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Together we rise.

Improving the outcomes for resilient youth in Detroit

Detroit Phoenix Center provides critical resources, wrap around support, and a safe, nurturing environment to youth who are transitioning out of homelessness and poverty.


Homeless students identified through DPSCD


of Detroiters live 
beneath the poverty line

1 in 5

homeless Detroit youths victims of human trafficking

Since 1972, we've opened our doors to more than 1.5 million young people experiencing homelessness and survivors of human trafficking. Every young person at Covenant House receives a warm bed, food, health and wellness services, a case manager, and, most important of all, unconditional love and absolute respect. 


4 Million+ Young People Experience Homelessness Each Year


Detroit Phoenix Center

is a nonprofit organization that responds to the needs of underserved and street-connected youth in Detroit. We support young people, ages 12-24, through direct services including a daily drop-in center for young adults , afterschool enrichment programs for teens, youth action board, emergency crisis housing, and a scholarship fund. Detroit Phoenix Center also works diligently for systemic change and contributes to the growing movement to end youth homelessness & proverty.

Help us to address youth homelessness and break the cycle of poverty!

DPC Youth Impact Story


I was struggling with depression and Detroit Phoenix Center really helped me to be a more stronger, vibrant and out going leader. 


DPC showed me that my voice mattered, showed me different ways to advocate my voice and build my confidence and now I can speak in crowds.  

News & features


CBS Detroit

Detroit Phoenix Center raising awareness for homeless youth

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