Community Resources

Child Abuse and Neglect Directory

  • Child Abuse and Neglect Council of Oakland County, 248-332-7173
  • No Abuse, 800-996-6228
  • Oakland County Children's Protective Services, 866-975-5010
  • Oakland County Probate Court, Juvenile Division, 248-858-0033
  • Child Protection Program, 313-966-3133
  • Parents Helpline, 800-942-4357

Counseling Services Directory

  • Agency for Jewish Education, 248-354-1050
  • Alcoholics Anonymous, 248-541-6565
  • Association for Children's Mental Health, 800-782-0883
  • Catholic Social Services/Family Counseling & Substance Abuse Programs:
    Royal Oak, 248-548-4044
    Waterford, 248-666-8870
    Pontiac, 248-334-3595
  • Christian Family Services, 248-557-8390
  • Cranbrook Hospice Care, 248-334-6700
  • Credit Counseling Centers, 248-553-5400
  • Eastwood Community Clinic, 248-288-9333
  • Farmington Area Advisory Council, 248-477-6767
  • Gamblers Anonymous, 248-535-3086
  • Gateway Counseling Center, 248-414-3382
  • Goodwill Industries Employment & Training, 248-634-3822
  • Homes for Black Children, 313-961-4777
  • Hospice of Southeast Michigan, 248-559-9209
  • Judson Center, 248-549-4339
  • Lutheran Child and Family Services, 248-968-0100
  • Methodist Children's Home Society, 734-531-4060
  • Narcotics Anonymous, 248-543-7200
  • Neighborhood House, 248-651-5836
  • Oakland County Child and Adolescent Clinic, 248-304-0413
  • Oakland County Community Mental Health, 248-858-1210
  • Oakland University Psychology Clinic, 248-370-3465
  • Room to Grow for Changing Families (SPACE), 248-355-9936
  • Self Help Clearing House, 800-777-5556
  • Crisis Assistance Directory
  • American Red Cross, 800-552-5466
  • Animal Control, 248-391-4102
  • Assault Crisis Center, 734-483-7273
  • Baldwin Church & Center, 248-332-6101
  • Divorce Assistance Directory
  • Central Information for Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, 248-858-0001
  • Credit & Debt Counseling Services, 1-800-547-5005
  • Common Ground (Crisis Intervention), 248-456-0909 or 1-800-231-1127
  • The HAVEN (domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse), 248-334-1274
  • Help with Employment:
    Job Link Center (Pontiac), 248-276-1777
    Job Placement Center (Friend of the Court), 248-858-0590
  • High School Diploma or GED, Contact Your Local School District
  • Legal Help:
    Common Ground, 248-456-0909
    Lawyer Referral Service, 248-338-2100
    Oakland County Legal Aid Society, 248-456-8888
  • Women's Survival Center, 248-335-2685
  • Missing Children, 1-800-843-5678
  • Oakland County Family Independence Agency (financial assistance to eligible residents and to access Protective Services)
    Madison Heights, 248-583-8700
    Pontiac, 248-975-5400
    Walled Lake, 248-669-7600
  • Protective Services, 248-975-5010 (child abuse and neglect hotline after 5 p.m.)
  • Oakland County Friend of the Court, 248-858-1565 or 248-858-0424 (enforcement of child support, custody and parenting time orders for cases filed in Oakland County)
  • Oakland County Youth Assistance, 248-858-0050 (family/parent education classes; counseling for youth, ages 17 and under, and their families)
  • United Way Community Services, 313-226-9888 (human services in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties)
  • United Way First Call For Help, 248-456-8800 (to locate specific emergency help)

Eldercare Directory

  • Area Agency on Aging, 248-948-1640
  • Adult Day Care and Caregiver Support Services, Southfield:  248-557-7373, Sylvan Lake, 248-334-9680
  • Citizens for Better Care, 800-833-9548
  • Geriatric Mental Health Service, 248-858-1510
  • Oakland-Livingston Human Services Agency Senior Services, 248-209-2600

