American Association of Retired Persons

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over.

Affordable Assistance

Introduced by OLHSA
Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency

Residents across southeast Michigan can now hire Affordable Assistance to help around the house with everything from yard work, to cleaning, home organization, grocery shopping and more.  Affordable Assistance makes life a little easier for seniors living alone or needing help.  Profit from Affordable Assistance goes straight ot helping the OLHSA provide the free services desperately needed by so many.

Alzheimer's Association

Southfield Office
248-351-0280 - 24/7
Helpline 800-272-3900


Alzheimer's Association works on global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer's and related dementia.

Area Agency on Aging 1-B

Area Agency on Aging 1-B has certified Resource Specialists available to answer questions and offer information on local services for seniors, person with disabilities and family caregivers.  Call the toll free number above to speak to a specialist.
Elder Law MiCAFE Network – Food and Medical Assistance

Michigan's Coordinated Access to Food for the Elderly

You may still be eligible for food and medical assistance if you have an income.
Eating well as you get older
Struggling to pay your bills?  You're not alone!

Elder Law of Michigan


Elder Law of Michigan promotes and protects the rights, health, and economic well-being of older adults and people with disabilities by providing information, advocacy, legal advice and professional services.

Lakeshore Legal Aid’s
Lakeshore Legal Aid’s
(888) 783-8190
Non-profit providing free legal help to low income and seniors 60+.
Click here for more info
Long-Term Care

Ombudsman Program
Advocate for Nursing Home Residents


Long Term Care Ombudsman program was created to help address the quality of care and quality of life experienced by residents who reside in licensed long term care facilities such as nursing homes, home for the aged and adult foster care facilities.

Meals on Wheels

Western Oakland County
Toll free 888-886-8971


Meals-on-Wheels will deliver a nutritious meal to those that may be homebound, ill or frail.  Meals-on-Wheels also serve a nutritious meal at designated locations such as a senior center.  These congregate meals can offer the chance for socialization as well.

Medicare Hotline
Mesothelioma Prognosis Network


For individuals and their families to help them find local doctors, treatment centers and support groups.

Michigan Attorney General

Senior Brigade Program


The Senior Brigade program provides seniors and their caregivers with trusted and useful information on financial matters, common senior scams, health care and veteran's affairs.

Minor Home Repair Program

White Lake Township offers a minor home repair program designed to help low to moderate income household's complete more complicated home maintenance.  In order to qualify you must be a resident of White Lake Township and meet income specifications.  An application and income verification must be submitted to the township.  For further information, please contact Trish Pergament in the Supervisor's office at 248-698-3300 Ext. 150.

National Council on Aging (NCOA)


NOCA is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization.  They are a national voice for older Americans and the community organizations that serve them. Their vision is a just and caring society in which each of us, as we age, lives with dignity, purpose and security.

Nurse on Call

Oakland County Health Division


Public Health Nurses are available to answer questions regarding nutrition, communicable diseases and more.  They will also help inform you of valuable resources within their department and your community.

Senior Guidance


This organization provides helpful tips and resources to help seniors locate assisted living facilities and senior living communities in Michigan and across the United States.

Oakland County Library for the visually & Physically Impaired


The Oakland County Library for the visually and physically impaired was established in 1974 to provide access to free library service for county residents who are unable to read standard printed material because of visual impairment or physical limitations.  Audio books, along with the required player are provided free of charge and delivered to your home via the U.S. mail.  Contact the County Library for information regarding additional services and to determine eligibility.  Dublin Community Senior enter also has applications.

Open Door Outreach Center

Office:  248-360-2930
Resale Store:  248-360-4977

Open Door Outreach Center's primary mission, in the spirit of interfaith charity, is to provide emergency services (food, clothing and referral information) to families in need.

Social Security Office


Can use automated telephone services to get recorded information and conduct some business 24 hours a day.  If you cannot handle your business through automated services, you can speak to a Social Security representative 7:00am-7:00pm Monday-Friday.  Generally, you will have a shorter wait time if you call during the week after Tuesday.  If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call our toll-free TTY number 800-325-0778 between 7:00am-7:00pm Monday-Friday.

Veterans' Services Division

Oakland County Michigan Department of Public Services
Pontiac Office: 248-858-0785
Toll free:  888-350-0900 Ext. 80785


Veteran's Service Division has experienced benefits counselors who assist their clients in filing for veterans' benefits from Federal, State and County governments.Their goal is to obtain the maximum benefits available, simplify the process for the client and refer those who need other services to the appropriate agencies.