Wolverine Human Services

History

Providing services to the children and families of Michigan since 1987

1987

Our founder Robert E. Wollack began Wolverine after working with youth in a variety of settings. Robert believed that through his research and experience he could develop a treatment model that would result in the best possible outcomes.
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1991

Wolverine opened the Wolverine Community Center and Soup Kitchen, now named in honor of its late center director, John S. Vitale.
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1992

Mr. Wollack founded and was president of Florida’s Gator Human Services.
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1994

The Pioneer program expanded by 48 beds with the opening of the Wolverine Growth and Recovery Center on the Vassar campus.
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1996

Pioneer expanded again by adding another 87 beds with the opening of the WAVES program on the Vassar campus.
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1997

Wolverine became the first agency in Michigan to build and operate a secure residential treatment facility for adolescent males.
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1998

Wolverine opened the Lt. Clarence Fischer Leadership Academy in Vassar.
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2003

Wolverine’s Vassar campus was awarded a Substance Abuse license
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2007

Began a collaboration with Growthworks, Inc.
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2008

Opened the Vassar House program, dedicated to providing Trauma Informed services, Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse services for adolescent females and expanded the Wolverine Secure Treatment Center.
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2009

Wolverine Community Based Programs opened offices in Taylor, Center Line, Flint, South Lyon and Saginaw.
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2013 - Present

Developed two new programs designed to meet the treatment needs of today’s youth.
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2018 WHS Annual Report

2018 WHS Annual Report

2018 Annual Facilities Report