Resource Advocacy Program
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
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)
- 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:
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