Detroit Central City Community Mental Health Inc. (DCC) has served the community for 40 years and is one of the Midtown Detroit area’s first non-profit community mental health agencies. We meet the needs of over 4,000 persons annually, providing food, clothing, shelter, employment and treatment services. We have a vast service area which comprises all of Wayne County, Michigan. Since inception, DCC has led the way for innovation in community mental health and is a recognized leader in Detroit and Wayne County. Examples of our innovation include DCC’s client run Inner City clubhouse, supportive housing, employment, literacy, and peer support specialist programs.
Founded in the late 1960’s as part of the Model City Neighborhood Program and incorporated in 1971, Detroit Central City is a non-profit agency with a 40 year history of providing services to adults in Wayne County, Michigan who have been diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness. Detroit Central City remains a landmark in the Midtown area of downtown Detroit primarily serving area residents as well as those being discharged from crisis centers, psychiatric hospitals, prisons and jails or who reside in adult foster care homes.
Detroit Central City’s Mission is to achieve wellness in the community by providing an integrated array of mental health, housing and substance abuse services with dignity and respect.
Detroit Central City will be recognized as the premier provider of accessible, comprehensive mental health services, substance abuse services and housing opportunities, which enhance the consumers’ ability to live productive lives in their community.
Detroit Central City is guided by a set of values in fulfilling its mission and vision. We place high value on:
- A caring environment characterized by empowerment, openness, trust, teamwork, integrity, and cultural sensitivity
- Exceeding consumer expectations of service and treatment with respect and dignity
- A commitment to service excellence and continuous quality improvement
- A highly skilled, competent staff with state of the art professional practices
Detroit Central City employs more than 120 full and part time employees including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, case managers, certified peer specialists, employment, and housing specialists, clerical, financial, and human resource staff persons. (View Career Opportunities)