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Everybody Ready Program

Raising kids is a challenging task for every parent. Kids need and deserve the love, care and support of their parents to grow healthy in a safe environment. Everybody Ready is a home-based, parenting program designed to help parents by providing comprehensive support, education and guidance to keep their kids healthy, safe, happy and ready for school and life.

Program Goals

  • Promote healthy development and parent-child relationship
  • Enhance children’s learning and development
  • Minimize developmental delay
  • Identify delays as early as possible
  • Increase parent involvement in early education
  • Improve the support available to help children succeed later in school and life
  • Prevent child abuse and neglect by promoting positive parenting

Program Services

  • Provide developmental screenings ASQ -3 (Ages & Stages Questionnaires)
  • Parenting education
  • Connect parents, as needed, to other community resources and early childhood programs and services
  • Play therapy to help children learn how to address and resolve problems
  • Provide families with the tools, resources and services to build successful families
  • Monthly play-group for all program participants to promote social and emotional development

Target Group/Client Base

  • Families with kids 0 to 5 years old
  • Families with low parenting skills
  • Families with children with developmental delay
  • Teen parents
  • Families dealing with child abuse and neglect
  • Families with a history of low school achievement or dropout

Funding Source

State of Michigan, Department of Education


Maha Braish
Phone: 313.624.0411