Behavioral and Mental Health

Detroit-Wayne County Community Mental Health Authority
707 Milwaukee St. Detroit, MI 48202

Business Resources

Suggests and allows application for numerous federal grants and loans or 

Great Lakes Women’s Business Council (Great Lakes WBC) is a nonprofit champion for women and minority businesses. We provide access to capital, certification for women-owned businesses, corporate contracting opportunities, and small business educational support. 

The Highland Park Business Association (HPBA) was established by a group of concerned businesses, community leaders, and residents. Together, they work to promote a safe, positive environment where businesses and all organizations in the community can grow and prosper. 

Highland Park Business Association
PO Box 3627
Highland Park MI   48203
Phone: (313) 626-0990
email: HPBA
Web Address:


Founded in 2003, Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs (MAFE) is a nonprofit organization that supports the growth and advancement of women business owners in Michigan.

MAFE provides opportunities for female entrepreneurs, in both new development and growth stages of their business, to build their entrepreneurial capacity through educational programs focused on sustainable business growth and development.  

MAFE gives women entrepreneurs and females from underrepresented communities the opportunity to expand their influence and increase their visibility by providing a forum where business women can unite, network, and leverage best practices within an organization of their peers. 

MEDC delivers tailored assistance to invest and expand your operations and workforce in Michigan communities. Through collaboration with more than 100 partners, we have tools and resources to support businesses at any stage of growth. No matter your business size, industry, or your community needs, the MEDC’s many programs and local and regional partners have resources to help you. 

Founded in 1977, the MMSDC certifies businesses, develops their capacity and facilitates inclusive procurement opportunities.

The MMSDC is one of 23 affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), a nonprofit corporate membership organization that advances business opportunities for its certified business enterprises and connects them to its corporate members. One of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations, NMSDC was founded in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority business enterprises. 

MWF is a community development financial institution whose mission is to expand economic opportunity for women and entrepreneurs of color by providing access to capital and business resources. MWF celebrates outstanding Michigan women by honoring their leadership contributions to the community, economy and our state. 

Detroit Office
1155 Brewerey Park Blvd.
Suite 350 
Detroit, MI 48207

Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses. 


Centers for Independent Living

Wayne County Senior Citizen Services
Provide nutrition, assessment and referral services to eligible Wayne County seniors so they can reman in a home environment.
3600 Commerce Ct. Bldg. E Wayne, MI 48184

Child Care Resources

Great Start to Quality Wayne-Oakland-Macomb Resource Center
Part of the Bib to Backpack team at United Way of Southeastern Michigan, helps to prepare children for kindergarten.
660 Woodward Ave., Ste.300
Detroit, MI 48226

A free program to support mom and baby through your child’s first year. We offer free baby supplies and education. Clients learn to set goals for baby’s first year and work with a case manager for one-on-one help. Call the clinic to set up an appointment with Alexis Harvey, Community Health Worker. 

Who is it for?

Pregnant mothers and caregivers (mothers, fathers, grandparents and other legal guardians) with children up to age 1.

How do I sign up?

Call to make an appointment. Walk-ins are not accepted at this time.

Say Detroit Family Health Clinic
Alexis Harvey
(586) 345-0225 

Clothing and Material Goods

Jackets for Jobs
Michigan Works! Affiliate
A non-profit corporation that provides interview-quality, professional business clothing at no charge to economically disadvantaged individuals in the Metropolitan Detroit Area.
5555 Conner, Suite 2097 Detroit, MI 48213

Michigan Recycling Groups
List of online garage sale that use Yahoo! Groups as a tool to make connections between community members who want to help each other, themselves, and their environment.

Credit Counseling and Budgeting Services

Family Tree
Confidential financial assessments, counseling, and assistance to individuals facing credit and financial difficulties.
615 Griswold, Suite 1709 Detroit, MI 48226

Green Path Debt Solutions
2111 Woodward Ave., Suite 906 Detroit, MI 48201

Diapers, Children's Clothes, And Material Goods

Mimi's Mission
Provides Clothing, children's beds, and goods to working Downriver Community families.
Call for availability.

Education and Training Services

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit
Assists people age 18+ struggling to find work by teaching skills and addressing barriers with coaches.
Detroit Career Center
3111 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, MI 48208

Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs
Supports and promotes the economic growth and advancement of women entrepreneurs in Michigan.
P.O. Box 40628
Redford, MI 48240
(844)490-MAFE (6233)

Operation ABLE of Michigan
Provides workforce development assistance, job placement, skill training and financial coaching. Must be 40 or older, low to moderate-income and ready to work.
4750 Woodward Ave., Suite 201
Detroit, MI 48201

Wayne State University-Another Chance
5057 Woodward Ave. Ste.11201
Detroit, MI 48202

Emergency Services

Wayne County Sheriff
Non-emergency law enforcement services
4747 Woodward Detroit, MI 48201

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Provides FREE and confidential emotional support to people in a suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24/7.

Poison Control Center

Michigan Lead Safe Program
Answer questions, help find a place for child testing, and offer referrals to local programs and certified led-removal contractors.

