Midland County assistance programs.
Get help with mortgage, rent, and other bills
From people who need rent assistance, to those who may need help paying utility bills or their mortgage, there are local organizations and agencies that can help. They can guide people through the process of applying for various assistance and grant programs. Learn more about your options.
The Mid-Michigan Community Action Agency (MMCAA) is one such organization, and they administer several resources and services.
- Financial, Budgeting, and Debt Management - Offers advice and courses on financial management, budgeting, credit card assistance, and home ownership. Find additional ways to get debt help. More.
- Emergency Food Assistance - MMCAA may provide you and your family with emergency food, or they can refer you to another agency or charity. Emergency food assistance may be available to all families and individuals who are in danger of going without a meal.
- Help for Utility Bills - Get help with heating, electric, deliverable heating fuel, natural gas or water bills. They can also stop a utility service shutoff. The Mid Michigan Community Action has access and information on a variety of different programs available for individuals and families that are struggling with paying their monthly utility bills.
- Mortgage Help and Rent Assistance Programs - A multitude of programs and resources are available to help struggling homeowners and / or renters with housing emergencies. Assistance that is available may include:
- Mortgage foreclosure assistance and prevention resources. Find additional Michigan mortgage programs. Read more.
- Cash grants to pay past-due rent.
- Funds for first month's rent and security deposits.
- Home Energy Improvements - People can save on their energy bills from the federal government funded weatherization assistance program. It is a home energy efficiency program which provides a free, one-time service that will provide homeowners with free energy saving upgrades, such as free insulation, caulking, and more.
- Home Repairs - Programs, such as emergency repairs, window replacements, new furnaces, and more are available to help homeowners both repair and update their home to ensure it is safe and livable.
Call the Mid-Michigan Community Action Agency at (989) 386-3805. Or for more details, read Mid-Michigan Community Action Agency programs.
Rent and financial assistance in Midland County Michigan
Midland Area Homes (phone 989-496-9550) helps low-income people with housing issues. They can provide rent assistance, or referrals to other government programs.
The Salvation Army has locations across eastern Michigan, including in Midland. Several financial assistance programs, social services, and more is available, including referrals. The agency will try to satisfy basic needs of the low income and poor, including free food, holiday meals, and clothing. While more limited, the Salvation Army can have funds for paying expenses such as rent, utility and gas bills, and medications. Or get referrals and general case management type services from the non-profit. Click here.
Basic needs such as clothes are available from churches, charities, and non-profit organizations. The centers distribute free items to the lowest income and working poor families. Others can purchase items from Midland area thrift stores for a lower price. Some of what be provided includes school backpacks, work attire, toys and gifts for Christmas, and other stand clothing items. Read clothing closets Midland.
Midland County eviction help and rent assistance is arranged from both Human Services as well as non-profits. Not only may funds be available for paying a portion of rent, but the organizations will also try to arrange transitional housing or offer money for a security deposit. Clients come from all backgrounds, whether they are single parents or seniors. Find more Midland County Michigan rental assistance.