Our Mission

Our mission is to help homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, and 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.


The American Society of Association Executives will host their annual meeting and expo in Detroit in August. The group will be participating in several community service projects at AFG. If you are an ASAE member, and would like to donate, please click here.

Latest News

Face Forward Resource Fair Provides Access to Valuable Services for Youth

One of AFG’s newest programs, Face Forward, held its first resource fair for youth on March 30 at the Patton Recreation center. The fair, aptly named “March Madness”, was put together to provide youth with opportunities to make direct contact with hiring employers, provide access to additional community and educational resource, and also served as…

2015 Role Model Dinner Raises Critical Funds

On March 26, Alternatives For Girls held our 26th annual Role Model Dinner at The Fillmore Detroit. The event raised over $256,000 to support our critical work!   The evening was full of fun and inspiration. After an hour of mingling and a silent auction, the program kicked off with a live auction. Cheryl Chodun,…

Expressive Arts Group Helps Relieve Stress

Last winter, the Shelter Department created the Expressive Arts Group, an optional group that meets three Fridays a month and allows the Shelter residents an opportunity to explore their feelings through art. The idea for the group started after Erika Fox, the Shelter Department’s Counseling Curriculum Coordinator, and her co-worker attended a training on Trauma…

Upcoming Events

  • 02Jun

    Open House903 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit MI 4820805:30 PM
  • 25Jun

    Open House903 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 4820810:00 AM