Resources for Those in Need 2018-2019

Resources for Those in Need 2018-2019

Oakland County, MI –  Here is a list of resources for shelter, food, medical care and more.  This list will be updated if other resources are found. If you know of any please email


Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church

21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757.

Open December 19 through March 17. Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am – 8pm. Food, shelter, showers, laundry, computers and telephone access.

South Oakland Shelter 18505 W. 12 Mile Rd, Lathrup Village (248) 809-3773 Call Sunday through Friday at 10 AM for possible intake. Lodging, food pantry, clothing closet, case management, health services, and laundry.

Grace Centers of Hope

35 E. Huron St. Pontiac MI 48342 1-855-435-7424.

Providing emergency food, shelter and clothing to the homeless in the community.

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries

(313) 993-4700. DRMM provides emergency, transition-al and permanent shelter.

Food: Groceries and Meals

Focus: HOPE 1355 Oakman Blvd, Detroit (313) 494-4600 Food and basic needs.

Open Hands: St. John’s Episcopal Church Emergency Food Pantry 26998 Woodward, Royal Oak (248) 546-1255 Phone first. Must present photo ID showing Oakland County residence. Mondays: 12:30pm – 2:45pm. Saturdays: 9:30am-11:45am. The pantry will be closed on the following dates: December 24, 26, 31. January 2.

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: The Church. 309 N. Main, Royal Oak Call for dates. (248) 542-2266

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 – 12:00 PM

Yad Ezra 2850 W. 11 Mile, Berkley (248) 548-3663 Must show photo ID, proof of income, and Social Security 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 coupon required. 3rd Wednesday of the month. 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Saint Paul Lutheran Church

202 E. Fifth St., Royal Oak (248) 541-0613

Food Pantry for low income individuals and families on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. Hours: 9 AM to 11 Am. And 1 PM to3 PM. Must present driver’s license or photo ID.

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

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

The Carpenter’s House Church – Christ’s Cupboard Food Pantry
Holly, MI – 48442

Neighbor for Neighbor
Davisburg, MI

St. Rita Catholic Parish – St. Vincent de Paul
Holly, MI – 48442
(248) 634-4841

First Baptist Church of Holly
Holly, MI – 48442
(248) 634-8772

Center of Hope
Fenton, MI

Salvation Army

3015 N. Main St., 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. Mon, Wed, Thurs: 8:30am—12:00pm; 1:00pm-4:30pm. Tues: 10:00am-12:00pm; 1:00pm-4:30pm.

Meals on Wheels

Cares of Farmington Hills

Common Ground Shelter for Runaway Youth

751 Hendrie Blvd. , Royal Oak (248) 547-2260. 1(800) 231-1127. 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.


St. Mary’s Rectory 730 S. Lafayette (corner of Lincoln), Royal Oak. Food pantry and clothing closet. Must be a Royal Oak resident and show photo ID. No phone calls. Mon, Tues & Thurs : 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Salvation Army 3015 N. Main (near 13 Mile), Royal Oak (248) 585-5600 Mon, Wed, Thurs: 8:30AM– 12:00PM; Tues: 10:00AM-12:00PM ; 1:00PM– 4:30PM By Appointment Only

Royal Oak First United Methodist Church

Call (248) 541-4100

Free clothing closet—Last Monday of every month. 10:30 AM –11:30 AM.



Lighthouse of Oakland County

Call (248) 920-6100 ext. 2200

Offers emergency food, housing, medical, utility help to those in need.


Community Housing Network

(866) 282-3119

One stop shop with answers to housing questions for peo-ple facing a housing crisis, people with disabilities, and those who are homeless.


Catholic Charities of Southeast MI

1424 East 11 Mile Road Royal Oak. Call (855)882-2736 for information about programs and services.

The Metropolitan Detroit Diaper Bank

(313)478-4420 Providing infant, children and senior citizen diapers for those who qualify.


(248) 334-1274 (staffed crisis line) (877) 922-1274 (toll free) (248) 334-1284 (business number) 24 hour assistance for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency South

Call for assistance. Must live in Oakland County.

(248) 542-5860.

United Way

Call 2-1-1. For information and resources on health care, child care, prescription expense assistance , food, utility assistance and more.


(248) 334-1274 (Staffed crisis line)

(877) 922-1274 (toll free)

(248) 334-1284 (business number)

24 hour assistance for victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault.


FernCare Free Clinic
751 E. 9 Mile Rd., Ste. 2
Ferndale 48220
open 1st and 3rd Sat. 9 to noon, 2nd and 4th Thurs evening 6 – 8:30.
Appointment only
MAPI Clinic
28235 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, 48076
open every Saturday 9 – 1 pm. Walk in
Burnstein Community Health Clinic
45580 Woodward Ave.
Pontiac, 48341
call for information. They also have a dental clinic.

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