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Parent Support

Alcona County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Caring Pregnancy Center

(989) 345-3909

District Health Department #2

(800) 504-2650

Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital

(989) 348-0550

Alpena County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Antrim County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Mancelona Family Resource Center

(231) 587-5044

McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital

(800) 248-6777

Munson Medical Center

(800) 935-8219

Mancelona Family Resource Center

(231) 587-5044

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Michigan Alliance for Families

(800) 552-4821

Offers comprehensive information and referrals on all disability and education issues involving children and young adults from birth to age 26. Services include one-on-one support, online and printed resource information and referrals to the appropriate community services. Parent Training and Information Center for Michigan under the IDEA in coordination with the MDE Office of Special Education. 

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Parent Helpline

(877) 211-5253

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Shape Up North (SUN)

We are here to help you and your family have fun and enjoy good health, simple as that. Shape Up North (SUN) is a community collaboration created to provide the resources you need to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. We’re excited to offer tips, guidance, and support for individuals, schools, businesses and health care providers in northern Michigan.

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Department of Health & Human Services

(231) 533-8664

Disability Network of Northern MI

415 E. 8th St., Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 922-0903

Support services for individuals with disabilities to live independently.

Families First Monthly

(231) 922-6437

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Great Start Collaborative

(231) 582-8070

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Great Start Collaborative

1101 Red Drive, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 922-6437

Helping to increase parent participation in early childhood planning and decision-making for the county.

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Arenac County

MSU Extension

120 N Grove Street, Room 203, PO Box 745, Standish MI 48858

(989) 846-4111

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National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Benzie County

Love Thy Neighbor

P.O. Box 5114, Travesre City MI 49696

(231) 723-2323

Christian churches have volunteers, spiritual and material resources and good and services. Love thy Neighbor is the bridge between local churches and our neighbors in need. They are a clearinghouse for benevolence funds. Life skills and parenting classes. Also offers crib and layette ministry, connection to churches, thrift shop partners, prayer, food pantry and furniture ministry.

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National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Munson Medical Center

(800) 935-8219

Safe Kids North Shore/Car Seat Inspection

(231) 947-3000 Ext:1234

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Lutheran Child & Family Services of Michigan

(989) 686-7650

Abuse and neglect prevention and intervention, counseling & therapy programs.

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Michigan Alliance for Families

(800) 552-4821

Offers comprehensive information and referrals on all disability and education issues involving children and young adults from birth to age 26. Services include one-on-one support, online and printed resource information and referrals to the appropriate community services. Parent Training and Information Center for Michigan under the IDEA in coordination with the MDE Office of Special Education. 

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Special Education Parents Advisory Council

(231) 922-6200

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Early Head Start

2538 Indian Hill Rd., Honor MI 49640

(231) 409-9534

Home visits to support pregnant women and children age 0 to 3 yrs.

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Families First Monthly

PO Box 433, Suttons Bay MI 49682

(231) 499-1454

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Great Start Collaborative

1101 Red Drive, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 922-6437

Helping to increase parent participation in early childhood planning and decision-making for the county.

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Grow Benzie

(231) 882-9510

Grow Benzie has become a vibrant community center and community garden. Offering a dynamic range of activities, classes, and hands on workshops for folks of all ages and income levels. 

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Bethany Christian Services

3886 Cass Rd., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 995-0870

Unplanned pregnancy counseling, individual/marital/family counseling, adoption services, foster care.

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Charlevoix County

Michigan State University Cooperative Extension

(231) 582-6232

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Munson Healthcare Charlevoix

(231) 547-4024

McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital

(800) 248-6777

Munson Medical Center

(800) 935-8219

Great Start Collaborative

(231) 582-8070

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Cheboygan County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Clare County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Crawford County

Michigan State University Cooperative Extension

(989) 344-3264

Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital

(800) 336-3729

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Michigan State University Cooperative Extension

(989) 344-3264

New Life Pregnancy Resource Center

(989) 732-1626

Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital

(989) 348-0415   |  (800) 336-3729

Emmet County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Health Dept. of NW Michigan

(800) 432-4121

McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital

(800) 248-6777

Munson Medical Center

(800) 935-8219

Gladwin County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Grand Traverse County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Munson Medical Center

(231) 935-8219

Safe Kids North Shore/Car Seat Inspection

(231) 947-3000 Ext:1234

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United Methodist Church Moms Group

Traverse Bay United Methodist Church, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 946-5323

M.O.P.S. (Mothers of Preschoolers) Traverse City

Trinity Lutheran Church, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 946-2720

Free childcare at meetings.

