Community Resources

Emergency Assistance

 

Community Action Centers

These centers offer support services and serve as an intake point for people needing assistance in Macomb County.

http://mca.macombgov.org/MCA-ES-ActionCenters
 
North Macomb Area

(New Haven) 586-749-5146
 
Central Macomb Area

(Mount Clemens)  586-469-6964
 
South Macomb Area

(Warren)  586-759-9150
 
United Way 2-1-1

Find employment/job training, shelter, food pantries, rent assistance, legal aid, medical services and more.

Dial 2-1-1 or (800) 552-1183

Visit the database online at

http://www.uwsem.org/gethelp
 
Macomb County Crisis Line

This is a 24 hour/7 day per week hotline that provides counseling and referrals.  Collect calls accepted.

http://www.mccmh.net/Default.aspx?tabid=141

800-273-TALK

800-442-HOPE

586-307-9100 V / TTY
 
Suicide Prevention Lifeline The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

1-800-273-8255
 
Turning Point

Emergency Shelter services are provided 24-hours per day, 7 days per week. The emergency shelter, located in Macomb County, MI, provides immediate safety and security for survivors of domestic violence and their children. The shelter can only be accessed through our 24-hour crisis line at 586-463-6990.

https://turningpointmacomb.org/

 

 

Housing

 

1-800-A-SHELTER

This service will locate a shelter for anyone in the state of Michigan.

Michigan State Housing Authority Homeless Services

http://www.michigan.gov/mshda/0,4641,7-141-5515_7534—,00.html
 
Macomb County Warming Center

A schedule of local night and day centers for the homeless.

Meal and shower schedules are also available.

http://warmingcenter.org
 
Salvation Army MATTS

Macomb’s Answer to Temporary Shelter (MATTS) is an emergency residential unit for men, women and children in Macomb County.  (586) 755-5191

http://www.usc.salvationarmy.org/usc/www_usc_warren.nsf/vw-dynamic-arrays/7B608D505F30A519862574D0006538E1
 
Homeless YouthA temporary shelter is available for youth ages 12-17 through Family Youth Interventions.  (586) 465-1212

http://www.familyyouth.com/

 

Michigan Housing Locator

A database of rental housing throughout the state of Michigan.

http://www.michiganhousinglocator.com

 

Community Housing Network
The Community Housing Network Housing Resource Center provides answers to housing questions, ranging from people who are homeless to anyone facing a housing crisis.
 
Contact the center at 866-282-3119 or visit http://www.communityhousingnetwork.org/

 

Parenting

 

CARE This agency offers classes in parenting, anger management and relationships.  (586) 541-2273

http://www.careofmacomb.com/
 
Great Parents, Great Start Find services available for children ages birth through five in Macomb County.

http://www.greatstartmacomb.org/
 
Early Learning Communities Macomb Family Services, Inc. provides caregiver training classes, playgroups and a wealth of resources of people who work with young children.  (586) 226-3440 x246

http://www.mfsonline.org/cms.php?id=16

 

Food

 

 

Macomb Food Program

Feeding the hungry since 1975,  this provides immediate relief to those in need of food through a network of more than 50 pantries and hunger relief organizations.

http://mca.macombgov.org/MCA-ES-Food
 
Food Pantry Locator Find a local food pantry by zip code.

http://pantrynet.org/
 
Food Bank Council of Michigan

Find emergency food assistance.

http://www.fbcmich.org
 
Hope Center  CLOSED

Health Care

 

Community First Health Centers They provide community-based health and human services that promote the physical, mental, and emotional health of all members in the community.

http://www.communityfirsthc.org/
 
Mobile Health Care  Medical Outreach Clinic provides free preventative and primary medical care to Macomb County Residents without health insurance or who qualify based on income.  Services provided through Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center.

http://www.mclaren.org/macomb/free-clinic-services.aspx

For dates and location: http://www.mclaren.org/macomb/site-documents.aspx?taxonomy=083c2d90-f6da-4eea-8da3-9aa66b2ade40

 

Additional Resources

 

Legal Aid & Defender Association

Legal aid for people who meet income or age requirements on cases dealing with domestic violence, foreclosure, income benefits, SSI, wrongful eviction, landlord lock out, utility shut off, and subsidized housing. 313-967-5555

http://www.ladadetroit.org/
 
Lakeshore Legal Aid

Legal aid for Macomb County residents who meet income or age requirements assistance is provided on any civil case and includes domestic violence advocacy, family law, landlord tenant relations, senior advocacy, LGBT advocacy, and immgration law. Ombudsmen services are also provided for housing disputes with nursing homes, assisted living, and AFC housing. For the office call 586-510-1814 or call their Council and Advocacy Law Line 248-552-3008.
 
888-783-8190.

http://www.lakeshorelegalaid.org/
 
Michigan Legal Help

For people who are handling their legal problems without a lawyer. It can help you learn about your legal problems and get ready for court. There are many Do-It-Yourself tools to help you create court forms. This website does not give legal advice, and it is not a substitute for having a lawyer.

https://michiganlegalhelp.org/
 
Michigan Helping Hand

This site helps Michigan residents facing a hardship find the resources they need.

http://www.michigan.gov/helpinghand
 
The Right Connection

A user-friendly guide linking Macomb County families with community services.

http://connection.misd.net/