Parent Support Resources

PACE Academy provides resources, educational and community supports for families. Here we've housed links and information about the services and programs both here at PACE as well as throughout our community. 
Who to Contact at School for Support...
Ava Mullen, Office of Family and Student Support
248-569-1060 ext. 2117
[email protected]
  • Monthly Parent Meetings and Family Activities
  • Parents-As-Partners Weekly Newsletter
  • McKinney-Vento Liaison- Homelessness Support
  • Foster Care Liaison
  • Volunteer Services
  • Student Attendance
  • Uniform Assistance/Donations
  • Parent Resource Room
Akilia Jackson, School Nurse
248-569-1060 ext. 2002
[email protected]

LaNesha Tanner Manager of Data & Student Information 
248-569-1060 ext. 2007
[email protected]

Community Resources

Michigan 2-1-1 Call Center Help Line
Family Assistance Resources Helpful information and other assistance for your family's wellness.
Knowing you need help is one thing; finding someone who can help you is another. The best number to dial is 2-1-1. Find out more below.
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Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS)
A resource for Food and Cash assistance, Health and Human services support.

Comcast Internet Essentials
This program provides eligible families with affordable home Internet service and a low cost computer. Families will be eligible if they have at least one child receiving free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program. For additional information please go to

DTE Energy Energy Savings
FACT SHEET Detailing four main energy saving behaviors that can reduce your family's energy costs.
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DTE Energy Assistance Highlights
An overview of assistance options for families having, or expect to have, problems paying their energy bills.
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DTE Energy Case Management Program
DTE Energy’s Case Management Program is designed to help customers lower their outstanding energy bills and independently manage bill payments.
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Grief Support for Families
Sandcastles - SandCastles Grief Support Programs provides a caring place for children, teens and their families who have experienced a death. SandCastles offers quality community-based family grief services, which encourage peer support and are enhanced by educational outreach. For an appointment contact 313-874-6881.

Open Arms Grief Support - Open Arms grief support groups for illness, accident and suicide meet from 6-7:30 p.m. each week. Children participate in grief support groups with their peers while their caregivers participate in our adult grief support groups.