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Alcona County

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District Health Department #2

(800) 504-2650

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

(989) 724-2100

Alcona County Sheriff

(989) 721-6271

St. Vincent DePaul

(989) 736-6271

Otsego County United Way (Food Pantry & Formula Closet)

(989) 732-8989   |  (989) 732-UWAY

Baby Pantry

(989) 736-6271

Northeast Michigan Community Services Agency (NEMSCA)

(866) 484-7077

Alpena County

MI Bridges

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Antrim County

MI Bridges

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Health Dept. of NW Michigan

(800) 432-4121

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

(231) 533-8664

North Country Community Mental Health

(877) 470-7130

Goodwill Inn

2943 Keystone Rd., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 922-4890

Emergency shelter and access to donated food to homeless men and women.

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Good Samaritan Family Services (Ellsworth)

(231) 588-6041

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Mom and Tots Center

(231) 588-2200

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Mancelona Family Resource Center

(231) 587-5044

Arenac County

Friend of the Court

105 N Grove #204, Standish MI 48658

(989) 846-9190

Legal Services of Eastern Michigan

320 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw MI 48607

(989) 771-9357

MI Bridges

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Benzie County

MI Bridges

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Department of Health & Human Services

(844) 464-3447

Benzie/Leelanau Health Department

(231) 882-4409

W.I.C. Women Infants & Children

6051 Frankfort Hwy., Benzonia MI 49616

(800) 816-1658

Food and nutrition vouchers for pregnant and post partum women, infants and children under 5 years.

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Benzie Area Christian Neighbors (BACN)

2804 Benzie Highway, Benzonia MI 49616

(231) 882-9544

Offering clothing, bedding, small housewares, food pantry, and support with utilities, WOW program, GED assistance

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Fresh Winds Christian Ministries

9780 Honor Hwy, Honor MI 49640

(231) 325-0344

Community meals every Tuesday and Thursday from 6 pm-7 pm.

Benzie Area Christian Neighbors (BACN)

2804 Benzie Highway, Benzonia MI 49616

(231) 882-9544

Offering clothing, bedding, small housewares, food pantry, and support with utilities, WOW program, GED assistance

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Habitat For Humanity

(231) 399-0300

Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials Habitat builds houses in partnership with families in need.

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Benzie County Baby Pantry

785 Beulah Hwy., Beulah MI 49617

(231) 882-4059

1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, 10 am-3 pm for children ages 0-5 years of age

Advent Lutheran Church Baby Pantry

8481 Lake Ann Rd, Lake Ann MI 49650

(231) 275-8031

Open the second Saturday of every month from 9 am-noon. Community meals are also provided the last Thursday of every month from 5:30-7:30 at Almira Township hall.

Baby Pantry

8481 Lake Ann Rd, Lake Ann MI 49650

(231) 275-8031

Diapers, wipes, lotions, cereal, food, clothing, toys and bottles for children ages 0 to 3. You only need show proof of residency in your county.

Child & Family Services of Northwestern Michigan

3785 Veterans Dr., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 347-4463

Abuse and neglect prevention, court support, family-based conflict resolution, pregnancy & birth counseling, and parent education.

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Charlevoix County

MI Bridges

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Department of Health & Human Services

(231) 348-1600

Health Dept. of NW Michigan

(800) 432-4121

Charlevoix/Emmet Counties

(888) 642-7434

Michigan State University Cooperative Extension

(231) 582-6232

North Country Community Mental Health

(877) 470-7130

Cheboygan County

MI Bridges

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Clare County

MI Bridges

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Crawford County

MI Bridges

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Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

(989) 348-7691

Emmet County

MI Bridges

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Health Dept. of NW Michigan

(800) 432-4121

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

(231) 348-1600

Centralized Intake for Child Abuse and Neglect

(855) 444-3911

Charlevoix/Emmet Counties

(888) 642-7434

Community Access Line

(877) 211-5253

Great Start Collaborative

(877) 866-3714

Michigan State University Cooperative Extension

(231) 347-1770

North Country Community Mental Health

(877) 470-7130

Women's Resource Center

(231) 347-0067

Gladwin County

MI Bridges

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Grand Traverse County

MI Bridges

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Grand Traverse County Health Department

(231) 995-6130

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

701 S Elmwood St., Ste. 19, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 941-3900

Children's services, adoption, foster care, protective services, juvenile justice, Family Resource Centers.

