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Dexter

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Alcoholics Anonymous


Helpline & Meeting Info: (734) 482-5700; Office: (734) 482-0707

Twelve-step support groups for anyone who desires to stop drinking. Dexter AA Group meets Tues. 8 p.m. at St. Joseph Church Parish Center, 3470 Dover. Forgiveness for Ladies, a child-friendly meeting, Tues. 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish. We Are Not Saints meets Thurs. 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church Parish Center. Women of Substance meets Thurs. 6:30 p.m. at Dexter United Methodist Church, 7643 Huron River Dr. Joy of Living meets Fri. 8 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 3279 Broad. See website for up-to-date status on Zoom, in-person, and hybrid meetings. office@hvai.org, hvai.org


Dexter Community Fund

301 N. Main, ste. 300, Ann Arbor [map]
(734) 663-0401

Permanent endowment at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation dedicated to addressing community needs and enriching the quality of life within the Dexter community. Supports projects and nonprofits across a number of areas: arts and culture, youth and education, the environment, senior services, health and wellness, human services, and community improvement. dexterfund@aaacf.org, aaacf.org/dexter


Dexter Community Garden

7651 Dan Hoey [map]
(734) 426-8303

Plots assigned on a first-come, first-served basis to Dexter city residents until May 30; starting May 31, plots are open to residents in the Dexter School District. See website for fees. dextermi.gov/community/community_garden.php


Dexter Food Pantry

7657 Dan Hoey Rd., Community Building (Bldg. C) [map]
(734) 426-7002 or 475-3305

On-site food pantry through Faith in Action, a human service nonprofit serving Chelsea and Dexter. Dexter Food Pantry is open Wed. noon-7 p.m. Additional days/hours will be added by fall 2022. (See Chelsea Faith in Action listing for full list of FIA services.) faithinaction1.org


Faith in Action

603 S. Main, Chelsea (near Chelsea Hospital) [map]
(734) 475-3305

Human service nonprofit serving Chelsea and Dexter areas with an on-site food pantries at Chelsea and Dexter locations. Free clothing room and free durable medical equipment available at Chelsea location. Qualified clients can access social workers to help address financial concerns, utility shut-off prevention, eviction prevention, school backpacks, and holiday food and gifts. Staff available by appointment to help with MI Bridges and employment counseling. (See Chelsea Faith in Action listing for full list of FIA services and hours.) sherimontoye@faithinaction1.org, faithinaction1.org


His Eye is on the Sparrow


(734) 332-4887

Nonprofit Christian-supported living home for adults with developmental disabilities. 24-hour support and assistance with daily living skills and personal needs. CARF accredited. Contact for more information about requesting service, employment, and volunteering. kboyes@hiseyeisonthesparrow.org, hiseyeisonthesparrow.org


Mindful Dexter


A free community-driven mindfulness meditation initiative, open to anyone. Sessions have no religious affiliation and are appropriate for beginners as well as experienced meditators. Three or more drop-in sessions every month, with options for in-person attendance as well as virtual. Supported by the 5 Healthy Towns Foundation. For more details and each month's events, see website. tinyurl.com/mindfuldexter


Overeaters Anonymous

P.O. Box 7836, Ann Arbor 48107
(734) 995-1835

For people recovering from compulsive overeating, anorexia, or bulimia. Meetings temporarily being held over the phone. Check website for meeting dates and time, phone numbers and access codes. aaaoaig@gmail.com, a2oa./event/dexter


SRSLY Dexter

774 S. Main St. [map]
Chrissie Kremzier, program coordinator (734) 489-1527

Community coalition dedicated to the prevention of substance use and destructive behaviors among Dexter youth. Check website for resources and events. info@srslydexter.org, srslydexter.org


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