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Message From the CDC

You can help protect your family from COVID-19 by practicing and promoting everyday healthy habits. If an outbreak occurs in your community, your school may dismiss students to prevent further spread of the virus.

COVID Vaccine Update

Walk-Ins Welcome. Schedule Appointment:

Call 313-230-0505

M-F 9 AM - 6 PM

  • There is no cost for the vaccine.
  • Pfizer vaccines are offered for those 12-17 years old
  • Walk-Ins are welcomed at all City sites.
  • Transportation and wheelchair-accessible accommodations are available if needed.
    • Anyone needing a ride to get a COVID-19 vaccine shot will be able to get a free trip from the ride-sharing companies Lyft and Uber
  • For adults 18+ Any form of ID is acceptable. Under 17 years of age will not need proof of identification.
  • Parents or guardians must accompany children ages 12-17 to their appointment and must sign a consent form.
  • Find locations by texting your address to (313) 217-3732
  • Vaccines are offered at pop-up events, pharmacies, and other areas in Detroit.

Click here for more information 

Michigan’s Eviction Diversion Program

Food Pantry and Distributions

Gleaners’ Community Distribution Sites

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Gleaners Community Food Bank is actively expanding food distribution efforts to include additional distribution sites across our service area in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties.

We are working closely with current and new community agencies, school districts, and state officials, and will update this page with new information as it is received. We are working to add new food distribution sites every day. New information, including location, hours, and services, will be updated as it is confirmed.

Map & Legend:

Partner Agencies: Our network of partners, including pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters, are actively serving people in need. These locations can be found on the map on this page. Please call ahead, as an appointment or paperwork may be necessary.

Distributions for Households with Children:  Our newly added mobile drive-thru food distributions can be found on the map on this page.

Water Assistance

The Detroit Water & Sewerage Department (DWSD) continues to work diligently to restore home water services. Click here to visit the City of Detroit’s “Coronavirus COVID-19 Water Restart Plan” page.

The WRAP program is currently enrolling in participating communities across the Great Lakes Water Authority service area. To request an appointment or learn more, please call the WRAP line at (313) 386-9727.


DTE offers several programs to assist our customers with paying their energy bills. If you are behind on your energy bill, please contact us before your service is subject to shutoff. We will work with you to set up a payment plan or advise you of assistance agencies in your area.
As a State Emergency Relief (SER) recipient you may be eligible for additional assistance.


Internet Essentials from Comcast brings you affordable, high-speed Internet. We want to make it easier for low-income households to get connected so they can more easily work from home, access educational resources, and stay in contact with friends and family. You may be eligible for 2 months of free Internet Essentials service. Available for new Internet Essentials customers only. Apply by June 30, 2020.

Henry Ford Mental Health Services

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS)

For older adults age 60 years and older, the assistance provided with applying for food benefits

You can find hundreds of other distributions targeted to  support households with children on the Michigan Department of Education’s map.

Forgotten Harvest Food Finder

Use the map below to find one of our 250+ agencies distributing emergency food assistance to those in need. 

Food Finder Map

Food Assistance

Coupons to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from farmers markets
Office of Services to the Aging (OSA)

Food Bank Council of Michigan

To apply for food benefits call


CARES Relief & Recovery Services

Wayne Metro understands that our communities are facing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to respond to the immediate needs of Michigan residents, Wayne Metro is implementing our CARES Relief & Recovery Services. Through this new initiative, residents of Wayne County may qualify for assistance in the following areas:

Food & Income Support

Distributing food, formula, diapers, wipes & Personal Protection Equipment.

Water & Energy Assistance​

Providing residents with financial assistance towards energy & water utilities.

Rent & Mortgage Assistance

Providing rental assistance & help towards mortgage payments.

Property Tax Assistance

Offering Property Tax Assistance, which can help reduce property taxes.
Emergency Plumbing Repair
Provide plumbing repairs that will resolve the immediate emergency with access to water services.

Funeral Assistance

 Providing financial assistance towards burial and cremation services.

Detroit Public Schools Community District

Students will be able to pick up breakfast and/or lunch from 58 buildings.

Breakfast pick up will be served from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and lunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learning packets can also be picked up.

