As we embark on our mission to nurture and support the youth in our community, Southfield Youth Assistance is proud to highlight our tri-sponsoring partners, forming the three key pillars of our collaborative efforts. These crucial allies include Oakland County Youth Assistance, the Oakland County Circuit Court – Family Division, The City of Southfield, and the Southfield Public Schools District. Together, we create a robust network of support, ensuring that every young person we reach has the opportunity to thrive and succeed.
The 6th Circuit Court is a division of the State of Michigan Judiciary and serves all citizens of Oakland County.
The Circuit Court is the trial court with the broadest powers in Michigan, handling all civil cases with claims of more than $25,000, as well as felony criminal cases in the Civil/Criminal Division which includes a specialized Business Court for business and commercial cases.
The Family Division of Circuit Court handles all cases regarding divorce, paternity, adoptions, personal protection, emancipation, infectious disease, name changes, juvenile offenses, juvenile guardianship, and child abuse or neglect.
The Friend of the Court Office (FOC) is also part of the Circuit Court. The FOC is involved in domestic cases where minor children are involved.
The City of Southfield is not only Michigan’s premier business address, but also one of the metro area’s most desirable residential communities as well. Southfield offers a complete living community, featuring a nationally recognized public school system, 10 colleges and universities, and more than 770 acres of parkland.
Located in Oakland County, with easy access to most metro area expressways, Southfield – The Center of It All™, offers both a cosmopolitan, culturally-diverse residential population of more than 73,000 residents and a thriving international business community. With a daytime population nearing 175,000, and over 27 million square feet of office space, Southfield is truly Michigan’s undisputed business center.
Residents and businesses alike come to Southfield for its central location, excellent city services and easy access to all of southeastern Michigan. Come see today what Southfield has to offer!
Southfield Public Schools emphasize personalized learning, tailoring education to meet the diverse needs and aspirations of each student. They create an environment where students are encouraged to explore their interests, develop critical thinking skills, and engage in innovative problem-solving.
By partnering closely with families and the community, Southfield Public Schools ensure a holistic approach to education, nurturing not just academic excellence but also social and emotional growth in their students
In addition to academic pursuits, Southfield Public Schools place a strong focus on extracurricular activities, fostering well-rounded development. They actively promote inclusivity and diversity, creating a safe and welcoming space for all students to learn and grow.
Furthermore, their commitment to leveraging technology and modern teaching methods prepares students to excel in a rapidly evolving world, equipping them with the skills necessary for success in the 21st century.