We are in this together, and help is always available.
The Help Hotline offers non-medical information, resources, and local community assistance referrals.
Monday – Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
248-858-2110 • email@example.com • Text OAKGOV COVID to 468311
COVID-19 information from the State of Michigan
Spanish • Arabic • Traditional Chinese • Simplified Chinese • Korean • Burmese • American Sign Language • French • Swahili
Food Bank Council of Michigan
Food Distribution Map
250+ agencies distributing
emergency food assistance to those in need.
Gleaners Community Food Bank
Food distribution efforts include drive-up mobile sites.
Michigan Department of Education’s Food Service Program Map
Summer Food Service Program was created to ensure that children in lower-income areas receive nutritious meals during long school vacations when they do not have access to the National School Lunch or Breakfast Programs. Use the map to find a site near you.
Community Housing Network
Meal Resources. Local resources for food distribution sites, senior meals, and pantries
My COVID Response Network
My COVID Response Network connects people with available resources, serving central Oakland County, including Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Waterford, and surrounding areas.
Food Resources Blog
Oakland County Food Policy Council
Oakland County Food Policy Council lists local resources for food distribution sites, Pandemic EBT and SNAP Assistance
MI Bridges (Public Assistance)
Apply for benefits, manage your case and explore resources: https://newmibridges.michigan.gov
Older Adult Programs & Services
Oakland County is pleased to offer a guide for older adults who are looking for information about aging well. Many resources are available for housing, health, medical, legal issues, and local services as well as other valuable information. https://www.oakgov.com/health/seniors
Michigan Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)
Request assistance for older adults with meal deliveries and friendly reassurance/regular check-in calls.
Older Persons Commission - Rochester
By providing innovative programs and high-quality services that stimulate and advance active and healthy living for the 50+ community. We also offer supportive senior services such as Meals on Wheels, Adult Day Service, Transportation and more. (248) 608-0261 | https://opcseniorcenter.org
Nurse on Call
The Nurse on Call hotline offers information about health and related resources. Calls are answered by Oakland County Health Division Public Health Nurses.
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
Oakland County Health Division WIC offices will only offer appointments and services over the phone and online until further notice.
WIC website | 1-248-858-1272 • 1-877-526-2438
Honor Community Health
Honor Community Health is a nonprofit, community health center providing comprehensive and integrated primary, behavioral health, and dental care throughout Oakland County.
248-897-0722, Behavioral Health Help Line • 248-724-7600, Main Line
Tri-County Dental Health
Providing access to oral health services to people in need.
Tri-County Dental Health website | 248-559-7767 or 248-233-4410 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Great Start Collaborative Oakland County
Programs for families, parents and students that support the mission to help all Oakland County families succeed.
COVID 19 Resources. Great Lakes Oakland website | 1-844-456-5437
Jewish Family Service
Providing compassionate, personalized services tailored to the specific needs of each individual or family, and center around three core areas: services for older adults, mental health and wellness, and safety net services. Certified Health Care Navigators help you explore and purchase health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.
JFS Detroit Website | 248-592-2662 | email@example.com
Affordable Care Act
The Affordable Care Act —often called Obamacare—is the comprehensive healthcare reform signed into law by President Barack Obama in March 2010. The law includes a list of health care policies intended to extend health-insurance coverage to millions of uninsured Americans. See if you qualify for coverage: https://www.healthcare.gov/
Corktown Health Center
Corktown Health Center provides primary care, behavioral health services, and more to LGBTQ+ individuals and offers sliding scale services. (313) 832-3300 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Mental Health Resources
Warmline to Aid Persons with Mental Health
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ warmline connects individuals with certified peer support specialists who have lived experiences of behavioral health issues, trauma or personal crises, and are trained to support and empower the callers.
Read more about the Warmline.
Seven days a week, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Chat
24-hours, 7 days a week | 1-800-273-8255, 1-888-628-9454 (Spanish) |
Lifeline Chat website
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. The 988-dialing code does not replace the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-TALK (8255)) or other locally operated crisis lines. Instead, it serves as a universal entry point to connect individuals in need to trained crisis counselors who can help. Visit 988lifeline.org for more information.
