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Where to Turn for Help

During these difficult times, many community members are in a vulnerable position. Those who once felt financially secure are worried about paying for food or rent.  Children who sought refuge in their classrooms are now at home without access to the same social services.  Many of our neighbors are wading through grief and loss without the comfort of in-person social support.  It’s difficult to know where to look when you or someone you know is hurting.

Luckily, Taylor has a wealth of resources for those who are struggling.  Below, you will find an updated list of links and phone numbers to organizations that can make a difference.  You are not alone, and the library is always here to help you find what you need.

Employment Resources

Unemployment MiWam, Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity 866-500-0017
Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity 517-335-5858
Michigan Works! 800-285-9675
Access Services Job Seeker Support 313-945-8380
Southeast Michigan Community Alliance 734-229-3500

Food Assistance

MiBridges Food Assistance Program 313-375-2500
Fish & Loaves 734-442-0031
Focus Hope 313-494-5500
Salvation Army 734-722-3660
Gleaners Food Bank 844-875-9211
Meals on Wheels 800-851-1454

Mental Health Services

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 800-985-5990
Michigan Mental Health Warmline 888-733-7753
Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network 313-833-2500

Abuse Assistance

National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
Vista Maria 313-271-3050
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline 866-331-9474
Wayne County Family Center – Domestic Violence Shelter 734-721-0590
Covenant House 313-463-2000

Senior Resources

William Ford Senior Activities Center 313-291-7740
Senior Alliance 734-722-2830
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services – Aging & Adult Services Agency 517-241-4100
Adult Protective Services – MIDHHS 855-444-3911
Detroit Area Agency on Aging 313-446-4444

Veterans Resources

US Veterans Affairs Department, Dearborn Office 800-827-1000
Wayne County Veterans Affairs 313-224-5045
Disabled American Veterans 313-964-6595

Tax Support

IRS Free Tax Preparation by Volunteers 800-906-9887
Wayne Metro Community Action Agency Tax Preparation

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the library building is currently closed.