Ele's Place http://www.elesplace.org Provides support for grieving children and their families through peer support group programs. They help children to cope with the death or life-threatening illness of a parent, sibling or other close family member or friend.
Eve, Inc. http:///www.eveinc.org Provides shelter and supportive services for the victims of domestic violence.
Boys and Girls Club of America http://www.bgca.org Provides programs and services to boys and girls that promote and enhance their development, giving them a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow, while having fun.
American Red Cross http://www.redcross.org Provides shelter, food, health and mental health services to people when disaster threatens or strikes. They respond to disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and fires, or other situations that cause human suffering or create human needs that those affected cannot alleviate without assistance.
Mystic Lake Camp http://www.mysticlakecamp.com Provides a wonderful camping experience for kids. The Camp is located 15 miles west of Clare, is a branch of the YMCA of Lansing and is dedicated to giving kids a positive, enriching experience.
Volunteers of America http://www.voa.org Provides services to the at-risk youth, the frail elderly, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions. Some services include supplying housing, emergency relief, employment and training, mentoring, counseling, and health care.
City of Lansing, Development Office https://www.lansingmi.gov/development Development Office promotes safe, energy efficient affordable housing opportunities for all Lansing residents. The City of Lansing provides Housing Assistance Programs that are designed to promote and maintain good homes and healthy neighborhoods in Lansing.
Hold On To Your Home www.holdontoyourhome.org This website gives information to help you manage your mortgage payments. Some of the topics include: How to Hold Onto My Home, Stages of Foreclosure, Alternatives in Foreclosure, My Loan and My Options, Improve Your Credit, Foreclosure Scams. A list of Approved Counselors and Emergency Services can also be found at this site.
Dave Foundation https://davethomasfoundation.org works to streamline the adoption process and make adoption more affordable for families. It is the only foundation dedicated exclusively to foster care adoption.
MDCH (Michigan Department of Community Health) MIChild Health Insurance Program. http://michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2943_4845_4931---,00.html
It is for uninsured children of Michigan's working families. MIChild services are provided by many HMOs and other health care plans throughout Michigan .
2-1-1 http://www.centralmichigan211.org 2-1-1 is the health and human service equivalent of 9-1-1 to give or get help spearheaded by United Way.
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