Families with Special Needs Directory

  • American Cancer Society, 800-925-2271
  • American Diabetes Association, 248-433-3830
  • American Lung Association, 248-359-5864
  • ARC of Oakland County, 248-816-1900
  • Autistic Society of America, 248-338-2050
  • Children's Leukemia Foundation, 248-353-8222
  • Children's Special Health Care Services, 248-424-7900
  • Children with Attention Deficit Disorder, 248-682-6185
  • DEAF CAN, 248-332-3331; TDD, 248-332-3323
  • Crohn's Colitis Foundation, 248-737-0900
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 248-524-2873
  • Deaf Hearing & Speech Center, 734-341-1353
  • Detroit Institute for Children, 734-832-1100 (Pager)
  • Early On, Oakland County, 248-209-2084
  • Easter Seal Society, 248-338-9626
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan, 248-351-7979
  • Foundation of Exceptional Children, 734-885-8660
  • Kenny Foundation, 248-552-0202
  • Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan, 517-485-8160
  • Lekotek, 248-681-9104
  • March of Dimes, 248-359-1550
  • Methodist Children's Home Society, 734-531-4060
  • Metropolitan Society for Crippled Children and Adults, 810-465-5522
  • Michigan Association for Children with Emotional Disorders, 248-552-0044
  • Michigan School for the DEAF & Blind, 800-622-6730; for families, 810-257-1400
  • Autism Society of Michigan, 517-882-2800; for families, 800-223-6722
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, 248-354-0950; for families, 734-416-7076
  • Myasthenia Gravis Association, 248-423-9700
  • National Reye's Syndrome Foundation, 800-233-7393
  • North Oakland SCAMP, 248-625-3330
  • Our Lady of Providence Center, 734-453-1300
  • Project Find, 800-252-0052
  • Recording for the Blind, 248-879-0101
  • Training and Treatment Innovations, 248-858-1510
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association, 248-557-5070
  • Upshaw Institute for the Blind, 734-272-3900

Family Support Services Directory

  • Al-Anon Family Groups, 248-888-8586
  • Child Care Council, 248-858-5140
  • Homes for Black Children, 313-961-4777
  • Lula Belle Stewart Center, 734-867-2372
  • Marillac Outreach Center, 248-559-2272
  • Michigan Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, 800-331-7437
  • MSU Extension/Oakland County, 248-858-0880
  • Parents Helpline, 800-942-4357
  • Parents Without Partners, 734-973-1933
  • Peer Support for Changing Families, 248-355-9936
  • Stepfamily Association of Southeastern Michigan, 248-932-2552
  • Welfare Rights, 248-334-8117

Health Services Directory

  • Caring Program for Children, 800-543-7765
  • Children's Eye Center of Michigan, 248-362-4262
  • Comprehensive Health Services, 800-875-9355
  • Donated Dental Services, 248-489-2204
  • Focus: HOPE, 313-494-5500
  • Healthy Start, 248-335-5638
  • Maternal Child Advocate Program, 248-858-5145
  • Metro Home Health Care Service, 734-336-6303
  • Midwest Health Services, 313-272-6545
  • Oakland County Health Division, North, 248-858-1280
  • Oakland County Health Division, South, 248-424-7000
  • Oakland County Dental Services, 248-858-1306
  • Oakland County Dental Society Referrals, 248-540-9333
  • Oakland County Medical Society, 248-646-5400
  • Pediatric Services (Dr. Colleen Noble), 248-857-7245
  • Poison Control Center, 734-745-5711
  • Pontiac Visiting Nurses Association, 248-683-1770
  • North Oakland Medical Center (NICU), 248-857-7200
  • St. John's Home Health Care, 810-228-4500
  • Visiting Nurses Association, 248-683-1770
  • W.I.C. (Women Infants & Children), 248-858-1272

Hospitals Directory

  • Bi-County Health Care Center, 810-759-7756
  • Botsford, 248-471-8000
  • Children's Hospital - Detroit, 313-745-5437
  • Crittenton Hospital, 248-652-5000
  • Havenwyck Hospital, 800-401-2727
  • Henry Ford Health Systems, 248-661-4100
  • Huron Valley Hospital, 248-360-3300
  • Oakland General Hospital, 248-967-7000
  • Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, 248-338-5000
  • Providence Hospital, 248-424-3000
  • North Oakland Medical Center, 248-340-0440
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, 248-858-3000
  • William Beaumont Hospital- Royal Oak, 248-551-5000
  • William Beaumont Hospital- Troy, 248-964-5000

