The Impact of COVID-19 on Those We Serve
The Detroit Area Agency on Aging is hard at work remotely, serving the community. Our trained Information & Assistance Team members are answering phones; live weekdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at (313) 446-4444.
The City of Detriot resources for COVID -19 may be found by clicking here.
COVID Resources for our region and the State of Michigan may be found by clicking here.
Mental Health Resources
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has launched a statewide warmline for Michiganders living with persistent mental health conditions. The warmline will operate seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. at 888-PEER-753 (888-733-7753). It is intended to serve individuals living with persistent mental health challenges including anxiety, depression and trauma. Individuals in crisis, including those considering suicide, are urged to contact the Disaster Distress Helpline 24/7 at 800-985-5990 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at 800-273-8255.
Caregiver Support / Resources
The DAAA Caregiver Support Coordinator is working remotely and connecting with caregiver with regular wellness calls. If you are a caregiver in need of support contact Mrs. White at (313) 920-4153 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for one on one support.
One of our many community partners, Access, has prepared a biligual resources for COVID-19 that include flyers, assistance and more on their webpage. If you are in need of this resource click here.
Educational Resources for Families
The City of Detroit colaborated with community Education Commion and partners and created a resource guide for all ages. This resource is called COVID 313 and it may be found at https://covid313.org/ .