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Summer Associates receive benefits including a living allowance. Anyone 18 years or older by June 21st, 2021 can apply for this incredible opportunity!
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Did you know our Early Head Start program provides support and resources for families from the time they're expecting through the toddler years? Give your child the best start with Early Head Start! Complete an interest form online or call or text 1-877-386-4406. This program is available to those who are pregnant or have a child from birth through three in Clare, Gladwin, Mecosta, Midland, and Osceola Counties.
“We have continued to provide Early Head Start services including families basic need support, early education and infant/toddler development, family support, and community resources. The health and well-being of the children, families and staff is always our highest priority. Now more than ever we can provide a warm blanket of support for our new families and young children,” said Sue Harvey, Early Childhood Director at Mid Michigan Community Action.
We are excited to announce that May is Community Action Month! This month is a celebration of the accomplishments of Community Action Agencies across the country who are a robust state and local force—reaching individuals and families in 99 percent of America’s counties with life-changing services that create pathways to prosperity.
As a Community Action Agency, Mid Michigan Community Action is committed to the Promise of Community Action: to change people’s lives, embody the spirit of hope, improve communities, and make America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.
Over the last year, we have faced unprecedented challenges from the pandemic to the flood to remote working. Throughout, our staff rose to meet the rapid-fire changes as we strove to continue serving our communities while adding new programs and services. We can help with food, housing, early childhood education, eviction prevention, home energy savings, energy assistance, employment support, homebuyer assistance, and more! Learn more about all the ways we are serving our communities.
Low-income seniors 60 and over may be eligible for our food box program! Register at the next distribution site near you. Seniors in Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Mecosta, Midland, and Osceola Counties, call 989-386-3805 with any questions. For seniors in Gratiot, Ionia, Isabella, and Montcalm Counties, call EightCAP at 616-754-9315.
Our senior food program provides a food package tailored for older adults age 60 or above that can help stretch their food dollars and add nutritious foods to their diet for good health. It offers a variety of American-grown USDA Foods that can fit into a healthy eating pattern:
• Canned fruits—unsweetened or lightly sweetened
• Canned vegetables—low sodium or no salt added
• Low fat dairy—cheese and shelf stable milk
• Whole grains—oats, whole grain noodles and cereals
• Variety of proteins—dry beans, lean meats, poultry, fish
The senior food package provides:
• Protein, calcium, iron, vitamins A, C, and D, and other nutrients that promote health
• Low sodium foods for heart health
Learn more about all the services we offer for seniors.
1574 E Washington Road
PO Box 768
Farwell, MI 48622
2300 E Ludington Drive
Clare, MI 48617
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Midland, MI 48642
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Big Rapids MI 49307
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Reed City, MI 49677
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Muskegon, MI 49440
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