Our office just learned of a few wonderful resources and I want to share the knowledge with you!


  1. pantriesnet.org


This website allows you to create an exhaustive list of all the food pantries/soup kitchens within any mile radius of your choosing based on a zipcode you enter. Information includes the address, phone number, distance from zipcode, and hours of operation.


  1. Crossroads of Michigan (crossroadsofmichigan.org)


This organization is includes:


-A soup kitchen (Sundays, 12-3 pm)

-Social Services (emergency food and clothing, prescriptions, employment, transportation, and obtaining identification)

-employment services (job openings, employer information, job readiness preparation)


Main Office

2424 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48208




Employment Office

2424 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48208



Crossroads East at Salem

21230 Moross Rd.
Detroit, MI 48236





  1. Julie's List (julieslist.homestead.com)


This is an unbelievably comprehensive A-Z compilation of social service resources in Southeast Michigan. Please take a moment to look through this one as there were services I didn't even know existed until looking at this site. Just to name a few: 

  • Caregiver Support
  • Emergency Travel Reosources
  • Grief Support
  • Holiday Assistance
  • Disability Resources
  • Youth Services (Low-income and free summer camps)


Erica Searcy

Community and Resident Services Manager

Office of Detroit City Council Member

Raquel Castañeda-López - District 6

1927 Rosa Parks Blvd Suite 110A

Detroit, MI 48216

Phone: (313) 224-2450

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