Community Resource Guides

Area Agency on Aging 1-B

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“CONNECT is your guide to long-term care options for older adults and caregiving resources for families in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair and Washtenaw counties.”

Connect includes useful articles on finding care, paying for care, long-distance caregiving and more. It also includes listings of specific resources for each of the counties we serve, including food assistance, transportation, respite services and more.

Click here to download the guide. 

Questions about the guide can be directed to  Kathleen Yannik.

Ann Arbor Public Schools
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Ann Arbor Public Schools has provided a community resources page with information on many kinds of community services. 

Catholic Social Services/Ahead of the Curve
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Catholic Social Services/Ahead of the Curve publishes both a printed and online Senior Resource Directory. Below are links and a description:

“Find the right Washtenaw County programs and services for yourself or an older adult you know.”

Ahead of the Curve by Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County that aims to make Washtenaw County a caregiver-friendly community.

Click here to view searchable Senior Resource Directory with over 500 local resources. 

“Don't know what resources you need? Take our Resource Quiz to get connected with resources.” 

Questions about this guide can be directed to Rachael Dawson.

Community Action Network
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Community Action Network provides a large resource guide both online and as a google doc for low-income families. This guide has a huge variety of resources. 

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Eastern Michigan University has provided a resource guide for residents of Washtenaw and Wayne county. This guide is in a google sheet document and sorted by category on the tabs on the bottom of the document. 

Food Gatherers

Food Gatherers provides a regularly updated list of food banks and places to get hot meals. 
Click here to see their food bank map. Providers may also contact [email protected] with the subject line “Need Food” or contact Erin Freeman at 734-761-2796 ext. 209 with questions. 

Hope Health Clinic

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Overview of all services provided at the clinic including healthcare, vision, dental, foodbank, hot meal, and assistance for families with infants.

Click here for the guide to Hope’s services. 

Huron Valley Humane Society

Huron valley humane society provides a service guide for their food bank and emergency shelter program.They also have provided a guide to other pet food banks in Michigan

Jewish Family Services
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“JFS is one of the organizations and entities in Washtenaw County collaborating on a system to efficiently and equitably connect care across agencies and sectors.  Best practices for doing so encompass three elements of primary infrastructure that comprise a holistic ecosystem of health and social care: Resource Data Exchange, Client Data Exchange, and Community Data Governance.”

Information on Jewish Family Services for clients can be found on their website