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Legal Services of Northern Michigan

(231) 941-0771

Traverse Attorney Referral Services

(231) 922-4713

NW Michigan Community Action Agency

3963 Three Mile Rd., Traverse City MI 49686

(800) 632-7334

Food assistance.

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Salvation Army

1239 Barlow St., Traverse City MI 49696

(231) 946-4644

Emergency food, housing and clothing.

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W.I.C. Women Infants & Children

(800) 946-4599

Food and nutrition vouchers for pregnant and post partum women, infants and children under 5 years.

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Angel Food Ministries

508 W 14th St., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 946-2090

Helps people save money on groceries by providing preordered food for pick-up once monthly.

Goodwill Inn

2943 Keystone Rd., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 922-4890

Emergency shelter and access to donated food to homeless men and women.

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Habitat For Humanity Grand Traverse Region

1129 Woodmere Ave., Ste F, Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 941-4663

Brings people together to build sustainable homes, communities, and hope.

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Homestretch Nonprofit Housing Corporation

3104 Logan Valley Rd., Ste #300, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 947-6001

Building affordable housing for low-income working families and permanent supportive housing for homeless and persons with special needs.

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Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency

3963 Three Mile Rd., Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 947-3780   |  (800) 632-7334

Homebuyer Education, Financial Management Education, Credit Repair Counseling, Home Inspection Funds, Home Maintenance Training, Predatory Lending Counseling Foreclosure Prevention Counseling, HELP Loan Counseling, HUD Referral Counseling.

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Students In Transition Empowerment Program (STEP)

(231) 933-8991

Provides supportive education-related services to eligible students, Pre-K to 12, who have lost permanent housing due to foreclosure, eviction, or reasons related to economic hardship.

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Traverse City Housing Commission

150 Pine St., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 922-4862

Provides assistance through the Housing Voucher Program to help eligible individuals and families pay their rent.

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Pregnancy Care Center

121 S Garfield Ave., Ste C, Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 929-3488

Pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, diapers & wipes, maternity clothes, layettes, and counseling free of charge to women facing unintended pregnancies.

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West Bay Baby Pantry

12720 S. West Bayshore Dr., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 421-3532

corner of M-22 and Cherry Bend Rd. Open every Wednesday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Offers baby care items.

Grand Traverse Baby Pantry

1050 Peninsula Dr., Traverse City MI 49684

Baby care items. Must have photo I.D. Open the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from 10 am to 4 pm

Advent Lutheran Church Baby Pantry

8481 Lake Ann Rd, Lake Ann MI 49650

(231) 275-8031

Open the second Saturday of every month from 9 am-noon. Community meals are also provided the last Thursday of every month from 5:30-7:30 at Almira Township hall.

Baby Pantry

8481 Lake Ann Rd, Lake Ann MI 49650

(231) 275-8031

Diapers, wipes, lotions, cereal, food, clothing, toys and bottles for children ages 0 to 3. You only need show proof of residency in your county.

Baby Pantry

1144 Boon St., Traverse City MI

Diapers, wipes, lotions, cereal, food, clothing, toys and bottles for children ages 0 to 3. You only need show proof of residency in your county. 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. Winter Hours October-May: 10:00am-4:00pm. Summer Hours June-September: 9:00am-12:00pm & 3:00pm-6:00pm Free childcare available.

