Health, Housing & Utility Assistance

U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsSoutheast Michigan Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Facilities

John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

SMART Fixed Routes: 510 Van Dyke, 560 Gratiot

VA Pontiac Outpatient Clinic

SMART Fixed Routes: 450 Woodward

VETERANS’ AFFAIRS Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Veterans’ Affairs Ann Arbor Shuttle Service
Any veteran who is a patient of the Ann Arbor VA and has a scheduled appointment the day of their transportation can ride the shuttle. At the time of transportation, you must present photo identification such as a valid state driver’s license or VA identification card to be transported. You will need a reservation and a scheduled appointment for services at the VA Medical Center in order to utilize this transportation service. Service is free-of-charge.

Livonia Community Transit is pleased to offer connecting service to Livonia residents to the Meijer location only.

Westland Area Shuttle Pick-up Locations

  • Dorsey Center - Westland (Palmer and Venoy)
  • Meijer - Westland (37201 Warren Road)

Call (800) 361-8387, ext. 27145 for more information.U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Seal

U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs Mental Health

The U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs Mental Health Resources provides information about mental health and support services specifically for veterans. Information and website links for VA Mental Health, Vet Centers, National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans. Read the guide to mental health for veterans and families (PDF)

Michigan State Housing Development AuthorityMichigan State Housing Development Authority - MSHDA

The HUD VASH program combines HUD Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance for homeless veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) at its medical centers and in the community. Ongoing VA case management, health, and other supportive services will be made available to homeless veterans at various VA Medical Center (VAMC) supportive services sites across the nation. HUD VASH eligible families are homeless veterans. Visit the Michigan State Housing Development Authority to learn more. 

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City of Livonia Mental Health Counseling

The City of Livonia Housing Commission provides financial assistance to income-eligible Livonia residents to obtain professional mental health counseling services. For more information on the program, contact the Housing Commission’s Community Development Office at (734) 421-6450, ext. 103

Livonia Emergency Assistance Program

The City of Livonia Housing Commission provides eligible low/moderate-income residents with utility (gas, electric, or fuel heating) shut-off assistance when a SHUT-OFF notice has been received from the utility company. Call (734) 421-6450, ext. 105 for specific information.

Medical Equipment Loan Closet

The Civic Park Senior Center has a medical loan closet filled with wheelchairs, transfer/bath benches, canes, walkers, portable commodes and other durable medical aids. For Livonia residents only. A cash deposit is required and refunded upon the return of the item. Equipment can be kept for six months.

Livonia Housing

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is an entitlement program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). CDBG funds are used primarily to benefit low and moderate-income households or areas as defined by the U.S. Census. The City of Livonia utilizes the CDBG funds in a variety of ways, including:

  • Major Home Rehabilitation Loan
  • Minor Home Repair Grant
  • Public Services: Senior Van Transportation, Mental Health Counseling, First Step, And Emergency Utility Assistance

For additional information, contact the Community Development Office at (734) 421-6450, ext. 103.