What We Do


Developing K.I.D.S. takes every opportunity to engage youth in fun & fit activities. We are a Quality Positive Youth Development Program.   img_6278   When

Programs and services are provided to participants year-round. We provider afterschool programming in a community center and 5 schools. The afterschool program is occurs from the end of September through June, Monday through Thursday from 4-7p.m.  The days vary with the location.

The 6-week summer program is facilitated July through August,  Monday through Thursday from 9-5p.m.  Registration is open to current participants first and to the community beginning April 3rd.

Where                                                                                                                                                              We have multiple service locations:
  • Cody Academy of Public Leadership-high school
  • Cody Medicine and Community Health-high school
  • Detroit Leadership Academy-high school
  • Don Bosco Hall Community Resource Center- all ages of youth
  • Joy Prepatory Academy-elementary school
  • W-A-Y Academy West-high school                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 How
  • Prevention Program: positive youth development workshops and activities
  • Family Management program: family night activities, resources and counseling
  • Community Support program: special projects and activities for all to attend
We currently serve over 145 youth afterschool and make contact with an average of 110 of them each week.  Some youth are in and out of program due to the sports season and other activities.  We served over 250 youth and their families in 2016.  The program is completely VOLUNTEER participation.  All programs and services are provided at NO COST to participants.