that meet the federal income guidelines living in out Wayne County.

The only requirement for the food program is that your income is at or below the federal poverty level, all are welcome.

Referrals

Referrals are provided for the following services:

  • Outpatient substance abuse services that are culturally specific.
  • Inpatient substance abuse treatment
  • Homeless assistance
  • Utility assistance
  • Vocational needs
  • Tribal Status cards
  • Health providers
  • ICWA information
  • Legal Services

Case Management

State Licensed Social Workers will assist clients with services they need, identified in their Person centered plan, that will link and coordinate those services to help individuals achieve their goals. Social workers will also act as advocates when needed.

We provide advocacy for policies and practice that promotes the best interests of Native American children through adherance to the Indian Child Welfare Act (I.C.W.A.).  We clarify the correct implementation of I.C.W.A. for those trying to navigate the child welfare system.

Cultural Activities

American Indian Services provides cultural activites throughout the year, including Arts and Crafts Sales for the First American Youth Program, Native festival in conjunction with Local Colleges, Native American Art shows in partnership with local art organizations. Events are designed to keep Native American culture alive in the city.

Native Fitness Group

Our fitness group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It gears primarily for our elders but all adults are welcome, to improve their overall fitness and well-being. Our instructor focuses on a 1 hour class that is 20 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of weights for strength training and 20 minutes of stretching for flexibility and balance.

Winter session: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Tuesday and Thursday

Summer session: 10:30 am – 11:30 am Tuesday and Thursday

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Contact

(313) 388-4100

amerinserv@ameritech.net

Location

1110 Southfield Rd.
Lincoln Park, MI
48146

Hours

Mon - Thurs: 9am–5pm

Fri : Closed

Sat/Sun:  Closed