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Affordable Childcare
State Programs
Crisis Centers/Baby Items
Child Support
Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)
Support Groups
I don’t see my city?
Putative Father Registry
Adoption Law/Revocation
End An Adoption Plan
Pay It Forward
Recommend a Service



Medical Info


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- vision care- One Sight


Statewide- free clinics- Directory


Ann Arbor- health care- Ann Arbor Shelter

Grand Rapids- vision, dental, chiropractic- Mel Trotter Ministries

Kalamazoo- vision assistance, medical equipment assistance, prescription assistance- Ministry with Community

Lathrup Village- health care- South Oakland Shelter

Pontiac- health care- North Oakland Health Center

Southfield- health care- South Oakland Health Center

Washtenaw County- health clinic- SAWC

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Housing info


National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- search rooms ro rent- Spare Room


Allegan- Sylvia’s Place

Alpena- Sunrise Mission

Ann Arbor- Ann Arbor Shelter

Ann Arbor (domestic abuse)- Safehouse Center

Battle Creek- Battle Creek Housing Commission

Battle Creek- Inasmuch House

Benton Harbor- Benton Harbor Housing Commission

Detroit- ICNA Relief

Flint- Shelter of Flint

Grand Rapids- Family Haven

Grand Rapids- Grace’s Table

Grand Rapids- Grand Rapids Housing Commission

Grand Rapids- Inner City Christian Federation

Grand Rapids- Mel Trotter Ministries

Highland Park- DRMM

Kalamazoo- Eleanor House

Kalamazoo- Housing Resources Inc.

Kalamazoo- Kalamazoo Gospel Mission

Kalamazoo- LIFT Foundation

Kalamazoo- Open Doors

Kent County- Genesis Non-Profit Housing Corporation

Lansing- Homeless Angels

Lathrup Village- South Oakland Shelter

Livingston County- OLHSA

Macomb County- Community Housing Network

Oakland County- Community Housing Network

Oakland County- OLHSA

Pontiac- Grace Centers of Hope

Pontiac (domestic violence)- Haven

Roseville- McRest

Southfield- Volunteers of America

Sterling Heights- Abigayle Ministries

Washtenaw County- SAWC

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Affordable Childcare


National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections


Statewide- Great Start Readiness Program

Statewide- National Head Start Association


Kalamazoo- scholarship program- Bread and Roses Childcare Center

Kalamazoo- scholarship program- YMCA

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance


Food Assistance Program


Job Corps

Lifeline Program


Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing



Unemployment Insurance

Utility Assistance


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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info


National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- diapers- Cloth for All

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- trade baby clothes/items- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box


Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- car seat distribution- Michigan State Police


Central Michigan- diaper bank directory- The Diaper Alliance

Mid-Michigan- diaper bank- Mid-Michigan Diaper Bank


Battle Creek-(refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material) maternity & baby clothes, diapers, baby items, earn as you learn, etc.- Alternatives Care Center

Battle Creek- diapers, formula, baby items- Maple United Methodist Church

Battle Creek- diaper bank- St. Luke’s Diaper Bank

Detroit- diaper bank- Metropolitan Detroit Diaper Bank

Grand Rapids- parent support programs, diapers, etc.- First Steps Kent

Kalamazoo- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material) maternity & baby clothes, diapers, baby items, earn as you learn- etc.- Alternatives Care Center

Kalamazoo- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- diapers, maternity & baby clothes, baby items, etc.- Catholic Charities

Kalamazoo- diaper bank directory- St. Luke’s Diaper Bank

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Child Support

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Essentials info


National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- feminine hygiene- Cloth for All

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- rideshare- Zimride


Statewide- resource directory- MI Bridges

Statewide- mortgage assistance- Step Forward Michigan

Statewide- car award program-  Vehicles for Change

Statewide- Operation Backpack- Volunteers of America


Metro Detroit- basic needs assistance- Jewish Family Services

Northern Michigan- car donation program- Goodwill Industries

South Central- food bank directory- Food Bank of South Central Michigan

Southwest Michigan- public transit- Federal Transit Administration

Southwest Michigan- employment services- Michigan Works


Ann Arbor- transportation assistance, meals, etc- Ann Arbor Shelter

Barry County- emergency assistance, weatherization- Community Action Agency

Battle Creek- educational scholarships- Battle Creek Community Foundation

Battle Creek- food pantry- Love Thy Neighbor Ministries

Battle Creek- food pantry- Maple United Methodist Church

Branch County- emergency assistance, weatherization- Community Action Agency

Calhoun County- emergency assistance, weatherization, GED program- Community Action Agency

Calhoun County- car donation program, job training, etc.- Goodwill Industries

Davisburg- basic needs assistance- Neighbor for Neighbor

Detroit- food assistance, clothing, financial assistance, etc.- St. Vincent de Paul

Detroit- water assistance- WRAP

Grand Rapids- daily meals, job readiness, etc.- Mel Trotter Ministries

Highland- emergency financial assistance, food assistance, clothing-

Highland Park- education services- DRMM

Kalamazoo- daily meals- Kalamazoo Gospel Mission

Kalamazoo- food pantry- Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes

Kalamazoo- food assistance, clothing, bicycles, bus tokens, employment assistance, laundry, showers, daily meals, etc.- Ministry with Community

Kalamazoo- employment assistance- Urban Alliance

Lake Orion- clothing closet, household items, daily meals, etc.- Love, Inc.

Lathrup Village- food pantry, clothing closet, laundry, showers, etc.- South Oakland Shelter

Livingston County- food assistance, utility assistance, emergency financial assistance, etc.- OLHSA

Oakland County- food assistance, utility assistance, emergency financial assistance, etc.- OLHSA

Pontiac- food pantry, utility & general assistance- Lighthouse of Oakland County

Rochester Hills- rent & utility assistance, transportation services, food assistance, clothing, etc.- Neighborhood House

Roseville- job training and placement- McRest

St. Joseph County- emergency assistance, weatherization- Community Action Agency

South Lyon- food pantry, clothing, etc.- Active Faith Community Services

Waterford- food pantry, financial assistance, clothing vouchers- Open Door Outreach Center

Washtenaw County- daily meals, showers, laundry, mail, etc.- SAWC

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Support Groups

Support Info


National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom


Barry County (fatherhood program)- Community Action Agency

Calhoun County (fatherhood program)- Community Action Agency

Grand Rapids- First Steps Kent

Kalamazoo- ASK Family Services

Pontiac- Haven

St. Joseph County (fatherhood program)- Community Action Agency

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

Register Here

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

Consent has many stipulations and the law can be found here.

A request for revocation in writing to the adoption attorney or child placing agency that accepted the out-of-court release not more than 5 days, excluding weekends and holidays, after the out-of-court release was signed.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.
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Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.
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