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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- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist


Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Statewide- prescription drug discount card- MiRx


Southeast Michigan- behavioral health- Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan


Ann Arbor- health care- Ann Arbor Shelter

Dearborn- medical and behavioral help- ACCESS

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

Wayne County- health care access- Wayne Metro

Westland- medical and dental- Hope Clinic

Ypsilanti- medical and dental- Hope Clinic

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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- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms ro rent- Spare Room


Statewide- Michigan State Housing Development Authority


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

Dearborn- ACCESS

Detroit- DRMM

Detroit- Housing Commission

Detroit- ICNA Relief

Detroit- Sara’s House

Detroit- Transition 123 INC

Ferndale- Housing Commission

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

Rockwood- St. Mary, Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish

Roseville- McRest

Southfield- Volunteers of America

Sterling Heights- Abigayle Ministries

Taylor- ChristNet Services

Washtenaw County- SAWC

Wayne County (domestic abuse)- First Step

Wayne County- Samaritas

Wayne County (age limit)- TIPS

Wayne County- Wayne Metro

Ypsilanti- SOS Community Services

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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


Dearborn Heights- 24 hours- Awesome Childcare & Learning Center

Dearborn Heights- 24 hours- Bright Christian Child Care

Detroit- 24 hours- Early Start Childcare

Detroit- transportation, extended hours- Helping Hands Child Care

Detroit- 24 hours- Symurff and Symurffette 
Early Childhood Enhancement Center

Detroit- scholarships- ​Village of Shiny Stars Child Care Center

Detroit- 24 hours- Wonder Years Child Development Center

Kalamazoo- scholarship program- Bread and Roses Childcare Center

Kalamazoo- scholarship program- YMCA

Wayne County- Focus: Hope

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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- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

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

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

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

Statewide- car seat events- Safe Kids


Central Michigan- diaper bank directory- The Diaper Alliance

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

Southeast Michigan- diapers, baby items, parent education- Babies R Precious LLC

Southeast Michigan- parent education, resource access- Help Me Grow

Southeast Michigan- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- diapers, clothing, parenting education, etc.- Project Hope


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

Clinton Township- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material) material assistance, parent education- Compassion Pregnancy Center

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

Lincoln Park- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- limited material assistance- Lincoln Park Pregnancy Center

Livonia- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- material assistance program- AAA Crisis Pregnancy Center

Taylor- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- material assistance- Guiding Hand Pregnancy Center

Wayne County- pregnancy and parenting education- Focus: Hope

Wayne County- parent education, home visits, resource access- Wayne County Home Visiting Network

Wayne County- diaper bank, car seats, material assistance, etc.- Wayne Metro Healthy Baby Resources

Westland- diapers, wipes, formula, etc.- Hope Clinic

Ypsilanti- diapers, wipes, formula, etc.- Hope Clinic

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Child Support

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Essentials info


National- women scholarships- AAUW

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

National- car donation programs- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Indeed

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride


Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- food bank directory- Food Bank Council of Michigan

Statewide- resource directory- MI Bridges

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

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

Southeast Michigan- emergency assistance- Here to Help Foundation

Southeast Michigan- energy assistance, life planning, weekly meals, etc.- St. Vincent de Paul

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

Belleville- food assistance- Nourishing Gardens

Berkley- kosher food assistance- Yad Ezra

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

Canton- food pantry, job training- Open Door Ministry

Davisburg- basic needs assistance- Neighbor for Neighbor

Dearborn- food assistance, employment skills, etc.- ACCESS

Dearborn Heights- food pantry, clothing closet- Help’s on the Way

Detroit- food pantry, daily meals- All Saints Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry

Detroit- food pantry, clothing closet- Brightmoor Connection Food Pantry

Detroit- food pantry- Gleaners

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- Community Sharing Outreach Center

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

Rockwood- food pantry, clothing closet, hot meals, etc.- St. Mary, Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish

Roseville- job training and placement- McRest

Royal Oak- food pantry- Open Hands Food Pantry and Garden

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

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

Taylor- job skill development- ChristNet Services

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

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

Wayne County- workforce development, financial classes- Focus: Hope

Wayne County- utility assistance, employment skills, food access, etc.- Wayne Metro

Westland- laundry, food pantry, etc.- Hope Clinic

Ypsilanti- laundry, food pantry, etc.- Hope Clinic

Ypsilanti- food pantry, transportation, utility assistance, etc.- SOS Community Services

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Support Groups

Support Info


National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

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

Detroit- Detroit Parent Network

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

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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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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