Community Resource List


2-1-1 United Way
Dial 2-1-1…assistance with education, income, basic needs
A free, confidential service that connects you with local community-based organizations
across the state offering thousands of different programs and services for people seeking help.

OLSHA Oakland-South (Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency)
345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI  48220

  • Utilities Assistance
  • Prescription Assistance
  • Emergency Food Assistance
  • Rent or Mortgage Assistance
  • Homeless Case Management
  • Furniture and Clothing Referrals
  • WIC

24 Hour Shelter Hotline  (800)274-3583

Tri-County 24 Hour Shelter Hotline  (313)963-7829

SOS (South Oakland Shelter  (248)546-6566
431 N. Main St, Royal Oak, MI  48067

Our Lady of Sorrow *St Vincent DePaul  (248)474-5720
23815 Power Road, Farmington MI  48336

St Alexander (248)474-5748 *Farmington/Farmington Hills
Carol Greening/Rita Knight
27835 Shiawassee Rd, Farmington, MI  48335
Food Pantry Hours:  W-F 9:30-11am
Will issue food card and canvas bags.  Need proof of residency, drivers’ license,
state ID, utility bill and family income

Hospitality House (248)960-9975
1600 W. Maple Rd, Suite B, Walled Lake, MI  48390
Food pantry   Hours:  Mon noon-8pm, Thu 10am-2pm, Sat 11am-2pm

Salvation Army (248)477-1153
27500 Shiawassee Rd, Farmington Hills, MI  48336
Food pantry, baby items, furniture referral & utility assistance
By appointment only…Mon-Thur 8:30-4:30pm
*free breadline/produce on Mondays from 9:30 till gone

Active Faith Community Service (248)437-9790
401 S. Washington, South Lyon, MI  48178
Food pantry hours:  Mon, Wed, Thur  10am-5pm
Clothing donation hours:  Wed 10am-3pm

Baldwin Soup Kitchen (248)332-6262
212 Baldwin Ave, Pontiac, MI  48342
Emergency meals for those who are in need

Capuchin Soup Kitchen (313)822-8606
4390 Connor St, Detroit, MI  48215
Emergency meals for those in need

Grace Centers of Hope (248)334-2187
35 E. Huron, Pontiac, MI  48342
Emergency shelter, food and clothing, Life skills program for
those afflicted by domestic violence and/or drug addiction

Lighthouse Emergency Services (248)920-6100
46156 Woodward Ave, Pontiac, MI  48342
Provides solutions to crisis situations for low income residents and seniors
in Oakland County.  Services include but are not limited to:  emergency
clothing and food, Meal on Wheels, medical equipment and supplies, childcare
educational programs and parenting educations, transportation.

HAVEN 24 Hour Crisis Support (877)922-1274
Provides shelter/assistance for those afflicted by domestic violence/sexual assault

Common Ground Sanctuary 24 Hour Support (800)231-1127
Provides a lifeline for individuals and families in crisis, victims of crime, persons with mental illness,
people trying to cope with critical situations, runaway, and homeless youths.

WIC (Women, Infant & Children) 24 Hour (800)262-4784
Food and health care for pregnant and nursing women and young children

Meals on Wheels…Farmington/Farmington Hills (248)473-1825
Call 2-1-1 United Way
Anyone in Oakland, Wayne or Macomb counties can dial 211 from any phone and be connected
with United Way’s Emergency Help Line.  United Way can help find human services in the community
to help with the following:

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Rent Assistance
  • Utility Assistance
  • Job Training
  • Counseling
  • Substance Abuse
  • Child & Elderly Care
  • After School Programs

Lacasa Center (866)522-2725 /  (517)548-1350
2895 W. Grand River Ave., Howell, MI  48843

Open Door Outreach Center (248)360-2930
7170 Cooley Lake Rd, Waterford, MI  48327
Office hours:  Tues-Fri 10am-4:30pm
Resale Store:  (248)360-4977  hours:  Mon-Sat 10am-4:30pm
A western Oakland County charity serving those in Waterford, White Lake, West Bloomfield
Keego Harbor, Sylvan Lake, Commerce Townships and parts of Walled Lake and Wixom.

  • Easter Programs
  • Back to School Programs
  • Thanksgiving Programs
  • Christmas/Holiday Programs
  • Referral Programs

Freedom Road Transportation  (248)232-1259
Volunteer drivers to assist those in need
Mileage reimbursement


Resources for Animals:

  • Animal Care Network (248)678-2756
  • Almost Home Animal Rescue League  248-200-2695
    A Non-Profit, No Kill Organization