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Alternatives for Girls

Alternatives For Girls (AFG) is a Detroit-based nonprofit serving homeless and high-risk girls and young women. Since 1987, AFG has provided critical services to the girls and young women we serve, including safe shelter, street outreach and educational support, vocational guidance, mentoring, prevention activities, and counseling. The goal is to empower the girls and young women we serve to make positive choices.

AFG PreventionAFG’s Prevention Program serves girls ages 4-18 who are at risk of pregnancy, gang involvement, abusing drugs or alcohol and school truancy.

AFG ShelterAFG’s Shelter Program provides a stable home, counseling, and life skills training to homeless young women aged 15-21 and their children. 

AFG Outreach: AFG’s Outreach Program helps teens and women engaged in high-risk activities, such as street-based prostitution, drug use, and gang involvement, to understand the risks of such activities and transition to safe choices and healthy lives.

AFG Resource Center: AFG’s Resource Center connects families and individuals with needed services, both those that AFG can provide along with referrals to other organizations.

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903 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48208

313-361-4000
resourcecenter@alternativesforgirls.org

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