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community resources

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.

All Services



Locate various community resources by zip code

THAW The Heat and Warmth Fund

Thaw has funds available throut the Michigan Energy Assistance program.  If you or someone you know needs assistance with their utilities click on the link above for more on how to get help.

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



Wayne County


Oakland County



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 AlticeAltice 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.

  • AT&T:




Salvation Army, Detroit: (313) 897-2914

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries - (313) 366-3409
Christ Church of Redford - (313) 534-3436
Redford Interfaith Relief - (313) 387-9802
CARES in Farmington Hills - (248) 882-7800




  • For FREE COLLEGE click here!!!   For those of you who are interested, the Michigan Reconnect is providing free tuition at your in-district community college to earn an associate degree or Pell-eligible skill certificate if you're 25+!

Mental Health

SCDAA-MI’s services are available throughout Michigan and span lifetime needs. 

For more information:

Call 313-864-4406


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

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