ACCESS Youth & Family Services Center and Administrative Offices
2651 Saulino Court, Dearborn, MI 48120
Eligibility: Families in need.
Description: ACCESS is the largest Arab American community nonprofit in the United States. With 11 locations and more than 120 programs serving metro Detroit, ACCESS offers a wide range of social, economic, health and educational services to a diverse population.
- ACCESS Emergency Food Voucher Program (assistance is based on availability of funds): Food supplements are administered based on a voucher system. Individuals or families in need can receive a food voucher designated for groceries. The amount of the voucher is based upon the number of household members.
- Food Pantry Program: Provide referral services to local area food pantries.
- WIC Program: Assist with and interpret the application completion process
- SNAP (Food Stamp Program): Assist with and interpret the application completion process for MI Bridges.
- Free and Reduced Breakfast and Lunch Programs: Assist with and interpret the application completion process.
- Monthly USDA Food Commodities Programs: Provide referral services, assist with and interpret the application process
ACCESS Rent/Mortgage and Transitional & Permanent Housing Program
- ACCESS Rent/Mortgage Assistance (when funding is available): Designed to prevent homelessness and/or permanent displacement. Clients must provide a court-ordered eviction or delinquency notice from their mortgage company. Other qualification factors apply. Call 313-842-7010 to schedule an appointment for assessment.
- Transitional & Permanent Housing Assistance (when funding is available): Designed to provide intensive case management and wrap-around care to those deemed at risk for housing displacement. Referrals and assistance with the application process is available.
- Temporary Shelter: Provide referrals to homeless shelters and hotel/motel programs.
- Housing Programs: Assist with and interpret the application process for housing programs.
- Free Legal Aid: The Legal Aid and Defenders Association (LADA) offers assistance to the ACCESS One-Stop Employment & Human Services Center and Social Services Department by providing free legal aid to low-income families in the area of civil law (landlord/tenant, wills, etc.) This service is by appointment only.
- Legal Services (fee for service): Private attorneys lease space at the ACCESS One-Stop Employment & Human Services Center and Social Services Department, specializing in Social Security and family law.
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Helpful Tips: All Center for Working Families program clients receive free tax preparations during tax season.
Services Provided: Food Assistance, Women, Infants & Children (WIC), Free & Reduced Breakfast and Lunch/Summer Meals, Rent and Mortgage Payment Assistance, Shelter for Homeless Families, Legal Assistance, Job Search/Resume Help, Employment Training, English as a Second Language (ESL), GED Preparation, After School Programs, Summer Programs, Nutrition Classes, Parenting Classes, Adult Literacy, Childcare Provider Training, Tutoring