Living with purpose, fulfillment, and dignity.
For more than 30 years, we have been supporting individuals lives with dignity, purpose, and fulfillment. Through understanding each person’s strengths, abilities, and interests, we serve and support their pursuit of meaningful engagement and personal contribution.
Through a person-centered and strengths-based approach, our services are tailored to meet the needs of the person in pursuit of individualized goals.
At Judson Center we know that success for each individual served is possible when the appropriate level of support is combined with the right opportunity.
Sue is an alumna from Western Michigan University where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.
Throughout her 35 year career, Sue has dedicated herself to ensuring the safety and well-being of children and families. In her current role as Chief Operating Officer, Sue oversees autism, disability and integrated health care services, which includes primary health care and the operations of a certified community behavioral health clinic (CCBHC) offering mental health and substance use disorder services. Prior to assuming the role of Chief Operating Officer, Sue worked very closely with children and families as the Child Welfare Director at Judson Center.
Sue is an alumna of Leadership Detroit XL. She has been a member of numerous statewide committees focused on child welfare services and a strong advocate for the well-being of vulnerable children, families and adults in Michigan.
Community Service Partners
The best outcomes typically come from effective collaboration with like-minded partners. Judson Center works with community mental health, state vocational rehabilitation, and public education entities to deliver integrated and meaningful supports for persons served.
Those partners currently include:
Oakland Community Health Network
Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network
Macomb County Community Mental Health
Macomb Oakland Regional Center
Community Living Services
Easterseals of Michigan
Michigan Rehabilitation Services in both Wayne and Oakland counties
Bureau of Services to Blind Persons
School systems across Wayne and Oakland counties
My son/daughter has completed or is nearing completion of public school programming. Now what happens?
Judson Center partners with the community mental health and state vocational rehabilitation sectors to provide vocational services designed to help your son/daughter obtain and maintain employment.
We have qualified staff to work with you in identifying your strengths, skills, and abilities that relate to specific jobs or industries. Based upon the job goal identified, we create a plan of action that spells out each of our responsibilities. Contacts are made with employers to identify current openings and arrange for your participation in the application and interview process leading to a job offer. Upon hire, we can provide additional services as needed to support you in the new work setting.
We provide services to youth and adults with disabilities. Those served/supported have included persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, mental health, visual and hearing impairments, and physical mobility limitations. We work collaboratively with community mental health networks and providers in Oakland and Wayne counties, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, Bureau of Services for Blind Persons, and school systems.