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.
Case managers are available to help Midland County residents impacted by the flood navigate local and federal resources to meet their needs including basic needs, housing, repair assistance, and financial assistance. 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.
Monthly Long Term Disaster Recovery Information Sessions
Upcoming Sessions: https://www.midlandfoundation.org/zoomintoflood/
Old Sessions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6D6SnXmpM3w&list=PLGqkbvLwvDBXR9zCPlr096EWjDGWRg5MM
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.
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.
WAYS TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED
For the latest ways to help please follow United Way of Midland County and the Midland Area Community Foundation on Facebook.
For the latest volunteer opportunities visit the United Way Volunteer Portal.
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.
HEALTH & WELLNESS INFORMATION
LOCAL MidMichigan Health
- STATE State of Michigan Information and Hotline
- FEDERAL CDC
- MENTAL WELLBEING TIPS Midland County Wellbeing Task Force
- MENTAL HEALTH HOTLINE MI Hope Portal
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.
- FOOD RESOURCES
- UTILITY ASSISTANCE
- INDIVIDUAL RELIEF ASSISTANCE
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES & UNEMPLOYMENT
- EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
- UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Kim Clark, Director of Early Childhood and Family Services at 989-492-7702 x1188 or at email@example.com.
SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES