Direct Services

Legal Pro Bono Referral Program

Michigan Community Resources’ Legal Pro Bono Referral Program connects nonprofit organizations serving low-income communities with volunteer attorneys to address their legal needs. Our legal referral program helps strengthen nonprofits by improving operations and projects, increasing efficiency, and reducing risk, allowing organizations to focus on their core mission. The legal referral program has served over 1,000 nonprofit organizations since 1998, providing about $15 million in free legal assistance. To request legal services, click here.

Office Hours

Leaders of community-based organizations and other nonprofits can make appointments with MCR staff members for one-on-one consultations to address a variety of organizational needs including grant writing, project management, and more. Office Hours take place monthly at rotating locations across the city. To make an appointment for the next Office Hours, complete the online application or contact Program Manager Amber Umscheid at 313.949.7902 or