Community Resources

There are many resources in our community that provide assistance for those in need.  Here are a few:
Name Description
The Family Learning Institute The Family Learning Institute is a volunteer-based nonprofit agency dedicated to closing the achievement gap in Washtenaw County. We provide free tutoring in the areas of math and reading for students in grades 2-5 who are from economically disadvantaged families and are struggling in school.
Dawn Farm - compassionate, affordable care for addictions About Dawn Farm. Dawn Farm is a Michigan addiction treatment center with an emphasis on the recovering community as the most important source of healing and recovery support for our clients.
Home of New Vision- Your choice for recovery and change Home of New Vision is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides gender-specific programs and specialized services to empower, protect, encourage, and enrich the lives of men, women, their families, and communities affected by the disease of addiction.
Washtenaw County Meals on Wheels Programs (formerly Home Delivered Program) Seniors unable to leave their home for any reason and unable to prepare food at home may receive meals delivered to their door. Drivers delivering the meals are usually volunteers. They not only provide the valuable service of meal delivery, but also are able to check-in on you or a loved one on a regular basis during meal delivery.
Hope Clinic At the core of what we do at Hope Clinic is a simple mission. We partner with you to make lives better through holistic care, providing free medical, dental, food, care + prayer, in Jesus’ name
House by the Side of the Road House by the Side of the Road’s purpose is to provide adequate clothing and small household items at no charge to children and adults. These services are free to clients with limited funds for clothing, bedding, and other household essentials. People come in after family breakup, job loss, fire, or prolonged illness. We also serve those who are homeless, those who are just reentering society from prison, people with mental health issues, recent immigrants, and migrant workers.
Friends in Deed Friends In Deed is an inter-faith volunteer organization that provides for needs of Washtenaw County residents that are not being met by other human service agencies. Friends In Deed provides information, referral and screening services to congregations and agencies as well as resources to people in need.
Empowering Services ESI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing programs to enable inmates in character development, personality transformation and to build sustainable relationship with families and community.

VISION To equip the inmates with skills necessary to thrive in their families and community and to stop the revolving door mentality.
SafeHouse Center SafeHouse Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to provide safety, support, advocacy and resources for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and their children, and to work relentlessly to change the systems and attitudes that allow this abuse to continue.
Ann Arbor Community Center With a primary focus on socio-economically disadvantaged youth, adults, and families, the Ann Arbor Community Center provides programs and services that promote self-reliance, social and economic well-being, diversity and community involvement. We combine our local volunteers and funding from our local community to provide high-quality programs, information, and services such as AACC closets and Family Mentoring, food distribution, and so much more.
POWER Inc. POWER Inc. is a faith-based, community development corporation operating in Washtenaw County, MI. We offer several community programs designed to help people reach their full potential.
Michigan Suicide Prevention Resource Center For those in an emergent or crisis situation, this resource will provide some guidance.
Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County is a member agency of the Diocese of Lansing Catholic Charities."The mission of Catholic Charities is the work of the Catholic Church, to share the love of Christ by performing the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. As a member of our community, we believe our work attains the greatest benefit when we join with our neighbors and colleagues to create a responsive, compassionate society where all are valued, honored and have the opportunity to thrive."
Michigan Legal Help Michigan Legal Help is for people who are handling their legal problems without a lawyer. It can help you learn about your legal problems and get ready for court. There are many Do-It-Yourself tools to help you create court forms. This website does not give legal advice, and it is not a substitute for having a lawyer. If you need more help, search the website for a lawyer, community services, or a Self-Help Center nearby.
Legal Services of South Central Michigan Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) provides free legal advice and representation to low-income individuals, families, and older adults in Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Shiawassee, and Washtenaw Counties. LSSCM also provides legal services to older adults of St. Joseph County
Michigan Immigrant Rights Center The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC) is a legal resource center for Michigan's immigrant communities. MIRC works to build a thriving Michigan where immigrant communities experience equity and belonging. The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center is a program of Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services (MSAS) and Michigan Advocacy (MAP).
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