2-1-1 Northeast Michigan Call Center

Get Help

How to get help:

Live on-line chat
  • Dial 211 from within our service area
  • Dial 888-636-4211 toll-free from outside our service area
  • Hearing impaired callers dial MI-RELAY at (800) 649-3777
  • Use the "live chat" button for our secure on-line chat connection
  • Search the on-line Community Resource Directory:


Available Resources

If you need help with any of the following, we are here to provide information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:

  • Mortgage or Foreclosure Trouble? Call (989) 773-6904 ext. 228
  • Food - food pantries, hot meal locations, commodities, meals on wheels
  • Utilities Shut Offs - gas, water, electric
  • Deliverable Fuels - propane, oil, wood, wood pellets, corn
  • Rent Assistance - must have received eviction or 7-day notice
  • Tax Assistance - free to eligible families and indviduals
  • Children's Health Insurance - Call for eligibility criteria
  • Compulsive Gambling - contact
    Michigan Department of Community Health
    for self assessment and list of treatment resources
  • Clothing - School, work and career clothing
  • Temporary and Transitional Housing - Federal Rapid Rehousing program
  • Community Shelters - homeless, at-risk homeless, domestic violence
  • Substance Abuse - alcoholism and drug addictions
  • Other home and family needs