Absent ballot request
Clerk's Office - Information about absent voter ballot requests, downloading a paper application, or applying for an absent ballot online
Clerk's Office - Information about obtaining a certified copy of a Macomb County birth record by mail, online or in person
Clerk's Office - Information on how to register (or renew) a business or obtaining a certified copy of a Macomb County business record by mail, online or in person
Planning and Economic Development - Assists individuals looking to start, locate or grow a business in Macomb County with site selection, tax incentives and workforce development.
Children's special health care services
Health Department - Assists families, children and young people with special heath care needs and a qualifying diagnosis.
Animal Control - Maintains a healthy and sterile feral cat community by promoting responsible care and a TNR initiative.
Clerk's Office - Information about ordering and filing Circuit Court documents, CourtView public access search, and how to find court forms
Clerk's Office - Information for Macomb County residences on filing or renewing a CPL license, State requirements, and Firearms Laws of Michigan
Clerk's Office - Information about obtaining a certified copy of a Macomb County death record by mail, online or in person
Clerk's Office - Information about obtaining a certified copy of a Macomb County divorce record by mail, online or in person
Animal Control - Distributes dog licenses, which are required for all resident dogs in Macomb County 4 months and older.
Clerk's Office - The Election Dept. is responsible for overseeing printing and distribution of election ballots and conducting national, state, and county elections
Emergent need assistance
Veterans Services - Assists veterans facing financial emergency or hardship with rent, mortgage, utilities and repairs.
Health Department - Provides reproductive health exams, pregnancy testing, birth control and birth control education, including abstinence.
Macomb Community Action - Community Food Bank of Macomb County. Review our food resources map.
Foreclosure intervention (MSU Extension)
Clerk's Office - The Macomb County Clerk's Office has times available for inspection of genealogy records
Head Start 0-5
Macomb Community Action - Early Childhood education for ages 0-5. Apply for services.
Hearing and vision screening
Health Department - Provides hearing and vision screenings, referrals and follow up for children ages 3 to 18.
Macomb Community Action - Assists eligible homeowners with repairs to achieve safe and sanitary affordable housing as defined by Macomb County Housing Rehabilitation Standards.
Health Department - Provides vaccines on a walk-in basis or by appointment to protect all persons from vaccine preventable disease.
Clerk's Office - Information about Jury service – updates, questionnaires, selection process, excusals, rules and regulations
Public Defender's Office - Provides constitutionally mandated assigned counsel for criminally charged indigent defendants, or individuals who can’t afford legal representation.
Lost and found pets
Animal Control - Provides shelter for lost/found animals in Macomb County and lists those in custody with the goal of reconnecting pets and their owners.
Clerk's Office - Information about how to apply for a marriage license or how to obtain a certified copy of a Macomb County marriage record
Maternal child health home visiting
Health Department - Assists pregnant people, infants and young children by providing health education and support through at-home visits from nurses.
Clerk's Office - Information about obtaining a certified copy of a Macomb County military record by mail, online or in person
Notary public applications
Clerk's Office - Information for Macomb County residences on filing or renewing a Notary Public application
Public Works - Assists individuals requesting drain or soil erosion permits, submitting plans, scheduling inspections, paying permit fees and downloading permits.
Animal Control - Connects individuals with adoptable animals seeking loving homes.
Pet food pantry
Animal Control - Offers a pet food pantry to help residents who own animals and are struggling with financial hardships.
Clerk's Office - Information on how to apply for a personal protection order in Macomb County
Real estate records
Register of Deeds - The Register of Deeds records documents pertaining to real estate property such as deeds, mortgages, liens, lis pendens, and federal tax liens
Register to vote
Clerk's Office - Information about registering to vote by mail or in person
Clerk's Office - Information about the Macomb County Remonumentation program
Rent and mortgage assistance
Macomb Community Action - Assists income-eligible residents facing homelessness, eviction or foreclosure with emergency housing costs.
Senior Services - Provides in-home assessments to assist with resources and referrals.
School immunization program
Health Department - Promotes childhood and adolescent immunizations for vaccine preventable disease through education consultation for families, programs and schools.
Stormwater plan review
Public Works - Authorizes the design of stormwater management practices that convey, store and treat stormwater runoff from a development site into a County drain.
Tax foreclosure prevention
Treasurer's Office - Assists residents with saving their homes and businesses from the tax foreclosure process, while collecting taxes on behalf of local communities.
Macomb Community Action - Transports eligible residents to essential medical appointments and other specific locations.
Macomb Community Action - Assists income-eligible residents facing utility shut-off for electric, natural gas and fuels used to heat a home.
Veteran and/or dependent assistance filing claims to the VA
Veterans Services - Assists veterans and/or dependents filing service connected or pension claims to the VA.
Veterans Services - Provides veteran transportation to the Detroit VAMC for morning appointments only.
Vita tax service
Veterans Services - Helps veterans, low-income individuals and individuals with disabilities prepare their taxes at no cost.
Water bill assistance
Macomb Community Action - Provides funding to eligible, low-income households to assist with water bills, water conservation and self-sufficiency initiatives.
Macomb Community Action - Installs energy saving items in the homes of income-eligible individuals to make structures more energy efficient.
Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC Program)
Health Department - Administers nutrition and health education for low/moderate income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age 5.