Below you will find financial resources including clothing, food, and household goods, financial aid, financial education, foreclosure prevention, and information on taxes.
The Ann Arbor Observer’s guide to food, shelter, and assistance
The Ann Arbor Thrift Shop, a gently-used clothing store that also offers emergency aid for individuals in the Ann Arbor School District who are connected with local social services agencies
Friends in Deed, a social ministry focusing on emergency financial assistance, car repair and clothing and household items in Washtenaw County
Faith in Action, faith-based assistance and resource center for those in the Chelsea/Dexter area
House by the Side of the Road, free clothing and small household items for children and families, 734.769.4085
Salvation Army of Washtenaw County, food pantry, soup kitchen, clothing, a family shelter, transitional housing and counseling for veterans, emergency and disaster relief, utility assistance, and eviction prevention.
734.668.5353 Ann Arbor; 734.482.4700 Ypsilanti
SOS Community Services, food, utility assistance, bus tokens, and other resources for folks living paycheck-to-paycheck to overcome financial emergencies without becoming homeless, 734.485.8730; Food pantry 734.484.9945
Community Action Network, partners with children, youth, and families from under-resourced Washtenaw County neighborhoods (includes meals for children and youth during After School Programs & Educational Summer Camps, as well as weekly food distributions & on-site emergency food pantries), 734.994.2985
Peace Neighborhood Center offers case management family services and resources (emotional, financial, food) as well as services to help youth succeed, 734.662.3564
Modest Needs, one-time emergency grants from a New-York-based foundation to prevent people from falling into poverty 212.463.7042
Northfield Human Services, emergency financial assistance for individuals residing in Whitmore Lake School District 734.449.0110
Aid in Milan, food pantry, home-delivered meals, and utility assistance for folks in the Milan school district, 734.439.8420
Peace Neighborhood Center, individual advocacy and assistance for children and families
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, emergency assistance for the persistent in out-Wayne-County — multiple services and locations 313.843.2550, ext. 228, outreach and emergency services at the main service office in Wyandotte
Money Matters for Women, shame-free one-on-one financial counseling from experienced financial experts by appointment at The Women’s Center, 734.734.6779.
Greenpath Debt Solutions, Ann Arbor location, debt counseling and other services, including online presentations to help with financial planning, 1.800.550.1961
P.O.W.E.R., Inc., faith-based counseling and financial education, 734.544.6559
Basic money management course, Michigan State University Extension, Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. at Hope Center, 519 Harriet St., Ypsilanti, 48197, please pre-register by calling 734.222.3943
Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (S.A.F.E.) for women survivors of domestic violence, 1.800.757.4919
Michigan Foreclosure Prevention Project
For further information, call Legal Services of South Central Michigan: 734.665.6181
Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention, Washtenaw County Treasurer’s Department
Foreclosure Prevention Information, plus home ownership education, Michigan State University Extension
Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Program, Wayne County
313.833.2948 or 877.693.6199
1100 Victors Way #10 Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm
Other hours by appointment
When Ann Arbor Public Schools are closed because of poor road conditions, please call to confirm your appointment.
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