Community resources

Coordinated services
Child care
Domestic and sexual violence
Grief support
Health care
Housing
LGBTQA+
Mental health

Coordinated services

These organizations can help you coordinate your access to multiple types of services for complex situations.

United Way Hotline

Gateway to all community resources in Washtenaw County. This includes:

  • Housing
  • Evictions
  • Utility assistance
  • Food pantries
  • Health care
  • Transportation
  • Legal assistance
  • Elder services
  • Family supports

Phone: (734) 477-6211

Ozone House

Offers a range of housing options – from emergency shelter to permanent supportive housing – in addition to essential comprehensive services, including individual and family therapy, case management, and youth leadership opportunities.
Address: 1705 Washtenaw, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: (734) 662-2222 available 24/7

Child care

Great Start to Quality

For off-campus child care, visit Great Start to Quality for a comprehensive list of licensed child-care facilities in the State of Michigan.
Web: www.greatstarttoquality.org/

Domestic and sexual violence

Michigan Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence

Membership organization that serves as the statewide voice for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and the programs that serve them.
Web: mcedsv.org

SafeHouse Center

Provides support for those impacted by domestic violence or sexual assault. SafeHouse provides free and confidential services for any person victimized that lives or works in Washtenaw County. Our services include emergency shelter for those in danger of being hurt or killed, counseling, legal advocacy, support groups, and especially, hope.
Address: 4100 Clark Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone: (734) 995-5444

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

National Sexual Assault Hotline
Phone: (800) 656-HOPE
Call 24/7. Free and confidential.
Web: rainn.org

Grief support

Arbor Hospice

Support groups and workshops on grief and loss
Phone: (800) 997-9266
Web: arborhospice.org/our-care-services/grief-care/

Grief Share

Grief recovery support group where you can find help and healing for the hurt of losing a loved one. Find a GriefShare group meeting near you
Web: griefshare.org/findagroup/search
https://www.griefshare.org/

The Kite Network

Provides resources and support to adults in grief, free of charge.
Phone: (734) 975-0238
Web:
https://grievewell.com

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Bereavement Services

Bereavement counseling (Individual, Group and Phone)
Ann Arbor: (734) 712-3800 or Livingston: (517) 540-6368
Web: www.stjoesannarbor.org/BereavementServices

Healthcare

Academic Internal Medicine-Reichert Health Center

Address: 5333 McAuley Drive, Suite 4001, Ypsilanti, MI
Phone: (734) 712-3980
Make an appointment online:
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VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Outpatient services include mental health, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress, and healthcare for homeless veterans.
Address: 2215 Fuller Road Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone: (734) 769-7100 or (800) 361-8387 x53471
Web: www.annarbor.va.gov/services/mentalhealth.asp

Housing

SOS

Provides temporary shelter for families up to 3 months. We move families with children from the chaos of homelessness directly into a home and offer caring, intensive supportive services to help families become stable. To access shelter, please call the Housing Access for Washtenaw County.
Phone: (734) 961-1999

LGBTQA+

UM Spectrum Center list of resources

WCC list of resources

GLBT National Youth Talkline

Phone: (800) 246-PRIDE (7743)
4pm - 12am EST, Monday to Friday
12pm - 5pm EST, Saturday
Web: www.glnh.org/talkline

Trans Lifeline

Staffed by volunteers who are all trans identified and educated in the range of difficulties transgender people experience. Operators are generally available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Phone: U.S.: (877) 565-8860
Canada: (877) 330-6366

Web: www.translifeline.org

Mental health

Fresh Start Clubhouse

An intentional community for adults living with mental illness that focuses on wellness and abilities. The Clubhouse promotes recovery through opportunities for members to work, learn, and contribute their talents to our community of mutual support.
Phone: (734) 929-9992
Web: freshstartclubhouse.org

Community Mental Health Services of Livingston County

In collaboration with Washtenaw County, the agency operates as the Substance Abuse Coordinating Agency for children/youth/individuals of Livingston County with Medicaid or no insurance.  Services are available to youth and to adults who live in Livingston County.
Phone: (517) 546-4126
Web:
www.cmhliv.org

NAMI Helpline

HelpLine staff and volunteers are prepared to answer your questions about mental health issues
Monday - Friday, 10am–6pm, ET
Phone: (800) 950-NAMI (6264)
Email: info@nami.org 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you are in crisis or just need to talk about suicidal thoughts, call (800) 273-TALK (8255). It is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline.

Project Outreach (PORT)

Provides ongoing psychiatric services, including assessments, consultation, and medication management to individuals who are homeless and those in the justice system who need mental health assistance.
Phone: (734) 222-3750
Website

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) - National Military Survivor Helpline

24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Phone: (800) 959-TAPS (8277)
Web:
www.taps.org