Home Repairs - This program may be able to help make home repairs such as new windows, siding, roofs and furnaces to qualified elderly and low income homeowners. Learn more on home repair programs.
Weatherization Program - This program was created to help qualified, low income and eligible renters and homeowners lower their utility bills and control their energy costs by reducing the amount of energy that is consumed in their homes. Services offered by the weatherization program may include improvements such as weather stripping, insulation, furnace repair, and other services.
Food assistance - There are several different programs offered to the low income, elderly, and others who need help. They include those listed below.
- Emergency Food Assistance Program, which is known as TEFAP, may be able to provide a variety of available commodity foods from the USDA on a quarterly basis. Anyone is eligible for the food assistance, regardless of age or gender, who meets USDA income guidelines.
- Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) - This government funded assistance program provides free food for mothers, infants and children, senior citizens, and the food provided often includes things such as pasta, canned fruits, vegetables and meats, and dried beans.
- Senior Dining Centers, Home Delivered Meals, and a meal kitchen can also be accessed.
Many other resources are available from the staff at Human Development Commission (HDC), including referrals to non-profits in Sandusky and case management. Click more information.
Salvation Army of Sanilac County
This non-profit may also be able to offer assistance. Call them for advice, assistance, counseling, and other support. They may be able to offer, or direct people to, financial assistance programs as well. Call (810) 982-2770.