Community Support

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GetSetUp online classes for seniors

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COVID Testing Information

FREE At-home COVID Antigen Tests are available at GLADL while supplies last — Pickup in our lobby or Curbside.

BEDHD Free COVID Testing Clinics

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Organizations — Ready to Help

Grand Ledge Emergency Assistance ProgramAn all-volunteer organization that assists with utility bills, transportation, food, medical bills and housing needs for families within the GL School District. 517-626-0694

Tri-County Office on Agingconnecting seniors and those who care for seniors with a variety of services

MI Bridges – apply for benefits, get help with healthcare coverage, food & cash assistance.

Pathfinder Create your custom roadmap by exploring careers, schools and programs in Michigan to find the path that is right for you.  Pathfinder uses current labor market, wage and institutional data and metrics to help you create an individualized career roadmap. Provided by Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity.


Directories & Guides

Michigan 2-1-1 – Dial 2-1-1  or connect online.  Michigan 2-1-1 is an easy way to connect with help of all kinds, right in your community. Need help with food, housing, or paying bills? Need support in a family crisis or community disaster?  Any time. All the time. Just call, text, or search online and we’ll get you connected.

Eaton County Wellness Resource Directory — find programs and services to help improve your mental health

Mental Health Resources — Be KIND to your MIND — variety of online options and If you’re feeling emotional distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic, get free, confidential support from a Michigan Stay Well counselor.  Dial 1-888-535-6136 and press “8”  The Stay Well counseling line is available 24/7.

Veteran’s Small Business Guide — grants, loans, and training resources for veteran entrepreneurs compiled by

Veteran Financial Planning — information on pensions, civilian income, Social Security (or possible disability income), VA healthcare and tax-advantaged savings from

Early Retirement Planning — Planning for early retirement includes envisioning your post-retirement lifestyle, assessing your finances, setting a budget and managing income streams effectively.  Information from

Broadband Internet Providers for Grand Ledge — listing of broadband and TV options for Grand Ledge with contact information

Laboratory testing — information and guides to help you understand your lab test results.


Benefit Programs & Resources — local, regional, state, and federal

Affordable Connectivity Program — is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.  For more information, check out for a Consumer FAQ.  The ACP provides:

  • Up to $30/month discount for broadband service;
  • Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands; and
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet COVID-19 and Unemployment Benefits Federal CARES Act updates — Information about PUA and PEUC — Economic Impact Payments information

Information for Michigan WiC Families

Ways to Volunteer — learn about days of service, helping the DNR, or be a mentor; Get Involved. Make a Difference


Household/Food Pantries

  • Ken’s Coat Closet  — most current information — Ken’s Coat Closet Facebook Page or email
  • Food Pantry listing  — Churches and Community Centers from
  • Grand Ledge Seventh Day Adventist Community Service Center … food pantry for families facing a temporary emergency within the Grand Ledge, Eagle, Mulliken, and Wacousta area. 517-627-4348
  • Believers Christian Church Food Pantry … food pantry located in Eagle. 517-622-0719
  • Free Little Food Pantries … help-yourself pantries at both 227 West Jefferson and 402 North Clinton in Grand Ledge, MI 48837



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Important Phone Numbers

  • 211 — dial this simple number to get connected to resources
  • COVID-19 Hotline — 1-888-535-6136 (7 days a week from 8am-5pm)
  • Sparrow COVID-19 Hotline 1-877-205-1300 (not for emergencies — use 911)
  • Tri-County Office on Aging — 1-800-405-9141
  • Need help with your GLADL Library Account — 517-627-7014
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