Cass Community Social Services is Detroit-based agency dedicated to providing food, housing, health services, and job programs. There is always something new and exciting happening at Cass, so keep watching our website to stay up to date!
Tiny Homes Detroit Featured on NowThis!
NowThis News, one of Facebook’s most popular News/Media fan pages recently featured Tiny Homes Detroit in one of their original videos. The video received over 5 MILLION views in its first 24 hours!
Click here to pre-order Rev. Fowler’s new book Tiny Homes in a Big City.
Cass Shows Off the Next 6 Homes
The next six Cass Community Tiny Home were open for The community to view May 25 – 27. Over 500 people toured the homes in anticipation of their new residents.
Punch lists are being completed and City inspections will soon take place. We anticipate moving in our first residents before July 1st!
To have Rev. Fowler come speak to a group about the project, please e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 313.883-2277, ext. 201. To arrange for a tour of the Tiny House e-mail email@example.com.
Applications for a Tiny Home are currently closed.
Click Here to pre-order Rev. Fowler’s new book Tiny Homes in a Big City.
The book, authored by Faith Fowler, looks at the “American Dream.” the historical uses of small houses in the United States and how tiny homes have been utilized for poor and homeless people across the country. Readers will also learn about the decisions and logistics involved with building the Cass Tiny Homes and its innovative home ownership model.
Founded in 2014, the mission of the Cass Community Publishing House is to give a voice to writers from groups who are under-represented by the five major publishing companies and to offer a spotlight for religious and urban issues. Books by CCPH will include history, biography, photography, novels and poetry.
Tour DeTroit to Benefit Green Industries
BENEFITING: CASS COMMUNITY SOCIAL SERVICES INC
The 16th Annual Tour de Troit, set for September 16, 2017, is a bike ride that explores some of the city’s historic areas, takes in many of its most breathtaking sights, and provides bicyclists a unique opportunity to legally “take over” the streets of Motown. Join Cass Community Social Services as we ride to raise money for employment for our Green Industries programs. Cass began creating jobs for people with significant barriers to employment during the recession of 2007. The agency created Green Industries as a means to link employment with sustainability and to use sales to pay for the new positions. Currently 85 adults have jobs with Green Industries which produces: Mud Mats, Detroit Treads and Hanging Planters from illegally dumped tires, Coaster Sets utilizing re-purposed wood from demolished houses and glass scraps from a Guardian Glass business, and Shredded Materials through our document destruction program. Organizations pay us to pick up and destroy their paper, cardboard, and x-rays. We then sell the unidentifiable materials to a Wisconsin paper mill which uses them to make new products. Visit http://www.casscommunity.org for more information.