Taxpayer Resources

Taxpayer Resources

​​Oakland County residents have several great organizations to turn to for assistance. Check this page often to learn of special events here and across the region.

The Accounting Aid Society will offer free tax preparation an​​d advice for low- and middle-income taxpayers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday at our office. Individuals who earned $35,000 or less or families who earned $53,000 are eligible for this service. The society also offers assistance to small business owners. Click here to learn more. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are preferred. Please call 248-716-3260 to schedule your visit.

Catholic Social Services of Southeast Michigan Hispanic Outreach: Offers clothing, food and shelter assistance as well as language assistance with employment applications and medical forms, legal help and other services. Call 248-338-4250 or click here.

Community Housing Network: Offers budget counseling and income assessment to determine housing needs and what agencies may be able to assist. It also provides homeless assistance for those about to lose or who have lost their homes. Call 248-928-0111 or click here.

Common Ground Sanctuary: Provides counseling for a variety of issues as well as a free legal clinic addressing landlord/tenant, bankruptcy and probate issues. Call 248-456-8150 or click here.

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit: Offers financial, mental health, mortgage foreclosure and budget counseling as well as assistance for seniors dealing with housing issues. Call 248-592-2650 or click here.

Jewish Vocational Services: Provides financial, mortgage foreclosure and budget counseling as well as job training. Call 248-559-5000 or click here.

Lighthouse of Oakland County: Offers food and utility assistance. Its Center for Working Families provides budget counseling and computer and workforce development training. Mortgage foreclosure counseling also is available. Call 248-920-6200 or click here.

Legal Aid and Defender Association: Provides an array of free or low-cost legal assistance, including bankruptcy, mortgage foreclosure and landlord/tenant issues. Call 248-253-1548 or click here.

Neighborhood House of Rochester Area: Provides food, clothing, financial and transportation assistance as well as counseling for residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, Auburn Hills or Addison Township. Call 248-651-5836 or click here.

Oakland County Division of Community and Home Improvement: Offers mortgage foreclosure, budget and reverse mortgage counseling as well as Step Forward Michigan assistance and home repair loans. Call Kathy Williams at 248-858-1189 or 248-858-5402 or click here.

Oakland County Veterans' Services: Provides an array of programs for qualified veterans including potential assistance with delinquent property tax payments. Call 248-858-0785 or click here.

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency Pontiac: Offers food and utility assistance, mortgage foreclosure counseling and help with weatherization and minor home repairs. Its Center for Working Families provides budget counseling and computer and workforce development training. Call 248-209-2600 or click here.

The Salvation Army: Offers food and utility assistance, financial counseling and referrals to other agencies to address potential homelessness. Call 248-334-2407 or click here.

United Way for Southeast Michigan: The United Way has an extensive referral process. When you call their emergency number, they will assess your needs and refer you to the appropriate agencies. Call 211 or click here.