5W Wednesday: Housing Bureau for Seniors

Our 5W Wednesday series highlights a variety of health care organizations, professionals and programs that keep our community healthy.

Why is there a Housing Bureau for Seniors?
The Housing Bureau for Seniors (HBS) works throughout Washtenaw County to enable and assist older adults with seeking and maintaining appropriate and affordable living arrangements. They provide community support for seniors and caregivers seeking advice or information on planning ahead, making transitions or handling a crisis. The Housing Bureau for Seniors can put you in touch with a comprehensive network of programs and services so that you can obtain the help you need.

When was this organization founded?
The Housing Bureau of Seniors has been in operation since 1983. Since then, they have helped more than 13,000 older adults and their families throughout Washtenaw County.

What programs and services are offered by HBS?
Programs and services offered by the Housing Bureau for Seniors include:

Who can use their services?
HBS is a place where people, 55 and older, can find answers to questions about housing and care options in Washtenaw County. The Housing Bureau for Seniors is a part of the University of Michigan Health System; they are non-profit and do not charge fees.

Where is HBS located?
The Housing Bureau for Seniors is located at the Turner Senior Resource Center. The Housing Bureau for Seniors office hours are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Please feel free to make an appointment or drop in during those hours.
2401 Plymouth Road, Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Link to Map
Phone: 734-998-9339
E-mail: housingbureauseniors@umich.edu

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