Family Resources

Our aim is to connect people with community resources that support achieving goals for themselves and their household.  Local community agencies also participate in Parent Policy Council and parent meetings creating a strong support system for families.

Local Agencies

The Arc Michigan
The Arc supports people with developmental Disabilities so that they and their families can participate fully in and contribute to their community.
The Baldwin Center
Feed, clothe, educate and empower the men, women, and children in the City of Pontiac and surrounding communities.
CARE House of Oakland County
Prevention of child abuse and neglect. Protection of children through advocacy, education, intervention, research & treatment.
Catholic Social Services
Foster care, adoption, substance abuse counseling, Hispanic outreach, older adult services, and family supports.
Centro Multicultural La Familia
Offers culturally and linguistically competent services in the areas of mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, Integrated Care or Medical Home in partnership with St. Joseph hospital, support and interpretation for pregnant women through the Clinica Santa Teresa program, and employment support services.
Community Network Services (CNS Healthcare)
Mental health care provider that promotes opportunities for eligible persons in Oakland County with mental illness, including substance abuse. Services include assessment, case management, psychiatric, therapy, and recovery services.
Early On
Early On® Oakland is a network of services for families of children birth to age three who are developmentally delayed, or are at risk of developing delays because of an established medical condition, or who have a disability.
Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid MI
 The Fair Housing Network investigates complaints of illegal housing discrimination based on federal, state, and local fair housing laws, along with resolving reasonable accommodation and modification requests for people with disabilities.
Provide specialized, comprehensive services in the areas of domestic violence and sexual assault. By serving the community through a series of innovative intervention, treatment, prevention, and education programs.
Lakeshore Legal Aid
A not-for-profit law firm providing a range of free civil legal services to people who are low income, seniors, and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc.
Legal Aid and Defender Association is a provider of free legal services and comprehensive legal advocacy for residetns of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties.
Lighthouse of Oakland County
Lighthouse connects people with food, housing, utility assistance, medical support, transportation, transitional supportive housing for homeless women and children, and education (homeownership, financial education, and foreclosure counseling).
Livingston County Health Department
Livingston County Health Department protects, preserve, and promote the health and safety of the people of Livingston County.

Michigan Department of Human Services
Help for your family with temporary assistance when times are tough. Food and cash assistance, child care subsidy, and State Emergency Relief (SER).
Oakland County Health Department
Oakland County Health Division services focus on preventing the spread of disease, ensuring a safe and clean environment, promoting and encouraging healthy behaviors, preparing for emergencies, surveillance of disease threats, and ensuring accessibility of health services.
Oakland County Mental Health Services
Mental health links and information.
Oakland Family Services
Early Childhood Services, Family Preservation Services, Behavior Health, Older Adult & Specialized Services for Youth
Pontiac Academy for Excellence (PAE)
A charter school district in Pontiac, Michigan, that provides education from kindergarten through grade 12.


Student Financial Aid Info
GED Info
Contact your local Adult Education program, or call the Michigan Department of Career Development, Adult Education Office, at (517) 373-1692 (voice) or 1-888-605-6722 (TTY).
Additional information on Michigan GED testing and certification requirements and a directory of testing centers are available at by following the links to Career Preparation and Adult Education.