Kids First Program


An Interactive Parenting Educational Program
Never Married, Separated, Divorcing, or Divorced Parents

Kids First - Mom and Dad, We Need You is a Court-required one-time interactive parenting educational program.

You must pre-register on the internet at Then, select from the schedule the date you plan to attend, put in your name, telephone number, case number, and email address.

There is a $5.00 fee for class and a $5.00 fee for the Kids First manual, unless downloaded; cash or a money order is accepted. Parents do not have to appear together. Please do not bring children to the program; we are unable to provide childcare. A Certificate will be provided at the end of each class.

Parents are required to attend or complete the class within 45 days of notice.

Messages regarding the class should be left at (313) 224-8829.

An option for not attending the face-to-face class,

Court-Approved Online Class:

The Center for Divorce Education - Children in Between Online Class: Required participation, four (4) hours, one-time payment of $45.95, and the class is offered in both English and Spanish. A Certificate will be provided upon successful completion.

Further information, contact
Family Assessment Mediation and Education Department
(313) 967-6225
Thank you for your attention and participation in this program.

Dec 4, 2015  Register
Penobscot Building, 13th floor, Seminar Room
645 Griswold
Detroit, MI. 48226
50 slots, 22 available
Dec 5, 2015  Register
Michigan Technical Academy, Room 107
19940 Mansfield
Detroit, MI. 48235
40 slots, 21 available
Dec 8, 2015  Register
Livonia Civic Center Library, Auditorium
32777 Five Mile Road
Livonia , MI. 48154
100 slots, 50 available
Dec 10, 2015  Register
Romulus Public Library, Meeting Room
11121 Wayne Road
Romulus , MI. 48174
40 slots, 27 available
Dec 16, 2015  Register
Taylor Human Service, Resource Room
26650 Eureka Road
Taylor, MI. 48180
50 slots, 36 available

This is a one-time educational class. There is a $5 fee for program and $5 fee for manual unless you download it. Limited seating is available at each site so pre-registration is required via the internet at Simply attend session prior to mediation conference, evaluation or hearing. Your attendance is required; however, it is not necessary for parents to appear together.

Please do not bring children as we are unable to provide childcare.

Certificates of completion will be provided.

For further information, contact; Priscilla Wells, FAME Supervisor at 313-224-7984 or