Western Wayne Skill Center at Garfield Community School
The Western Wayne Skill Center moved in January 2018 to Garfield Community School in Livonia. The name of the program will remain the Western Wayne Skill Center. The Western Wayne Skill Center is a Work Skills Program designed for students with cognitive impairments who reside in one of our sending districts in Western Wayne County. We provide a full day of instruction for students with Moderate Cognitive Impairments who have completed 12th grade. Student ages range from 18 to 26. You can find out more about student eligibility for enrollment at the Western Wayne Skill Center/Garfield in the Referral and Enrollment Information section of my web page (upper left).
Instruction is provided through a wide variety of class options which will prepare students to be successful in employment, family life, and in their role as a citizen of their communities.
You can find more information about eligibility criteria, course offerings and scheduling procedures by clicking on the links below.
Western Wayne Skill Center at Garfield Community School Tours
Tours of the Western Wayne Skill Center, which is located at Garfield Community School, are scheduled one Tuesday each month at 9:00 AM from September until May. Anyone who is interested in seeing the Western Wayne Skill Center at Garfield before initiating a referral or before making a final decision about enrollment at the Skill Center is welcome to come for one of our monthly tours. Reservations can be made by calling our main office at 734-744-2810 at least one week before the scheduled tour.
Please note: Tours in February, March and April fill up quickly. It is recommended that if placement at the Western Wayne Skill Center at Garfield is being considered for the fall, reservations should be made as early as possible in the school year.
For additional information, click on the links below.
Work Skills Center Program Procedures
This document describes Work Skills Center Program Procedures and eligiblity criteria.
Western Wayne Skill Center Course Descriptions
This document gives course descriptions for the Western Wayne Skill Center.
Western Wayne Skill Center Scheduling Procedure
Explains the process for schedulilng students into classes at the Western Wayne Skill Center.