2022 Community Guide issue - LIFESTYLE 4 Birmingham Bloomfield

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Family Support Services AA - Alcoholics Anonymous - Oakland County Hotline (248) 332-3521 • www.aa-sem.org

Alanon-Alateen Central Oakland County Office (248) 706-1020 • ww.oaklandafg.org

Birmingham African American Family Network (BAAFN) 396-7394

Birmingham Bloomfield Community Coalition 1525 Covington Rd., Bloomfield Hills 48301 203-4615 • www.bbcoalition.org

Haven (Shelter for domestic violence and abuse)

Birmingham Bloomfield SCAMP

Through the Bloomfield Hills Recreation Department. 433-0885 • www.bloomfieldscamp.com Five week summer camp, Mon. thru Thurs for children and young adults with disabilities ages 3-26 years old. Log on for specific registration requirements.

Birmingham Community Education

2436 W Lincoln, Ste. F102, Birmingham 48009 203-3800 • www.birmingham.augusoft.net English as Second Language (ESL) classes and a wide variety of online learning courses including business, marketing, data analysis and graphic design are offered leading to certification.

Birmingham Youth Assistance

Area Agency on Aging 1-B

29100 Northwestern Highway, Suite 400, Southfield 48034 (800) 852-7795 • www.aaa1b.com

The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber

725 S. Adams, Suite 130, Birmingham 48009 • 644-1700 • www.bbcc.com

20300 W. 12 Mile, Ste. 202, Southfield 48076 • 223-9400 • www.bbb.org

Franklin Community Association

P.O. Box 250046, Franklin 48025 • 626-2231 • www.franklin.mi.us

Common Ground (Youth and Family Crisis Agency)

Michigan State University Extension

1410 S. Telegraph Rd., Bloomfield Hills 48302 24-hour hotline (800) 231-1127 Administration: 456-8150 www.commongroundhelps.org

Need information to cope with the driving challenges of older persons and help identifying when its time to put the keys to the car away? Check out this pamphlet published by the Michigan Secretary of State. www.michigan.gov/sos

Information Centers

Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Michigan

4174 Dublin Rd., Bloomfield Hills 48302 341-5680 • www.bloomfield.org

(Community and Economic Development Programs) (248) 858-0880 • www.oakgov.com

Oakland County Offices

1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Pontiac 48341 • 858-1000 • www.oakgov.com

Driver License,

Michigan’s Guide for Aging Drivers and Their Families

Division of Oakland County under the authority of Family Courts. 1200 N. Telegraph, Pontiac 48341 • 858-1151 • www.oakgov.com

151 Martin St., Birmingham 48009 • 530-1200 • www.allinbirmingham.com

Bloomfield Youth Assistance (BYA)

Driving for Life:

Oakland County Childrens Village

Birmingham Shopping District

2436 W. Lincoln F102, Birmingham 48009 203-4300 • www.birminghamyouthassistance.org

For persons 65 years or age or older or anyone that can’t drive for either a physical or medical reason, a FREE State ID card is available through the Michigan Secretary of State (www.michigan.gov/sos) and must be accepted by law as a form of personal identification.

Facilities in Pontiac, Bingham Farms and Royal Oak. 24-hour crisis line: 334-1274 • Administration: 334-1284 www.haven-oakland.org

Auto Registration and License Plate

MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF STATE Lansing 48918-0001 Information Center: (888) 767-6424 Website: www.michigan.gov/sos/

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“Recre ation Passp orts”

You must title and register all motor vehicles immediately upon purchase or moving to Michigan. Residents can secure new driver licenses and auto license plates through any Michigan Secretary of State branch office. State park permits can be purchased each year when updating your auto license plate registration. If you are 18 or older you must meet certain requirements before a Michigan driver license can be issued (drivers under the age of 18 are issued graduated drivers licenses that have various restrictions). 1. You must have proof of identity, residency and social security number 2. Pass a vision test and meet physical and mental standards set by the Secretary of State’s office. 3. Pass a written and driving skills test if a new driver. 4. Pay the license fee. There is a charge and a chart of various fees online under “Online Services and Information.” 5. Complete a minimum of 30 days of practice driving on a temporary instruction permit (TIP).* 6. Pass a road skills test, which is administered by an independent testing agency approved by the Secretary of State.* * A person with a valid out-of-state driver license may have the road skills test, knowledge test, and 30-day practice requirements waived. The Secretary of State will contact your previous home state to obtain your driver record, which then becomes part of your Michigan driver record. Four forms of ID are required, along with proof of no-fault auto insurance, before you can register your car.

LOCAL OFFICES OF THE MICHIGAN SECRETARY OF STATE • 1270 Pontiac Road, Pontiac 48340 • 25263 Telegraph Rd., Southfield 48034 • 1111 E. Long Lake Rd., Troy 48085 • 4297 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield 48323

Log on to make appointment and be sure to check the numerous services that are offered by mail or online. Annual registration tabs can be printed at various “Self Serve” stations in the area as well.