Wayne County Self-Help Center News

The Self-Help Center will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023, in observance of Memorial Day. The Self-Help Center will also be closed from Tuesday, May 30, 2023 to Friday, June 2, 2023, due to the Grand Prix construction. The Center will resume normal business hours at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center on Monday, June 5, 2023.
We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause for you. You may wish to visit the Self-Help Center a different day or access the Michigan Legal Help navigation tool directly at

The Michigan Legal Help Self-Help Center is located in the Coleman A. Young Center on the 19th Floor (Room-1911) located at 2 Woodward Ave., Detroit Michigan. The Center hours are 9:00am-3:00pm Monday through Friday. The last visitor must sign in for services no later than 2:00pm. The office must close promptly at 3:00pm.

The Self-Help Center can assist Wayne County resident who wish to gain information about how to represent themselves in simple legal matters, through the Michigan Legal Help website.

In addition to the website, self-help center staff (called 'navigators') will assist visitors as they look for what they need on the website, answer questions about court practices and processes, and simple questions about forms available on the website. Navigators cannot give legal advice.