The Flint Genesee Center is located in Flint, Michigan, less than a 10 minute drive from downtown Flint. The Center serves 267 residential students and 40 non-residential students. It offers vocational training in 8 trades, high school diploma programs, a high school equivalency program and college certification/degree programs through Mott Community College. Most students are from the Detroit metropolitan area, with the remainder from other parts of Michigan.
The Flint Center opened in 1998 and sits on 21 acres in an urban, residential neighborhood. In addition to residential housing, the Center features a Child Development Center with the capacity for 44 children between the ages of six weeks and five years. It also has a Single Parent Dormitory for 34 single parents and their dependents. The Center is within a short distance from multiple parks such as Oak Park, Dayton Park, Kearsley Park and Riverbank Park.
Students can participate in the Student Government Association, peer leadership classes, seasonal sports teams, weightlifting, bowling and arts & crafts. They also enjoy educational field trips, job site visits and offsite recreational activities.
Students are active members of the Flint community and provide community service to various organizations and local events such as Flint North End Soup Center, Center for Hope and Genesee County Communication Resource Department. They volunteer at Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore site and frequently read books to children at Freeman Elementary School.