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.

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:

2015 Community Flu Clinics:

Date Time Location Address
Friday, September 25 9AM - 12PM Bryant Community Center 3 West Eden Court, Ann Arbor
Sunday, September 27 8:30AM - 2PM New Hope Missionary Baptist Church 33640 Michigan Avenue, Wayne
Monday, September 28 11AM - 4PM West Willow Church of God 1837 Tyler Road, Ypsilanti
Wednesday, September 30 11AM - 7PM Community Action Agency 400 West South Street, Adrian
Saturday, October 3 10AM - 12PM Emmanuel Lutheran Church 201 North River Street, Ypsilanti
Friday, October 16 3PM - 6PM New Hope Outreach Clinic 229 Chapin Street, Ann Arbor
Thursday, October 29 11AM - 6PM Brown Chapel AME Church 1043 W. Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti
Friday, October 30 10AM - 3PM Brown Chapel AME Church 1043 W. Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti

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


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