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We have many great resources in our area that can provide services to families to help them get back on their feet.  If you need help, they will do their best to find it for you.

2-1-1 Northeast Michigan call Center

                        888-636-4211 or Dial 211


2-1-1 Northeast Michigan is your free, single connection to the hundreds of health and human services available in your community. You get one-call convenience and advice from a trained specialist who directs you to the resources that will serve you best during your time of need.   

Mid Michigan Community Action Agency 

                 Administrative Office: 989-386-3805

Bay County Office: 989-894-9060

                  111 Washington Avenue, Bay City, MI 48708


                  This agency has many programs available to assist those in need, including commodities, financial capability services, veteran support services, and temporary shelter and rent assistance programs. A great second call after 211.

Bay Area Housing


                  114 Washington Avenue, Bay City, MI 48708


                  Help with low-income home purchasing, home repairs, etc. 

Disability Services Resource Center


                  1820 N. Trumbull Drive, Bay City, MI 48708


                  Help with medical equipment, if you have a prescription.

Disability Network of Mid-Michigan


                  1705 S. Saginaw Road, Midland, MI 48640


                  The Disability Network's mission is to promote and encourage independence for all people with disabilities.

Helen M. Nickless Volunteer Clinic


                  1460 W. Center Road, Suite 1, Essexville, MI 48732


                  Offers FREE medical care for Bay County residents (no appointment needed) every Wednesday from 4pm to 6:30pm

Salvation Army


                  401 10th Street, Bay City, MI 48708


Access Alliance of Michigan


                  201 Mulholland St, Bay City, MI 48708

                 Offers referrals for free or low-cost mental health services, even if you don't have insurance.

 Fresh Aire Samaritan Counseling Center

                  (989) 835-7511

                  315 W. Larkin Street, Midland, MI 48640


                  Find them on Facebook.

                  This is not a free service, but the agency uses a sliding scale to calculate fees based on your income.

Warm Meals Available in Bay City

Salvation Army


                  Monday thru Friday, 11am to 1pm, Sunday 12pm to 1pm.

                  401 10th Street, Bay City, MI 48708

Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church


                  January – June

                  Thursdays from 5:30pm to 6:30pm

                  501 S. Catherine Street, Bay City, MI 48706

Westminister Presbyterian Church 


                  July – December

                  Thursdays from 5:30pm to 6:30pm

                  103 E. Midland Street, Bay City, MI 48706

Trinity Episcopal Church


                  Sundays from 3pm to 4:30pm

                  815 N. Grant Street, Bay City, MI 48708