Meadows MI Communities COVID-19 Resources
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General

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO) 

Michigan COVID-19 Pandemic Resource Guide

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services The state of Michigan helps guide you through the uncertainties which come with this pandemic.

Michigan Mental Health Services by County Click a county, on the map to obtain phone numbers for access to local service providers.

Community Mental Health Association of Michigan A curated set of COVID19-related resources and announcements from the state and national sources.

MI Bridges A streamlined and dynamic application for multiple programs including healthcare coverage, cash assistance, food assistance, state emergency relief and child development and care. Get access to over 30,000 state and local services across the state.

Michigan 2-1-1 Dial 211 from any phone to be connected to a list of statewide resources for everything from food and diapers to rental assistance and bus fare or access the online database.

Health & Wellness

Detroit Health Department Hotline: 313-876-4000, Available 24/7 Dedicated email address: DHDoutbreak@detroitmi.gov

Kent County Health Department COVID-19 Health-Related Questions Call: 888-535-6136

Oakland County Health Department Nurse on Call: 800-848-5533 Email: noc@oakgov.com
Helpline (non-medical issues): (248) 858-1000

Macomb County Health Department COVID-19 Helpline: 586-463-3750 Email: COVID19@michigan.gov 

Wayne County Health Department Hotline: 734-287-7870, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) COVID-19 Hotline: 888-535-6136

Food Resources

Meet Up and Eat Up (MI Department of Education) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)  Locate free food at a local school pickup site near you with the Department of Education’s Meet Up & Eat Up program site locator. 

Michigan Food Distribution Program interactive map View Michigan Food Distribution Programs by county. 

Michigan Farm to Freezer Purchase food directly from their facility at wholesale prices.

Dining at a Distance Support Detroit area restaurants offering take out and delivery while practicing social distancing.  

Detroit Restaurant Carryout Zone  

County Specific Food Resources

Calhoun County Food Programs:

Food Bank of South Central MI Phone: 269-968-0804

Community Action Agency of South Central Michigan Phone: 877-422-2726

Detroit Public Schools Grab-n-Go Breakfast & Lunch

Kent County Food Programs:

Feeding America West Michigan Phone: 616-784-3250

Kent County Community Action Phone: 616-336-4000

Grand Rapids Area Food Pantry List 

Macomb County Food Programs: 

Gleaners Community Food Bank Phone: 313-923-3535

Macomb Community Action Family Resource Center – Macomb Food Program Phone: 586-469-2572

Macomb Food Program – Emergency Food Assistance Referral Line: 800-552-1183

FOCUS: Hope Phone: 313-494-5500

Oakland County Food Programs: 

Gleaners Community Food Bank Phone: 313-923-3535

Oakland-Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA Oakland) Phone: 248-209-2605

FOCUS: Hope Phone: 313-494-5500

Wayne County Food Programs: 

Wayne County Food Resources

Gleaners Community Food Bank  Phone: 313-923-3535

FOCUS: Hope Phone: 313-494-5500

Forgotten Harvest Phone: 248-967-1500

Samaritas  Phone: 734-721-0590

Great Start (Wayne County): Phone: 734-225-6616 Online search for every food pantry and meal pick-up site in Wayne County. 

Important COVID-19 Resources to support our Meadows Communities in Michigan

This page compiles many important resources, specific to the state of Michigan. Note some resources are also separated by county.
General Resources
Food Resources
Financial Resources
Children and Education
Senior Resources
Internet Resources


Financial

Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency – Filing Unemployment Claims Phone: 866-500-0017 (due to high call volumes, claimants are suggested to file online)

Need Help Paying Bills  Emergency and long-term financial assistance programs. Includes rental assistance, food, free medical care, daycare vouchers, medical care and energy bill assistance.

Friendship House Phone: 313-871-7443

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency Phone: 313-388-9799

The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division Phone: 586-469-6999

The Salvation Army Plymouth Corps Division Phone: 734-453-5464

Community Housing Network Phone: 248-928-0111

Family & Education

Michigan Department of Education
MDE COVID-19 Education Information and Resources 

Michigan Alliance for Families
Parent, community, and student resources 

Michigan Department of Education
Learning at a Distance Guidance from the Michigan Department of Education

Coronavirus: A short guide for children
Parents can use to start having conversations about coronavirus in a child friendly way. 

