There are a couple different agencies to turn to for help in Mount Pleasant and Isabella County Michigan. They can provide assistance for paying heating and utility bills, rent help, prescription medication vouchers, food, and other aid. Learn more about the organizations, and who to contact.
The John H. Goodrow Fund offers numerous assistance programs to qualified Isabella County residents. The services and programs they offer include the following.
The organization can also work with area agencies to pay some utility and heating bills.
Special focus is given to those with needs that are not met or fulfilled by area non-profit agencies or community resources.
The John H. Goodrow Fund is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization funded solely through grants, private donations and the United Way. You can contact the fund at (989) 772-2918.
The Salvation Army of Isabella County (phone (989) 773-4663) offer numerous resources and services to low income, the working poor, and unemployed. The details of the resources available to qualified people include the following.
Other family services and resources are administered from the Mount Pleasant Michigan area Salvation Army centers. They range from emergency assistance to case management. Click here Salvation Army Isabella County.
Isabella County Listening Ear - Most of the programs from this non-profit is in the form of referrals and information from their crisis hotline. Residents can learn about free foreclosure counseling or Transitional Living and housing. Staff from the agency can also refer clients to other services, such as budgeting or credit repair, or they can learn about government grants for paying various bills.
Assisting the homeless is also a priority, and the Listening Ear can offer transportation or information on emergency shelters. The goal is to help the resident stabilize their living situation, and various case management is offered for this. More on Listening Ear assistance programs.
The local Mount Pleasant and Isabella County community action agency, EightCAP, Inc., also runs several different assistance programs. Dial (616) 754-9315.
Crisis Center Inc, Listening Ear is a program that provides homeowners with foreclosure prevention and counseling. They offer a service known as MSHDA foreclosure counseling to homeowners who are struggling with their housing and mortgage payments. Click here to find additional Michigan foreclosure programs, or call the non-profit at (989) 772-2918.
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