Resources

Resources for those in Need 2020

February 23rd 2020

Here is a list of resources for shelter, food, medical care and more.

Listening and Believing: HAVEN’s Recommendations for How to Help 

December 29th 2019

The recommended response to reports of violence is not necessarily what people might expect, and in fact surprised many of the women in the roo

Sheriff’s Tips for Safe Holiday Shopping

December 9th 2019

“Criminals are looking for easy targets and victims, especially during the holiday shopping season,” said Sheriff Bouchard.

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide

February 22nd 2019

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide (Common Ground, Feb. 22, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Common Ground is a nonprofit organization that helps “move people from crisis to hope.” Among the services they provide is suicide prevention, with a crisis center, chat line, and a helpline. They also shared the following signs to help […]

MTA Shares Assessment and Property Tax Basics

February 2nd 2019

MTA Shares Assessment and Property Tax Basics (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2019) Okemos, MI – Shila Kinder is passionate about her job as Assessor for Mecosta County, a profession that requires understanding complex tax laws, organizing large amounts of data, and gracefully discussing tax bills with residents who may disagree with her work. That […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

January 29th 2019

  Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

January 19th 2019

  Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Jan. 19, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, […]

Resources for Those in Need 2019

January 19th 2019

Resources for Those in Need 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 editor@oc115.com. Shelter Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church 21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757. […]

Resources for Those in Need 2018-2019

November 12th 2018

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 editor@oc115.com. Shelter Welcome Inn—Covenant Presbyterian Church 21575 W Ten Mile Rd, Southfield 48075 (248) 677-8757. […]

MML #3 – The Public’s Right to Know: FOIA and OMA Basics

October 14th 2018

  MML #3 – The Public’s Right to Know: FOIA and OMA Basics (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2018) Grand Rapids, MI- Democracy is protected by two important laws, the Freedom of Information Act and the Open Meetings Act. These laws force public bodies to operate with transparency, and ensure that the public has a […]