Suicide Prevention

For 24/7 lifeline 1-800-273-8255.

  • Free, confidential support for you or your loved ones.

Food Assistance

Gleaners Community Food Bank:

  • 734-442-0031

All income-eligible residents of Allen Park, Brownstown Township, Dearborn Heights, Romulus, Southgate, Taylor, and Woodhaven, plus active members of all partner churches, are eligible to enroll at Fish & Loaves Community Pantry for free food assistance. Visits to the pantry are by advance appointment only.

Enrollment requires a picture ID with local address, proof of residency, number of household members, and annual income. Contact us for a confidential interview at 734-442-0031

Food pantries in the Downriver area:  

Michigan 2.1.1.

Michigan 2-1-1 is an easy way to connect with help of all kinds, right in your community. Need help with food, housing, or paying bills? Need support in a family crisis or community disaster? We’re here for you. Any time. All the time. Just call, text, or search online and we’ll get you connected.

  • 844-875-921

Child Abuse/Neglect or Vulnerable Adult/Neglect

 Child Abuse/Neglect or Vulnerable Adult/Neglect: If you suspect abuse or neglect of a child or abuse, neglect, or exploitation of a vulnerable adult: 855-444-3911

Domestic Violence

For 24/7 helpline and emergency shelter please call 734-722-6800 or the National Domestic Violence hotline 800-799-7233 

Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous Telemeetings

As most face to face meetings are not happening, this is a great resource to use in order to maintain sobriety and to support each other: 

Alcohol Telehealth Meetings:

Narcotic Telehealth Meetings: 

Routines For Children

Being in school or daycare provides a routine for children, which helps them feel secure. Follow the links below

 from The Children's Center, to help you create that sense of stability for your children. 

Ages: 2-4 

Ages: 5-8 

Ages: 9-12 

Ages: 13- 18

Announce coming events

 Suicide Prevention: For 24/7 lifeline 1-800-273-8255.

  • Free, confidential support for you or your loved ones

Online webinars


About the Webinars

In the midst of physical distancing and self-quarantine, Be Strong Families is offering opportunities to online learn and grow and share together!  Since March 23rd, they have been offering Monday-Friday noontime (1:30 Espanol) CDT webinars on topics related to Staying Strong and Positive for Ourselves and Our Children During COVID-19.

All sessions are interactive, skill-building, and contain plenty of time to get your questions answered. Click the link below to register for the upcoming webinars.

Upcoming Webinars (English)


English, Daily at 12:00pm CDT

Keep Your Body Moving: Family Yoga for Everyone
Friday, May 29th, with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, RYT.

Manifesting Authentic Leadership Engaging Success: Transformative Ways to Build Relationships with Parenting MALES, with Corey Best
Mondays, Jun 1 and Jun 8, 2020

Character Strengths and Well-being, with Tamar Blanchard
Tuesdays, Jun 2 and Jun 9, 2020

How to Laugh When You Want to Cry during COVID-19, with Guy Schingoethe & Nelson Velazquez
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020

8 Steps for Problem Resolution, with Mar-y-Sol Salinas
Thursdays, Jun 4 and Jun 11, 2020

From City Girl to Pioneer: If I Can Do It, So Can You!, with Kim Van Auken
Fridays, Jun 5 and Jun 12, 2020

Small Business Ingenuity & Resilience: Before, During and After the Pandemic, with Nadira Chase
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 

Upcoming Webinars (Español)


Spanish, Daily at 1:30pm CDT

Empleo Juvenil y COVID-19
Viernes, 29 de Mayo, con Julián Sepúlveda Pavletich

Finanzas e Inversiones, con Claudia Moreno y Héctor Salmeron 
Lunes 1 de junio y lunes 8 de junio

El Estrés y Como Combatirlo por Nosotros Mismos y Nuestras Familias, con Lucy Dale
Martes 2 de junio y martes 9 de junio

Cosinando Comida Saludable, Sana, y Divertida, con Carmen Cuaya
Miércoles 3 de junio

Como Ser Grande Poderoso y Feliz, con Blanca Sainz
Jueves 4 de junio y jueves 11 de junio

Conectándote con Tu Interior a Través de los Elementos Agua, Tierra, Aire y Fuego, con Hilda Aboytes
Viernes 5 de junio y viernes 12 de junio

Reconectando con la Sabiduría Familiar: Descubriendo Nuestro Centro Propio, con Evette Cisneros
Miércoles 10 de junio