Family Financial Empowerment Solutions

Empowerment: the process of becoming stronger and more confident, the authority or power given to someone to do something.

Central Detroit Christian exists to empower people and create positive opportunities in the central Detroit Community. We do this through Education, Employment & Economic Development.

HOME PRESERVATION EDUCATION

Are you about to lose your home?

Home Preservation Education provides homeowners with a tool kit to reclaim their homes from foreclosure and the skills to avoid future foreclosures.

Contact:
Tracy Smith – (313) 873-0064 x22
Jamila ‘Mimi’ Trent – (313) 873-0064 x18
or click here to complete intake form

HOME BUYER EDUCATION (Online)

Brought to you by Framework, a self-paced online course.

This course goes into specific details about the home buying process and contains seven modules that include:

  • Are you Ready to Own a Home?
  • How to Shop for a Mortgage
  • Finding the Right Home
  • and much more…

The cost for this online course is $75.00.

Contact:
Tracy Smith – (313) 873-0064 x22
Jamila ‘Mimi’ Trent – (313) 873-0064 x18

Please call to schedule an appointment to attend our workshops – at no cost to you.

Detroit Land Bank Compliance Class

Virtual – call to schedule appointment

The city of Detroit has partnered with various non-profit organizations to team up with potential property owners as they renovate their home and track progress. This course will teach the potential property owner the compliance process, what to expect at closing day, tips, and provide additional resources.

Contact:
Tracy Smith – (313) 873-0064 x22
Jamila ‘Mimi’ Trent – (313) 873-0064 x18
or click here to complete intake form

Family Financial Empowerment Workshops

Our empowerment workshops consist of the following courses: Financial Wellness, Fair Housing, Understanding Credit, Fraud Awareness, and more.

Financial Wellness/Fair Housing (Virtual 2nd Saturday of every month): We provide the tools to develop positive financial habits to reach your short and long term goals. This course will go over the following topics: Our relationship with money, Financial profiles, S.M.A.R.T. goals, Banking 101, Fair Housing, and much more.

Financial Empowerment 2.0 Workshops (2nd and 3rd Saturday of the month at the Central Detroit Christian location): This workshop includes: Debt payoff, Understanding and Building Credit, Wills & Trust, Savings Goals, Fraud Awareness, and much more! If you attend both classes, you will have access to ID and Credit Monitoring at NO COST TO YOU! Limited seating. Register today!

Contact:
Tracy Smith – (313) 873-0064 x22
Jamila ‘Mimi’ Trent – (313) 873-0064 x18
or click here to complete intake form

Rental Education

Virtual – call to schedule appointment

Manage your money. Don’t let it manage you.

This course discusses tenant rights and responsibilities, good financial planning, rental practices, and more.

Contact:
Tracy Smith – (313) 873-0064 x22
Jamila ‘Mimi’ Trent – (313) 873-0064 x18
or click here to complete intake form

Detroit Land Bank Buy Back Program/ Home Preservation Education (1st Saturday)

Foreclosure Prevention

Provides a pathway to homeownership for people living in land bank-owned houses. Hundreds of Detroiters have already become homeowners by completing the DLBA’s Buy Back program.

Contact:
Tracy Smith – (313) 873-0064 x22
Jamila ‘Mimi’ Trent – (313) 873-0064 x18
or click here to complete intake form

Zero % Home Repair Loans

Manage your money. Don’t let it manage you.

Central Detroit Christian Community Development Corporation is an intake center that offers clients assistance with completing the application process. The program is provided by The City of Detroit.

0% interest home repair loans between $5,000-$25,000 are available for Detroit homeowners who meet eligibility requirements. 0% interest means you pay back only what you borrow-not a penny more. This program empowers homeowners to invest in their home with a 10-year, 0% interest repair loan.

Contact:
Tracy Smith – (313) 873-0064 x22
Jamila ‘Mimi’ Trent – (313) 873-0064 x18

About the Network

CDC is a proud Member of the Detroit Housing Network – an alliance of housing nonprofits that have come together to provide clear and equitable access to housing services in Detroit. Our collective mission is to create healthy neighborhoods and advance racial equity in our communities by increasing housing stability and affordable homeownership for Detroit residents. Learn more about the Detroit Housing Network at DetroitHousingNetwork.org.