Focus: HOPE senior food distribution will continue during the COVID-19 crisis. Clients can pick up their food boxes on the first Wednesday of the month (4/1, 5/6, 6/3) from 9:00am-1:00pm at the Balmoral MCC doors. Staff will bring food boxes out to you, stay in your vehicle. Call 734-793-1857 when you arrive.
To certify with the Maplewood Community Center site, call 734-793-1857.
The Focus: HOPE Food for Seniors Program provides free monthly food to senior citizens who are 60 years of age and older and reside in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw counties. Listed below are the income guidelines used to determine eligibility for the Focus: HOPE Food for Seniors Program.
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If a senior meets the eligibility requirements as outlined above, he/she may be certified at any one of the Focus: HOPE Food Centers or at one of the many certification agencies in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw counties. When a senior is certified at a food center, he/she is able to pick up his/her first month's food on that day.
In order to be certified, a senior must apply in person and bring the following:
1) proof of age, 2) identification, and 3) number of people in household
Home delivery may be arranged for eligible seniors who are home bound or disabled. If you need transportation or have any other questions call 313-494-4980.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.