E.M. Coleman Adult Foster Care


E. M. Coleman A.F.C. is a Federally Designated 501(c)(3) Non Profit Corporation established to serve the needs of emotionally and/or mentally challenged men. We are in operation 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.    

We service a maximum of 13 men and we provide a variety of programs and services in a caring, nurturing, family-like environment that promotes dignity, self-motivation, and personal responsibility. This practice leads to an extra-ordinary, ambitious human being.   

Our programs center on developing self–reliant, self-assured human beings with strong work ethics. We emphasize “Learning to Live Life by Living It”.     

Residential Life

In our home, you are family!   

  • Mealtime is a family experience which includes preparation, presentation, and companionship in a congenial atmosphere. 
  • There is an open invitation for families to participate in in-home activities and field trips.    

We encourage personal responsibility through productive living by:   

  • Facilitating and encouraging personal goal setting.  
  • Enhancing self-esteem through learning step-by-step strategies towards accomplishing personal goals.   
  • Developing communication and behavioral skills which are reflected in social situations and family interactions.    

We empower our resident members to overcome challenges through the development of self-esteem, competence, independence and leadership skills by:    

  • Completion of General Education Diploma (GED) Program. 
  • Meeting the Qualification for Admission Status to Focus Hope and other specialized programs. 
  • Assisting Resident Members to find jobs in the community. 
  • Mastering Group Living Skills. 
  • Moving into Independent Living. 


What are your credentials? 

State of Michigan Credentials:

  • Adult Foster Care Staff Certifications
  • Specialized Certification to treat Mentally Challenged Adults
  • All Staff hold Direct Care Certification
  • Accredited for In-House Training using the State of Michigan’s Approved Training Program Toolbox    

What health care services are available? 

We advocate for the best integrated health care, including:

  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision  
  • Physical Therapy 
  • Behavioral Therapy  
  • Podiatry 
  • Neurology 
  • Oncology    

Who does your staff consist of? 

Our all-star staff includes:

  • Educational and Clinical Psychologists
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses 
  • Physicians
  • Educators who specialize in supporting mentally and emotionally challenged individuals.   

Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

If you think that our facility would be a good fit for your family member, call to schedule an appointment to visit during normal business hours.

E.M. Coleman Adult Foster Care

55 Ford St, Highland Park, Michigan 48203, United States

(313) 865-1387


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

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