(586) 759-3895

8129 Packard Avenue, Warren, MI 48089

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"Focusing on creative and collaborative action on the health, education, social and economic needs of at-risk children and families."

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Recent Highlights

October 28, 2019

United Way for Southeastern Michigan and Leaps and Bounds Family Services, a United Way Early Learning Center (ELC), have been awarded the prestigious CDA (Child
Development Associate) Gold Standard SM Award from the Council for Professional Recognition. The Council granted the award in recognition of the two entities’ expertise in providing exceptional CDA training toward preparing students for successful careers in early childhood education.

Photo: Women United Mentors and CDA participants as they meet for the 1st CDA class. Mentors provided bags filled with supplies and materials

October 19, 2019

Women United is a women’s leadership group from United Way for Southeastern Michigan whose members make an annual financial contribution. These women also contribute their time, talents and professional expertise to ensure that childcare providers and parents have the tools necessary to help the children they care for be successful.  Individual volunteers provide support and encouragement to CDA cohort participants through a UWSEM-supported app. Participants will gain from ongoing encouragement, support as the classes complete and as they prepare for the CDA test.

September 17, 2019

United Way for Southeastern Michigan, volunteers from Women United and Leaps and Bounds Family Services training staff join recent recipients of the CDA. These childcare providers participated in training, observation and testing to receive the Child Development Associate - a national early childhood credential for childcare providers.

Our Programs and Services

Home Visit Programs

For families of children aged 0 - 5 in Wayne and Macomb counties.

We are Gold Star certified for our CDA program!

United Way for Southeastern Michigan and Leaps and Bounds Family
Services, a United Way Early Learning Center (ELC), have been awarded the prestigious CDA (Child Development Associate) Gold Standard SM Award from the Council for Professional Recognition. The Council granted the award in recognition of the two entities’ expertise in providing exceptional CDA training toward preparing students for successful careers in early childhood education. Criteria that must be met in earning the CDA Gold Standard includes successful demonstration of three of the Council’s industry-leading principles of:

1. Alignment with the CDA formal education coursework in eight subject areas.

2. Sound business policies and practices.

3. Quality student services that meet their educational and professional needs.

We are Guidestar Platinum!

We are very proud to have achieved the highest rating from Guide Star: Platinum which shows we are committed to the highest levels of transparency and outcomes.

Please check out a few of our partner organizations!

Leaps & Bounds Family Services

8129 Packard Avenue, Warren, MI 48089

(586) 759-3895