Lapeer County assistance programs.
Find a listing of different charities, non-profit agencies, and other local organizations that provide local residents with a wide variety of assistance programs.
Financial aid and cash grants
Love Inc. Of Greater Lapeer - This non-profit agency works with area churches and charities to provide financial assistance and cash grants to persons with needs and short term hardships. 245-2414
Hispanic Service Center (724-3665) - Offers cash grants and financial assistance for heating and utility bills, housing expenses or other emergencies for qualifying individuals and their families.
Lapeer County Department Of Veterans Affairs & Michigan Veterans Trust Fund- This local organization offer limited financial and emergency assistance for veterans and their families to help them pay bills (667-0256)
Lapeer St. Vincent De Paul Society - Qualified individuals can receive emergency financial and crisis assistance that may include help with housing expenses, rent, utility and heating bill, food expenses, transportation, and medical bills, as funds are available for people in need. In addition, they run a thrift shop which provides appliances, furniture, household and clothing at low cost. cost too people in need. 664-8594.
Salvation Army is a charity organization that provides limited financial help and cash grants that can be used in emergency situations. There are also free items, such as food, Christmas toys, or school supplies. The funds can help pay bills that may include rent assistance, utility expenses, food, or clients can get vouchers for medical assistance and prescriptions. Or shop at the thrift store or sign up for case management. More on Salvation Army Lapeer County assistance programs.
Human Development Commission - Low income, unemployed, and other eligible applicants can get access to emergency fuel or assistance with paying heating and electric bills when funds are available. In addition, the agency also offers THAW and weatherization programs for low income and elderly. This is the main non-profit community action agency for the county, and many other programs are run by HDC. Other services are as follows.
- Food - This includes free meals, the federal funded Commodity Supplemental Food Program, home delivery for the elderly and others, such as federal government Food Stamp applications.
- Emergency Services - Struggling Lapeer County families can receive grants for paying rent or utility bills. Other resources include transitional housing, funds for security deposits on a new home, and landlord mediation. Also, find how to get free heating oil.
- Senior Services - Human Development will arrange for care and information on medical services too
Many other assistance programs are available too, ranging from loans to applications for public aid and LIHEAP. Call 664-7133, or more on Human Development Commission programs.
Legal support programs
Legal Services Of Eastern Michigan - This non profit law firm offers programs for housing, debt collectors, eviction, senior services, and domestic issues. Call 800-339-9513 for access to an attorney.
Get free food
Emergency Food Pantries (Phone number 245-2414) - Provides needy individuals with emergency food on case-by-case basis. Call the agency for information on the nearest location in your area.
Low cost or free health care in Lapeer
Lapeer Regional Medical Center - This facility offers a full range of medical care and health care services including a variety of specialized clinics. 667-5500
Loving Hands Health Clinic (phone number 667-8933) - If you are underinsured or uninsured, receive help from this clinic which specializes in these types of insurance cases.
Housing, mortgage and rent assistance
Housing Resource Center - Receive access to housing placement, rent help, mortgage and foreclosure counseling, and counseling services. Qualified applicants may also receive some cash assistance for homeless prevention and eviction aid. Learn more on Michigan mortgage assistance programs.
Mission of Peace - This is a HUD approved housing counseling agency that helps homeowners with house purchase, budgeting and debt reduction, as well as foreclosure prevention programs. Call 232-0104 for mortgage help.