At Wayne Health, patients receive care from primary and specialty-care physicians committed to groundbreaking biomedical research and educating the next generation of physicians and advanced practice providers. We understand that whole-person health and wellness goes beyond traditional medical care. We have compiled the following resources and support services, in partnership with members of our community, notably the Wayne State University School of Social Work and ACCESS, to ensure our patients have easy access to comprehensive information addressing a wide range of health and social needs.
In this section, you’ll find links to information available to you and your family on a variety of topics. If you have any questions regarding the information, please reach out to us.
Resources in this section include after-school programs, homework assistance, mentorship programs, child care options, social work services, employability training to support family stabilization, and more.
Resources for uninsured and under-insured residents. Depending on the location chosen, services can include medical, dental, substance abuse, prevention services, prescription assistance and mental health care.
Resources for those currently experiencing homelessness, permanent displacement or housing instability. These services include transitional and permanent housing assistance, temporary shelter, housing programs, rent/mortgage assistance (when funding available) and a list of homeless shelters.
ACCESS Immigration services are provided by specialists who are certified and accredited by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). This accreditation allows the immigration specialist to represent clients in immigration courts and accompany them during their interview at the Department of Homeland Security. There is a fee for this service; a sliding-fee scale will be applied for low-income clients. Other services include information on housing, food, clothing, legal aid, medical care, job training, recreation, transportation and mental health care for survivors of persecution from around the world seeking legal asylum in the United States or Canada.
Free legal services for low- to moderate-income people in most civil legal matters affecting individuals and families, including landlord-tenant disputes, child custody, parental visitation, consumer purchases, utility shutoffs, foreclosures, homelessness prevention, Social Security and other public health and wellness-related issues.
Resources for comprehensive behavioral health services, including individual therapy and treatment, case management, vocational readiness, support with daily living skills, housing procurement, dual-diagnosis groups, medication monitoring, psychiatric and nursing support, health coordination, parenting support, hospital diversion and assistance with transportation. These resources support the entire spectrum of mental health needs depending on the program chosen. Resources for substance abuse treatments, support groups, inpatient and outpatient detoxification programs, emergency shelter, transitional housing and permanent housing.
MDHHS has assistance programs that cover a variety of needs, including health care coverage, migrant services, refugee assistance, cash assistance and emergency relief, to name a few. Visit the MDHHS website here.