235 S. Grand Ave.
P.O. Box 30037
Lansing, Michigan 48909
Temporary food assistance for eligible low-income families and individuals is available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Provides Food, nutrition counseling, and access to health services are provided to low-income women, infants, and children under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, popularly known as WIC.
WIC Clinics in Detroit:
- Detroit Community Health Connection – Dr. Feleta Wilson Health Center
6550 West Warren (48210)
Monday: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Tuesday – Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm
- Dr. Sophie Womack Health Center (formerly Eastside Health Center)
7900 Kercheval (48214)
Monday/ Wednesday/ Thursday/ Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
- Gratiot/7-Mile (in the Department of Human Services building)
14061 Lappin (48205)
Monday/Tuesday and Thursday/Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am to 5:00pm
- Harper/Gratiot Health Center (in the Neighborhood Service Organization building)
9641 Harper (48213)
Monday: 9:30am to 6:00pm
Tuesday – Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
2651 Saulino Ct.
Dearborn Michigan 48120
Provides emergency food vouchers, legal services, rent & mortgage assistance and community health services.
Serves thousands of individuals and families of all faiths and all walks of life, CSSW offers more than two dozen programs reflecting the diversity of our community: adoption and pregnancy counseling, food assistance, homelessness prevention, domestic and child abuse intervention and prevention, family therapy, and services designed to assist older adults, individuals with developmental disabilities, and at-risk families with young children.
Catholic Social Services Include:
Emergency Food Program
Catholic Services of Oakland County: Pontiac, 248-333-3700
Macomb County: Mt. Clemens, 586- 416-2300
Washtenaw County: Ann Arbor, 734-971-9781
Wayne County: Detroit, 313-883-2100
Community Lutheran Church: Contact Judith Watkins 734-782-0563; 23984 Gibraltar, Flat Rock; Food Pantry is open Wednesdays 9:00 a.m.- 1:00p.m., call first.
Focus Hope: 313-494-4600 – Detroit
Gabriel Richard Center: 313-271-6000; for students of UM-D & HFCC, call first.
Macomb Food Program: 586-469-6004
New Life Food Pantry: 586-771-0308; 16975 Twelve Mile Road Roseville.
Open Door: 734-397-1777; Specific areas at White Lake, call first.
Warren Community Food Pantry: 586-755-6767; 8150 Chapp Ave., Warren, MI
Gleaner’s/ United Way
300 660 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
Engages people, communities, and organizations focused on meeting the needs of children and their families and creating the conditions necessary for success.
2131 Beaufait St
Detroit, MI 48207
Contact: 313.923.3535 for emergency food distribution system.
Also connected to Neighborhood Service Organization 24-Hour Emergency Help Line (313) 224-7000.
Gleaners Community Food Bank, with broad community support, fights hunger in southeastern Michigan. They provide millions of pounds of donated and purchased food to people in need. In so doing, Gleaners is committed to distributing high quality food.
111 East Kirby Street, Detroit, MI 48202
Provides social work services: request for furniture and other household items, adult and children’s clothing, infant formula and diapers, transportation services, and for handicap medical equipment.
A place where free food is served to those who are homeless or destitute.
Local food Kitchens include:
Capuchin Soup Kitchen: 313-579-2100
Fort Street Presbyterian Church: 313-961-4533.
St. Leo’s Soup Kitchen: 313-897-6565
Baldwin Center: 248-332-6101; Soup Kitchen open M, W, Sat: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
26000 Evergreen Road
Southfield, MI 48076
Resources for Southfield residents: assistance with food, shelter, utilities, medications, and clothing.
Food Assistance, Contact Shirley Moore
(313) 843-2550, Ecorse.
Outreach Worker, Contact Lavita Curry
Empowers low-income people and strengthen communities through diverse services, leadership and collaboration.
St. Vincent de Paul Society
3000 Gratiot Ave
Contact: 313-393-2930 or 877-788-4623
At main center (3000 Gratiot, Detroit, MI) the following services are available: non-acute health and dental care centers, thrift store, emergency food depot, and legal assistance.
The Matchan Nutrition Center in Pontiac serves meals twice weekly at noon.
Oak Park , MI
Provides groceries. To obtain this service, the person needs an I.D. for the head of the household and the social security numbers and date of births for everyone in the house.
Shelter, Soup kitchen, Substance abuse, transitional housing: 313-964-5401
Shelter, Soup kitchen, Substance abuse: 313-964-0577
In addition to food assistance, Salvation Army provides the following services:
Children’s & Maternity Services: 313-537-2130
Down River: 734-282-0930
Harbor Light: 800-274-3583
Thrift Shop: 248-338-9601
Information & Referral Center
Links people to resources: Food, shelter, emergency assistance.