Michigan Alliance for Families

(800) 552-4821

Offers comprehensive information and referrals on all disability and education issues involving children and young adults from birth to age 26. Services include one-on-one support, online and printed resource information and referrals to the appropriate community services. Parent Training and Information Center for Michigan under the IDEA in coordination with the MDE Office of Special Education. 

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Michael’s Place

1055 Carriage Hill Dr., Ste. 4, Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 947-6453

Support and advocacy for grieving children, teens, and families, and raises community awareness on grief issues.

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Michigan State University Extension

520 W Front St., Ste. A, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 922-4621

A variety of parenting classes including “Kids Are Worth It”, "STEP Up to Parenting", and "How To Talk So Kids Will Listen".

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MIFamilies

(231) 342-3847

Providing Michigan parents and caregivers with resources and referrals for assistance programs, childcare, tutoring, family fun, provider trainings and more. 

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Moms Offering Moms Support (Moms Club)

We are a community of mothers that provide an environment for mothers and their children to socialize, explore and learn in our community. We plan daytime activities such as playgroups, park dates, field trips, and meetups at child-friendly venues where we have fun, share advise and build friendships.

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Munson Prenatal & Newborn Community Education

1105 Sixth St., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 935-8200   |  (800) 4-MUNSON  |  (800) 468-6766

Childbirth education, breastfeeding support, neonatal emergency services and more.

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Northern Michigan Psychiatric Services

3287 Racquet Club Dr. #A, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 935-0355

Free Teacher & Parent Education Series includes “Depression & Bipolar Disorder in Children & Adolescents”, “Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children & Adolescents”, Anxiety Disorders in Children & Adolescents”, “ADHD and Working Memory Training in Children & Adolescents.”

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Postpartum Depression Support Group

(231) 218-6664

Support during postpartum recovery.

Munson Medical Center

(231) 935-7412

Heps families cope with the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy, and neonatal death. Warmline and support group.

Shape Up North (SUN)

We are here to help you and your family have fun and enjoy good health, simple as that. Shape Up North (SUN) is a community collaboration created to provide the resources you need to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. We’re excited to offer tips, guidance, and support for individuals, schools, businesses and health care providers in northern Michigan.

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Single Mom Ministry

3210 Racquet Club Drive, STE B, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 944-1710

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T.E.A.C.H. Homeschool Support

P.O. Box 1226, Traverse City MI 49685

(231) 933-0822

Christ-centered home school support group. Includes co-op classes, events & outings.

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Disability Network of Northern MI

415 E. 8th St., Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 922-0903

Support services for individuals with disabilities to live independently.

DivorceCare

(231) 947-7645

Nondenominational bible based support groups and seminars.

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Early Head Start

3963 3 Mile Rd. N, Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 947-3780

NMCAA Early Head Start we give parents the skills and support to make the most of the first three years in their child’s life. Families with children ages birth to 3 are enrolled, sometimes even before the baby is born.  The NMCAA Early Head Start program is a year round home visiting program, with opportunities for families to attend socialization experiences at a variety of area Family Development Centers.

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Families First Monthly

PO Box 433, Suttons Bay MI 49682

(231) 499-1454

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Family and Parenting Classes

(231) 935-5000

Various classes offered by Munson Healthcare.

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FUNctioning FAMilies

(231) 342-3847

Through home visits with parents, helps parents address children’s behavior, interact with team builders, learn positive parenting, build routines & schedules, help find resources, and use family strengths. Group classes available. Contact Christi Morgan.

