For over 35 years, Forest Manor Multi-Service Center has been an integral part of the Forest Manor neighborhood and are highly regarded by residents as a first point of contact in crisis situations to receive emergency assistance and intervention programs or general information on issues of importance. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families, in the Forest Manor area, by providing them opportunities to learn and prosper.
Recent U.S. Census data shows that there are approximately 48,800 residents within the Forest Manor service areas. Of this population, 75% are African American. Moreover, of those that FMMSC serves, over 92% are minorities (83% African American; 8% of more than one race; 1% Latino). The average community’s Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is $27,856.00, with 32.8% of the families living below the poverty line and 16% of the residents living 50% below the poverty. Additionally, the areas’ combined unemployment rate is 20.4%. An astounding 55.2% of the population has not earned a high school diploma and with less than 20.5% of the area population holds a bachelor’s level degree which means only 24.3% having obtained a high school diploma or academic equivalent.