Southwest Counseling Solutions

Southwest Counseling Solutions is composed of three Centers of Excellence: Children, Youth and Families; Adult Counseling Services; and Supportive Housing. Together, these Centers of
Excellence encompass a broad range
range of programs for children,
youth, adults and families that
serve to empower them
to accomplish a healthier
and more hopeful future.

Children, Youth and Families

Our programs help children, youth and families understand they are not defined by the emotional and behavioral issues that bring them to seek our services.

  • Clinical services for children and youth with serious emotional disorders
  • Juvenile justice services for adjudicated and at-risk youth
  • Leadership and life skills training for youth
  • Family Alliance for Change supports parents of children with mental health challenges
  • Wraparound Model involves the family and community to help youth
  • Cornerstone (Transition Age Youth Project) for youth with mental illness
  • Early Childhood Mental Health (ECMH) provides home-based clinical services to pregnant women and families with children birth to six years old.
  • My Next Move teaches about career development, job readiness, life and leadership skills, and financial literacy.

Children, Youth and Families (CYF) is located at 5716 Michigan Avenue, Detroit 48210. For more information about CYF programs, call 313.963.2266.

Adult Counseling Services

Our mental health counseling, advocacy and support services help individuals move from a difficult past to self-reliance and wellbeing.

The Waterman Outpatient Clinic is located at 1700 Waterman St., Detroit, MI 48209. Anyone seeking our counseling services should contact our ACCESS and Welcome Center, which is the point of entry for all our mental health programs. To contact the ACCESS unit, call 313.841.7474 Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. 

Supportive Housing / Housing Resource Center

Supportive Housing provides permanent housing, mental health counseling and support services to homeless persons.

  • Transitions homeless persons into safe, decent and affordable housing
  • Provides rental assistance and secures other housing subsidies
  • Provides support services at Piquette Square for Veterans
  • Provides access to substance abuse treatment
  • Research and best practices to end homelessness

Our Housing Resource Center (HRC) is at 1600 Porter St., Detroit, 48216. Contact the HRC at 313.963.6601.


No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay. (A nadie se le negará el acceso a los servicios debido a la incapacidad de pagar.) There is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available. (Hay un descuento/escala movil de tarifas disponible.)


To obtain a copy of the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN) Member Handbook and the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN) Provider Directory, follow this link. This information can be found under Member Resources or under Customer Service Resources.

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