Patricia joined the Elder Law of Michigan (ELM) team in November 2014 and has volunteered as a MiCAFE Application Assistant since 2007. She is the new MiCAFE Community Partner Liaison and provides support to our community partners in Macomb and Oakland Counties.
Prior to joining ELM, Patricia served 32 years with the State of Michigan as an employee for the Michigan Department of Human Services, as a social worker in the Adult Independent Living Program, and as a Parole/Probation Agent for the Michigan Department of Corrections. After retirement from the State of Michigan, Patricia worked as a Residential Service Coordinator at Bethany and Woodbridge Manor for seven years where she has enjoyed engaging and linking seniors to supportive services in the community.
Patricia graduated from Wayne State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Political Science.
MiCAFE is supported by the United States Department of Agriculture, Michigan Department of Human Services, Office of Services to the Aging, and the National Council on Aging. MiCAFE partners with community based organizations to conduct outreach and provide application assistance for the State of Michigan Food Assistance Program and other benefits. If you would like more information on how to become a MiCAFE partner, please call the MiCAFE Call Center at 1-877-664-2233.