For Families in Detroit

Crisis Hotline Phone Numbers (Wayne County)

DHS Protective Service
Phone: (313) 396-0300 (24-Hour Hotline)

Neigborhood Service Organization (NSO)   
Suicide Prev... More

Free Tax Help

Accounting Aid Society Offers Expert, Quality Tax Help for Free
At 26 Locations Throughout Southeast Michigan

Tax help for free -- never... More

Home Heating Credit Applications

This program offers financial assistance to Michigan residents with low or very low incomes to pay for their home heating costs.  Eligible applic... More

Homeless Shelter Directory

Need emergency shelter?  Know someone who does?  Check out this Michigan resource for homeless shelters across the state.

In addi... More

Job and Career Fairs

Posted originally at michigan.gov, the following link offers job and career fair locations in Southeastern Michigan as well as in other locations a... More

Michigan Help Hand - Family Support

Michigan Helping Hand is a new michigan.gov website designed to help residents-in-need.  The Family Support tab on the website offers help for... More

Michigan Helping Hand - Emergency Aid

Michigan Helping Hand is a new michigan.gov website designed to help residents-in-need.  The Family Support tab on the website has a link to E... More

Prescription Assistance Programs in Michigan

MichiganDrugPrices.com offers several helpful links if affording prescription medication is difficult.  A resource good for foster youth and f... More

Relative Caregiver Resources and Responsibilities

Am I a foster parent?
What are my responsibilities as a caregiver?
What resources are out there?

Children are placed in foster care w... More

Rise Magazine

Rise is an online magazine that provides an outlet for parents who must work with the child welfare system.  It allows them to write/blog abou... More