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Dear Neighbor, 

As your State Senator, I am continuously honored to serve the communities of Northwest Detroit, Redford Township, Livonia, Farmington and Farmington Hills, in part by connecting you with resources available to you as well as with upcoming events in our community. 

As always, please feel free to reach out to my office if I may ever be of assistance to you. You can email us at or by calling 517-373-7748.  

In service,



Mental Health Resources

  • The winter season can bring joy and happiness but can also have an adverse impact on mental health. If you find yourself emotionally struggling or experiencing a mental health crisis, please be sure to utilize the following resources: 
      • Call or text 988/988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (or 988 Lifeline). To learn more, click here
      • If you need mental health care, go to the MDHHS website for more information.  
    • Community Mental Health Service Providers: 
      • Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network 
        • 707 W. Milwaukee St., Detroit, MI 48202, 
          (313)833-2500 or (888) 355-5433
          (866) 870-2599 TTY
        • (866) 289-2641 24-Hour Emergency
  • Meals On Wheels: 
        • Meals on wheels for our seniors 60 years and older deliver warm meals to your door.
          • Call Detroit Area Agency on Aging at 313-446-4444 to request a delivery.  
  • Michigan Energy Assistance: 
      • For residents having difficulty paying their energy bills, it is important to know that help may be available. Below you will find helpful resources to assist in paying for energy bills.
        • Home Heating Credit – Qualified persons may receive a credit to help pay winter heating bills. Apply for a Home Heating Credit if you are low-income, receive public assistance, or unemployment compensation. Eligible customers must meet guidelines based on household income, exemptions, and heating costs. You must apply by September 30 each year. The application form (MI-1040CR-7) can be requested from the Michigan Department of Treasury at 517-636-4486, or visit website at
        • Call 2-1-1 or go to to learn about agencies in your county that may assist with your energy bill. 
  • Community Financial Credit Union Scholarship: 

Additional Helplines and Resources:

  • City of Detroit Health Department Resources: 
    • A list of programs offered by the City of Detroit Health Department can be found here or call (313)-876-4000. 

Elder Abuse and Fraud:  

    • Office of the Attorney General at (800) 242-2873  
    • Michigan Department of Health & Human Services Adult Protective Services: (855) 444-3911 

Food Pantries: 

  • CARES Food Pantry: 
    • 27835 Shiawassee Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48336, Mon and Fri 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Tue-Thur 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
  • Redford Interfaith Relief: 
    • 18499 Beech Daly Road, Redford, Michigan 48240-1804, Wed-Fri 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
  • Redford Township Public Services Department: 
    • or (313)-387-2670 
  • Medicare Assistance:  
    • (800) 633-4227 or 
  • Medicare Scams:  
    • contact DIFs at or (877) 999-6442 
  • Wayne State Mobile Health Unit:  
    • or (877) 929-6342 
  • Wayne County Public Health Community Response Updated Hotline: 
    • The new hotline will be, 734-858-1922 
    • The previous number, 866-610-3885, will no longer be in service after March 10th 
  • Michigan Medicaid Assistance Program Counseling Sites: 

Upcoming Community Events: 


  • State of the Township: 
  • Hawk Island Community Center
  • Health Resource Fair:

Recurring Community Meetings: 

  • Farmington City Council Meeting: 
    • Monday, March 4 @7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Farmington City Hall, 23600 Liberty St, Farmington, MI 48335, USA 
  • College Park Neighborhood Meeting: 
    • Thursday, March 14 @ 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. , Detroit Police 8th Precinct, 21555 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, MI 48219, USA 
  • Farmington Hills City Council Meeting: 
    • Monday, March 11 @ 7:30 – 8:30 p.m., Farmington Hills City Hall, 31555 W Eleven Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336 
  • Charter Township of Redford Board Meeting: 
    • Tuesday, March 12 @ 6:30-7:30pm, Redford Township Board Room – Township Hall, 15145 Beech Daly Road, Redford, MI 48239 
  • Detroit Chapter Families Against Narcotics Monthly Meeting: 
    • 2nd Monday of the Month @ 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. 
    • Sheffield Center Complex, 12000 W. Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48204