Goodwill Industries of N. MI, INC

2279 S. Airport Rd. W., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 935-4377

Emergency food support, employment support. And a Retail store for clothing, household goods and more. (231)935-4377

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Great Start Collaborative

1101 Red Drive, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 922-6437

Helping to increase parent participation in early childhood planning and decision-making for the county.

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Healing The Heart

418 Wakazoo St., Petoskey MI 49770

(231) 439-3935

Support for women who have placed a child for adoption. Pregnancy & Resource Center

Love Thy Neighbor

P.O. Box 5114, Travesre City MI 49696

(231) 941-5683

Christian churches have volunteers, spiritual and material resources and good and services. Love thy Neighbor is the bridge between local churches and our neighbors in need. They are a clearinghouse for benevolence funds. Life skills and parenting classes. Also offers crib and layette ministry, connection to churches, thrift shop partners, prayer, food pantry and furniture ministry.

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“Always A Parent” Program

(231) 946-8975 Ext:1027

Effective co-parenting and communication between parents who are separated, divorced, or never married. Classes by Child & Family Services.

ADHD Parent Support Group

(231) 931-3833

For parents of children with ADD/ADHD

Attachment Parenting International of Traverse City

(231) 929-4350

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Bayside Babywearing and TC Natural Parenting

(231) 534-4643

Twice monthly discussion group for parents. Topics include more natural living, wellness and parenting. Baby carrier lending library available.

Bethany Christian Services

3886 Cass Rd., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 995-0870

Unplanned pregnancy counseling, individual/marital/family counseling, adoption services, foster care.

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BirthNETWORK

(231) 941-2309

Free mother-to-mother and information to make informed choices for safe, satisfying childbirth.

Iosco County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Caring Pregnancy Center

(989) 345-3909

District Health Department #2

(800) 504-2650

Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital

(989) 348-0550

Catholic Human Services, Inc.

(800) 356-5755

Alcohol & Drug Counseling, Substance Abuse Prevention Education, Family/Marriage/Individual Counseling, Pregnancy Counseling, Open Adoption, Employee Assistance Program

Isabella County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Kalkaska County

Mancelona Family Resource Center

(231) 587-5044

Maternal Infant Health Program

(231) 314-8626

NW Michigan Community Action Agency

(800) 632-7334

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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District Health Department #10

(231) 258-8669

Kalkaska Area Interfaith Resources (KAIR)

(231) 258-7836

Mancelona Family Resource Center

(231) 587-5044

Munson Medical Center

(800) 935-8219

Family Resource Center

(231) 258-2200   |  (888) 682-7300

Michigan Alliance for Families

(800) 552-4821

Offers comprehensive information and referrals on all disability and education issues involving children and young adults from birth to age 26. Services include one-on-one support, online and printed resource information and referrals to the appropriate community services. Parent Training and Information Center for Michigan under the IDEA in coordination with the MDE Office of Special Education. 

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Parent Helpline

(231) 533-8619

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Shape Up North (SUN)

We are here to help you and your family have fun and enjoy good health, simple as that. Shape Up North (SUN) is a community collaboration created to provide the resources you need to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. We’re excited to offer tips, guidance, and support for individuals, schools, businesses and health care providers in northern Michigan.

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Disability Network of Northern MI

415 E. 8th St., Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 922-0903

Support services for individuals with disabilities to live independently.

Early Head Start

3963 Three Mile Rd, Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 409-3599

Please call the main office to schedule an appointment.

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Families First Monthly

PO Box 433, Suttons Bay MI 49682

(231) 499-1454

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Great Start Collaborative

1101 Red Drive, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 922-6437

Helping to increase parent participation in early childhood planning and decision-making for the county.

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Kalkaska County Kiddos

The Kalkaska Kiddos page is a place to find out about early childhood events in our community, as well as other early childhood information.

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Lake County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Leelanau County

Munson Medical Center

(800) 935-8219

Safe Kids North Shore/Car Seat Inspection

(231) 947-3000 Ext:1234

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Michigan Alliance for Families

(800) 552-4821

Offers comprehensive information and referrals on all disability and education issues involving children and young adults from birth to age 26. Services include one-on-one support, online and printed resource information and referrals to the appropriate community services. Parent Training and Information Center for Michigan under the IDEA in coordination with the MDE Office of Special Education. 

