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Best of: Macomb County    
Education .  Health .  Local Attractions .  Local Government/Commerce .  Social Services .  Volunteer Opportunities 

Education
Baker College of Clinton Township:
This site provides a description of the campus as well as links to admissions, programs, and student resources.
Macomb Community College:
This site provides information about programs, classes, community education, and campus facilities and locations.
Macomb Intermediate School District:
Find information and links to area schools, teacher resources, and the Macomb County school district calendars.
MSU Extension for Macomb County:
Michigan State University Extension provides educational information on issues involving parenting and child care, horticulture and agriculture, food preparation and safety, and environmental awareness as well as a wide range of programs and events.

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Health
Health Calendar:
This site hosted by the Detroit Area Library Network has events sponsored by health-related organizations in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St.Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties.
Macomb County Health Department:
Find facts, programs and services, and resources offered by the local health department.
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Local Attractions
Detroit Zoo:
Take a virtual tour, find out about featured exhibits, and learn out the zoo's role in saving wildlife.
Huron-Clinton Metroparks:
Discover opportunities for outdoor recreation including boating and golf at area metroparks.
John K. King Used & Rare Books:
Find directions to and hours for this Metro Detroit bookstore. Search their rare book stock through abebooks.com.
Lake St. Clair:
Find the latest news, recreational opportunities, maritime topographic charts and more.
Macomb (Intermediate School District) Guide to Family Fun:
This locally-produced guide provides information on fun activities for your family throughout the year including: museums, nature centers and attractions to local libraries, parks and recreation departments. You will find endless possibilities for enjoyment, learning and relaxation.
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Local Government & Commerce
Clinton Township:
The Charter Township of Clinton site contains township history, township services, officials and contact information as well as a calendar of events, community links, and the Parks and Recreation Brochure.
Community Profiles (SEMCOG):
Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) provides detailed statistical information on population, residential development, employment forecasts, current land use and more on communities throughout southeast Michigan.
Macomb County Chamber of Commerce:
Find business information, housing and population statistics, entertainment links, and education, health care, and community information.
Macomb County Online:
This site provides information about county departments, services, and elected officials.
Macomb Township:
The township website offers information on township officials, parks and recreation activities and news as well as links to civic organizations.
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Social Services
2-1-1 Telephone service:
2-1-1 is an easy access, comprehensive information and referral service established by United Way. It connects people in Macomb, Wayne, and Oakland counties to health and human services, as well as volunteer opportunities, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Macomb County Community Mental Health:
Macomb County Community Mental Health provides a wide variety of mental health treatment and support services to adults and children with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse treatment needs. Individual services provided may include assessment; outpatient or home-based treatment; mental health assessment prior to nursing home placement; residential, respite or support services; or other alternatives as determined by individual needs.
Macomb County Senior Citizen Services:
Find departmental services, referral resources, and links to other resources serving senior citizens.
Macomb County Veteran's services:
Counselors can provide assistance to Veterans finding, applying for, receiving and maintaining Veteran’s benefits as well as filing claims and appealing adverse decisions.
Macomb Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped:
Discover services and library materials available for county residents unable to read or use standard print materials.
Macomb Literacy Partners:
An agency that helps adults in Macomb County with reading, writing or English language difficulties. They also provide free training to volunteer tutors who want to assist people in improving their literacy skills.
Macomb/St. Clair Chapter of the Autism Society of America:
This volunteer group promotes education and advocacy for individuals with autism and their families.
Making the Right Connection in Macomb County:
This user-friendly directory is designed by the Macomb County Youth Council to help link families with community services.
Resources for the Homeless:
Education and housing assistance, shelters and other resources for the homeless.
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Volunteer Opportunities
Macomb Literacy Partners:
An agency that helps adults in Macomb County with reading, writing or English language difficulties. They also provide free training to volunteer tutors who want to assist people in improving their literacy skills.
Volunteer Match:
An online non-profit organization dedicated to finding everyone a great place to volunteer. You can search by zip code to find local volunteer opportunities.
Youth Venture:
Youth Venture "believes that every young person has the ability to improve their community and invests in the ideas of young people" and helps those "who create, launch, and lead sustainable community-benefiting clubs, businesses, and organizations."
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