About Us

Our Mission

DCDHC cares for adults and seniors with love, passion, and understanding. We offer assisted living, adult day care, comprehensive activities, educational programs, transportation, and medical support. Our social support systems, opportunities, amenities, and services create independent living and companionship(s). We collaborate efforts in the community and statewide to help support the needs of our clients.

Smiling Faces

Derrick Community Development and Human Services (DCDHS) assists residents of the Detroit metropolitan area to excel in daily life and to be a productive member of society. DCDHS provides professional services for the physical social, psychological and spiritual well being of our clients. We focus our attention on ensuring that our clients progress to independence in the least restrictive setting. We offer community adult day care, transportation, companionship, recreational activities, assisted living (Spring 2011) and rehabilitation. DCDHS has a strong commitment to accessibility and diversity with an open door policy that embraces all who desire quality care and service.

Our Vision

Our vision is to offer a resort style of living for low income adults and seniors. Our skilled caring hands and hearts will treat our clients with the utmost respect and provide them with a superior quality of life. Our residents will experience an active, engaging and safe lifestyle within their community. We will accomplish this by building partnerships with national and local organizations, agencies and volunteers to design and sustain programs and strategies to meet their needs.

Our Community Information Specialist can assist you with applications for many programs for which you may be eligible including:

  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Caregiver Abuse
  • Financial Assistance
  • Food Stamps
  • Health Insurance
  • In home services
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medicaid application
  • Nursing Homes
  • Medications
  • Pharmacy
  • Social Security
  • Transportation

Derrick Community Development and Human Services is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. For more information about any of our programs, please contact us at (313) 915-2644 or send us a message through our Contact Us page.