Alternatives For Girls
Detroit, Michigan, USA
MissionHelp homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy, and exploitation. Help them to explore and access the support, resources, and opportunities necessary to be safe, to grow strong, and to make positive choices in their lives.
What We DoSHELTER: Counseling, education support, life/job readiness, and re-housing to homeless girls (15-22), and their children.
PREVENTION: Girls (7-19) at risk of early pregnancy, gang, drug/alcohol abuse, and truancy in after-school/college prep programs, summer camp, and mentors.
OUTREACH: Teens and women -victims of trafficking or high-risk activities (street-based prostitution, drug use, domestic violence, gangs), to transition to safer, healthy lives.