Youth Department

Come Join The RCC Youth Department

Welcome to the Redford Township Youth Department Home Page!! Below is some basic information about current on-going programs that are offered through the department. Throughout the year, there will be special programs and services offered within the department that may not be listed at this time. Please feel free to contact the Department with any questions at 387-2787 or come on in and check us out..

Our Programs

After School Program:
(Open September-June each school year)

The Redford Youth Department offers a free drop in after school program for Redford Residents ages 7-15 years old Monday through Friday from 3:30-7:30pm within the Redford Community Center. All youth must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian before being able to participate. Youth ages 5 & 6 may participate in daily activities if a parent or guardian is in the Community Center. Any youth under 5 must have a parent with them while participating at all times.

Teen Lounge:
The Redford Youth Department offers a teen drop in lounge for Redford Residents ages 13-18 Monday through Friday from 3-7:30pm within the Redford Community Center. Watch TV, movies, listen to your favorite music, play foosball, or just hang out. All participants must have a waiver on file signed by a parent or guardian.

Youth Assistance Program:
Redford Township works with Growthworks Inc. to provide many at-risk programs within our Community. Programs include both Youth Assistance and Chemical Dependency Programs. For assistance, please call 734-495-1722.

Youth Clubs

The Redford Youth Department offers volunteer led youth clubs throughout the school year for Redford Residents 7-15 years of age at the Redford Community Center. Please note, youth must sign up to be a part of the after school program in order to participate. Some examples of clubs are: Magic Club, Craft Club, and Soccer Club.

Summer Youth Program Hours

Redford Youth Commission:
Are you a high school student that would like to get more involved in your community? If you are come and join the Redford Township Youth Commission. Commissioners sit on current boards and commissions within the Township to learn more about their local government, volunteer at various Township events, and create Teen events for youth within your community. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 5pm in the Redford Community Center Library.
Click here to visit their site.

Possible Programs/ Classes Wanted:
The Redford Youth Department is always looking to expand and add to our current programs. Do you have a possible program or talent that you would like to offer to the youth in our community? If so, please stop by the Youth Department and fill out a program proposal form.

Capitol Park Skate Park:
Redford Township offers a free skatepark located in Capitol Park. The skatepark is open to skateboarding, in-line skates, and non-motorized bikes. *Park may be closed at any time due to the weather or the discretion of Redford Township. No trespassing between dusk to dawn, trespassers may be ticketed or arrested.

Skate Park Hours:
School year: Sept- June - 3:30pm-Dusk
Summer: June-Sept. - 9am-Dusk

M,W,F: Skateboards
T,TH: Bikes
Saturday: Dawn-1pm: Bikes
1pm-Dusk: Skateboards
Sunday: Dawn-1pm: Skateboards
1pm-Dusk: Bikes

Rules:
Skateboarding, in-line skating, and non-motorized bikes only
Helmet, knee pads, elbow pads & wrist guards recommended
No smoking, tobacco or alcohol allowed
No graffiti, stickers or littering
No skating on adjacent property
No glass containers

SKATE AT YOUR OWN RISK!

Action Center
The NEW "Action Center" allows citizens to maintain an open dialogue with their Township Government. Citizens can fill out and submit forms online to report incidents, provide feedback, request tours and more.
Click here to get started!
Community Help

Having trouble with Bed Bugs? Click here for more information.
Wayne Metro Community Action Agency has developed a reputation among care agencies as experts in assessing potential bed bug problems in homes, apartments and schools in our area. If you have reason to believe that a resident needs this service, please feel free to share this referral with them. The phone number to Wayne Metro is 734-246-2280.

Ways to Family Self-Sufficiency, Inc. www.wtfss.org

Stabilizing Neighborhoods Action Plan - SNAP (.pdf)

Redford Township Vacant Commercial Properties

Did you know that the Redford Firefighters Fund loans wheelchairs, walkers, canes and crutches to Redford residents free of charge? Contact the South Fire Station for availability @ 937-2029. (Must show proof of residency at time of pick-up.)

Wayne County:

Rouge System:

DTE Energy:

Food Services:

Clothing:
Check back soon for updates!

Foster Care:

Methodist Children's Home Society Recruitment
Click Here for more info
View the Public Service Announcement about MCHS Foster Care and Adoption by clicking the YouTube link below
http://youtu.be/HLlATiBYM4c

Become a Licensed Foster Parent through the Judson Center
Click here for more info

Foreign Student Exchange Program
Click here for more info

Foster Care and Adoption through Vista Maria
(313) 271-3050 ext. 232

www.vistamaria.org

Little Lives, Big Dreams:
Wayne Metro Head Start

Click Here for more info


VFW:

Please look for the link on the Red Bar for Veteran Information


Blood Drives:

redcrossblood.org

Community Links

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Redford Youth Commission
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REDFORD YOUTH DEPARTMENT

12121 Hemingway,
Redford, Michigan, 48239
Point-to-Point Driving Directions

Telephone: (313) 387-2765

Calendar

This week in Redford

12-21Winter begins

12-24Christmas Eve Township offices, Library and Court Closed

12-25Christmas Township offices, Library and Court Closed No trash pickup-remainder of week one day delayed

12-26Kwanzaa begins

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Government

Electronic Payments for Tax and Water Bills

To pay via first class mail, please send to:
Treasury
12200 Beech Daly Road
Redford, Michigan 48239

Important Numbers:

For general Information call the Clerk's Office
313-387-2751
or the Supervisor's Office
313-387-2705

For Parks and Recreation information call
313-387-2650

Lost your pet, have a loose animal in the neighborhood or an animal not being taken care of?  Call Redford’s Animal Control
(313) 387-2565 (weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm)
or (313) 387-2551 (weekends and after hours)

For problems with Trash Pickup or Complaints call: Republic Waste (trash pickup complaints/questions)
877-264-5544