Southwest Solutions provides a broad range of educational opportunities for children, youth, families, and adults.


Adult Literacy
Our Adult Learning Lab in southwest Detroit helps adults improve their literacy, math and computer skills so they can be better qualified for employment. These services are free for eligible participants.
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Early Childhood
Early Childhood provides variety of programs to meet the educational and development needs of families. Family literacy programs help children and parents improve reading, writing, and language skills, while teaching parents to become full partners in educating their children.
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Our Adult Learning Lab in southwest Detroit has served over 1,700 individuals since opening in 2011.

It provides GED preparation, Adult Basic Education, ESL, and tutoring for people seeking to better their job prospects.

In 2014, 90 parents were enrolled In ELLP and spent a total of 14,844 hours in family literacy programming with 56.7% attending more than 150 hours 95.7% of the full participants (150+ hours) felt they had accomplished their goals
Began Thrive by Five in 2014, a new federally-funded, early childhood education program designed to help families break the cycle of poverty, which served 750 families in southwest Detroit through a continuum of Early Head Start and Head Start. We exited the program in 2017.
Community Schools have shown promising results in Cincinnati and other cities. Academic performance, attendance, parental involvement, school safety, and other important measures have significantly improved.


For contact information for a specific program, please visit that particular  program page by clicking the link in the Programs section above.


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