Resources if you are in NEED of help

Mayor Fournier Launches Royal Oak Neighbor to Neighbor

  • An effort to have residents help their neighbors deal with the isolation and challenges they may face due to COVID-19. For more information call Carol Schwanger at 248-246-3203 or email at

Local Royal Oak Questions or Concerns?

  • Call City Hall - (248) 246-3201 and leave a message. Someone will call you back as soon as possible.

Resources for Seniors from Oakland County

Mental Health Support

  • The OCHN Crisis Helpline: (800) 231-1127  (24 hours a day, seven days a week) Local Mental Health Services Helpline: 248-464-6363 


  • GoGoGrandparent connects seniors to ride sharing services like Lyft that can help with transportation to medical appointments and other errands.

Grocery/Medication Delivery for Seniors

  • In light of COVID, Umbrella is offering free, contactless grocery delivery and medication pick up for seniors in the metro Detroit area. There are volunteers in the area ready to shop for and deliver groceries to seniors who may not be able to leave their homes right now. People can place orders online or by calling  844-402-2480. There is no additional charge for delivery - the only thing seniors have to pay for are the groceries. (They can accept debit/credit card as payment methods)

Area Agency on Aging 1-B

  • The Area Agency on Aging 1-B ( AAA 1-B ) is committed to the health and well-being of seniors, adults with disabilities, family caregivers and our staff. With the increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in our region and the declaration of a national emergency, AAA 1-B has created a page to keep you up-to-date on its operations and provide helpful resources and information. If you have concerns or questions, please feel free to reach out to our Information and Assistance Telephone Line at 800-852-7795.

Open Hands Food Pantry 

Forgotten Harvest

  • From Forgotten Harvest: We encourage people to go to Forgotten Harvest (FH), which lists this week’s large mobile pantries’ locations and times of service.  

Royal Oak Public Library Resources 

  • Library resources and reading links but also prevention strategies, mental health resources, and low-cost internet services. 

Michigan COVID-19 Community Response

Metro Detroit COVID-19 Mutual Aid Facebook Group

Royal Oak Area Exchange Facebook Group

  • If you live in or near Royal Oak, Michigan and have a need, be it water, formula, diapers, toilet paper, soap or anything else for your family, please post it here and hopefully someone will help you out.  If you can help, please comment on the post and then direct message the original poster. We’re all in this together! Let’s help each other out!

Oakland County Sheriff Rides for Recovery Program

  • People 18 or older with addiction issues call 248-858-4911 to obtain a ride to Oakland County Community Health Crisis Center.

MDHHS Mental Health Hotline

  • The MDHHS has launched a statewide hotline for Michiganders whose mental health has been impacted by COVID-19. The hotline operates seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Residents can reach the hotline at 888-733-7753.

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