The goal of CAN's stabilization programs is to help families meet their basic needs so they can create brighter futures for themselves.

community action network does not provide housing assistance.


We provide programs and services to help stabilize families to different degrees within specific communities: Hikone, Green Baxter Court, Bryant, Arrowwood Hills, Mitchell, and Brick.


If you are seeking housing assistance, please visit our CAN Families website for additional resources: www.canfamilies.org/housing

Food Assistance

CAN provides meals for its children & youth during After School Programs & Educational Summer Camps, as well as weekly food distributions & on-site emergency food pantries for families within the communities with whom CAN partners.

CAN food distributions & pantries open to all Washtenaw County residents:

Bryant Community Center

3 W. Eden Ct., Ann Arbor, MI 48108

(734) 477-0292

Food Distributions:

Wednesdays: 9am-12pm

Thursdays: 9am-11am (or when last number is called)

Pantry Hours:

Monday-Tuesday: 12pm-4pm

Wednesday-Thursday: 8:30am-4pm

Friday: 10am-2pm

Saturday: 12pm-4pm

Northside Community Center

815 Taylor St., Ann Arbor, MI 48105

**This food distribution is operated by Catholic Social Services out of CAN's Northside Community Center. Please call (734) 662-4462 with questions about this distribution.**


Food Distributions:

Tuesdays:  2:00pm - 5:30pm
Thursdays: 10:00am - 2:30pm
Second and Fourth Saturdays of the Month: 10:00am - 12:30pm

Support & Advocacy

CAN assists families in the specific communities the organization is located with DTE shut-off, eviction prevention, and navigating DHHS.


Depending on the situation, we can also refer families to relevant service providers/resources.

Looking for resources in Washtenaw County?

View CAN's Resource Guide on CAN Families.

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CAN Mission Statement


Community Action Network partners with children, youth, and families from under-resourced Washtenaw County neighborhoods to create better futures for themselves, and improve the communities in which they live.

Community Action Network | P.O. Box 130076, Ann Arbor, MI 48113

(734) 994-2985 |        (888) 343-4454 |        info@canannarbor.org

Tax ID Number: 38-2792610