Connect to services that can help meet your basic and emergency needs
Out-state resources coming soon! Click here for an additional list of COVID-19 specific resources.
Locate various community resources by zip code
United Way 2-1-1
United Way for Southeast Michigan's 2-1-1 service provides referrals to programs in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Monroe and Lapeer counties, connecting users with more than 30,000 service providers throughout the state that can help with food, housing, utilities, medical bills, and more. You can get information online at United Way 2-1-1, or by dialing 2-1-1 (or 1-800-552-1183).
Locate food banks by zip code
Detroit-area food banks and kitchens
Covenant House (housing, food, basic necessities such as showers, laundry, etc)
Detroit Phoenix Center (Housing, Food assistance)
Wayne County Department of Health and Human Services Wayne (branches listed by zip code)
INTERNET & DEVICE ACCESS
FCC program for eligible households to provide low cost telephone and broadband internet service (Michigan is a participating state)
Some internet providers are offering free services to low-income families and households with students.
Free Comcast Xfinity internet: Comcast Xfinity is currently offering its Internet Essentials program free for two months to new customers. The internet provider is also automatically increasing speeds for all Internet Essentials customers. Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots are also open and free to use by anyone.
Free internet for students from Charter Spectrum: Households with students K–12 or university students can sign up for a new Charter Spectrum internet account to get the first two months of internet with speeds up to 100 Mbps for free. Installation fees will be waived for those who qualify for the offer. Call 1-844-488-8395 to enroll. Spectrum Wi-Fi hotspots are also currently open and free to use.
Free internet for students from Altice: Altice internet providers Suddenlink and Optimum are offering 60 days of free internet service for households with K–12 or college students. Internet speeds are up to 30 Mbps if you do not already have access to a home internet plan. To sign up, call 1-866-200-9522 if you live in an area with Optimum internet service, or call 1-888-633-0030 if you live in an area with Suddenlink internet service.
SCDAA-MI’s services are available throughout Michigan and span lifetime needs.
For more information:
Contact our nearest satellite office:
Adult Clinic Caseworker at DMC: (313) 864-4406
Benton Harbor/Kalamazoo Area: (313) 505-4081
Grand Rapids/Muskegon Area: (616) 426-9259
Jackson/Lansing Area: (800) 842-0973
Saginaw/Flint Area: (989) 372-025