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Macomb Community Action
Health and Community Services
21885 Dunham Road, Suite 10, Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-6999

Resource Advocacy Program


Resource Assistance

Resource Advocates assess each individual’s needs and make referrals to appropriate resources in the community.


Trained Resource Specialists visit the home of participants to determine eligible programs and services such as:





The program provides free health insurance counseling for people with Medicare and their families or caregivers. Resource Specialists are trained MMAP counselors that provide education, assistance and advocacy related to Medicare and Medicaid.

  • Medicare/Medicaid Applications
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Medicare Health Plans
  • Medicare/Medicaid Fraud and Abuse
  • New Health Care Options



Department of Health and Human Services Programs (DHHS)

Resource Specialists will determine which DHHS programs participants qualify for and assist with the application process. Application assistance may include the following programs:

  • Food Assistance (SNAP)
  • Emergency Relief (Utility, Burial, and Home)
  • Medicaid
  • Subsidies to Assist with Medicare Premiums
  • MI-Bridge Application Completion

Information and Referral 

Information and referrals of a wide range of services are provided to help older adults and their families. Potential resources may include:

  • Macomb County Government Services
  • Caregiver Assistance
  • Housing Resources
  • Transportation Resources
  • Elder Abuse Services
  • Legal Assistance
  • Resource Guide


  • Macomb County resident.
  • Age 60 and older.

For more information on the Resource Advocacy Program contact:

Phone: 586-469-5228
Fax: 586-469-7839

Macomb Community Action
21885 Dunham Road, Suite 6
Clinton Township, MI 48036

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