Other Resources

Information & Complaint Center

The Information and Complaint Center can assist you with inquiries regarding city services, special events, community resources, social services or clubs and organizations. A packet of information on City Services is available to new residents at this center and online. For further information, call 734-466-2540.

Volunteer Opportunities

A list of volunteer opportunities is available at the Information and Complaint Center. For further information, call 734-466-2540.

Community Gardens

Garden plots at Greenmead Historical Park, Newburgh and Eight Mile Roads are available for rent. Plots are 24 feet by 24 feet. Water is available. New Gardener Sign up will start on the first Tuesday of April and continue until June in the Community Resources Office located at Livonia City Hall, on the fifth floor. Please come in between the hours of 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. to sign up. The cost is $25 (resident) or $35 (non-resident) per plot. Cash (exact change) or Check only. For further information, please call 734-466-2542.

Social Services

Commodity Foods Distribution

Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) surplus commodity food is distributed on a monthly basis to qualified low-income Livonia residents based on their total household income and residency. Residents who receive SSI, Bridge Card or Medicaid benefits are automatically eligible. Those receiving all other sources of income must qualify based on federal income guidelines. To apply for a TEFAP I.D. card or for further information, contact the office at 734-466-2673.

Focus: HOPE Food Distribution

U.S.D.A. commodity foods in pre-packaged boxes are distributed on a monthly basis to qualified low-income Livonia senior residents (over 60 years of age) to sustain their health and independence. City staff and volunteers assist seniors with food pickups or deliver boxes to those who are homebound. To apply for a Focus: HOPE food box or for further information, contact Carrie Jo at the Senior Center 734-466-2557.

Utility Shut-off Assistance

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds are available to qualified low-income Livonia residents who have a current utility shut-off notice. CDBG funding provides payment of gas, electric or fuel heating bills, up to a combined maximum of $500 on a one-time-only basis. To apply for shut-off assistance or for further information, contact the Livonia Housing Commission at 734-421-6450, ext. 105 or contact us online.