Midland County Disaster Resources

As COVID-19 and flooding continue to impact our community, a coalition of philanthropy, government, educational, and business partners have come together to provide a collective response to disasters in Midland County.

This site serves as a centralized disaster resource hub for the community. Here, you can learn updates on COVID-19 and flooding news, volunteer opportunities, ways you can help and more.

FLOOD RESOURCES
WAYS TO HELP
For the latest ways to help please follow United Way of Midland County and the Midland Area Community Foundation on Facebook.

  
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
For the latest volunteer opportunities visit the United Way Volunteer Portal.

RESPONSE FUNDS
To aid in providing short-term and long-term resources please consider a donation to United Way of Midland County or the Midland Area Community Foundation

GET HELP
If you are in need of life-threatening emergency assistance, please call 911. Click the button below to view current flood updates for Midland County. For other non-emergency resources please contact 2-1-1 directly.

 

CASE MANAGERS
Case managers are available to help Midland County residents impacted by the flood navigate local and federal resources. Case managers can be reached by phone from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by appointment at 989-374-8000.

Weekly Long Term Disaster Recovery Information Sessions
Upcoming Sessions: https://www.midlandfoundation.org/story/macfzoomsessions/
Old Sessions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6D6SnXmpM3w&list=PLGqkbvLwvDBXR9zCPlr096EWjDGWRg5MM


HOUSING ASSISTANCE
If you are displaced due to flooding and need housing assistance, the following housing resources are available:

United Way & Home To Stay Rent Assistance
United Way has partnered with Home to Stay to provide short term housing assistance to those impacted by the flood. This includes help with security deposits, first month’s rent along with rent assistance for up to six months, based on financial need. Assistance will be prioritized for those living in poverty, ALICE and the many whose life circumstances have radically changed as a result of a historic flood and global pandemic.  To find a solution for stable housing call Home to Stay at 989-496-9550.

WELL ASSISTANCE
United Way is providing up to $5,000 per household for those experiencing well water issues, based on a demonstrated financial need in Midland County. If you are struggling financially to find a solution for safe drinking water contact Home to Stay at 989-496-9550.

SHOES & SOCKS RESOURCE
For free shoes & socks please contact Great Lakes Pharmacy at 989-835-7911 Monday - Friday 9am-5:30pm

COVID-19 RESOURCES


HEALTH & WELLNESS INFORMATION

BASIC NEEDS
For additional help with basic needs click the 2-1-1 logo on the top of the page to search or talk to a representative.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES & UNEMPLOYMENT

EDUCATION RESOURCES

SUPPORT FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS

  • CHILDCARE Essential Workers needing child care due to COVID-19 please fill out this request form or contact Midland County ESA. Program Director, Barb Monroe, at 1-517-336-3767 or at bmonroe@midlandesa.org or Kim Clark, Director of Early Childhood and Family Services at 989-492-7702 x1188 or at kclark@midlandeas.org.

SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES