CARES food services are available to individuals and families who live in Farmington, Farmington Hills, Livonia, Northville, Novi, West Bloomfield, Redford, and Southfield. Guests can visit the CARES pantry once per month and must have an appointment. Anyone arriving without an appointment cannot be served. Appointments can be set by calling 248-474-8231 on Tuesday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. We are experiencing a large volume of incoming calls at this difficult time. Please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.
If you do not live in the CARES service area or are looking for additional services, below are some resources.
Visit pantrynet.org and put in your zip code for a list of food pantries in your area. Keep in mind that most food pantries have changed their hours and services that they may be offering at this time. Be sure to contact them before venturing out.
Call 211 or visit mi211.org and someone at United Way will assist you with finding a food pantry in your area. United Way is also a great resource for other needs that you may have.
Gleaners Food Bank
New drive-thru food distribution sites can be found at www.gcfb.org/community-distribution-sites/. Keep checking as they update weekly.
Families with children can visit www.mcgi.state.mi.us/schoolnutrition for school nutrition distribution sites.
Michigan Bridge Card
For information on qualifying for a Michigan Bridge Card: https://www.reference.com/world-view/one-qualify-michigan-bridge-card-8449f6fd3f92b7f1
These organizations are not manged by CARES. Please contact them directly with questions or to request services.