Community Services

 


Community Services

2-1-1 Telephone service for Southeast Michigan
2-1-1 is an easy access, comprehensive information and referral service established by United Way. It connects people in Macomb, Wayne, and Oakland counties to health and human services, as well as volunteer opportunities, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

City of Warren Service Requests
This website has a knowledge base that can answer basic questions such as  garbage or recycling policies, how to obtain a building permit, how to obtain an animal license, and more. It also allows you to submit service requests for items such a pothole repair, missed garbage, streetlights out, or abandoned vehicles.

Helping Hand
Helps Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find the services they need.

Leaps and Bounds Family Services
A non-profit organization focusing on family education programs, including adult basic education and ESL classes for Michigan Works referred individuals, after school tutoring for children in grades 3rd-12th grade, early childhood education through play and learn groups and home visiting programs and childcare and parent training.

Macomb Community Action
Programs for income eligible Macomb County residents, including Head Start, free preschool, home safety devices, home ramps, home preservation and energy (weatherization), energy conservation education and weatherization, free tax preparation, down payment assistance, emergency food, Senior chore services, Senior nutrition and meal programs, low-income housing information and emergency assistance for rent/mortgage, utilities and home heating fuel.

Macomb County Health Department
Find facts, programs and services, and resources offered by the local health department.

Macomb County Veteran’s services
Counselors can provide assistance to Veterans finding, applying for, receiving and maintaining Veteran’s benefits as well as filing claims and appealing adverse decisions.

Macomb Literacy Partners
An agency that helps adults in Macomb County with reading, writing or English language difficulties. They also provide free training to volunteer tutors who want to assist people in improving their literacy skills.

Macomb County Warming Center
Information for day centers, night shelters, showers and meals for the homeless.

Making the Right Connection in Macomb County
This user-friendly directory is designed by the Macomb County Youth Council to help link families with community services for adoption, child abuse, child care, clothing and diapers, dementia, dental services, domestic violence employment & training, financial assistance, food, addiction, health, homeless, housing, literacy, military/veteran services, parenting, runaways, senior services, special needs, substance abuse, suicide prevention, support groups, teen pregnancy, transportation, utility assistance, vision & hearing services.

MI Bridges
Apply for food assistance, medical assistance, cash assistance, child development & care, and/or State emergency relief at this site.

Michigan Benefits Access
Apply online for Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS) benefit programs, such as: food assistance (FAP), State Emergency Relief (SER) for energy and non-energy related needs, Medical Assistance (Medicaid), Child Development Care (CDC), and Cash Assistance.

Michigan Legal Help
The Michigan Legal Help website was created to help people who have to handle simple civil legal problems without a lawyer. There are articles you can read to learn about a specific area of the law and toolkits to help you prepare to represent yourself in court. Some forms are completed automatically once you answer simple questions. You can also search the website for a lawyer or community services in your area.

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Community Services for Seniors

Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers
Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to help seniors stay in their own homes as long as possible. They assist with a variety of chores, including trips to doctors, grocery shopping, light housework, or sometimes just companionship.

Macomb County Senior Citizen Services
Find departmental services, referral resources, and links to other resources serving senior citizens.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program – Senior Volunteer Opportunities
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program sponsored by Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan places adults age 55 or older in volunteer positions at sites throughout Macomb County.

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Special Needs

Macomb Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Discover services and library materials available for county residents unable to read or use standard print materials.

Macomb/St. Clair Chapter of the Autism Society of America
This volunteer group promotes education and advocacy for individuals with autism and their families.

Warren Parks and Recreation Transportation Services
Provides bus transportation for Warren senior and handicap residents.

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Transportation

Warren Parks and Recreation Transportation Services
Provides bus transportation for Warren senior and handicap residents.

Making the Right Connection in Macomb County

Macomb County Senior Citizen Services

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Volunteer Opportunities

Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers
Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to help seniors stay in their own homes as long as possible. They are always in need of volunteers to assist with a variety of chores, including trips to doctors, grocery shopping, light housework, or sometimes just companionship. If you are interested in volunteering, please call (586) 757-5551.

Leaps and Bounds Family Services
A non-profit organization focusing on family education programs, including adult basic education and ESL classes for Michigan Works referred individuals, after school tutoring for children in grades 3rd-12th grade, early childhood education through play and learn groups and home visiting programs and childcare and parent training.

Retires and Senior Volunteer Program – Senior Volunteer Opportunities
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program sponsored by Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan places adults age 55 or older in volunteer positions at sites throughout Macomb County.

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(updated 2-17-2018)