We lend a helping hand to residents of Jackson, Lenawee and Hillsdale counties who may be struggling with their basic living needs. Whether you are in crisis now, or simply looking to improve your situation, our staff can help you find what you need. 

Are you in crisis? Call now! Our staff can help to connect you with the resources that are available for your circumstances in your location.

Jackson County: (517) 784-4800 or (800) 491-0000; Ext. 1294

Lenawee County: (517) 263-7861 or (800) 438-1845; Ext. 2225

Hillsdale County: (517) 437-3346 or (800) 750-9300; Ext. 3245

Money matters and we have many different resources from help with budgeting, credit counseling, income tax assistance and building your savings.

Jackson County: (517) 784-4800 or (800) 491-0000; Ext. 1280. For income tax assistance (VITA): Ext.

Lenawee County: (517) 263-7861 or (800) 438-1845; Ext. 2229

Hillsdale County: (517) 437-3346 or (800) 750-9300; Ext. 3233

For income tax assistance (VITA), dial extension 1237 in any county.

Help for pregnant and postpartum women, infants and children under 5. WIC can provide assitance with nutritional foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and help with infant formula and other beneficial programs.

Lenawee County ONLY: (517) 263-7861 or (800) 438-1845; Ext. 2228

Early childhood education programs to help your child get a Head Start in school and life!

Jackson County: (517) 784-4800 or (800) 491-0000; Ext. 1262

Hillsdale County: (517) 437-3346 or (800) 750-9300; Ext. 1262

Gives youth ages 16-24 that have struggled with or left school a stepping stone to careers in sought-after skilled trades.

Jackson County ONLY: (517) 784-4800 or (800) 491-0000, Ext. 4223

If you or your spouse are a veteran in need of housing or financial resources, reach out to us, we have specific programs to assist veterans in need.

Jackson County: (517) 784-4800 or (800) 491-0000; Ext. 1229

Lenawee County: (517) 263-7861 or (800) 438-1845; Ext. 2224

Hillsdale County: (517) 437-3346 or (800) 750-9300; Ext. 3229

If you are in need of safe and stable rental housing, or help with your current rental housing, our program can help to connect you with resources in your area.

Jackson County: (517) 784-4800 or (800) 491-0000; Ext. 1294

Hillsdale County: (517) 437-3346 or (800) 750-9300; Ext. 3245

Lenawee County: Call Housing Help Of Lenawee at (517) 264-0782 or visit website: h2lenawee.org  

Feeling stressed about your home upkeep and all the bills? Looking to become a first time home buyer? We have resources to help!

Jackson County: (517) 784-4800 or (800) 491-0000

    Utility Assistance:            Ext. 1222

    Weatherization:               Ext. 1272

    Homebuyer Assistance: Ext. 1280

Lenawee County: (517) 263-7861 or (800) 438-1845

    Utility Assistance:            Ext. 2225

    Weatherization:               Ext. 1272

    Homebuyer Assistance: Ext. 2229

    Lead Abatement:             Ext. 2231

Hillsdale County: (517) 437-3346 or (800) 750-9300

    Utility Assistance:            Ext. 1222

    Weatherization:               Ext. 1272

    Homebuyer Assistance: Ext. 3233

    Lead Abatement:             Ext. 2231