Child & Family Services of Northwestern Michigan

3785 Veterans Dr., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 946-8975

Abuse and neglect prevention, court support, family-based conflict resolution, 24/7 crisis counseling, youth services/shelter, pregnancy & birth counseling, and parent education.

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Iosco County

MI Bridges

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District Health Department #2

(800) 504-2650

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

(989) 362-0300

Iosco County Sheriff

(989) 362-6164

Department of Health & Human Services

(231) 941-3800

St. Vincent DePaul

(989) 362-6584

St. Vincent DePaul

(989) 728-3403

Otsego County United Way (Food Pantry & Formula Closet)

(989) 732-8989   |  (989) 732-UWAY

Baby Pantry

(989) 739-4149

Northeast Michigan Community Services Agency (NEMSCA)

(866) 484-7077

Isabella County

MI Bridges

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Kalkaska County

Kalkaska Baby Pantry

(231) 258-9441

Friend of the Court

(231) 258-9744

MI Bridges

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District Health Department #10

(231) 258-8669

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

(231) 258-1200

Child Support Coordinator

(231) 258-3326

North Country Community Mental Health

(877) 470-7130

District Health Department #10

625 Courthouse Dr. NW, Kalkaska MI 49646

(231) 258-8669

Food and nutrition vouchers for pregnant and post partum women, infants and children under 5 years.

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KAIR-Kalkaska Area Interfaith Resources

324 S. Cedar St., Kalkaska MI 49646

(231) 258-7836

Food pantry and resale store

Kalkaska United Methodist Church

2525 Beebe Rd, Kalkaska MI 49646

(231) 258-2820

Hot Meal. Please call for times and options.

Goodwill Inn

2943 Keystone Rd., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 922-4890

Emergency shelter and access to donated food to homeless men and women.

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Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency

3963 Three Mile Rd., Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 947-3780   |  (800) 632-7334

Homebuyer Education, Financial Management Education, Credit Repair Counseling, Home Inspection Funds, Home Maintenance Training, Predatory Lending Counseling Foreclosure Prevention Counseling, HELP Loan Counseling, HUD Referral Counseling.

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With Open Arms (Winter Clothing Needs)

(231) 649-1127

Supplies Winter Clothing Needs

KAIR-Kalkaska Area Interfaith Resources

324 S. Cedar St., Kalkaska MI 49646

(231) 258-7836

Food pantry and resale store

Kalkaska Baby Pantry

1725 W. Kalkaska Rd., Kalkaska MI 49646

(231) 258-9441

Please call for current hours as sometimes they change. Currently located at Kalkaska Church of Christ.  Offer diapers, wipes and clothing available as well for infants through age 3-4.

Lake County

MI Bridges

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Leelanau County

Benzie/Leelanau Health Department

(231) 256-0200

MI Bridges

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Department of Health & Human Services

(844) 464-3447

Benzie/Leelanau Health Department

(231) 882-4409

Centralized Intake for Child Abuse and Neglect

(855) 444-3911

Help Link Grand Traverse (Part of of the Little Collaborative)

1105 East Front Street, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 946-6278

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W.I.C. Women Infants & Children

6051 Frankfort Hwy., Benzonia MI 49616

(800) 816-1658

Food and nutrition vouchers for pregnant and post partum women, infants and children under 5 years.

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Samaritan's Closet

25 S. Lake Leelanau, Lake Leelanau MI

(231) 256-2026

Thrift Store.

The Laundry Project

702 S. Elmwood Ave. (Tom's West Bay), Traverse City MI

(231) 929-0153

Free laundry resource September through June for low-income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities. Info. on Website under Community Tab, Poverty Reduction then click on Traverse Bay PRI.

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Baby Pantry

701 N. Warren St. (St. Gertrude's Catholic Church), Northport MI 49670

(231) 271-0091

Northport Pantry.

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Empire Area Food Pantry Glen Lake Comm. Reformed Church

4902 W. MacFarlane Rd., Glen Arbor MI

(231) 326-5510

Empire Area Food Pantry.

