Find quality child care and preschools through Great Start Connect at www.greatstartconnect.org.
Free Tax Prep Resources and Locations List available HERE.
AARP – Detroit Center (313) 832-6846
Area Agency on Aging (Senior Alliance) (734) 722-2830
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
This program is surplus government food distributed on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Maplewood to low income families and seniors. To receive food commodities, clients must register in TEFAP at Maplewood. Families and seniors must qualify as low income. Please contact the Maplewood Center for these guidelines at (734) 793-1850.
Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors (800) 347-5297
Low Income Energy Help (800) 292-5650
Lunch Program at Maplewood Center
Tired of cooking? Want good company for lunch? Are restaurant meals costing too much? Join us at the Maplewood Senior Center on Monday through Thursday at 12:00 pm noon for good food and companionship! For ages 60 and over, a nutritional hot lunch program is available. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. Menus are posted at the center and in the Senior Echo. A $2.25 donation is encouraged. For information or to make a reservation, please call (734) 793-1874.
Maplewood Center (734) 793-1850
Meals on Wheels
Garden City volunteers deliver meals to approximately 100 homebound eligible seniors Monday through Thursday. For information on how to receive meals, please call (800) 851-1454. To become a meal driver, please call (734) 793-1874.
Medicaid (800) 292-2550
Medicare (800) 633-4227
Michigan Office of Services to the Aging (517) 373-8230
Senior Alliance (734) 722-2830
Social Security (800) 772-1213
Weatherization Assistance Program
Depending on your household income, you may qualify for a complete home energy upgrade – at no cost to you. This comprehensive program could cover a new furnace or water heater, wall and attic insulation, and more improvements designed to help you save hundreds of dollars on your energy bills. For more information in the Wayne County area, please call (734) 727-7297.
American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345
Logisticare (866) 569-1902
Nankin Transit Commission (734) 793-2710
SMART (866) 962-5515
People often make resolutions at the start of a new year. Examples of such resolutions include learning how to cook, learning a new computer language and doing more work-outs. The Garden City Public Library would like to help their patrons by showing them how to perform a simple yet effective form of exercise. Tai Chi … Continue reading
When you invest your money in the stock market or mutual funds, you want to make sure your money is in good hands. “There are so many different places to invest your money,” says Dan Lodge, Adult Services Librarian at the Garden City Public Library,” that it’s hard to know how to spot a fraudulent … Continue reading
Are you going to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra concert on October 1st at the Garden City High School Auditorium and you don’t know a whole lot about classical music? Then be sure to come to the Garden City Library on Tuesday September 23rd at 6:30pm. Dr. Fred Moss, a member of the Schoolcraft College Music … Continue reading
The Garden City Public Library has invited attorney Shawn O’ Connor from the local law firm of Debolski, Debolski & O’Connor to talk about Wills & Estate Planning on April 1st at 6:30pm. During his presentation, Mr. O’ Connor will cover the following topics: what’s involved in writing a will, why estate planning is important … Continue reading
Ages 3-5 join Ms. Lindsay for storytime! Come one week or all five weeks –it’s up to you! Storytimes start on Wednesday, April 9 through May 7 and run from 10:15-11:00 am. There will be stories, games, crafts, and much more. Space is limited, so registration is required at (734) 793-1830. NOTE: Attendance at Library events constitutes consent to … Continue reading