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Community Resources

GENERAL

 

Capital Area Community Services

Description: Resources for children, food, housing, financial self-sufficiency, weatherizing your home, and senior assistance throughout Michigan.

Phone: (517) 393-7077

Website: https://cacs-inc.org

 

The National Council on Aging (NCOA)

Description: Resources for seniors.

Website: https://www.ncoa.org

 

Local chapters:

-Shiawassee County: https://www.shiawasseecoa.org/services

-Lansing area: https://www.tcoa.org

-Additional locations: https://www.ncoa.org/ncoa-map

 

United Way of Michigan

Description: Help with identifying a variety of resources in the community.

Phone: 211

Website: https://www.unitedway.org/local/united-states/michigan

 

Findhelp.org

Description: Help with identifying a variety of resources in the community.

Website: https://www.findhelp.org

 

The Hope Network

Description: Help with autism, mental health, developmental disabilities, neuro rehabilitation, housing, transportations, workforce development, and Michigan education corps.

Website: https://hopenetwork.org

 

 

HOUSING/UTILITIES

 

DHS-Emergency Needs

Description: Temporary utility assistance for low-income families when heating and electrical services has or will be turned off.

Phone: (517) 887-9400 

Website: http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71547_5531_62127—,00.html

 

Michigan State Housing Development Authority

Description: Information for renters, voucher programs, and more.

Website: https://www.michigan.gov/mshda/rental

 

Additional information: for a list of affordable rental housing please visit https://housing.state.mi.us

 

US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Description: HUD resource locator.

Website: https://resources.hud.gov

 

City Rescue Mission of Lansing

Description: Help with shelter and food to those in need around the Lansing, MI area.

Phone: 517-485-0145

Website: https://www.bearescuer.org/index.html

 

Homeless Angels

Description: Help with shelter and food

Phone: 517-487-9119

Website: https://www.homelessangels.org

 

Haven House

Description: Emergency homeless shelter that helps with long-term stable housing.

Phone: 517-337-2731

Website: https://www.havenhouseel.org

 

Eve’s House

Description: Housing for domestic and sexual abuse survivors and their children.

Phone: (517) 372-5572

Website: http://www.eveinc.org

 

Hannah’s House

Description: Free housing for women through pregnancy and six months after giving birth.

Phone: (517) 482-5856 

Website: http://hannahshouselansing.org/ 

 

Gateway/Crossroads Teen Shelter

Description: Help for individuals ages 12-20 years old access housing and basic needs

Phone: (517) 882-7217

Website: http://www.childandfamily.org/page.php?id=151

 

SIREN House

Description: Help with shelter and survivors of domestic violence.

Phone: (517) 543-0748 

Website: http://www.sireneatonshelter.org/

 

Loaves and Fishes 

Description: Short-term homeless shelter.

Phone: (517) 482-2099 

Website: http://loavesandfisheslansing.org/

 

Advent House

Description: Provides transitional housing, employment readiness training, and food.

Phone: (517) 485-4722 

Address: 743 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. Lansing, MI

Website: http://adventhouse.com

 

Volunteers of America (VOA)/New Hope Center

Description: Provides help with homelessness and food for families, and shelter and employment for veterans.

Phone: (517) 484-4414

Website: https://www.voami.org/services

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

 

Guide to Personal Solutions

Description: Provides individual and couple’s mental health counseling

Phone: 517-667-0061

Website: https://www.guidetopersonalsolutions.com

 

SAMHSA’s National Helpline

Description: A free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Phone: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) 

Website: https://www.samhsa.gov

 

Community Mental Health of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties

Description: Provides mental health services for children, adults, and families.

Phone: 517-346-8200

Website: www.ceicmh.org

 

Crisis Services:

Address: 812 E. Jolly Road, Lansing, MI 48910

Phone: (517) 346-8460
Toll free: (800) 372-8460

Hearing Impaired: (800) 649-3777

 

Shiawassee Health and Wellness

Description: Provides mental health services for children, adults, and families, and crisis intervention services.  

Phone: 989-723-6791

Address: 1555 Industrial Drive, Owosso, MI

Website: https://shiabewell.org

 

Community Mental Health of Washtenaw County

Description: Provides mental health services to individuals with or without insurance, and inability to pay for services; crisis intervention services available.

Phone: 734-544-3050

Website: https://www.washtenaw.org/839/Community-Mental-Health

 

The Listening Ear Crisis Center 

Description: Provides confidential crisis intervention and referral services.

Hours: 10AM to 2AM EST every day

Phone: 517-337-1717

Website: theear.org

 

NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness) Helpline

Description: Help identifying help and support in your area.

Hours: Monday thru Friday 10AM-10PM EST

Phone: 1-800-950-6264

Website: https://nami.org/Home

 

 

CRISIS

 

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Description: Support for individuals and families that are in distress.

