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Community Assistance

Local organizations providing food, housing, and mental health services

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Open Door Outreach Center (248) 360-2930
7170 Cooley Lake Road Waterford, MI 48327
Emergency services for food, serves White Lake and Waterford residents.

Hospitality House Food Pantry  (248) 960-9975
1600 West Maple, Suite B Walled Lake, MI 48390
Food assistance. Walled Lake School District

Community Sharing (248) 889-0347
5061 N. Duck Lake, Highland, MI
Food and other assistance. Huron Valley School District

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) (800) 482-9250
Emergency food assistance program; food pantry; WIC; summer lunch program for Pontiac children

Focus: HOPE (313) 494-4600
Free monthly food to pregnant women, mothers and children up to age 6 not on WIC

Michigan 211
24/7 assistance to connect you with help of all kinds. Senior services and mental health services plus much more.

Lighthouse Emergency Services (Clarkston) (248) 620-6116
6330 Sashabaw Road Clarkston, MI  48346
3 day supply of emergency food

Open Hands Emergency Food Pantry (248) 546-1255
Emergency food pantry and referrals

Gleaners Food Bank 866-453-2637

For more food pantries, visit PantryNet.

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Lighthouse Emergency Services (248) 920-6100
Housing assistance to stop foreclosure

Michigan 211
24/7 assistance to connect you with help of all kinds.

South Oakland Shelter (248) 546-6566
Rotating shelter plan- 90 days maximum stay

Salvation Army (248) 334-2407
Housing and utility assistance, referrals to shelters, rental assistance

Oakland County Community Home Improvement Services (248) 858-5402
Counseling and advice to tenants and homeowners, mortgage default resolution services including delinquency, default or foreclosure

Grace Centers of Hope (248) 334-2187
Homeless shelter and rehab center

Covenant House (313) 463-2000
For homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 13-22

HOPE Warming Center (248) 499-7345
Hope Warming Center is open from 7 PM until 7 AM providing adults dinner, triage healthcare, showers, access to resources that can be a pathway out of homelessness, and, of course, overnight shelter.  

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Common Ground Resource & Crisis Center
24 Hour Crisis and Resource Helpline: 1-800-231-1127
1200 N. Telegraph Rd. 32E Pontiac, MI

Catholic Social Services
(248) 666-8870 
 6637 Highland Road Waterford, MI 48327

Oakland County Mental Health Resources
Resource and Crisis Helpline: 1-800-231-1127

Easter Seals
(248) 475-6400 (voice) // 1-800-75-SEALS (toll-free) 
Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Call Michigan Relay 1-800-649-3777 or "711" 
 2399 E. Walton Blvd. Auburn Hills, MI 48326

HAVEN Crisis Center
24-HR Crisis & Support: 248-334-1274
Toll-Free Crisis Line: 1-877-922-1274

Michigan 211
24/7 assistance to connect you with help of all kinds.

Oakland Family Services
Pontiac: (248) 858-7766 // 1-877-742-8264
114 Orchard Lake Road Pontiac, MI 48341
M-TH 9 am to 9:30 pm // F: 9 am to 6:30 pm

Walled Lake: (248) 624-3812 // 1-866-903-8956
2045 E. West Maple Road D-407 Walled Lake MI 48390-3801
M-TH 9 am to 9 pm // F: 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday hours by appointment