Assistance Programs

Food Program:

The Community Development Department assists with providing boxed food for Taylor residents twice monthly. The food purchased through the Gleaners Community Food Bank with U.S. Department of HUD CDBG program funds. Food is distributed at the Taylor Human Services Center, 26650 Eureka Road, Suite D-1. Proof of residency is required. For information regarding food distribution, Call - (734) 374-5887

Foreclosure & Housing Counseling - Call 1-888-995-HOPE

For Free personalized guidance from housing counseling agencies certified by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Homeowner's HOPE Hotline - open 24/7 - is operated by the Homeownership Preservation Foundation, a nonprofit member of the HOPE NOW Alliance of mortgage industry members and HUD-certified counseling agencies.  Or visit www.hopenow.com for free information on the President's plan to help homeowners, visit www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

24-Hour Emergency Numbers:

  • AIDS Hotline: (800) 872-AIDS
  • Children’s Crisis Screening: (734) 297-1701 (days); (313) 224-7000 (after 5 p.m.)
  • Children’s Protective Services: (313) 396-0300
  • Family Violence: (734) 459-5900
  • Rape Counseling: (734) 459-5900
  • Parent HELPline: (800) 942-HELP
  • Poison Control: (313) 745-5711
  • Suicide Hotline: (313) 224-7000
  • Youth Living Centers, Safe Stay, Counterpoint: (313) 563-5005

Disability Information:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act: (800) 514-0301  TTY: (800)-514-0383
  • Social Security Administration Office of Disability: (800) 772-1213
    TTY: (800) 325-0778
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): (800) 669-4000
    TTY:(202) 663-4494

Domestic Violence:

  • First Step: (888) 453-5900
  • First Step Legal Advocacy Project: (888) 453-5900

Education and Training Services:

  • Department of Labor:  (866)487-2365
  • Downriver Career Technical Consortium (DCTC): (734) 782-3194
  • Focus Hope: (313) 494-5500
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): (800) 433-3243
  • Michigan Jobs&Career Portal- Job & Career Fairs: (888) 253-6855

Food:

  • Fish and Loaves:  (734) 442-0031
  • Salvation Army:  (734) 282-0930
  • Downriver Community Food Pantry- (734) 281-6733
  • Taylor Connection-Free Food Program- (734) 2812-7171
  • Liquid Nutrition / Meals on Wheels (734) 727-7357

Foreclosure Assistance:

  • Hope for Homeowners: (800) 225-5342
  • Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) (313) 456-3540
  • Save the Dream: (866)946-7432
  • Wayne County Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Program: (877) 693-6199 www.FightMortgageForeclosure.com

Health Care:

  • Taylor Teen Health Center:  (734) 942-2273
  • Wayne Co. Health Department: (734) 955-3900

Housing:

  • Apartment Search: (800) 272-7863
  • Michigan Housing Locator: (517)373-8370

Information and Referral:

  • Child Care Coordinating Council: (734) 782-7224
  • Child Abuse Prevention Council: (734) 721-5901
  • The Information Center: (734) 282-7171
  • Tel-Help (United Way): (800) 552-1183

Legal Assistance:

  • Legal Aid Intake Line:  (313) 964-4700
  • Wayne Co. Neighborhood Legal Services: (313) 962-0466
  • Community Legal Resources- (313)962-3171
  • Free legal Aid Clinic (FLAC)- (313)577-2711
  • Legal Aid and Defender Association- (877)964-4700

Public Assistance:

  • Michigan Department of Human Services:  (734) 281-8204
  • No Worker Left Behind (NWLB): (517) 335-1319
  • Dept. of Human Services (Taylor) (734) 281-8204

Shelter:

  • Christnet Warming Center: (734) 671-1300
  • Counterpoint Crisis Center: (313) 563-5005
  • Wayne Co. Family Shelter: (734) 721-0590
  • Neighborhood Service Organization- (313) 963-7829
  • Safe House: (734) 242-SAFE
  • Starfish Family Services(runaways, homeless youth ages 10-17): (313) 563-5005
  • Salvation Army: (800) 274-3583
  • United Way's First Call for Help- (734) 242-HELP
  • Veteran's Haven, Inc.: (734) 728-0527

Substance Abuse Prevention:

  • The Guidance Center: (734) 287-1702
  • Community Care Services: (734) 955-3550
  • Central Diagnostic and Referral Unit (CDR)-SEMCA: (800) 686-6543
  • Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center: (734)729-3939

Transportation:

  • SMART- Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation- (866)-962-5515

Unemployment:

  • MI Unemployment Agency- (866) 500-0017
  • MARVIN-Michigan Automated Response Voice Interactive Network
    (866) 638-3993