Phone: 988

Website: https://988lifeline.org/chat/

Hours: 24/7

Additional details: Can also text 988 or join an online chat with the website above. Veterans and active service members can text 838255 to reach the Veterans Crisis Line 24/7

 

Bridges Crisis Unit

Description: Through Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton Counties CMH. A 24/7 crisis unit that helps with individuals’ recovery from an acute psychiatric crisis. Please check eligibility requirements. 

Phone: 517-346-8318

Website: www.ceicmh.org/services/amhs/bridges-crisis-unit

 

911

Description: Call for emergency services.

Phone: 911

 

 

SUBSTANCE USE HELP

 

Narcotics Anonymous of Michigan

Phone: 800-230-4085

Website: https://michigan-na.org/capital-area/meetings/

 

Mid-Michigan Recovery Services

Description: Help identifying in-patient and out-patient care, and resources in the community for substance use. 

Phone: 517-887-0226

Website: https://www.midmichiganrecoveryservices.org

 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Website: https://www.aa.org/find-aa

 

Al-Anon

Website: https://al-anon.org/al-anon-meetings/

 

ACA (Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families)

Phone: 310-534-1815

Website: https://adultchildren.org

 

 

MEDICATIONS

 

Good Rx

Description: Provides coupons for medications.

Website: https://www.goodrx.com

Additional details: You can download their app on your phone

 

Cost Plus Drugs

Description: Provide some medications at a lower cost.

Website: https://costplusdrugs.com/contact/support/

 

Meijer Pharmacy

Description: Offers some medications free of charge or at a discounted price.

Website: https://www.meijer.com/services/pharmacy/free-prescriptions.html

Additional details: Please speak to the pharmacy about restrictions.

 

 

MEDICAL

 

Cristo Rey Family Health Center

Description: Access to health care and prescription medications

Phone: 517-372-4700

Address: 1717 N. High St. Lansing, MI 48906

Website: https://www.cristoreycommunity.org/our-services/health-services/family-health-center/

 

Care Free Medical Care

Description: Provides medical care to individuals in the Lansing area with limited access to the healthcare system.

Phone: 517-887-5922

Website: https://carefreemedical.com

 

InfantSEE

Description: A public health program aimed at improving the eye and vision care of infants.

Website: https://www.infantsee.org/about-us?sso=y

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

Capital Area Michigan Works

Description: Providers a variety of resources to help individuals seeking work, including workshops and interviewing techniques.

Phone: 1-800-285-9675

Website: https://www.camw.org

 

Pure Michigan Talent Connect

Description: Job search

Website: https://www.mitalent.org/job-seeker

 

Peckham Vocational Industries

Description: Training and job opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Phone: 517-316-4000

Website: https://www.peckham.org

 

 

PREGNANCY/PARENTING

 

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Description: Health and nutrition program for women and children under 5 years old that qualify.

Website: https://wiccp.state.mi.us/clientPortal/WebForms/PublicPages/WICInfoScreen.aspx

 

Shared Pregnancy Women’s Center

Description: Support and resources for mothers and children up to 4 years of age in Lansing and the surround areas.

Phone: 517-484-1882

Address: 831 N. Washington Ave. Lansing, MI 48906

Website: https://sharedpregnancy.org

 

Ingham County Resources for Families and Infants

Description: Resources for parents in need, including home visits and medical care.

Website: https://hd.ingham.org/ForParents.aspx

 

Planned Parenthood

Description: Help with pregnancy testing, STD’s, primary care doctors, and more.

Website: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/get-care/our-services

 

 

FOOD

 

FoodPantries.Org

Description: Help locating local food pantries.

Website: https://www.foodpantries.org

 

Michigan Health and Human Services Food Assistance

Description: Apply for Michigan’s food assistance programs through this website.

Website: https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/assistance-programs/food

 

Greater Lansing Food Bank

Description: Help with food and information on SNAP and other food resources.

Phone: 517-853-7800 or 517-899-9457

Website: https://greaterlansingfoodbank.org/get-help

Additional details: for information related to mobile food distributions visit https://greaterlansingfoodbank.org/get-help/pantries

 

Food Bank Counsil of Michigan

Description: Provides a list of food banks in Michigan.

Phone: 517-485-1202

Website: https://www.fbcmich.org

Additional details: You you can get free delivery through the program Project DASH in certain locations (Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, and Detroit). You can also call the Food Bank Counsil for additional information about the program.

 

 

MILITARY/VETERANS

 

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

Phone: 877-I AM A VET (877-426-2838)

Website: https://www.dav.org

 

Veterans Crisis Line

Phone: Dial 988 then press 1

Website: https://www.veteranscrisisline.net

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

Capital Area Transportation Authority

Website: https://www.cata.org

 

Shiawassee Area Transportation Authority

Phone: 989-729-2687

Website: https://satabus.org

 

Ann Arbor Transportation Authority

Phone: 734-996-0400

Website: https://www.theride.org

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