Health & Nutrition

Nutrition

Emergency food pantry list.
Emergency Food Assistance
Federal program that supplements diets of low-income Americans, including elderly people, by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance at no cost.
Food for Seniors (CSFP)
Monthly food program for seniors age 60 years or older in Livingston and Oakland County.
Michigan Benefits Access
Assistance in signing up for State benefits you may be eligible for, including SNAP, LIHEAP, TANF, child care subsidies, SCHIP, Medicaid, and EITC.
Shared Harvest Pantry (Livingston County only)
In partnership with Gleaners Community Food Bank, we provide food assistance to people, families, and seniors. The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) and Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) are distributed through Shared Harvest Pantry.
Summer Food Service Program - Summer Lunch/Meet Up & Eat Up (Oakland County only)
Provides a nutritious breakfast and/or lunch to youth in churches, parks, schools and recreation centers in and around Pontiac.
Call (248)209-2768 for summer lunch support.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
Nutritional support, education, and medical screening for pregnant women and very young children.

Health

Maternal Child Health Advocate (Oakland County only)
Provides in-home comprehensive support, referrals and pregnancy and child development information to pregnant women and children ages zero to three. Childbirth education and support groups available.
Michigan Benefits Access
Assistance in signing up for State benefits you may be eligible for, including SNAP, LIHEAP, TANF, child care subsidies, SCHIP, and Medicaid.
Referral Programs
Get connected to available programs, educational opportunities, or services to meet your needs. If needs cannot be met at OLHSA, you will receive a warm connection to local agencies for help.
Resource Advocacy
Provides assistance filling out Medicare and Medicaid applications. Offers information on OLHSA's comprehensive services and refers older adults to services in the community not provided through OLHSA.

HIV Services

Please contact GivingHope@olhsa.org for HIV Health program supports in:

Advocacy
Helps clients access benefits and services. Life skills classes are offered.
Early Intervention Services
Connecting newly diagnosed individuals and those who have fallen out of care to primary care & support services.
Nutritional Support
Low-income clients receive monthly, or bi-monthly, vouchers to purchase food and personal care items.
Medical Nutritional Therapy - registered dieticians provide nutritional counseling, assessments, information, vitamins, and supplements.
Housing Assistance
Provides assistance with first month's rent & security deposit, rent, mortgage, and utility payments.
In-home Support for Medically Fragile
Offers light housekeeping, laundry, personal care, errands, and meal preparation.
Transportation
Helps clients access medical and support services throughout the community.

Food & Nutrition Supports

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