Resources for Homeless and those in Need 2016

Resources for Homeless and those in Need 2016

(Royal Oak Library and Oakland County 115 News, Dec. 11, 2016)

Royal Oak, MI – Each year the Royal Oak Library compiles a list of resources for homeless and needy people in the area.  The following is the list they put together plus resources found by oc115.  This list will be updated if other resources are found. If you know of any please email editor@oc115.com.

Clothing

St. Mary’s Rectory 730 S. Lafayette (corner of Lincoln), Royal Oak Must be a Royal Oak resident and show photo ID. No phone calls.  Mon, Tues & Thurs : 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Salvation Army 3015 N. Main (near 13 Mile), Royal Oak (248) 585-5600 Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Neighbor for Neighbor, serving residents of Springfield, Holly, Groveland Rose and parts of Independence and White Lake Townships.  Located 459 Broadway, Davisburg.  Food, clothing, and assistance with utilities and housing.  call 248-634-0900 or visit their website.

Food: Groceries and Meals

Focus: HOPE 1355 Oakman Blvd, Detroit (313) 494-5500

Lighthouse: locations in Clarkston and Pontiac, food, shelter and other services  www.lighthouseoakland.org

Neighbor for Neighbor, serving residents of Springfield, Holly, Groveland Rose and parts of Independence and White Lake Townships.  Located 459 Broadway, Davisburg.  Food, clothing, and assistance with utilities and housing.  call 248-634-0900 or visit their website.

Open Hands: St. John’s Episcopal Church Emergency Food Pantry 26998 Woodward, Royal Oak (248) 546-125 Must present photo ID showing Oakland County residence. Mondays: 12:30pm – 2:45pm Saturdays: 9:30am – 11:45am Closed on Nov. 28, Dec. 26, Mar. 26, and Mar. 28.

Renaissance Vineyard Church 1841 Pinecrest, Ferndale Food pantry by appointment: (248) 545-4664

Right Road Community Development 1560 Wordsworth, Ferndale (248) 548-8960 3rd Sat of the month: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Royal Oak First United Methodist Church Sack Lunch Program 320 W. 7th, Royal Oak (248) 541-4100 Sack lunches or snack packs. Monday – Friday: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Ten Mile Free Will Baptist 74 W. 10 Mile, Madison Heights (248) 541-5152 Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Saturday – Sunday by appointment

Salvation Army 3015 N. Main St., Royal Oak, (248) 585-5600 Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM—12:00 PM, 1:00 PM—4:30 PM

South Oakland Community Lunch Program Genesis: 309 N. Main, Royal Oak (248) 542-2266 2nd Saturday of each month: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

St. Mary’s Rectory 730 S. Lafayette (corner of Lincoln), Royal Oak Must be Royal Oak resident, show photo ID. Mon, Tues & Thurs: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Yad Ezra 2850 W. 11 Mile, Berkley (248) 548-3663 Must show photo ID, proof of income, and Social Secu-rity card for each member of the household. Mondays & Wednesdays: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Zion Lutheran Church Food Pantry 143 Albany, Ferndale (248) 398-5510 Photo ID and registration required on 3rd Wednesday of the month. 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Referrals

Lighthouse: locations in Clarkston and Pontiac, food, shelter and other services  www.lighthouseoakland.org

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency South Call for assistance. Must live in Oakland County. (248) 209-2600

Haven (248) 334-1274 (staffed crisis line) (877) 922-1274 (toll free) (248) 334-1284 (business number) Oakland County’s 24-hour domestic violence and sexual assault agency. www.havenoakland.org

Common Ground (248) 456-0909 (24-hour crisis line) (800) 231-1127 (toll free) Referral service and crisis counseling. www.commongroundsanctuary.org

Temporary Shelter

South Oakland Shelter – 18505 W. 12 Mile Rd, Lathrup Village (248) 809-3773 Must call ahead to secure lodging. Lodging, food pantry, clothing closet, case management, health services, and laundry.

Salvation Army 3015 N. Main (near 13 Mile), Royal Oak (248) 585-5600 By appointment only. Food pantry, utility assistance, clothing, furniture, rent/mortgage assistance, shelter, and holiday assistance. Assistance based on need. Photo ID, proof of income, and other documentation required. Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Common Ground Shelter for Runaway Youth 1222 S. Washington, Royal Oak (248) 547-2260  Short-term shelter for runaway and homeless youths aged 10-17. Counseling and substance abuse education available. No court wards; voluntary program; parental consent required. Call first.

Grace Centers of Hope, Pontiac  www.gracecentersofhope.org 1.855.HELP.GCH (1.855.435.7424)

Ruth Ellis Center, for LGBTQ youth, drop in center and longer term program http://www.ruthelliscenter.org/programs

HOPE Warming Center, 249 Baldwin Ave Pontiac, MI 48342 p:248-499-7345 Pontiac, http://www.hopewarmingpontiac.org/if-you-need-help.html

Lighthouse: locations in Clarkston and Pontiac, food, shelter and other services  www.lighthouseoakland.org

 

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