Northern Michigan Resources - COVID-19

Northern Michigan Resources - COVID-19
Posted on 09/15/2020
Northern Michigan Resources - COVID-19

Resources for Northern Michigan: COVID-19  

If you have a variety of needs or would like to connect with someone in person to help connect you with resources to meet your needs, please call 2-1-1. They will ask lots of questions about your specific needs and then connect you to the resources available to support you and your family. They will also be able to connect you with social, emotional and mental health support. They are available 24/7.  Meal Programs Michigan Food Programs serving meals Apply for Free/Reduced Lunch programs: Michigan families can get food, cash, internet during coronavirus crisis


Leelanau Christian Neighbors is another local resource that includes Blessings in a Backpack, Food Pantry, Baby Pantry, NAM - Neighbor Assistance Ministry(a financial resource), Samaritan's Closet. Please call 231-994-2271

LCFCC has The Laundry Project.

Northern Michigan Community Action Agency Meals on Wheels: Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties: Lisa Robitshek, Jennifer Watkins or David Hagen, 231-947-3780.

Father Fred Foundation will be offering food and emergency financial services only. Call the foundation on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Wednesdays from 2-6 p.m. at 231-947-2055. They greatly appreciate and continue to need financial donations. 

Community Connections is a FREE program offering connections to community resources for adults, children and families. Community Health Workers in your local health department will help you access community resources. Please call: 231-256-0200.

United Way has a COVID-19 Economic Relief Fund providing help with bills, rent and food. You can call 1-866-211-9966, but just the 211# and providing your zip code will connect you to Michigan United Way. They will give you a list of local agenices to provide assistance.  

Single | MOMM is a local organization specific for single moms needing financial assistance, emotional support or for community members who are willing to give financially to help meet the needs of these single moms. Please connect with and contact through the website or calling 231-944-1710 or emailing

Social/Emotional Health Supports:

  • 24-hour mental health crisis line: 1-833-295-0616 (Northern Lake Community Mental Health-FAST)
  • Crisis counselor text line (24/7, national service): text HOME to 741741
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
  • OK2SAY: Ok2Say - OK2Say

The following websites provide lists of agencies and resources available within the greater Northern Michigan area.

COVID-19: List of community resources | Record-Eagle

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Coronavirus Resources in Northern Michigan Health & Food



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