West Michigan Area
Social & Human Services

Social and human services include a wide range of public services provided by various organizations and government agencies. These can include programs or facilities for meeting basic health care, welfare, housing, crisis intervention, emergency assistance, and other needs of society. If you need help, contact one of these organizations in the West Michigan area.

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2-1-1 of Mason County
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American Red Cross - West Shore Chapter
1644 W US-10 31, Scottville, MI 49454, (231) 757-3069
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Child Protective Services of Michigan (CPS)
(855) 444-3911
The Children's Protective Services (CPS) program is responsible for investigating allegations of child abuse and neglect. A report can be made by calling (855) 444-3911.
Community Foundation for Mason County
(231) 845-0326
COVE
906 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-2541
Empowering people and changing lives in Mason, Lake and Oceana counties. We provide shelter for victims of domestic, sexual or child abuse. COVE is always looking for donations and volunteers. If you're in need of help, call the 24-hour crisis line at (800) 950-5808. Make a difference in someone's life.
District #10 Health Department - Manistee County
385 Third St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-3595
District #10 Health Department - Mason County
916 Diana St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-7381
District #10 Health Department - Oceana County
3986 N. Oceana Dr., Hart, MI 49420, (231) 873-2193
Habitat for Humanity - Mason County
4395 W US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-7888
Habitat for Humanity of Mason County is a non-profit organization that builds and rehabilitates homes with the help of the homeowners. Houses are sold at little or no profit to partner families, and little or no interest mortgages are issued over a fixed period.
Habitat For Humanity- Manistee County
521 Cypress St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-7458
Manistee County Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization. Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate decent, affordable housing. The houses then are sold to those in need at no profit and with no interest charged.
Hands Extended Loving People (H.E.L.P.)
H.E.L.P. Ministries, 910 E. Tinkham Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-6811
H.E.L.P. provides furniture, appliances and household goods to families and individuals in need of such. As resources allow, H.E.L.P. assists clients with rent, utilities and medical bills in collaboration with area social service agencies and churches. Minor home repairs, including construction of handicap ramps, are also performed. Transportation for medical purposes is provided as drivers are available.
Hospice of Michigan
5177 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-0321
Hospice of Michigan
5177 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-0321
Jericho House
912 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3044
Jericho House, a Christian-based organization, provides housing for women in emergency, violent, or at-risk situations; as well as women who have recently been released from incarceration. It's mission is temporarily housing women so they may focus on themselves while finding jobs, developing a relationship with Christ, and bettering their situations.
Love, Inc.
30 Jones St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 723-6613
Ludington Area Senior Center
308 S. Rowe St., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-6841
Salvation Army Corps Community Center
116 E. Melendy, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3711
The Salvation Army provides a variety of services to those in need. Emergency services include emergency shelter and food/baby pantries. Other services are food & personal care items, utility help, rent and mortgage assistance, medical prescriptions, clothing, and furniture.
Scottville Area Senior Center
140 S. Main St., Scottville, MI 49454, (231) 757-4705
At the Scottville Area Senior Center, we're loving life at every age! We invite Boomers and Seniors to enjoy our fun weekly activities, kayaking, daily lunches, and many services. Stop by and pick up a Monthly Newsletter or give us a call to find out what's happening. Open Monday-Friday.
Staircase Youth Services, Inc.
5880 W. US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3200
Staircase aims to be a leader in the delivery of supportive, preventive, and homeless services for youth and families in crisis. Teen runaway problems stem from sexual or physical abuse, drug or alcohol abuse, divorce, unplanned pregnancy, or family illness. Early intervention keeps kids safe from the law and from life-threatening situations.
United Way of Manistee County
30 Jones St., Manistee, MI 496660, (231) 723-2331
Since 1942, United Way of Manistee County has been in the business of improving lives and building stronger communities. Each year, requests for funding are diligently reviewed by volunteers to ensure that contributions are invested in programs that work.
United Way of Mason County
108 S. Rath Ave., Suite 201, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-8593
Our Mission at United Way of Mason County is to mobilize the caring power of individuals and organizations to strengthen our community. Our vision is to be a valued partner in building a stronger, healthier, caring community. Our Values are to be responsive to the needs of people, be respectful to all, be fiscally responsible, act with integrity, and to be creative in seeking solutions.
West Michigan Family Leadership Council
5868 W US-10, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-1723



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