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Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces 2011
Starfish Family Services

Employees in region:
264
Sector:
Non-profit
HQ location:
Inkster, MI

www.starfishonline.org

Top Workplace
’10, ’11

About Starfish Family Services

Founded in 1963, Starfish Family Services is a private, nonprofit agency serving vulnerable children and families in metropolitan Detroit. Starfish is a leading provider of early childhood development and parenting programs, children's mental health services, after school programs, and an emergency shelter for teens and youth in crisis. We have more than a dozen programs at service sites throughout metropolitan Detroit, 270 employees, and a $13 million dollar budget that serves more than 9,000 at-risk children and families each year.

What employees say

“They are fair, they use discernment, and they really try to make this a place employees would be happy to work.”
“The families and children we serve and the integrity of the staff. They are completely committed to helping our clients in whatever way possible.”
“I feel appreciated, taken seriously, valued, respected, and listened to.”
“It feels like the sky's the limit, and that good ideas will be supported and valued. I love the work we do, I believe in the work we do and that we are making a difference.”
“Everyone here is trying to make a difference for the children and families we serve.”
“There is an open door policy to discuss issues and more importantly new ideas.”
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Where to find Starfish Family Services