CHORE

Did You Know?

  • The City of Southfield has more almost 800 acres of park land as well as two public nine-hole golf courses.

  • Southfield Flower Day was developed by the Mayor and City Council to promote curb appeal and beautification efforts throughout the City of Southfield.

  • There are 32 miles of rivers and streams in Southfield, and the City hosted the 1st annual Rouge River Cleanup over 35 years ago.

  • The Southfield Public Library has won numerous regional and national awards for its innovative architecture and progressive programs.

The City of Southfield's CHORE program has been helping senior adults maintain their homes since its inception in 1983. Funded through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), CHORE provides an annual spending account for each income qualified senior adult household to be used for labor associated with lawn care, snow removal, window & gutter cleaning, minor plumbing, furnace and electrical repairs.

Seniors must meet HUD income guidelines. For more information please call (248) 796- 4178.