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United Way of Southeastern Michigan

United Way has identified 1600 distinct services provided by 2000 agencies in Lapeer, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Some services include job training, housing, shelters and food, financial assistance, parenting info, personal issues, suicide, shelter, legal referrals and more. Call 800-552-1183 or visit uwsem.org/gethelp/ for more information.

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Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is Michigan's public assistance, child and family welfare agency. They help with food (Bridge Card/food stamps), medical coverage, emergency financial assistance and more. Most other agencies require a letter of determination from DHS to receive services – great place to start first when in need. Call 1-855-275-6424 or visit michigan.gov/dhs for more information.

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Lighthouse of Oakland County

Emergency food, help to prevent eviction or utility disconnection, help with a medical need, or some other need that has created a crisis for the family. Call 248-920-6000 or visit lighthouseoakland.org for more information.

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Macomb County Action Centers

Emergency assistance with financial needs, housing, food, utility assistance. Call 586-469-6964.

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Turning Point

Provides programs and resources for domestic abuse and sexual assault. For more information, call 586-463-6990 or visit turningpointmacomb.org

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Legal Resources

  • MichiganLegalAid.org – provides help with legal problems to low income residents of Michigan
  • Oakland/Livingston – 248.548.8171 Macomb County – 810.469.5185
  • Common Ground Sanctuary – 248-456-8150 Free legal advice on Tuesdays 630pm – 8pm
  • Christian Legal Clinic – held on Tuesdays 12pm-2pm; income requirement; 248-269-2027 or clsnet.org
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Mental Health Crisis

If you need to talk to someone right now, call 800-231-1127 (Oakland County) or 586-307-9100 (Macomb County)

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Haven

Crisis Center for help with abuse/assault; sexual, financial, emotional and verbal abuse. Professional care and assistance, emergency housing, counseling and referrals. For more information, call 877-922-1274 or visit haven-oakland.org

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Burnstein Clinic

Their mission is to provide free medical care and dental care to low income, uninsured individuals of their neighborhood (Pontiac and surrounding areas) community in a caring compassionate atmosphere regardless of race, religion, or creed. Located at 45580 Woodward Ave, Pontiac MI 48341. For more information, call 248-309-3752 or visit www.garyburnsteinclinic.org.

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