Additional Resources and Links

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Our comprehensive resource directory is available in excel at the bottom of this page
United Way Resource Directory for Southeast Michigan – Online Database for Programs and Services



Love Inc.:  – North Oakland County
Troy People Concerned: – Troy area

Samaritan House: – Macomb County
Light House: – Oakland County




Oakland Family Services: – Family and individual

Common Ground: – Mental health referral service

Catholic Social Services: – Family and individual, Spanish speaking



Common Ground: - Financial assistance
St. Vincent De Paul: – Limited financial assistance

Lighthouse: – Emergency assistance (eviction and utility shut-off)
Love Inc.: – Limited financial assistance
Department of Human Services (DHS): - State Emergency Relief (DHS Decision letter required prior to service at most agencies for utility shut off or judgment for eviction)

Salvation Army: – assistance for emergency situations (judgment, utility shut-off)
Oakland/Livingston Human Service Agency: – assistance for emergency situations (judgment, utility shut-off) in Oakland and Livingston County.
Oxford/Orion Fish: –Oxford, Lake Orion, Addison, and Oakland Townships
Samaritan House: – Villages of Romeo and Armada. Also Armada, Bruce, Ray, and Washington Townships, as well as Macomb and Shelby Township north of 23 mile.
Troy People Concerned: – limited financial assistance, Troy area.


Light House: –emergency food pantry in Oakland County
Department of Human Services (DHS) -food stamps, apply online or at appropriate location
God’s Helping Hand: - food pantry open to anyone needing assistance
Salvation Army: – emergency food pantry
Oxford/Orion Fish: – food pantry serving Oxford, Lake Orion, Addison, and Oakland Townships.
Troy People Concerned: – food pantry
Samaritan House: – food pantry servicing villages of Romeo and Armada. Also, Armada, Bruce, Ray, and Washington Townships as well as Macomb and Shelby Township north of 23 mile.



Community Housing: – apply for subsidized housing
MI Housing Development Authority: - apply for subsidized housing


Employment resources
Troy Career Center: - resume help/classes/programs for the unemployed
Tough Times Resources: - resources for programs for the unemployed
Oakland University Career Counseling: career counseling
Learn Free: - computer skills training on-line
Safe Link Wireless: - free cell phone with minutes every month
Reach Out: – Government assisted wireless service


Legal aid
Common Ground: –free clinic on Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Legal Aid and Defender Association: –free civil representation for Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne county residents
University of Detroit School of Law: –free legal advice


Senior Services

Rochester Older Person’s Commission:

Auburn Hills Senior Services Outreach:


Medical equipment

Older Person’s Commission: –walkers, canes, crutches, wheelchairs, etc. Call for availability
Assistive Technology Exchange: -call for availability


Warm Videos:  Suggestions for using energy efficiently and saving on your utility bills

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