COVID-19 Services

COVID-19 Services

Food Relief + HIV/STI Testing Appointments

In collaboration with the Oakland County Health Division, Matrix Health Services, Unified, FCA Foundation, the Flagstar Foundation, Aunt Na’s Kitchen, and Lighthouse Through Oakland County, the Center will be distributing FREE Food Boxes with optional toiletries weekly to those who might need them.

  • When: Every Wednesday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and every Friday, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
  • Where: The back of Affirmations LGBTQ+ Community Center at 290 W. Nine Mile Road in Ferndale.
  • What: Pick up a free box containing a 2 week supply of non-perishable food with winter wear, toiletries like shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, hygiene products, condoms, and lubrication available upon request. Boxes are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • How: Pull up to the back alley and our Volunteers will place the goods into your car or they will leave your box outside for you to grab, whichever you prefer!

To schedule your HIV testing service by appointment, please click here for testing availability on Wednesdays and email for availability on Fridays.

To schedule both HIV and STI testing services by appointment with Oakland County every second Friday of the month, please email

Can’t make it to the Center? No Problem! Affirmations has a certain amount of grant dollars for Instacart food orders, up to $75 per order!
To place your order or to donate gently used winter clothing, please email or call 248.398.7105.

Interested? Contact us at or 248-398-7105.

Virtual Support Meetings

Affirmations offers a variety of recovery, support and discussion groups that are LGBTQ+ friendly. Click here to review a list of the current support and discussion groups meeting through Affirmations virtually.






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