Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit
3111 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48208-2962
(313) 964-3900 505 (Local)
(313) 964-4274 (Fax)

Brief Description

CARF accredited; Medicaid certified ISO/QS 9000 registered. Facilitated 1,090 competitive job placements in 2005.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 6,000 persons served per year
Number of staff: 250
Staff description: Vocational rehabilitation staff, employment training specialists, case managers, occupational therapists, rehabilitation counselors, job developers, deaf interpreter.
Geographic area served: Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Livingston Counties.
Publications: Vision Community Newsletter, Annual Report.


Wayne County Employment and Training
28526 Van Born Road
Westland, MI 48185

3111 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48208


Lindsay Chalmers, Vice President of Business Development,Marketing and Public Relations, & Commercial Operations, (313) 964-3900,
Joe Evans, Director, Career Center
Lorna Utley, President & Chief Executive Officer

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Provides speakers to address civic organizations, students, businesses.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in employment skills.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Offers a wide array of services including skills training, job placement, retention, and occupational training. Services include paid work experience, job readiness, skills development, transitional employment, job development, and job placement.
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