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General LGBT Resources

Ruth Ellis Center

At Ruth Ellis Center, we work toward our vision through a growing number of services and programs that support the LGBTQ+ youth and young adult community.

Contact:

(313)252-1950

https://www.ruthelliscenter.org/

info@ruthelliscenter.org

77 Victor Street, Highland Park, 48203

Corktown Health Center

Corktown Health Center is a medical home focused on serving the LGBTQ community in Southeastern Michigan.

 

Contact:

(313) 832-3300

http://corktownhealth.org/

info@corktownhealth.org

1726 Howard St, Detroit, MI 48216

Sage Metro Detroit

Sage Metro Detroit is a local affiliate of the national Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.

 

Contact:

 

(734)681-0854

 

https://www.sagemetrodetroit.org/

 

info@sagemetrodetroit.org 

290 W Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale, MI 48220 (Inside Affirmations)

Covid-specific LGBT Resources

Drugwatch

Drugwatch, a free online resource, has published an LGBTQ+ Comprehensive Health & Well-being Guide.

 

 

Corktown Health Center provides hormones to current clients and has a waitlist for new clients.

1726 Howard St.

Detroit, MI 48216

Phone: (313) 832-3300

Fax: (313) 818-3101

info@corktownhealth.org ( Dr. Riddle-Jones)

 

Ruth Ellis Center provides hormones to current patients. They are not currently accepting new clients. (Dr. Mo) (Ruth Ellis Age restrictions apply.)

  • 77 Victor St.

Highland Park, MI 48203

(313) 252-1950

 

Ruth Ellis Center - Food-boxes will be available for pick up Fridays from 10:00am - 3:00pm 

  • Through the gated parking area of the 95 Victor St. location

 

Citadel of Praise- starting March 27th from 9am- 12pm 

  • 20280 Lyndon (front parking lot) Detroit, MI 48223

 

The City partnered with Gleaners to provide groceries for families. Gleaners will provide two weeks of groceries to families with children at these locations.

  • Roberto Clemente Recreation Center

2631 Bagley 230pm-530pm every other Wednesday starting March 25

  • Heilmann Recreation Center

 13200 Fenelon 230pm-530pm every other Thursday starting March 26

  • Coleman A. Young Recreation Center  

2751 Robert Bradby Drive 1:30pm-4:30pm every other Saturday starting March 28th

  • Hutzel Family Center

7737 Kercheval 9am-12pm every other Monday starting March 30th

Meals for Seniors

 

if you have any questions about meal service for seniors please contact the Detroit Area Agency on Aging at (313) 446-4444 or at https://www.detroitseniorsolution.org/

 

Meals for Youth

  • Recreation centers, schools, and churches across the Detroit area are providing meals for youth 18 and under to find out most convenient meet up and eat up site dial United Way of Southeastern Michigan help line at 211 or text “FOOD” to 877-877

 

 

Coronavirus Care Bags through the Trans Sistas of Color Project

Trans Sistas of Color Project are giving out care packages Bi- Weekly to Trans women in the city of Detroit, that may need supplies on 05/09/2020 from 2pm-5pm the bag will be delivered to your home or location given. Please reach out to any of the board members via Facebook Cierra Malone or Tiffani Ebony or Racquelle Trammell at rtrammel@umich.edu

DTE payment assistance (800) 477-4747

 

Coronavirus Tax Relief: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus 

 

Water DWSD (313) 386-9272

 

Water Restoration Order: https://www.michigan.gov/whitmer/0,9309,7-387-90499_90705-523414--,00.html 

 

To understand unemployment benefits and how they've changed: https://withladder.com/unemployment/ 

 

How to apply for unemployment benefits in Michigan amid Coronavirus crisis: https://www.bridgemi.com/economy/how-apply-unemployment-benefits-michigan-amid-coronavirus-crisis 

 

Michigan families can get food, cash, internet during Coronavirus crisis:

https://www.bridgemi.com/michigan-health-watch/michigan-families-can-get-food-cash-internet-during-coronavirus-crisis 

 

COVID-19 and your utility bills, telecommunications service and broadband: https://www.michigan.gov/mpsc/0,9535,7-395-93253-522093--,00.html 

 

Text of Documents on Coronavirus of Importance to Legal Issues:

https://www.michbar.org/generalinfo/COVID-19-emergencyorders 

 

Internet for 60-day free trial for through Comcast (885) 846-8376 or go to InternetEssentials.com

 

Free Wi-Fi hotspot map – Xfinity.com/wifi


 

Temporary Housing CAM (313) 484-4449

 

Link-Up Detroit Services for those living with HIV providing services for emergency rent assistance, Utilities assistance, and food box.

Contact Satrise Tillman @ 313-300-4677 or tillmans@detroitmi.gov

 

COVID-19 and HIV Frequently Asked Questions

 

Mental health

https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/0,9753,7-406-98178_99557---,00.html

 

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

 

Trans Lifeline

1-877-565-8860

www.translifeline.org/

 

The Trevor Project 1-866-488-7386

www.thetrevorproject.org/

You're not alone in this! All therapists will be working off site. Your therapist will contact you directly and arrange to meet with you by teleconference.

Food
Utilities and Other Social Servies
Housing
Resources for PLHIV
Suicide Prevention

Hormones

Food

Free Covid-19 Screening

Utilities and Other Social Services

Housing

Resources for People Living with HIV

Suicide Prevention

Covid-19 Screening
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