A full list of all 58 school buildings can be found on the Detroit Public Schools Community District website here.

2-1-1 - United Way Hotline1-800-552-1183Talk to a community care advocate to find referrals for food, shelter, medical assistance and more. Provides referrals to programs in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Monroe, Lapeer Counties.660 Woodward AvenueDetroit, MI48226
AIFHS Sacred Roots Garden313-846-6030The project strives to engage community members in building healthier environments, habits, and relationships. Food Sovereignty Alliance, Community Garden, Cooking Classes, Traditional Exercise. Community members have the opportunity to grow their own fruits and vegetables in the community garden.Romanowski ParkDetroit, MI48210
All Saints Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry(855) 882-27367824 W Fort StDetroit, MI48209
Bailey Temple Church of God313-897-79965370 McKinley StDetroit, MI48208
Bridging Communities, Inc.(313) 361-6377Food distribution for homebound seniors (must call to be added) on the 4th Friday each month.6900 McGrawDetroit, MI48210
Detroit Public Library - Campbell(313) 481-15508733 West Vernor HWYDetroit, MI48209
Cass Community Social Services(313) 883-2277Lunch is served 7 days a week from 11:30am-1:00pm3745 Cass AveDetroit, MI48201
Christ Temple of Peace Church313-894-78596117 Woodrow StDetroit, MI48210
Church of Christ Westside313-898-61216025 Woodrow StDetroit, MI48210
Core City Neighborhoods Inc.313 580 2386Food distribution is on Tuesdays at 4:00pm3301 23rd StDetroit, MI48208
Detroit Area Agency on Aging313-446-4444Meals on Wheels: 313-446-4444 ; Congregation meals for seniors 60+ provided Monday-Friday at various locations. Location information available at:
1333 Brewery Park Blvd., Ste 200Detroit, MI48207
Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries(313) 993-4700Community meals provided at 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm each day; food baskets provided upon request150 Stimson StDetroit, MI48201
Focus HOPE - Westside Food Center313-494-4600For seniors 60+; M-Th 8-4, F 8-121330 OakmanDetroit, MI48238
Gleaners Food Bank(313) 962-48882826 Bagley StDetroit, MI48216
Hydrate Detroit313 279-060824 Avalon StDetroit, MI48203
I Am My Brother's Keeper Ministries313-832-00071435 Brainard StDetroit, MI48208
Islamic Center of Detroit(313) 584-414314350 Tireman AveDetroit, MI48228
LA SED(313) 554-2025Lunch available for seniors 64+ Monday - Friday 12:00 pm. Required $2 donation. Call to request this at 313-446-44444138 W. Vernor HWYDetroit, MI48209
Latino Family Services(313) 279-3232Food pantry - Every Wednesday at 7:00 pm - Registration required. Registration is during the first week of every month.1145 Lawndale StDetroit, MI48209
Loaves and Fishes Southwest Detroit(313) 841-07834329 Central AveDetroit, MI48210
Most Holy Trinity Legal Clinic313-965-4450Food pantry hours - Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 am - 12:30pm. Sign up open until 12:00pm. Must bring an ID. Serves zip codes 48216, 48226, 48209 and 482101050 Porter StreetDetroit, MI48226
New Life Rescue Mission(313) 237-03902600 18th StreetDetroit, MI48216
NOAH Project313-965-5422Lunch served Monday Ð Thursday 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Open for all.23 East AdamsDetroit, MI48226
Southwest Alano Club, Inc.(313) 841-79221038 LawndaleDetroit, MI48209
Southwest Counseling Solutions - Go Getters Homeless Drop-in Center2640 W. Vernor HwyDetroit, MI48216
Spirit of Hope(313) 964-31131519 Martin Luther King Jr BlvdDetroit, MI48208
St. Patrick Senior Center(313) 833-7080Meals provided for members Monday - Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.
Membership for ages 55-59 is $36/year, ages 60+ is $10/year
58 Parsons StDetroit, MI48201
Ultimate New Beginnings LLC313 401 58303225 S. Deacon St.Detroit, MI48217
We the People of Detroit Get Water(844)-429-28371950 TrumbullDetroit, MI48216