Share My Lesson
Free online resources for educators, parents, and students 

Free access to BrainPop
Home learning ideas and activities 

Khan Academy
Daily schedules of guided learning for K-12 students 

Virtual Field Trips for Kids
Links to over 30 available virtual field trips

TIME for Kids Digital Library
Free access to a library of four grade-specific digital editions of TIME for Kids and Your $ financial literacy magazine for the rest of the school year.

Detroit Public Television Education Resources for In-Home Learning
Updated daily with lessons and videos for K-12 learning

Oakland County
Advantage Oakland Comprehensive Guide to Family Resources, Support in Oakland County.

Seniors

Detroit Area Agency on Aging (DAAA) (Region 1A)  
Phone: 313-446-4444 Cities: Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse, Pointe Shores, Grosse Pointe Woods, Grosse Pointe Farms, Harper Woods

Area Agency on Aging 1-B
Phone: 248-357-2255  Toll Free: 800-852-7795 Service Area Counties: Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw

The Senior Alliance, Inc. (Region 1C)
Phone: 734-722-2830 Toll Free: 800-851-1454 Service Area Counties: Wayne County except the cities served by 1A.

CareWell Services Southwest (Region 3B)
Phone: 269-966-2450 Service Area Counties: Barry, Calhoun

Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan (Region 8)
Phone: 616-456-5664 Service Area Counties: Allegan, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, Osceola

MI Bridges
Residents 60 and older are eligible for home-delivery or pick-up meals during the outbreak. Fill out the form here. Seniors can also request daily wellness-check phone calls. 

FOCUS: Hope
In partnership with federal and state agencies, we provide 41,000 low income seniors with monthly food packages to help them meet basic needs. We also provide opportunities to obtain health screenings, income support, tax preparation and utility assistance.

Covia Well-Connected, a Community for Seniors
Well Connected and Well Connected Español continue to offer phone and online-based groups, programs, and activities for free to seniors throughout the United States. We are also available to work with senior communities, senior centers, and other programs to support distance programming for your constituents. To register or for more information, please contact us at 877-797-7299 or coviaconnections@covia.org 

Covia Social Call
Social Call, our one-on-one visiting program, is still offering phone-based visits. New participants and volunteers are welcome to join. In addition, we are seeking volunteers to send cards and letters to seniors. If you are searching for a way to help people stay connected during this time of isolation, we invite you to participate! Please contact us at 877-797-7299, coviaconnections@covia.org 

Actions for Caregivers of Older Adults during COVID-19
From the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)

Internet Resources

Internet Essentials from Comcast

Affordable internet for families and other low-income households who currently do not subscribe to Internet at home. New customers will receive two months of free service in response to the Coronavirus emergency. 

Access from AT&T

Home Internet for eligible limited income households. In response to the public health crisis, Access from AT&T is temporarily offering two months of free service to new customers who order Access by April 30, 2020 and expanding eligibility based on income and to households participating in National School Lunch Program/Head Start. 

Charter Communications
Free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.

Thank you for choosing our community to call home. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. We hope you stay safe and healthy during this time.

Contact Information

Barwin Place Apartments 586-649-2500

 cherita@meadowspropmgmt.com or HGOfficeAssistant@meadowspropmgmt.com 

Holiday Garden Apartments 586-463-1313

 cherita@meadowspropmgmt.com or HGOfficeAssistant@meadowspropmgmt.com  

Louis Apartments 313-543-8100

 cherita@meadowspropmgmt.com or HGOfficeAssistant@meadowspropmgmt.com  

Polo Club Apartments 269-781-3600

cherita@meadowspropmgmt.com or GSHPoloassistant@meadowspropmgmt.com 

Stacey Ann Apartments 313-270-3849 

 cherita@meadowspropmgmt.com or HGOfficeAssistant@meadowspropmgmt.com  

Pickford Place Apartment 313-543-8800

 cherita@meadowspropmgmt.com or HGOfficeAssistant@meadowspropmgmt.com  

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