County Resource Guide
The Lenawe Community Foundation puts out a great list of resources for food, clothing, shelter, health, support, etc. Check it out!
Community Action Agency
Helping families help themselves
Child Care Scholarships
Child Care Network (CCN) offers tuition scholarships to assist families with licensed, quality child care programs. A limited number of scholarships are available for children ages zero to 12 years old. We welcome applications from parents and guardians who are working, attending school, in crisis situations (domestic violence and/or homelessness), seeking employment, and grandparents raising grandchildren. Find more information here.
Friend of the Court
425 Main Street Adrian
1400 Us Highway 223
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Need Support? Call the Deptartment of Aging for details at 517-264-5280.
provide emergency food packages for people who do not have enough money to buy food. They are intended to fill in a gap as an emergency program and do not provide people with food on a continuous basis. Some pantries have a limit to how often you can get groceries. The food packages vary from one pantry to another, but some offer vegetables, frozen meat, canned goods, cereal, pasta and other grocery staples. Infant formula, diapers and baby food are available at certain locations, so you should mention if you need these items when you call for a referral.
Michigan family support, health care, jobs and training information are just a click away with this new website: www.michigan.gov/helpinghand
Shepherding the Next GenerationShepherding the Next Generation is a national, non-profit organization of Christian leaders who are committed to the development of strong and healthy American families, whose children are equipped with strong values and skills for success.
Free/Reduced Lunch Program
The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program that provides nutritionally balanced, low‐cost or free lunches and snacks to more than 31 million children each school day. Any child at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Fill out an application or get more information at http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/lunch/
Dinner's On Us
Dinner's On Us, an outreach of God's Bread Basket, offers free dinners from 6-7 p.m. every Thursday at the Tecumseh Church of Christ, 312 W. Chicago Blvd. This is a meal service established to help individuals and families within our community who could use a helping hand. There is no age or income requirements for taking a seat at the table for a nutritious meal. It is free and everyone is welcome. Donations can be made to "God's Bread Basket" at P.O. Box 390, Tecumseh MI 49286. For more information, call 517.423.6078 .
The Veggie Mobile is made possible through a United States Department of Agriculture grant awarded to ProMedica Bixby Hospital in partnership with Lenawee Health Network (LHN).
Founded in 2011, LHN is a collaborative of community organizations dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Lenawee County. Together, members of LHN are committed to assessing the health needs of the community; staying abreast of community, social and political climates; enhancing media attention and public recognition of health priorities and issues; being good stewards of community resources by working together to avoid the duplication of services; and developing strategies to identify and address the needs of socially isolated members of the community.
Key initiatives include: providing access to healthy foods; promoting physical fitness; preventing prescription drug abuse; preventing bullying and suicide amongst youth; and improving access to health care. To find out more information, please visit their website.
Michigan Alliance for Families
This group's website, in partnership with Early On, now includes information to help families become more involved in the growth and development of their infants and toddlers.
Children's Protective Services: 855-444-3911
Report child abuse or neglect. If you suspect abuse or neglect, call 855-444-3911 any time day or night. This toll-free phone number allows you to report abuse or neglect of any child or adult to the Michigan Department of Human Services. One number. One call. One person can make a difference. Learn more about Children’s Protective Services at www.michigan.gov/protectiveservices