Community Support

These resources can help!

Resources — local, regional, state, and federal

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.

Grand Ledge Emergency Assistance Program – An 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

Michigan 2-1-1 – Dial 2-1-1 to be connected to the nearest emergency food resource.

Michigan.gov COVID-19 and Unemployment Benefits

MDHHS — Find a COVID Testing Site — Enter your Location

Michigan.gov Federal CARES Act updates — Information about PUA and PEUC

IRS.gov — 3rd round of Economic Impact Payments information

MI Bridges – apply for benefits, get help with healthcare coverage, food & cash assistance.  You might be one of the millions of people who qualify for a new subsidy to make internet affordable. To get your Emergency Broadband Benefit start here! 

Information for Michigan WiC Families

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

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

Ways to Volunteer — you can make a difference

 

Household/Food Pantries

  • Ken’s Coat Closet  — most current information — Ken’s Coat Closet Facebook Page or email kenscoatcloset@gmail.com
  • Food Pantry listing  — Churches and Community Centers from foodpantries.org
  • 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

 

Housing & Employment

 

Ready Set Read!

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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