Family Financial Wellness

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


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.


Do you know the true cost of home ownership?

The purpose of Home Buyer Education is to make you an informed home buyer. Your home is one of the biggest investments of your life. Fortunately, the educational resources you need for home ownership are available at Central Detroit Christian CDC. We provide home buyer educational workshops for those considering a home. Call or email us to sign up for a class.

Contact: Tracy Smith – (313) 873-0064, x22.

*If you don’t want to wait for the next class or you prefer to take the class online, just click here.


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

Family Financial Wellness workshop provides training on how to prepare a personal budget, and to develop positive habits around spending and saving to meet long-term financial goals.

  • Workshops: (Call to Register)
    • Financial Wellness
    • Credit Solution Mortgage READY Club

Contact: Tracy Smith – (313) 873-0064, x22.

The Detroit Land Bank Authority- Buy Back Program

Did you lose your home to tax foreclosure? Buy it Back!

The Detroit Land Bank-Buy Back Program is a pilot program selling the homes lost to property tax foreclosure.
To qualify: You could be former owners, renters, someone who has paid utilities in the home for at least a year or anyone who can prove they’ve made “substantial improvements.”
To buy: Contact the Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA). You must be invited by the DLBA to participate in our home buyer counseling course or home preservation course, attend quarterly workshops and maintain the exterior of the property. If you comply, you will be given the deed after a year.

Contact: Tracy Smith – (313) 873-0064, x22.

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.