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Goodfellows assistance is avilable for disabled adults and seniors 55 & better in Farmington or Farmington Hills. Senior applications for assistance are available through Teresa Jergovich at the Costick Center, Farmington Hills Senior Division. For more information or an application for Goodfellows Assistance during this holiday season, please contact Teresa via email or telephone:  248-473-1826 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Marsha Koet
Senior Adult Supervisor
City of Farmington Hills


 

There are several other Senior Assistance programs available year-round. Please call (248) 473-1826 for information on about any of services:


Nutrition Services - Home Delivered Meals/Meals on Wheels

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, meals available Monday - Friday.
Eligibility Requirements: 60 years or better or a spouse of someone 60 or better, Farmington Area Resident, homebound and unable to prepare meals. $2.75 donation/hot meal and $1 donation/cold meal.

Congregate On-site Meals at the Costick Center - Hot lunches are served Monday through Friday at 12:15 PM. "Lite & Healthy" alternative menu, 60 years of age or better or a spouse of someone 60 or better. Must register daily for meals in Center by 11:30 AM. $2.75 donation. Under 60, $5 fee per meal.

Liquid Nutrition Supplements - Ensure, Ensure Plus and Pulmocare. 60 years of age or better, Farmington area resident. Must have a doctor's prescription.

911 Cell Phone Program - The City of Farmington Hills Senior Division, in cooperation with the Farmington Hills Department of Public Safety, is offering cell phones for 9-1-1 emergency calls only. The phones are for seniors age 50 or better who are residents of Farmington Hills or Farmington. To receive your phone you must attend a mandatory user’s class at the Costick Center.

Focus Hope (Food for Seniors) - Government Commodity Food, a monthly food box for income eligible seniors 60 or better. Available for Farmington Area residents who meet the program's income guidelines.

Senex - A social model and recreational day program dedicated to serving the frail and/or dependent elderly.  Senex provides support, supervision, and activities designed to meet physical, emotional, and intellectual needs.  Participants include the physically or mentally frail, the socially isolated and others with conditions such as dementia.  For admission criteria, fees, and more information, please call (248) 473-1826.

Home Chore Program - For resident homeowners 60 years or better.
Minor home repairs (donations requested): electrical, mechanical, plumbing, general maintenance, carpentry, etc.
Major Home Repairs: List of commercial contractors available for hire.
Other Services: Available seasonally, dependent upon special needs and availability of volunteer resources. Reservations must be made early in season - leaf raking, furnace safety check, emergency snow clearing.

Transportation


Adults (55 or better) and handicapped residents. Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Curb-to-curb wheelchair accessible service, $2 suggested donation each way. Reservations taken up to 3 days in advance, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Destinations include: Medical appointments in in Farmington and Farmington Hills including Botsford Hospital and its offices and facilities, Livonia, Novi, Southfield, and West Bloomfield. Shopping trips to Busch’s, Downtown Farmington Center, Farmer Jack, Hiller’s, Kmart, Kroger, Laurel Park Place Mall, Meijer, Trader Joe’s, Twelve Oaks Mall, Uptown Farmington Center, Wal-Mart, West Oaks, and West River Center.

Senior Center Shuttle with morning and afternoon pick-ups. Other destinations include hospital and nursing home visits, banks, library, post office, beauty salons, and pharmacies, based on availability. A reduced-fare taxicab service is also available as a supplement to our program. Call for details.

For more information, please call (248) 473-1864.


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