Thursday, November 11, 2021

Applications for Goodfellows holiday help now available

Applications for assistance from the 2021 Belleville / Van Buren Township Goodfellows Christmas Food and Toy Distribution Program are now available.

 Application forms are available 24/7 at the Van Buren Township Police Department front desk at 46425 Tyler Road in Van Buren Township.

Printable forms are also available online on the Van Buren Township website at

The program is open to City of Belleville and Van Buren Township residents only. Sumpter Township has a separate Goodfellows program.

Forms can be completed and immediately submitted at the police department or filled out off site and returned. Application forms can also be downloaded from the internet and then returned to the police department front desk.

Applicants must provide proof of residency such as a driver's license, state ID or current utility bill showing name and address.

Call-in, mail-in or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Applications for assistance will close at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3.

For more information or questions about the Goodfellows program, contact Pam Fleming at (734) 260-4150 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. weekdays.