Community Action Centers
Macomb Community Action has three Community Action Centers that offer services to income eligible Macomb County residents to promote independence. The Community Action Centers provide essential assistance with utilities and housing, registration for food programs and information/referrals to community resources.
If you have general questions regarding the Community Action Centers call 586-469-5222. If you are seeking assistance, contact the Community Action Center in your area.
Income eligible Macomb County residents facing utility shut off may be assisted in resolving their emergency. Utility assistance may be available for electric service and natural gas service.
Assistance with deliverable fuels used to heat the home such as home heating oil, propane, wood may also be available.
Eligibility and guidelines will vary based on available programs. Documentation for program eligibility is required. Contact your local Community Action Center for more information about utility assistance.
Water Bill Assistance
Water bill assistance through WRAP (Water Residential Assistance Program) is available for qualified residents in some Macomb County communities. WRAP offers a custom designed service plan to help residential customers in the Great Lakes Water Authority regions to access bill assistance, water conservation measures, and wrap around supports on a pathway toward independence.
Click here to see if you qualify or call the WRAP Connect Center 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 313-386-WRAP (9727).
Water bill assistance may be available in communities that are not participating in WRAP. Eligibility and guidelines will vary based on available programs. Documentation for program eligibility is required. Contact your local Community Action Center for more information about utility assistance.
Income eligible Macomb County residents facing homelessness, eviction, or foreclosure may be assisted in resolving their housing emergency.
Eligibility and guidelines will vary based on available programs. Documentation for program eligibility is required. Contact your local Community Action Center for more information about rent/mortgage assistance.
Supplemental Food Program Registration
The Community Action Centers register eligible Macomb County residents for two supplemental food programs to help households stretch their food budgets. Registration is available for:
A federally funded program which helps supplement the diets of low-income individuals and families by providing them a monthly supply of food at no cost. To sign-up today, please contact your local Macomb Community Action Center.
Focus: HOPE is a food commodity program designed for seniors age 60 and older. To sign-up today, please contact your local Macomb Community Action Center.
Transportation for Medical Appointments
The Community Action Centers complete applications for Macomb Community Action's Transportation program. Macomb County residents applying for Transportation services are seen by appointment only at the Community Action Centers. Documentation for program eligibility is required.
Weatherization Program Registration
The Community Action Centers complete applications for Macomb Community Action's Home Preservation/Energy Weatherization program. Macomb County residents applying for the Weatherization program are seen by appointment only at the Community Action Centers. Documentation for program eligibility is required.
Macomb Community Action partners with Accounting Aid Society to offer income eligible Macomb County residents free tax preparation and filing services at IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites. If your total household income is below $54,000 you may be eligible for free tax preparation and filing. Tax preparation is available February through April 15 at the Macomb County Family Resource Center in Mount Clemens and the Max Thompson Family Resource Center in Warren. Days and times for tax preparation vary. To schedule an appointment for free tax preparation, please call (586) 463-2537. The tax preparation appointment line is available January through April 15.
Free Tax Services
A FREE preparation tax site (state and federal) for individuals with an income under $66,000/year is now available. Simply click the link below and create a profile. The system will then route you to the webpage of HR Block.
For questions or more information, please contact:
Laura Rios, Veteran Services
Community Action Center Locations
If you live in the Central Macomb area:
Including Chesterfield Township (south of 23 Mile Road), Clinton Township, Fraser, Harrison Township, Macomb Township (south of 23 Mile Road), Mount Clemens, New Baltimore (south of 23 Mile Road), Shelby Township (south of 23 Mile Road), St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights, or Utica.
Contact the Central Action Center:
196 N. Rose St., Suite 37
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
If you live in the Southern Macomb area:
Roseville, Center Line, Eastpointe, or Warren.
Contact the South Action Center:
11370 Hupp Ave.
Warren, MI 48089
If you live in the Northern Macomb area:
Including Armada, Bruce Township, Chesterfield Township (north of 23 Mile Road), Lenox, Macomb Township (north of 23 Mile Road), Memphis, New Baltimore (north of 23 Mile Road), New Haven, Ray, Richmond, Romeo, Shelby Township (north of 23 Mile Road), or Washington Township.
Contact the North Action Center:
30375 Clark St.
New Haven, MI 48048
The North Action Center is open for a limited number of days per week. The North Action Center office is located inside the New Haven Community Schools Administration Building inside door 19.
For a map of the locations click here
When emailing questions regarding services, please include your name, phone number or other contact information, and city of residence. This helps us to serve you more efficiently.
Deaf, deaf or hard of hearing:
Please call TTY at 586-469-5962