Wayne Metro

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In our pursuit to eliminate poverty, Wayne Metro empowers people and communities to be strong, healthy, and thriving. We envision thriving communities where all people have hope and opportunities to realize their full potential.


Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency (Wayne Metro) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving over 70,000 low-and moderate-income residents throughout Wayne County. Wayne Metro provides over 80 programs in (4) impact areas: Equity & Inclusion, Healthy Homes, Upward Mobility & Family Success. Over the past 50 years, Wayne Metro’s agency budget has soared from $1 million to over $164 million this year, increasing 25% from 2018’s $40 million budget alone. We continue to maintain a a low administrative rate, ensuring at least $0.92 of every funded or donated dollar is utilized for direct client services.

Wayne Metro supports all of Wayne County with more than 80 programs and close to 800 employees. We are proud to serve our community as one of the most forward-thinking Community Action Agencies in the country. A quick and easy universal application is available on our website for clients to apply for numerous services at once. Our services include emergency rental assistance, property tax assistance, food support, utility assistance, plumbing and weatherization repairs, Head Start & after school programs, GED preparation, free tax preparation, homeownership workshops, housing counseling, financial counseling, foreclosure prevention and homeless services.


Louis D. Piszker, Chief Executive Officer
Mia Harnos, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer
William Lane, Chief Financial Officer


Giving Tuesday – November 30, 2021; Donations will benefit our Save the Day Fund, which serves low income residents in Wayne County with time-sensitive, emergency needs such as car repairs and others.

Show Me the Money Day – February 12, 2022; In partnership with Marathon, this free, hybrid (virtual and in-person) resource fair is meant to help you reach your money goals.

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Please check our website, www.waynemetro.org, to learn more about upcoming events and opportunities!


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Wayne Metro
7310 Woodward Avenue, Suite 800
Detroit, Michigan, 48202, United States (313) 873-6000

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