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Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

701 Elmwood St., Suite 19, Traverse City MI

(231) 929-0153

Parenting Communities

(231) 510-7883

Home visits, playgroups, education opportunities, monthly newsletter, resources and referrals. Groups in Leland, Northport, Glen Lake and Suttons Bay.

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Shape Up North (SUN)

We are here to help you and your family have fun and enjoy good health, simple as that. Shape Up North (SUN) is a community collaboration created to provide the resources you need to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. We’re excited to offer tips, guidance, and support for individuals, schools, businesses and health care providers in northern Michigan.

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Disability Network of Northern MI

415 E. 8th St., Traverse City MI 49686

(231) 922-0903

Support services for individuals with disabilities to live independently.

Families First Monthly

P.O. Box 108, Northport MI 49670

(231) 499-1454

Magazine resource for parents.

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Grand Traverse Area Literacy Council

280 Washington St., Traverse City MI

(231) 922-4574

Mission: Enable adults to achieve their literacy goals.

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Great Start Collaborative

1101 Red Drive, Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 922-6437

Helping to increase parent participation in early childhood planning and decision-making for the county.

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Bethany Christian Services

3886 Cass Rd., Traverse City MI 49684

(231) 995-0870

Unplanned pregnancy counseling, individual/marital/family counseling, adoption services, foster care.

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Manistee County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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District Health Department #10

(231) 723-3595

Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital

(231) 398-1000

Mason County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Mecosta County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Missaukee County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Family Resource Center

(231) 779-0019

Catholic Human Services, Inc.

(231) 775-6581

Alcohol & Drug Counseling, Substance Abuse Prevention Education, Family/Marriage/Individual Counseling, Pregnancy Counseling, Open Adoption, Employee Assistance Program

Family Resource Center

(231) 779-0019

Montmorency County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Newaygo County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Oceana County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Ogemaw County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Caring Pregnancy Center

(989) 345-3909

District Health Department #2

(800) 504-2650

Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital

(989) 348-0550

Catholic Human Services, Inc.

(800) 345-3715

Alcohol & Drug Counseling, Substance Abuse Prevention Education, Family/Marriage/Individual Counseling, Pregnancy Counseling, Open Adoption, Employee Assistance Program

Osceola County

Michigan State University Cooperative Extension

(231) 832-6145

Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital

(231) 876-7200

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Spectrum Health

(231) 796-8691

Spectrum Health

(231) 832-3271

Healthy Families Northern Michigan

(989) 366-9166

Michigan State University Cooperative Extension

(989) 344-9264

New Life Pregnancy Resource Center

(989) 732-1626

Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital

(231) 876-7200

Spectrum Health

(231) 592-4240

Oscoda County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Caring Pregnancy Center

(989) 345-3909

District Health Department #2

(800) 504-2650

Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital

(989) 348-0550

Otsego County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Munson Medical Center

(800) 935-8219

McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital

(800) 248-6777

Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital

(989) 731-2100

Health Dept. of NW Michigan

(800) 432-4121

Presque Isle County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Roscommon County

Michigan State University Cooperative Extension

(989) 344-3264

Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital

(800) 336-3729

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Healthy Families Northern Michigan

(989) 366-9166

Michigan State University Cooperative Extension

(989) 344-9264

New Life Pregnancy Resource Center

(989) 732-1626

Resurrection Life Center-Kathy Koch

(989) 348-1000

Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital

(989) 348-0415   |  (800) 336-3729

Wexford County

National Parent Helpline

(855) 427-2736

24/7 days a week crisis intervention and information referral service.

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Family Resource Center

(231) 779-0019

Catholic Human Services, Inc.

(231) 775-6581

Alcohol & Drug Counseling, Substance Abuse Prevention Education, Family/Marriage/Individual Counseling, Pregnancy Counseling, Open Adoption, Employee Assistance Program

Family Resource Center

(231) 779-0019