NEW: COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE & BABY PANTRY, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 10AM-2PM
Do you know a pregnant mom or new parents of an infant in need of baby items? Invite them to our Community Open House & Baby Pantry to get FREE baby items such as diapers, baby gates, humidifiers, cribs, toys and more! Items will be distributed to the public at the Eli Z. Rubin Children’s Wellness Center, 20303 Kelly Road.
NEW: Purposeful YOUth Detroit is kicking off a huge charity initiative to provide SHOES FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS. The heartfelt event is entitled, the ‘Million Shoe March: Shoes for Soles in Need’ and will be held on September 30, 2017 at the Milliken State Park and Harbor in downtown Detroit. They will be providing FREE shoes and socks to the community. There will be shoes for men, women and children of all styles and sizes. No reservations needed.
Date and Time: Sat., September 30, 2017, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT (line forms at 11:00 AM)
Location: Milliken State Park Lighthouse, 1900 Atwater Street, Detroit, MI
Are you new to behavioral health services? Do you need help with screening, triage or access to care?
Wayne County Resident ACCESS Line: 877.242.4140
Macomb County Resident ACCESS Line: 855.996.2264
Oakland County Resident ACCESS Line: 248.464.6363
Wayne County Crisis Help Line: 800.241-4949 / 24-hr adult psychiatric crisis line: 844-296-COPE
Macomb County 24-hour Crisis Center: 586.307.9100
Oakland County 24-hour Crisis Help Line: 800.231.1127
Northeast Guidance Center’s phone number to administration and all programs: 313.308.1400
Did you know we have primary care services at East Warren? Call 313.343.2887 for information or to schedule an appointment with Detroit Community Health Connection. And Genoa Pharmacy offers on-site prescription services at the East Warren clinic.
NEGC has a Baby Pantry – new items for new parents! Ask your case manager for a referral form if you need a stroller, bedding, rocker, bottles, baby swing and many other items.
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is a great resource for infant car seats, diapers and pack-n-plays and holds a Community Baby Shower twice a year for expectant parents or new parents with babies 3 months or younger.
The purpose of the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority is to ensure support, care and treatment services to adults with mental illness, individuals with developmental disabilities, children with serious emotional disturbances and persons with substance use disorders and their families so they can make choices in care, live in the community and achieve desired outcomes through individualized health goals. Click here to learn more or to access the MI Health Link Provider Directory.
To enroll in Healthy Michigan Plan, go to http://www.michigan.gov/healthymiplan or call 855-789-5610 to see if you qualify.
Blue Care Blue Shield of Michigan has a tool to estimate the amount of assistance available from government for individuals and families at Health Insurance Calculator.
The Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) enforces HUD’s lead-based paint regulations, provides public outreach and technical assistance, and conducts technical studies to help protect children and their families from health and safety hazards in the home. Go to Healthy Homes Basics.
The overriding philosophy of the Supported Employment program is the belief that every person is capable of working competitively in the community if the right kind of job and work environment can be found. The focus of staff is on offering help to participants in finding and keeping jobs that capitalize on their personal strengths and motivation. Contact 313-308-1400 and ask for Supported Employment staff to find out about assistance and job fairs.
What is Supported Education? Supported Education is a program that assists adult mental health consumers in achieving their educational goals. Since the program takes place on campus, the participants become more comfortable and better able to make the transition into a college environment. Students engage in many activities and exercises in the classroom that help build the skills necessary for individuals to succeed in higher learning. Locations: Wayne State University and Wayne County Community College District (Downriver, East and Northwest Campuses) If you are interested in continuing your education you will not want to miss this opportunity! For more information, call 313.389.3966.
Northeast Guidance Center actively works to foster an inclusive environment that recognizes the value and contributions of all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.