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Angela Hospice and Home Care

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Phone: 
(734)464-7810 24 hours a day
Hospice home care, skilled home health care, residential inpatient care, pediatric care and grief counseling.. The center provides 24 hour care for residential patients.

Heartland Hospice

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Phone: 
1-888-973-1145
Hospice care provided by an interdiscplinary team either in the patient's own home or at an extended care facility.

Friends of the Canton Public Library

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Phone: 
(734) 397-0999
Operate the Secondhand Prose Used Bookshop. Volunteer projects to support library programs and gifts to the library, annual author luncheon with Novi, Plymouth and Northville Friends, sculpture fund, Michigan History Collection.

Community Literacy Council

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Phone: 
(734) 416-4906
Reading/English as a second language tutoring. Training is provided to certify volunteers. Offers a public awareness program giving an overview of the council, and the screening process or how a student is set up with their tutor. This program consists of three segments featuring the director , a tutor, and a student with each one speaking and answering questions. Web site features adult literacy information.

Open Door Food Ministry

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Phone: 
734.397.1777 ext 201
Our Mission is not to just provide food to needy families, but to help them to be able to provide food for themselves. We do this through our food pantry, job bank, ODM Graduate School, and one on one counseling.  Help provided in 2008:
  • 35,923 People Served
  • 930,515 LBS of Food Distributed
  • Cost Per Pound = 2.64 cents
  • Cost Per Person = 68 cents
  • Total Meal Equivalent = 431,076

Hope Closet

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Accepts donations of gently used prom and bridesmaid dresses as well as shoes and accessories. Donations can be mailed to the address listed or held until spring when 3-4 drop off locations will be made available. Volunteer opportunites are available for dress events ans sorting. Help organizing an individual dress drive is also available.

Christmas in Action of Wayne County

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Phone: 
734-844-8900
Most repairs, from complex (roofing, plumbing, electrical) to basic (raking, cleaning, painting).

FIRST STEP

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Phone: 
Office phone number: (734) 416-1111 24 hour toll free help line: 1-888-453-5900,(734) 722-6800
24 hour help line, emergency shelter up to 90 days, rape crisis response teams, counseling for men who batter, free legal help, individual or group counseling. Fees based on ability to pay. Open to all downriver and Western Wayne Communities.

Email fsadsv@aol.com

Civitan Club Plymouth-Canton

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Phone: 
(734) 459-1896
Perform community service functions for Adopt-a-Highway, youth, seniors, the mentally challenged and Special Olympics. Christmas fruitcake sale benefits the Special Olympics with special Senior Citizen prices. Fall Festival benefits Paws with a Cause, Special Olympics Bowling Program and Civitan Scholarship Fund.

Catholic Social Services of Wayne County

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Phone: 
(313) 883-2100
Non-profit, private organization which currently provides a full range of human service for everyone from infants to senior citizens. These services include: Adoption Program/Search, Foster Family Care, Planned Family Respite, Family Mental Health, VOICES (Sexual Abuse), VOCA (Domestic Violence),CASI (Communications Around Sexual Issues), Older Adult Services, Substance Abuse and Treatment & Prevention, Foster Grandparent Program, Senior Companion Program, Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

Habitat for Humanity Western Wayne County

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Phone: 
734-459-7744
Grass-roots ecumenical ministry which seeks to eliminate poverty housing and to make decent housing available to low income families in the city of Detroit. This is a joint venture in that those that benefit are involved in work at various levels.

Hospice of Michigan

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Phone: 
(734) 769-4212
Hands on care, story reading, music playing, grocery shopping, errand running, companionship,Hospice offers palliative care that seeks to comfort rather than cure. Hospice offers comprehensive, compassionate care for people at the end of life and support for their families. There are more than 3,000 hospice programs across the country and 100 in Michigan.

Canton Township Volunteer Opportunites

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Youth Volunteer Corps Plymouth Family YMCA

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Phone: 
734-453-2904