Leelanau Baby/Food Pantry

310 S. Elm. St.,, P.O. Box 32, Suttons Bay MI 49682

(231) 271-0091

Provide food for the hungry and aiding those who have inadequate resources to respond to emergencies in their lives. (Baby/Food Pantries)

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Habitat For Humanity Grand Traverse Region

1129 Woodmere Ave., Ste F, Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 941-4663

Brings people together to build sustainable homes, communities, and hope.

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Baby Pantry

701 N. Warren St. (St. Gertrude's Catholic Church), Northport MI 49670

(231) 271-0091

Northport Pantry.

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Baby Pantry

213 Lincoln St., Suttons Bay MI 49682

(231) 271-3671

Leelanau Baby Pantry.

Leelanau Baby/Food Pantry

310 S. Elm. St.,, P.O. Box 32, Suttons Bay MI 49682

(231) 271-0091

Provide food for the hungry and aiding those who have inadequate resources to respond to emergencies in their lives. (Baby/Food Pantries)

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Child & Family Services of Northwestern Michigan

3785 Veterans Dr., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 946-8975

Abuse and neglect prevention, court support, family-based conflict resolution, 24/7 crisis counseling, youth services/shelter, pregnancy & birth counseling, and parent education.

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Manistee County

MI Bridges

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District Health Department #10

(231) 723-3595

Department of Health & Human Services

(231) 723-8375

Mason County

MI Bridges

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Centralized Intake for Child Abuse and Neglect

(855) 444-3911

Mecosta County

MI Bridges

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Centralized Intake for Child Abuse and Neglect

(855) 444-3911

Missaukee County

MI Bridges

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Family Independence Agency

(231) 779-4500   |  (800) 684-2170

Montmorency County

MI Bridges

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Newaygo County

MI Bridges

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Oceana County

MI Bridges

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Centralized Intake for Child Abuse and Neglect

(855) 444-3911

Ogemaw County

MI Bridges

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District Health Department #2

(800) 504-2650

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

(989) 345-5135

Ogemaw County Sheriff

(989) 345-3111

St. Vincent DePaul

(989) 873-8797

St. Vincent DePaul

(989) 345-0779

Otsego County United Way (Food Pantry & Formula Closet)

(989) 732-8989   |  (989) 732-UWAY

Baby Pantry

(989) 345-3909

Osceola County

MI Bridges

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Friend of the Court

(231) 832-6131

Legal Services of Northern Michigan

(888) 645-9993

Department of Health & Human Services

(231) 796-4300

Oscoda County

MI Bridges

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District Health Department #2

(800) 504-2650

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

(989) 826-4000

Oscoda County Sheriff

(989) 826-3214

Otsego County United Way (Food Pantry & Formula Closet)

(989) 732-8989   |  (989) 732-UWAY

Baby Pantry

(989) 739-4149

Otsego County

Vanderbilt Food Closet

(989) 350-2361   |  (989) 350-0597

E-Free Church Food Truck

(989) 732-2647

Gaylord Area Community Meal Program

(989) 705-8376

MI Bridges

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Health Dept. of NW Michigan

(800) 432-4121

Otsego County Sheriff

(989) 731-7285

Department of Health & Human Services

(989) 732-1702

North Country Community Mental Health

(877) 470-7130

Otsego County United Way (Food Pantry & Formula Closet)

(989) 732-8989   |  (989) 732-UWAY

Northeast Michigan Community Services Agency (NEMSCA)

(866) 484-7077

Presque Isle County

MI Bridges

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Roscommon County

Mecosta/Osceola Transit Authority

(231) 796-4896

Project HOPE

(989) 366-5120

Roscommon County Transit Authority

(989) 366-5309

MI Bridges

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Friend of the Court

(989) 275-3121

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

(989) 348-7691

Wexford County

MI Bridges

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Family Independence Agency

(231) 779-4500   |  (800) 684-2170