Welcome to Community Programs and Services

Created in 1997 as Community Health Services, Community Programs and Services aligns community initiatives across the Health System through program coordination, strategic planning and resource allocation. Today, we support and run several programs that create healthy communities, including Ann Arbor Meals on Wheels, the Housing Bureau for Seniors, Interpreter Services, the Program for Multicultural Health, Patient & Visitor Hotel Accommodations, the Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools, the Adolescent Health Initiative, the Comprehensive Gender Services Program, the FRIENDS Gift Shops, and Volunteer Services.

By participating with local and state partners, Community Programs and Services capitalizes on the University of Michigan Health System's resources and expertise to improve the health and the quality of life in the communities we serve.


Community Programs and Services mission is to provide programs and services that benefit patients and families, promote health equity, access to care, and connect UMHS to the communities it serves.

2016 Winter Bazaar

Dates/times/location for the 2016 Winter Bazaar to be announced. Please check back soon.!

Community Flu Clinics

The best way to protect yourself and your family against the flu is to get vaccinated every fall. The annual partnership between UMHS Community Programs and Services, the Program for Multicultural Health, Interpreter Services, UM School of Nursing, the UM School of Public Health, and the UM College of Pharmacy - called Michigan Community and Interprofessional Practice Training (M-CIPT) - provides free flu vaccines to high risk community members (uninsured, underinsured, individuals with certain medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes, chronic lung and heart disease, pregnant women, people age 65+, and anyone living with or caring for other high risk individuals. Annual Community Flu Shot Clinics are held at the following locations and no pre-registration is required:

2016 Community Flu Clinics:

Dates/times/locations of the Community Flu Clinics to be announced. Please check the website in August 2016.

Questions? Want more information? Contact Tammara Smith at (734) 998-2156.