Tips For Parents

The Livonia Save Our Youth Task Force is a grassroots effort to educate and empower the community in an effort to address the issues that affect the health and safety of our young people with a focus on alcohol and other drugs.

Comcast has launched the Internet Essentials Program aimed at getting low-cost home Internet service to families whose children are receiving free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program. If you receive the Bridge Card program, your K-12 students are automatically eligible for the free school lunch program (look under the "Food Resources" page on this website to sign up). To sign up for the Comcast deal, you have to go through an application process that starts with callling 855-8-INTERNET OR 855-846-8376.  Cost is just $9.95 plus tax a month.  If you don't have a computer, one can be purchased from them for $149.99 plus tax.

Schoolcraft College's Kids on Campus summer day camp program is a wonderful opportunity for kids to explore their interests and possible future careers. For more information go to, click on "business and community," then click on "Kids on Campus."   Scroll down to their summer catalog cover which begins "Summer 2014."  Click on "Download Catalog."  Kids on Campus has classes for preschoolers through high school seniors.  Classes for fifth and sixth graders include everything from adventures in medicine to videogame design.  A limited number of scholarships are available to families requiring financial assistance.  Their open house is Thursday, February 13 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the VisTaTech Center in the DiPonio Room.