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& Services

Hikone Community Center

2724 Hikone Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

The Ride Public Bus Route: #5 & #24

P: 734.973.1183 │ F: 888.343.4454

Community Action Network began its work in the Hikone neighborhood – one of the Ann Arbor Housing Commission public housing communities. Hikone is located in SE Ann Arbor and houses 29 families.


The community is ideally located, across the street from Buhr Park, surrounded by Rose and Mary Doyle parks. In addition to a well-utilized community vegetable garden, Hikone has a greenhouse, two beautiful playgrounds, and a fitness trail.

New Nearby COVID-19 Testing Site!

The team at CAN, led by Sky, has been working hard to open a COVID-19 testing site close to the Bryant and Hikone communities. Starting on March 12, this location will be open for FREE testing (no insurance required) every other week.

Where: Living Hope Church of the Nazarene Parking Lot, 2780 Packard St., Ann Arbor, 48108

When: Fridays from 4-7pm every other week (starting March 12, 2021)

Who: Anyone can get tested, no insurance required; Drive-thru and walk-up available!

Testing is provided by Great Lakes Medical Laboratory. It will be a nasal swab test with results within 24-36 hours.

Email Sky Woodman at swoodman@canwashtenaw.org for more information.

Boy works and eats at the same time

Educating Children & Youth

  • Free 6-week Educational Summer Camp designed to prevent summer learning loss

  • Free After School Program that provides homework & reading support, enrichment activities, social-emotional development, snack, and more

  • CAN Art & Design program in which students develop creative skillsets to inquire, design, build, and connect with their broader community


  • School-Family Liaison Services

Food bag sent home for Thanksgiving

stabilizing Families

  • Holiday gift support (for select families)

  • Utility shut-off and eviction prevention for Hikone residents

  • Referrals to additional Washtenaw County resources

  • Free food is provided to the children & youth attending Hikone's After School and Summer Programs

  • Emergency food pantry available when the community center is open for Hikone residents

  • Bi-weekly food distributions for Hikone residents

CAN staff serving food at a potluck

Building Community

  • CAN hosts regular holiday and community parties/events 

  • Relationship-building between teachers, CAN staff, and CAN families

  • Conflict-resolution between community members

  • Partners with Ann Arbor Police Department to promote positive relationships between police and community members​​​ with programs like Hoopin' at Hikone

Looking for more resources?

Visit CAN's Washtenaw County Resource Guide to find what you need.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 10:30am-3:00pm

Friday: 10:30am-2:00pm

Colette DeRaud (she/they), Director of Hikone Community Center


Kids pose with popsicles on playground