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Community Resources

Wayne Metro Community Action Agency

Wayne Metro empowers individuals and communities to realize their own goals.
Each year, Wayne Metro answers over 130,000 individual requests for assistance in southeastern Michigan. They offer property tax assistance, food support, water and utility assistance, financial coaching, mortgage assistance, domestic violence support, veteran support, youth programs and more. You can apply for their assistance at

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) is a Community Action Agency formed in 1964 as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson's War on Poverty. OLHSA supports Oakland and Livingston County residents that are looking for assistance in removing the burdens of poverty. They provide individually tailored, wrap-around assistance for all individuals and families in need of help. You can learn more about their services at

Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)

Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP), is a local volunteer agency, that offers our senior residents a FREE counselor to assist with navigating their individual medical benefits and eligible services. Visit  or call 1-800-803-7174 their anticipated 2023 Counseling Sites with locations, dates, and times of their next community sessions. 

Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund

If you're a homeowner in the State of Michigan and need help paying your mortgage, avoiding foreclosure, or are experiencing a financial hardship, you can apply for the Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund, and receive up to $25,000 in homeowner and property tax assistance. Visit or call 211 or (313)-388-9799 for more information.

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St. Joe’s Helpers

St. Joe’s Helpers is a local volunteer organization who assists residents (especially seniors) in need of basic home maintenance and repairs. Their program incurs the costs and labor of the projects by way of volunteers and donations. Some common projects they can assists with are minor plumbing, carpentry, electrical, landscaping, interior repairs, and more. Please contact their agency via at 313-900-5235 or

FREE Tax Preparation: Tax Season Resources

(Tuesday, April 18, 2023, is the final day to file your 2022 taxes).

Wayne Metro offers free income tax preparation services. You may be eligible for child tax credit, home heating credit, property tax credits and more. For more information, and to book your appointment, visit, or call 313-388-9799 or 313-244-0274
Accounting Aid Society offers free tax, year-round tax preparation assistance is available for households earning less than $60,000 a year. Make an Appointment, Schedule your appointment online here
or call 313-556-1920.

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