What We Do
In our pursuit to eliminate poverty, Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency (Wayne Metro) empowers people and communities. We envision thriving communities where all people have hope and opportunities to realize their full potential. Wayne Metro improves human service outcomes through integrative approaches that examine the root causes of poverty and customize solutions to match the needs of families and communities in Southeast Michigan. Founded in 1971, Wayne Metro is a non-profit organization serving approximately 60,000 low-and moderate-income residents throughout Wayne County with over 75+ programs in the areas of Equity and Inclusion, Healthy Homes, Upward Mobility and Family Success.
- Our Healthy Homes initiative assisted 11,873 households with utility, rent, mortgage or home repair assistance.
- Within our Upward Mobility impact area, 4,153 households receive financial coaching or homeownership counseling to increase assets.
- Our Family Success initiative provides 1,897 families with early childhood education or youth enrichment support services.
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