Social Services, Debt Counseling, Foreclosure and Mortgage Assistance
The following websites offer assistance for those in need of social services, debt counseling, foreclosure and mortgage assistance. Together, they are helpful in choosing services best suited to your needs.
- 2-1-1 Help from United Way
United Way 2-1-1 is a multi-lingual, comprehensive information and referral service available 24/7/365, with a database of more than 20,000 programs and services such as after school programs, senior care services, medical and prescription assistance, credit counseling and mortgage foreclosure assistance, and housing and utility resources.
- GreenPath Debt Solutions
- A nationwide non-profit consumer credit counseling service that has been helping people resolve financial problems and get relief from debt since 1961. In Farmington Hills, with Branch offices throughout Michigan.
- Michigan Foreclosure and Delinquency Assistance from United Way
Learn about foreclosures, and get assistance in a variety of ways, including legal aid and debt counseling.
- Making Home Affordable
This Federal government site offers information about refinancing and loan modification.
- Michigan Helping Hand
This site helps Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find the services they need. Includes five catgories for links to information about jobs and training, unemployment benefits, health care, family support and housing.
- Michigan: Save the Dream
MSHDA's Save the Dream Campaign includes information for homeowners who are experiencing financial difficulties or facing foreclosure, including our statewide network of homeownership counselors, a second mortgage program to assist current MSHDA borrowers, and refinance programs available to eligible homeowners.
- Save Money tips from the State of Michigan
Topics covered included ways to save on energy bills, get help with prescription costs, and finding cheap gas.
- SEMCOG Help for Homeowners
This site covers information on a range of subjects, including foreclosure, getting help from agencies, and dealing with credit issues.
- Wayne County Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Program
Offers tips on fighting foreclosures for residents of Wayne County.