Community Assistance Programs
Wyandotte Clinic for the Working Uninsured
The Wyandotte Clinic for the Working Uninsured provides health care for working adults without medical coverage. Volunteer physicians, nurses and other medical professionals run the clinic. Services available are routine office visits, podiatric care, nutrition counseling, work physicals and referrals to other facilities. Women are eligible for a well-woman checkup, which includes a Pap test and breast exam. Patients are required to be at least 18 years old and must present proof of employment. For more information, call 734-365-3560 or visit www.wyandotteclinic.com.
Downriver Community Food Pantry
The Downriver Community Food Pantry provides hunger assistance to those in need. It is located behind St. Patrick Catholic Church. Food is given away from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Those coming for assistance can use the back alley to access the building. A referral from either a church or social services agency must be shown to obtain food. The Pantry can be contacted at (734) 281-6733.
Surplus Food Distribution
Surplus Food Distribution is the third Wednesday of the month from 9:00 am – 12 pm for qualifying Wyandotte Residents. For further information about this program, please call (734) 324-7292 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michigan 211 provides referrals for: Food pantries, long-term care options, disability resources, rent/utility assistance, H1N1, housing, volunteer opportunities and more. Michigan 211 puts you in touch with organizations providing health and human services throughout Michigan. Call 211, the call is FREE, and open to all residents.
The Information Center
The Information Center is a private, non-profit organization, comprehensive Information & Referral agency dedicated to the national goal of the Alliance of Information & Referral Systems: bringing people and services together. Information and Referral Department of The Information Center, Inc. is a team of call specialists dedicated to helping Downriver citizens access the help they need. We work with a database of human service organizations and keep abreast of all local resources in an effort to match you with resources for your individual needs. For more information, please visit www.theinfocenter.info or call 734-282-7171.
The Downriver Community Conference Weatherization Energy Assistance Grants from the Michigan Public Service Commission are available to those who qualify. Visit http://www.dccwf.org/weather.php for more information.
Wyandotte Youth Assistance
The Wyandotte Youth Assistance Program is a community based
program sponsored by the City of Wyandotte with some additional
funding through Wayne County Department of Child and Family
Services, and local community organizations' contributions. This
juvenile diversion program serves not just as an intervention
for youth ages 7-16, but also as a prevention program. All
services are free and open to Wyandotte’s residents. Depending
on need and availability, services may include one-to-one
mentoring, life skills peer groups, counseling, parenting
workshops/support, referrals for outside therapy/treatment,
recreational activities, prison visit, court observation, field
trips, or tutoring help.
Salvation Army Soup Kitchen
Lunch at the Salvation Army is an open-door Soup Kitchen, established to
feed everyone. Hours of operation are: