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Chelsea

Community Services

Chelsea · Dexter · Saline


For a list of nonprofits, organizations, and groups seeking volunteer assistance, visit chelseamich.com/connect/volunteer


Al-Anon


(734) 995-4949 (7 a.m.-11 p.m.)

Twelve-step support group for families and friends of alcoholics. Meetings Mon. 7:30 p.m. & Fri. 12:30 p.m., St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea, 775 S. Main. afgdistrict5.org


Alcoholics Anonymous


Helpline: (734) 482-5700 (9 a.m.-11 p.m. daily)

12-step support groups for anyone who desires to stop drinking. Call or see website for meeting information. For literature, call (734) 482-0707. professionals@hvai.org, hvai.org


Chelsea Community Foundation

P.O. Box 83, Chelsea 48118
(734) 475-9891

Promotes individual, family, and corporate philanthropic giving to support the Chelsea community. Makes grants ($2,000-$25,000) to programs in the arts, education, health, human services, neighborhood and regional economic development, and environment and land use. rross@cfsem.org, chelseafound.org


Chelsea Community Garden

Sibley by Timbertown Park
(734) 719-0035

Members tend 20'x20' organic plots. $20/plot, with a $20 deposit (refundable). Orientation for new members. chelsea.community.garden.mail@gmail.com, chelseamigardens.org


Chelsea Community Kitchen

P.O. Box 534, Chelsea 48118

Works to educate, inform, and support community members to create a healthy, local, and sustainable food culture. Partners with organizations to provide classes on nutritious cooking. Youth programs. Provides classroom and real-world education to consumers and food-business entrepreneurs to encourage use of locally grown and healthy ingredients. Connects food entrepreneurs with commercial kitchens for rent, to start or expand a food business. chelseacommunitykitchen@gmail.com, chelseacommunitykitchen.org


Chelsea Education Foundation

P.O. Box 281, Chelsea 48118

Raises money for college scholarships and grants to schools, community organizations, and local education programs. chelseaeducationfoundation.org


Chelsea United Way

P.O. Box 176, 48118

Provides funding for local health and human service programs and services. info@chelseaunitedway.org, chelseaunitedway.org


Faith in Action

603 S. Main (St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea) [map]
(734) 475-3305

Faith-based assistance and resource agency meets emergency needs, and fights hunger and poverty in the Chelsea and Dexter areas. Programs include food, clothing, utility shut-off and eviction prevention, advocacy and navigation for publicly funded program benefits, employment counseling, school backpacks, Thanksgiving baskets, Christmas sponsorship, and medical equipment. Staff available by appointment to help with SNAP and Medicaid applications. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Wed. until 7 p.m.) nancypaul@faithinaction1.org, faithinaction1.org


Five Healthy Towns Foundation

14800 E. Old US 12 [map]
(734) 433-4599

Works to foster sustainable improvements in community health by operating wellness programing in Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester, and Stockbridge. info@5healthytowns.org, 5healthytowns.org


SRSLY Chelsea

775 S. Main [map]
(734) 593-5279

Coalition of youth, parents, and community members who want to prevent destructive behavior in Chelsea youth. Works to change the community in ways that help kids make positive, healthy choices. Hosts events and programs. info@srslychelsea.org, srslychelsea.org


St. Louis Center

16195 Old US-12 [map]
(734) 475-8430

Residential care center for adults and children age 6 to 60+ with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Assisted living, respite, and community fitness services available. mail@stlouiscenter.org, stlouiscenter.org


Transition Town Chelsea

18799 Bush [map]
Patrick Zieske, (734) 389-8880. Pat Kaminsky, (734) 223-4551

Promotes a resilient community through sustainable methods for addressing challenges in the areas of energy, environment, finance, and health, with a local focus. Revives old skills and encourages learning new ones. Conducts workshops, community projects, film discussions, home tours, group book reads, presentations, networking, and supports individual actions. patrickzieske@yahoo.com, transitionchelsea.org


Washtenaw County Meals on Wheels & Senior Café Program


(734) 544-2977

Delivers nutritious noontime meals to homebound participants and to Chelsea Senior Center. $3 suggested donation for people ages 60 and above; no one turned away for inability to pay. People under 60 may purchase a meal for $5.50. lachapellm@ewashtenaw.org, ewashtenaw.org/government/departments/community-and-economic-development/human-services/senior-nutrition-program


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