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Oakland County Community Resources

This page provides information for unemployed/displaced workers within Oakland County.

 Community Resources Brochure

HEALTH RESOURCES

NAME

PHONE

RESOURCES AVAILABLE

Oakland County Health Division
  • Dental Program

 

248.858.1306
888.350.0900 ext. 81306

Dental services for low-income County residents who have no dental insurance

  • Immunizations/Flu
Pontiac
248.858.1305
Southfield
248.424.7046
Flu Hotline
800.434.3358
Shots for County children & adults
  • Substance Abuse
248.858.5200
Substance abuse treatment for Medicaid and uninsured County residents
  • WIC (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Food Program) 
248.858.1272
888.350.0900
ext. 81272

Supplemental food for low-income pregnant and nursing women, new mothers, infants and children under 5 in Oakland County

  •  Nurse On Call

800.848.5533

Health information, resources and referrals to community programs and services
Covenant Community Health Center 248.556.4900​ Low-cost medical care and preventive health services for children and adults​

Dingell VA Medical Center
Pontiac Outpatient Clinic​

248.332.4540​ Free care for veterans​
Drug Discount Card Program 

Nurse on Call 800.848.5533

Savings on purchases of drugs from local pharmacies
Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic  248.758.1690

 

Free health clinic for uninsured County adults

 

McLaren Children's Health Services  248.334.0024 Free medical services for children birth to 18 years of age residing in Oakland County
Oakland Integrated Health Network (OIHN) 
Health, mental health services
248.724.7600
Dental services
248.758.1231​
Health, mental health and dental services​
Oakland Primary Health Services

248.322.6747

Pontiac High School
248.451.7365

Pontiac Middle School
248.451.7147

Waterford Teen
Health Center

248.674.4876​

Offers complete medical care for all ages, prescription assistance and WIC​
Tri-County Dental Health Council  248.559.7767
Adult/child programs, referral for services for Medicaid, low-income, uninsured and emergency care
The Wellness Plan
Northwest Medical Center- Oak Park​
248.967.6500​ Provides two programs for uninsured and underinsured​


FOOD RESOURCES
NAME PHONE RESOURCES AVAILABLE
Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA)

248.209.2600

800.482.9250

Emergency food assistance, food pantry, WIC and summer lunch program for Pontiac children
Focus: HOPE 

313.494.5500

Food assistance, community and career development
Lighthouse Emergency Services 

Pontiac  248.920.6000

Clarkston  248.620.6116

3-day supply of emergency food
Open Door Outreach Center 

248.360.2930

Emergency services for food
Open Hands Emergency Food Pantry 

248.546.1255 ext. 6

Emergency food pantry and referrals


SHELTER RESOURCES
NAME PHONE RESOURCES AVAILABLE
Lighthouse Emergency Services 

248.920.6100

Housing assistance to stop foreclosure
South Oakland Shelter 

248.546.6566

Rotating shelter plan- 90 days maximum
Salvation Army 

800.274.3583

Housing and utility assistance, referrals to shelters and rental assistance
Oakland County Community and Home Improvement Division  

248.858.0493

Counseling to tenants and homeowners, mortgage default resolution services including delinquency, default or foreclosure
Grace Centers of Hope 

248.334.2187

Homeless shelter and rehab center


MENTAL HEALTH  RESOURCES
NAME PHONE RESOURCES AVAILABLE
Common Ground 

 800.231.1127

24-hour resource and crisis helpline, confidential counseling and short-term psychiatric care
Catholic Social Services 

248.548.4044

Family, marital and substance abuse counseling
Community Mental Health Authority 

800.341.2003

Mental health services for adults and children with serious mental illness, emotional disturbances and developmental disabilities
Easter Seals​ ​800.395.9819 Adult mental health services​
HAVEN Crisis Center 

248.334.1274

24-hour crisis/support line, counseling and support groups

Oakland Family Services 

Berkley 248.544.4004
Pontiac 248.858.7766
Rochester Hills 248.853.0750
Walled Lake 248.624.3812

Therapeutic treatment for children and adults with a diagnosed mental illness or issues related to substance abuse
 
 
EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES
NAME PHONE RESOURCES AVAILABLE
Oakland County

 

248.858.0721 
One-stop access to job training and services for job-seekers and employers through electronically-linked career centers

Pontiac 248.858.0785

Troy 248.655.1250
Helps County veterans and their families obtain and monitor benefits

248.858.0530

Job postings for County positions
State of Michigan    

800.285.WORKS (9675)

Provides training and employment programs

Claims Line  866.500.0017

Unemployment compensation to jobless workers, answers employment-related questions, connects workers and employers

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