Community Outreach

Emergency Food Assistance

The Emergency Food Assistance program helps clients in crisis in immediate need for food. FWS staff assists in completing applications for programs such as: WIC, MiBridges and MiCafe. Individuals and families may receive food vouchers, Bridge Cards, pantry packs as well as hot, nutritious meals.

FWS/DTE Energy Family Warmth Center

During frigid winter months individuals and families have the opportunity to take shelter in our temporary housing facility located at the Sophie Wright location. This collaborative effort is officially named the FWS/DTE Energy Family Warmth Center.

Michigan Benefits Access (MBA)

In an effort to fulfill the community’s ever-changing needs the MBA program was developed to allow FWS staff the opportunity to coordinate community resources like: existing rent assistance programs, utility assistance programs, and federal housing programs.

For more information about these programs contact us at  313.579.1000 or email