Help from Other Programs
In addition to the programs we offer, the following may help you care for your family until you can get back on your feet.
- Michigan Student Aid Financial help for higher education. Check out their site for information on all state and federal programs, helpful hints, scholarship searches and tools to help you plan for your future. Go directly to the financial aid programs or browse the site by working through the customer groups.
- Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) High school completion program that offers to pay for the first two years of college and beyond for identified students who graduate or complete their GED before age 20.
- Pure Michigan Talent Connect wwww.mitalent.org - Your launch pad for new jobs, careers, and talent.
- Department of Treasury This site provides information for
- Property Owners - annual tax sale, unclaimed property, tax reversion and property tax credits
- Retirees - retirement services and resources to retirement links
- Students & Parents - student financial assistance and tuition credit eligibility
- Debtors - tax amnesty, and voluntary disclosure
- Taxpayers - tax amnesty, assessments, income tax, e-file, and tax credits
(such as the Home Heating Credit)
- Investors - investments, bonds, hospital and higher education authorities
- Customer Service - tips and contacts for all of your property owner needs
- Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Tax benefit for people who work - If you qualify, you will owe less in taxes, and you may get cash back. Even if you do not owe income tax, you can get the credit but you must file a federal tax return. Learn more at www.michiganeic.org.
- Michigan Works! Areas of this program will still be available to you, including resume writing, workshops and access to Pure Michigan Talent Connect job postings.
- Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) Unemployment insurance benefits for qualified unemployed residents. These benefits provide temporary income while you look for new employment.
- Michigan Combined Application Project (MiCAP)
MiCAP provides food benefits to individuals who receive Supplemental Social Security Income and meet certain criteria.
- Michigan's Coordinated Access to Food for the Elderly (MiCAFE) MiCAFE helps adults age 60 and older apply for a Bridge Card to pay for food so seniors can afford other essential items like medicine.
- National School Lunch Program
- National School Breakfast Program
- Food Bank Council of Michigan
- Feeding America
- Home-delivered meals
The home-delivered meals program provides nutritionally sound meals to frail older adults who find it difficult to prepare meals. The meals are delivered to homebound persons 60 years or older, or adults with disabilities, who are unable to shop or prepare meals for themselves. This can include persons who are ill, recently hospitalized or disabled.
- Michigan Community Action Agency Association Provide free programs and services to help low-income individuals and families achieve higher levels of economic self-sufficiency and stability.
- 2-1-1 United Way Call 2-1-1 to speak with someone about information and resources that may be available to help you in your time of need.
- Michigan Housing Locator Find rental housing to fit your location and your income
- Step Forward Michigan A comprehensive, statewide strategy focused on unemployed and underemployed residents to help homeowners who are at high risk of default or foreclosure with federal funds secured by the State of Michigan.