Housing Assistance Directory

  • Christian Coalition on Temporary Shelter, 810-558-9342
  • New Bethel Shelter, 248-333-7010
  • Oakland County Housing Counseling, 248-858-5402
  • Pontiac Area Transitional Housing, 248-335-1950
  • Pontiac Rescue Mission, 248-334-2187
  • South Oakland Shelter, 248-546-6566

Human Service Agencies Directory

  • Arab American & Chaldean Council, 248-559-1990
  • Catholic Social Services, 248-333-3700
  • Common Ground, 248-456-0909
  • Community Services of Oakland, 248-542-5860
  • Centro Latino,  248-858-5320
  • Easter Seals - Michigan, 248-451-2900
  • Family Independence Agency, 248-975-4804
  • Federation Resource Line, 248-559-4411
  • Hispanic Outreach Services, 248-338-4250
  • Jewish Family Services, 248-559-1500
  • Lutheran Child & Family Services, 248-968-0100
  • Oakland County Child Care Council, 248-858-5140
  • Oakland Family Services, 248-858-7766
  • Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency, 248-858-5126
  • Orchards Children Services, 248-258-0440
  • Society of St. Vincent DePaul, 313-567-1910
  • Southfield Human Services, 248-827-0660
  • Spectrum Human Services, 734-458-8736

Legal Resources Directory

  • Legal Aid and Defender Association, 1-877-964-4700
    Pontiac Office: 248-253-1548
  • Oakland County Lawyer Referral Service, 248-338-2100

Protective Services Directory

  • Child Abuse and Neglect (24 hours), 866-975-5010
  • Common Ground (24 hours), 248-456-0909
  • Emergency Management, 248-858-5300
  • FISH, 248-334-5555
  • Furniture Resource Center, 248-373-7600
  • HAVEN (24 hours), 248-334-1274
  • Interim House, 734-861-5300
  • Lighthouse Emergency Service Center, 248-335-2462; Lighthouse/Clarkston, 248-673-4949
  • Oakland County Sheriff Department/Central Dispatch, 248-858-4911
  • Poison Control, 800-764-7661; Poison Control, Detroit, 313-745-5711
  • Pontiac Rescue Mission, 248-334-2187
  • Runaway Assistance Program, (RAPline), 800-292-4517
  • Runaway Hotline, 800-621-4000
  • Salvation Army:
    Pontiac, 248-334-2407
    Royal Oak, 248-585-5600
    Southfield, 248-443-5500
  • Common Ground/Sanctuary, Pontiac, 248-333-2277
  • Suicide Prevention (24 hours), 734-224-7000
  • Travelers Aid Society, 734-962-6740
  • United Way First Call for Help, 248-456-8800

Youth Programs Directory

  • 4-H, 248-858-0889
  • Big Brothers - Big Sisters, 248-338-6657
  • B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, 248-788-0700
  • Boys and Girls Club of Auburn Hills, 248-852-1336
  • Boys and Girls Club of Pontiac, 248-334-0551
  • Boys and Girls Club of South Oakland County, 248-544-4166
  • Boys and Girls Club of Troy, 248-689-1687
  • Boy Scouts of America, 248-338-0035
  • Camp Fire, 248-559-5840
  • Catholic Youth Organization, 734-963-7172
  • Catholic Social Services
  • Teen Parent Services:  248-334-3595
  • Teen Transitions (to Independent Living): 248-334-3595
  • FAR Conservatory, 248-477-6767
  • Girl Scouts of the USA, 734-964-4475
  • Oakland County Probate Court - Youth Assistance Program, 248-858-0050
  • Pathway Family Center, 248-356-0373
  • Sanctuary - Royal Oak (24 hours), 248-547-2260
  • YMCA, 248-651-9622