Wayne County to open Multi Agency Resource Centers to assist flood victims

two Multi Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) where residents impacted by the recent flooding
receive assistance from an array of government and non-profit agencies. These temporary outreach
facilities are part of the response to the State of Emergency declared last week by Executive Warren C.
Evans in response to the flooding.
“While the rain stopped, we know residents are still recovering from the damage and it’s important they
receive the help they need,” Evans said. “The MARCs create a convenient point of contact for affected
residents to identify what assistance is available to them.”
The MARCs will be open at the following places and times:
Dearborn Heights Justice Center
Kennedy Memorial Building
25637 Michigan Avenue
3240 Ferris Street
Dearborn Heights, MI 48125
Lincoln Park, MI 48146
Wednesday May 8, 2019
Wednesday May 8, 2019
1 PM to 8 PM
10 AM to 5 PM
Thursday May 9, 2019
1 PM to 7 PM
“The Multi Agency Resource Centers are virtual one-stop shops for residents seeking flood-related
assistance,” said DHSEM Director Tadarial J. Sturdivant. “They allow us to cut through red tape for
anyone who needs help in this emergency and connect them with all of the agencies that can support
In addition to DHSEM, agencies participating include the Wayne County Department of Health,
Veterans, and Community Wellness, State of Michigan Health and Human Services, State of Michigan
Department Insurance & Financial Services, Michigan Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD),
the American Red Cross, and the Salvation Army. Muck Out Kits containing supplies to assist residents
cleaning water-damaged areas will be distributed as well.
Both MARC events are free and open