Food Assistance Resources

For Berkley residents, families, or community members impacted by COVID-19, we have compiled a list of food assistance resources that might be helpful to you as you navigate this crisis.

Food Assistance for Seniors, High-risk Residents, and Needy Families


Oakland County is excited to offer a brand new, free grocery delivery opportunity for older adults throughout the county. As COVID-19 numbers increase heading into the winter, and in an effort to help older adults still access the everyday items they need without having to expose themselves to risk unnecessarily, Oakland County partnered with Shipt to provide a one-year membership for unlimited, same-day delivery from a variety of local stores.

This annual membership is being offered free of charge to Oakland County senior residents who are aged 60 or older and offers unlimited, same-day grocery delivery. Please note that you must pay for the items that you order, but delivery will be free of charge with this membership. Free Shipt memberships will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. This is a limited time offer and you must sign up by December 10, 2020.

Visit the Oakland County website for more information: www.oakgov.com/covid/grants/Pages/grocery-delivery


If seniors are in need of food assistance, we recommend Area Agency on Aging: https://aaa1b.org/ or Meals on Wheels: http://www.oaklandmow.org/.


The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit will be providing meals for families with children/youth ages 18 years and younger no income requirements at select locations. Click here to learn more


Michigan seniors can get free meal delivery, daily wellness checks during coronavirus outbreak. Click here to learn more


Michigan Muslim Community Council will provide a grocery delivery service for senior citizens living in Metro Detroit. Call 734-325-4134 between 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. to place an order. Volunteers can sign up here.


Learn where Michiganders across the state can get assistance here:  

https://www.bridgemi.com/michigan-health-watch/michigan-families-can-get-food-cash-internet-during-coronavirus-crisis


Oakland County Help Hotline is also available at 248-858-1000. They can aid in addressing the non-health needs of the general public such as food or housing assistance.

In the event of a medical emergency, call 9-1-1

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