Wayne Metro's Programs

Wayne Metro's Universal Application

Wayne Metro offers many services designed to help you! Click the button below to fill out our Universal Application and see what services you qualify for:

COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA)

Assistance is available to tenants and landlords who have experienced hardships due to COVID.

Property Tax Assistance

Wayne Metro offers multiple forms of Property Tax Assistance for Detroit homeowners and residents of Wayne County.

Food Supports

Distributing food and Personal Protection Equipment.

*Wayne Metro’s Universal Application

Water Residential Assistance Program (WRAP)

WRAP is a two year program that provides funding to eligible, low-income homeowners to assist with water bills, water conservation, and self-sufficiency initiatives.
*For Wayne County resident. Wayne Metro’s Universal Application.

Michigan Energy Assistance Program (MEAP)

A preventive program designed to provide energy assistance to low-income households so that they can reach energy self-sufficiency.
*Wayne Metro’s Universal Application.

Emergency Plumbing Repair

Due to the high demand, the plumbing program is currently at capacity. Should new funding become available, we will reopen the application. We appreciate your understanding.

Housing Education & Counseling Services

Comprehensive educational classes that cover topics such as budgeting and credit, landlord tenant rights, as well as the entire home buying process.

Head Start & Early Head Start

Supports the well-being and development of children from birth to age five by focusing on education, nutrition, medical and health care, parent involvement, and family support services.

After School &
Summer Programs

Our Accelerate to Great programs are offered to youth in grades K-12 throughout Wayne County, providing them a safe space to learn, play, and socialize after the school day comes to an end.

Learning, Excelling and Parenting Successfully (LEAPS)

Family Literacy Program that partners with adult learners of children ages 0-8 to support and strengthen these essential elements of the family.

Employment Resources

Employment Readiness Virtual Workshops

Tax Preparation Program

Provides free tax preparation services to residents of Wayne County and surrounding communities. Available year round at several locations with a wide range of convenient office hours.

Financial Coaching

The Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) offers professional, one-on-one financial counseling as a free public service to enable residents to address their financial challenges, needs, and plan for their futures.

Financial Education

Wayne Metro provides a wide variety of interactive and fun learning opportunities at no cost.

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Financial Education

Wayne Metro provides a wide variety of interactive and fun learning opportunities at no cost.

Employment Resources

Employment Readiness Virtual Workshops

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