Common Ground Crisis Helpline
24-hours, 7 days a week | Common Ground Website | 1-800-231-1127
Oakland Community Health Network
Developmental disabilities, mental health, and substance recovery resources
OCHN Website | 248-464-6363
Provides Mental health services for adults and children with serious mental illness, emotional disturbances, and substance use disorders. Easterseals Michigan also provides autism services for children. Easterseals Website | 1-800-75-SEALS
Certified community behavioral health clinic (CCBHC) that offers community-based support services, psychiatry, medication management, psychotherapy, and other services. CNS Healthcare website | 1-800-615-0411
Michigan Stay Well
If you are feeling emotional distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic, get free, confidential support from a Michigan Stay Well counselor. This service is available 24/7. Michigan Stay Well Website |1-888-535-6136 and press "8."
1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text 8388255
CALL or TEXT 1-800-985-5990 (press 2 for Spanish)
Affirmations LGBTQ+ community center has been the hub for southeast Michigan LGBTQ+ communities and its allies for the last 30 years. They provide a welcoming space where people of all sexual orientations, gender identities & expressions, and cultures can learn, grow, socialize, and access the vital support they need!
(248) 398-7105 • https://goaffirmations.org
Ruth Ellis Center
The Ruth Ellis Center offers integrated primary health services, behavioral health services, and residential care facilities for insured and uninsured LGBTQ youth and young adults.
(313) 252-1950 •
Stand with Trans
Stand with Trans provides resources and support for transgender/GNC/gender non-conforming youth and families. Resources include support groups, social events, empowerment workshops, skill-building, community education, and phone support via Ally Moms for transgender youth and parents/caregivers.
(248) 739-9254 • https://standwithtrans.org
Equality Michigan is Michigan's statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) political advocacy organization. Formerly the Triangle Foundation, EQMI has been Michigan's premiere LGBTQ anti-violence and political advocacy organization for over 25 years and counting.
(313) 537-7000 •
LGBT National Help Center
LGBT National Help Center services the LGBTQ+ community by offering free and confidential support via peer chat support, a national hotline, a senior hotline and youth chatrooms.
Household & Utilities
24-hours, 7 days a week
Michigan 211 Website • Call 2-1-1 or 844-875-9211 • Text your ZIP code to 898211
United Way for Southeast Michigan
2-1-1 COVID-19 Resource Toolkit
Local resources for education, food, health, technology, workplace and business
Family Resources, Supports, and Aid Available in Oakland County
is published by Oakland Community College Economic & Workforce Development, 4th Edition
OLHSA: A Community Action Agency
Emergency shelter and food, emergency utility assistance, emergency financial assistance, foreclosure counseling, referral services.
Oakland County Animal Shelter/Pet Adoption Center
Oakland County Treasurer
Federal Student Aid
Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner
WRC Water Restoration
Water Residential Assistance Program (WRAP)
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds
Many services and forms are available online or by mail; some services are available by appointment only.
| Vital Records • Legal/Court Records • Emergency Personal Protection Orders • Register of Deeds.
Oakland County Court
At this time, Circuit and Probate Courts are temporarily waiving Judge On-Line Fees to promote telephone court appearances.
Oakland County Legal Resources Center
Phone and email service only. Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lakeshore Legal Aid
Lakeshore Legal Aid is a not-for-profit law firm providing a range of free civil legal services to people who are low income, seniors, and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in our communities.
Website | 1-888-783-8190 • Flyer in
Oakland County Sheriff
Non-Emergency, Dispatch: 248-858-4950
Reporting Abuse or Neglect
This toll-free phone number allows you to report abuse or neglect of any child or adult.
24-hours, 7 days a week
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Offering domestic violence support 24/7/365
National Child Abuse
1-800-4AChild (1-800-422-4453) or text 1-800-422-4453
National Sexual Assault
Workers & Business
worker relief section
for information about unemployment, employers hiring, resources, and Oakland County Michigan Works! Contacts/locations.
Help Me Grow Michigan
Assisting essential workers to find childcare
Centro Multicultural La Familia (Spanish)