Social Services

Food Banks

Find Your Regional Food Bank: Locate a food bank in your area.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Wayne County Department of Social Services is:

  • To serve the Wayne County community with dignity, empathy and efficiency
  • To respond to those with financial needs while promoting their self-sufficiency
  • To ensure the safety and healthy development of children and vulnerable adults
  • To sustain family relationships through support and recognition of families' resiliency, inherent strengths and capacity to change
  • To partner with our community to meet present and future needs of our residents