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Community Action Network partners with children, youth, and families from under-resourced Washtenaw County neighborhoods to create better futures for themselves, and improve the communities in which they live.

RECENT NEWS
Green Baxter Court Fire Updates

GBC FireOn Wednesday, January 8 at 4 AM a devastating fire at the Green Baxter Court public housing site destroyed an entire building with 6 housing units. (read more)

CAN’s School Comes First Program WORKS!

The after-school programs at Bryant, Green Baxter Court and Hikone are well underway! Students from K-12 have been receiving extraordinary help from tutors and completing their homework assignments. CAN students enjoy extraordinary graduation rates: 96% of them complete high school!

CAN has a movie!

CAN is on YouTube! Many thanks to Barracuda Networks who filmed and edited the video, which gives an overview and the history of the organization. Hear about all the heartwarming experiences and strong impact CAN contributes to the local community.

That’s a LOT of Meals!

Did you know CAN’s Food for Thought program serves 15,000 meals a year? But not without your assistance! Can you make a healthy dinner and/or provide nutritious individual snacks (yogurt, fruit cups, puddings etc.) for 30-35 kids? Contact volunteers@canannarbor.org for details.

 

WHAT WE DO

CAN provides programs and services to families living in low income Ann Arbor neighborhoods.  We help create brighter futures by offering educational support to children and youth, housing stabilization services for adults and families, and positive community building activities for neighborhoods.

WHO WE SERVE

CAN works with individuals and households living in 365 public housing units managed by the Ann Arbor Housing Commission and an additional 265 households in the Bryant Neighborhood.

Call the Washtenaw 211 resource hotline if you live in another neighborhood and need assistance.