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Get Help!

To be eligible to receive food you must be a low-income resident of the 48212 - zip code. To register you must bring identification of every adult in the household, and Medicaid card or birth certificate of every child under 18 years old, along with proof of income. Examples: Social Security/disability, wages/paystub, pension, child support, Dept. of Human Services, or other.

To Register

To register as a client, you must bring the following:

  1. State of Michigan Identification card or a valid driver’s license that shows you live in the 48212 - zip code area
  2.  Proof of income from everyone in the household (18 yrs. or older) Examples of Income are: pay stub, social security benefits, Dept. of Human Services cash assistance, pensions, child support, etc.
  3. Medicaid cards or birth certificates for every child in your household under the age of 18

Bring the above documents to Detroit Friendship House any Tuesday or Thursday between 10 am and 4pm, or Saturday between 9 am and Noon to register.

Once registered, you are eligible to receive food once per month after your initial visit.

Distribution Days & Times:

We distribute food during the following hours:
Tuesday 3:30 to 4:45pm
Thursday 1pm to 4pm
Saturday 9am to Noon


Detroit Friendship House is located at 9540 Conant, Hamtramck, MI 48212. Our phone number is 313-871- 7443.


You will receive a Harvest Card immediately and are eligible to receive food that same day if you choose. However, to receive food the same day you register, you must be at Detroit Friendship House during the hours of distribution listed below. In other words, if you register at 10 am on a Tuesday, you will not receive food that day until 3:30 through 4:45pm. This applies to Thursdays as well. The food is only available during the distribution hours listed below, regardless of what time you register for the program.