First Step (Domestic and Sexual Violence)
Comprehensive Services for victims of domestic and sexual violence 24/7
44567 Pinetree Drive Plymouth, MI 48170

Salvation Army Monroe Corps
Disaster Services, Emergency financial assistance, emergency shelter, foodbr/>815 E. 1st St. Monroe, MI 48161

American Red Cross
Provides disaster relief and recovery, emergency disaster shelters, reconnect with loved ones in U.S. or overseas during or after a crisis, post emergency recovery, and emergency preparation resources
100 Mack Ave. Detroit, MI 48201

Emergency Financial Assistance

Michigan Veterans Trust Fund
Soldiers and Sailors Relief Fund

Provides for the temporary relief of honorably discharged indigent Veterans of the United Armed Forces.
28 West Adams, Ste 1710 Detroit, Mi 48226

Salvation Army
Detroit Harbor Light 3737 Lawton Detroit, MI 48201
Detroit Temple 3729 W. Cgicago Detroit, MI 48206

Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Provides clothing and food in emergency situations.
3000 Gratiot Ave. Detroit, MI 48207

Employment Search Assistance

Pure Michigan Talent Connect
Whether you are looking for a job or looking for employees, the Michigan Talent Bank is the place to be.

Crossroads of Michigan
Offers comprehensive employment services which include, career counseling; pre-job guidance;seminars and training in resume writing, interviewing skills, and job search strategies and techniques; internet access; telephone use and message service; and job placement assistance.
2424 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48208

Food Assistance Programs

Resources for baby formula, food diapers, etc.

Focus Hope
Food is distributed through  food center locations for those who meet the income guidelines.
6353 W. Vernor Hwy. Detroit, MI 48209 (313)494-4600
1300 Oakman Blvd. Detroit, MI 48238 (313)494-4600
9151 Chalmers Detroit, MI 48213 (313)494-4600

Foreclosure Assistance

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Home ownership services may be able to provide home mortgage or land contract payments, property taxes and fees or mobile home lot rent.

Michigan State Housing Development Authority(MSHDA)
Foreclosure programs and resources;down payment assistance;funds housing rehabilitation assistance programs;offers rental assistance programs.
Central Office
735 E. Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI 48909
Cadillac Place
3028 W. Grand Blvd., Suite 4-600
Detroit, MI 48202

HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies

Neighborhood Legal Services
Downtown Detroit management and housing advocacy.
7310 Woodward Ave., Suite 301
Detroit, MI 48202

Homeless Services

SOAR Across Michigan
This program can assist people who are experiencing homelessness and have mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder to access SSI/SSDI benefits.

Ruth Ellis Center
Provides information and referrals, short-term and long-term residential safe spaces, second story drop-in center, low-barrier access to food, clothing, showers, laundry, case management, outpatient mental-health services and family group decision making for the LGBTQ community.
77 Victor St.
Highland Park, MI 48203

Housing Resources

COVID Emergency Rental Assistance
The COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) program provides rental and utility assistance for residents who fell behind due to COVID-19. If you or someone you know is behind on rent or utilities, or in court for eviction, there are resources to help.

Information and Referral (I & R)

United Way of Southeastern Michigan
Access to health and human care services in Wayne County, Oakland and Macomb counties.
660 Woodward Ave., Ste. 300
Detroit, MI 48226

Legal Assistance

Free Legal Aid Clinic (FLAC)
Eligible low income, Wayne County residents. Applications provided in-person on a first-come first-serve basis.
5425 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202

Medical Equipment and Supplies

Assistive Technology (AT) Xchange Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
3498 East Lake Lansing Road, Suite 100 East Lansing, MI 48823
Toll free:(800)578-1269 

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Michigan
29777 Telegraph Rd. Ste.1651
Southfield, MI 48034
Toll free: (800)572-1717

Muscular Dystrophy Association
Serves Michigan Residents diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy or neuromuscular disease.
950 Stephenson Hwy.
Troy, MI 48083
Toll Free: (800)572-1717

Michigan Works!

Highland Park Service Center
Monday-Friday between 8:00a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
144 Manchester
Highland Park, MI 48203

Parent And Family Resources

Great Start Collaborative Wayne
A Wayne County System of services and resources to assist all families in providing a great start for their children
7445 Allen Rd. Ste. 160
Allen Park, MI 48101

Neighborhood Service Organization
Life choices program provides a parenting support and education for families with a child with developmental disabilities.
8600 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202

Prescription and Co-Pay Assistance

AARP Prescription Discount Program
Provides AARP members exclusive discounts on FDA- approved prescription medications and specialty drugs at participating retail network pharmacies.
(877)4AARP18 (422-7718)

Substance Abuse and Addiction

Alcoholics Anonymous
Insured individuals should contact their health insurance provider for referrals.

Cocaine Anonymous
Toll Free: 1-800-347-8998

Gamblers Anonymous
Insured individuals should contact their health insurance provider for referrals.

Marijuana Anonymous
Toll Free: (800)766-6779

Narcotics Anonymous
Insured individuals should contact their health insurance provider for referrals.

Nicotine Anonymous
Insured individuals should contact their health insurance provider for referrals.

Utility Payment Assistance Programs

The Heat and Warmth (THAW) Fund
Customers who meet the guidelines from the Household Income Eligibility Guidelines chart (found on the DTE energy website), are in shut-off status, and have exhausted all federal and state-funding programs may be eligible for assistance

DTE Energy Payment Assistance Programs
Case Management, Shutoff Protection Plan(WPP), Home Heating Credit(HHC), Medical Emergencies, Earned Income Credit
One Energy Plaza 
Detroit, MI 48226 (800)477-4747


Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
FREE program funded through the Department of Energy that offers energy assistance to income-eligible homeowners and renters in Highland Park and other cities.
2121 Biddle, Suite 102
Wyandotte, MI 48192