The Orion Library will be closed Thursday, July 4 in celebration of Independence Day. Normal hours will resume on Friday, July 5.

Outreach, Senior, & Homebound Services

Services Available

Homebound Delivery

The Outreach Services Department delivers library materials to people who have no other access to the library for as long as the service is necessary. We can provide:

  • Regular or Large Print books, fiction or non-fiction, in hardcover or paperback
  • Audio Books
  • Music CDs

For more information, please call 248-693-3001

Orion Center

For a slower pace and a smaller venue, the Orion Center houses a library branch that caters to senior citizens. There are large print books, audio books, DVDs and several magazine titles to enjoy, and a “Put and Take” collection of paperbacks and puzzles. There are also four computers and a printer for patron use.

Hours & Contact
Monday – Friday from 10a – 3p
248-693-6840

Computer Classes @ the Orion Center

A variety of computer classes are offered for seniors, from beginner level to intermediate. Learn how to get an email address, surf the internet, play online games, and more. Please contact the Orion Center at 248-693-6840 for more information and to register for a class.

Contact Outreach Services

Community Resources

Oakland County Health Division

Oakland County Health Division is provides an annual Senior Resource Directory as a service to the community.  Many low- or no-cost programs and services were identified to assist with specific areas of need for senior citizens, their families and caregivers.

https://www.oakgov.com/health/partnerships/seniors/Pages/senior-resource-directory.aspx

2018/19 Chapters:

Adult Day Care Services
At Home Assistance Resources
Crisis Intervention and Counseling Services
Dental Services
Disease and Wellness Information and Support Groups
Driving Safety and Resources
Elder Abuse and Neglect
Emergency Preparedness
Financial Assistance
Food, Clothing and Shelter
Geriatric Assessment Centers and Case Management
Guardians/Conservators
Home Delivered Meals
Home Repair and Weatherization
Home Safety and Medical Equipment
Hospitals and Physician Referral
Housing – Assisted Living
Housing – Downsizing, Relocation, Organization
Housing – How to Select the Right Housing
Housing – Independent Living
Housing – Nursing Homes
Housing – Resources and Assistance
Legal Assistance
Medicaid and other Michigan DHS Programs
Medical Care, Home Health and Hospice Services
Medicare and Social Security
Medication Disposal
Oakland County Health Division Services
Pests and Nuisance Animals
Prescription Resources
Senior Centers
Senior Resource Information
Sharps Disposal
Transportation
Utility Assistance
Vaccines and Immunizations for Older Adults
Veteran’s Services
Vision and Hearing

Oakland County Talking Book Service

Oakland County Talking Book Service is a service where people with visual or physical impairments that prevent them from reading standard text can receive a free digital book player and cartridges mailed to their home. It is located in the Rochester Hills Public Library, but serves all Oakland County residents. Visit OTBS.rhpl.org for more information and an application. Paper applications are also available at the Orion Township Public Library.

OLHSA

Call (248) 209-2600 or (248) 542-5860 for help.

The Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) is the largest private nonprofit agency delivering human services to Oakland and Livingston Counties. They welcome those in need with a comprehensive set of services, focusing on meeting the basic needs of senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and people suffering from economic hardship. Some of the services they offer include:

  • Emergency shelter and food, emergency utility assistance, emergency financial assistance, foreclosure counseling, referral services.
  • Enrolling in Medicare, safety aids for your house, weatherizing your home, help with errands or household chores.
  • Tax preparation and assistance signing up for signing up for State benefits you may be eligible for, including SNAP, LIHEAP, TANF, child care subsidies, SCHIP, Medicaid, and EITC.
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