Lakeshore Legal Aid is a nonprofit law firm providing a wide range of free civil legal services to low-income people and seniors in 46 Michigan counties, including Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb.
Attorneys are experienced in handling legal matters such:
Divorce, custody, child support, parenting time
Food stamps, medicaid, disability benefits, & Social Security
Domestic violence, stalking, personal protection orders, senior exploitation (financial or physical abuse)
Landlord tenant, eviction, mobile homes, leases, subsidized housing, foreclosures, land contracts
Small estates, probate law, guardianship and conservatorship
Consumer scams, debt and debt collection, used car purchases and warranties
Driver's license restoration
We are unable to help with criminal law or traffic-related issues.
To contact an attorney, please call the Counsel & Advocacy Law Line (CALL) at toll-free (888) 783-8190. Hours of operation:
Mon - Thurs 9 AM to 7 PM, and Fri 9 AM to 3 PM. Mondays typically experience heavy call volume.
New Information on Hepatitis
Lori Ann Toia
Executive Project Coordinator
33030 Van Born Road
Wayne, MI 48184
Wayne County Department of
Health, Veterans & Community Wellness
Wellness Services Division
LISTEN to the 105.19 interview by Dr. Paul Kilgore and Ron Beford with the Detroit Area Agency on Aging concerning vaccines for adults.
Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority Annual Report
The Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority takes very seriously its commitment to serve the citizens of Wayne County living with a mental illness, developmental disability and substance use disorder. Please take the time to review this Annual Report which offers highlights of some of the accomplishments that we have achieved together to benefit individuals served throughout Wayne County.
GREAT START WAYNE early childhood Newsletter Sign-up and G.R.A.C.E. Family Support childhood resource bundle
We invite all Wayne County faith leaders and faith-based organizations to sign up for the GSC-W newsletter to stay connected and informed about our early childhood system locally and at the state and national level. The Great Start Team offers the monthly newsletter to share brief updates, tips, trends and research for you to use in your daily work with families in Wayne County. Please go to www.greatstartwayne.org/ newsletter to sign up or contact the GSC-W office 734-225-6616 for assistance.
Additionally, through our G.R.A.C.E. Family Support Initiative we've put together a bag of early childhood resources, materials and information that we want to share with you. This bag along with our monthly newsletter will help enhance your capacity to extend support to families of young children. You are a significant touch point in the lives of many families and we want to make sure you are equipped with the right support tools. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for your appointment. I look forward to hearing from you.
HOW TO GET AND USE YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE
A presentation from Cabrini Clinic
How to enroll in the Healthy Michigan Plan
Better understanding of your health insurance
Nuts and bolts of how to use your health insurance
Health Insurance Marketplace Navigators are here to help!
Health insurance can be difficult to understand, residents no longer have to feel that they are alone in the challenge. If you have questions about health insurance or need to enroll our Health Insurance Navigators are available to help you year round.
Last year the City of Garden City was awarded funding to make this service available to the Wayne County community. The Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator program’s mission is to assist residents with enrolling in a health plan that fits their budget and best meets their
The City of Garden City, the City of Dearborn Heights and Westland have joined together to help the residents of their communities get the health insurance coverage they need.
The services are housed in a variety of municipal buildings in the three communities; in Garden City at the Maplewood Community Center, in Dearborn Heights at the Eton Senior Center and the City Hall, and in Westland at the City Hall and the Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center.
03/31/2016 FROM THE CABRINI CLINIC
Health Coverage Resources
Walk in Cabrini Clinic or call for assistance with enrollment, health coverage questions or to understand your new coverage. We will help with Medicaid, Medicare or Marketplace enrollment. ACA or Healthy Michigan Plan questions can be answered by our Care Coordinator on staff and helpful volunteers. 313.961.7863, ext. 2 or 4
Pathway to Health Care Video Series for Public Use
A series of health literacy videos from the Greater Detroit Area Health Council (GDAHC) and the St. Francis Cabrini Clinic.
The Greater Detroit Area Health Council’s Choosing Wisely Campaign
Choosing Wisely is an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation. More than 60 medical specialty societies have joined the campaign and created lists of “Things Providers and Patients Should Question.” The lists include evidence-based recommendations that should be discussed by providers and patients to help make wise decisions about the most appropriate care based on a patients’ individual situation.
EVALUATING HEALTH INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET
One of the challenges of searching for health information on the web is that of credibility. Anyone who knows how to create a web page could be on the web. The issue of credibility of the sources you find is key to their use.
Unfortunately not everyone is informed and may act on items found on a website which is not credible. Click for an Acrobat presentation from Madonna University College of Nursing and Health
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Service Area: All of Southeast lower Michigan including the entire Detroit Metro Area
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