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Emergency Shelters

WOMEN’S AID SERVICE, INC.
Isabella County Office
Gratiot County Office
Clare County Office
Crisis Line (989) 772-9168
(989) 773-0078
(989) 463-6014
(989) 539-1046
SHELTER HOUSE
Midland Office
Gladwin Office
 
(989) 853-6771
(989) 426-9413
BAY AREA WOMEN’S CENTER
Bay City County Office
 
(989) 686-4551
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
Saginaw County Office
 
(989) 755-0411
VETERAN’S SHELTHER (MEN & WOMEN)
Coleman County Office
 
(989) 465-7726

Food Assistance

WIC PROGRAM (989) 773-5921

  • Location: Department of Human Services
  • 1919 Parkland, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

WIC (Women, Infants, & Children) Program offers nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals and healthy foods to income-eligible pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up to age 5.

BRIDGE CARD (Food Assistance Program) www.mibridges.michigan.gov

  • Location: Department of Human Services
  • 1919 Parkland, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Offers monthly food assistance for low-income families. To apply, visit above website or local DHS office.

ISABELLA COMMUNITY SOUP KITCHEN (989) 772-7392

  • Location: 621 S. Adams, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Cold breakfast is served Mon- Sat at 8:00 am. Hot lunch is served Mon-Sat 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. Free bread and produce is available to be taken home during open hours.

POTTERS HOUSE- STOREHOUSE PANTRY (989) 772-5681

  • Location: 5346 E. Deerfield Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Food pantry is available on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. ID and Social Security Cards are required at application.

BLANCHARD CHUCRH OF GOD (989) 561-5021

  • Location: 200 S. 4TH St., Blanchard, MI 49310

Food pantry is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8:00am – 4:00pm. Call for an appointment.

CCN MOBILE FOOD PANTRY www.ccnfeeds.org

Mobile Food Pantries are held two Saturdays per month at various locations in Isabella Country. Registration is from 9:00am- 10:30 am. Valid photo ID showing current residence required. Each family receives food consisting of meat products, fresh produce, fresh fruit, and canned nonperishables meal stretchers. Visit the website for exact dates and locations.

CCN WILLIAM ELLIS BROCKMAN INFANT PANTRY (989)773-9609

  • Location: First Presbyterian Church, 1250 Watson, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Infant pantry is open on Wednesdays from 11:00am – 2:00pm. Please bring the infant’s birth certificate and your photo ID showing a current Isabella Country residence for registration. Infants less than 2 years old are eligible. Families may only use the pantry once a month.

R.E.A.P. FOOD PANTRY (989) 433-2957

  • Location: 4079 E. Vernon Rd., Rosebush, MI 48878

Food pantry is open each Thursday from 9:00 am – 11:00am. Eligible recipients must reside in Isabella County and show ID. Families may use pantry twice a month.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL FOOD PANTRY (989) 828-5720

  • Location: 205 Maple, Shepherd, MI 48883

Food pantry is available by appointment only. Call Monday between 1:00pm – 3:00pm for Tuesday pick-up or call Wednesday between 1:00pm- 3:00pm for Thursday pick-up. ID and Social Security Cards are ALL household members required. Families can be provided two bags of groceries every 6-8 weeks.

SALVATION ARMY (989) 773-4663

  • Location: 1308 Burch St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Food pantry is open Monday – Thursday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. ID and Social Security Card is required. Families may use the pantry once every two months.

CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP FOOD PANTRY (C.C.O.F) (989) 866-2417

  • Location: 8187 S. Winn, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Food pantry is located in Winn United Methodist Church. Pantry is open the last Thursday of every month from 11:00am – 2:00pm. ID is required.

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM (CSFP) (989) 772-0110

  • Location: 310 W. Michigan, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858

This is a monthly food distribution program, sign up at your local EightCAP office; no appointment necessary. Proof of gross monthly income and ID is required. It is available to seniors 60+ years that are below 130% of poverty. Distribution is usually on the fourth Wednesday of each month at Immanuel Lutheran.

Clothing Resources

SALVATION ARMY THRIFT SHOP (989) 772-7991
Location: 310 W. Michigan, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00 am-6:00 pm

This is a monthly food distribution program, sign up at your local EightCAP office; no appointment necessary. Proof of gross monthly income and ID is required. It is available to seniors 60+ years that are below 130% of poverty. Distribution is usually on the fourth Wednesday of each month at Immanuel Lutheran.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES(989) 773-4884
Location: 1313 S. Mission, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00 am-8:00 pm, Sunday 11:00am -6:00 pm

Retail store outlet: low cost merchandise, clothing, small appliances, and furniture.

THRIFT SHOP(989) 773-9544
Location: 307 S. Mission St. Suite C, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Resale of used clothing at low cost.

CHRISTMAS OUTREACH OF ISABELLA COUNTY (989) 773-4204
Location: 320 S. Bradley, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858 (Immanuel Lutheran Church)

This program is designed for Isabella County residents to obtain assistance at Christmas. Items available include food, toys, coats, hats, mittens, boots, jeans, winter clothing, books, bedding, and filled stockings. Registration begins in mid-November.

Addtional Resources

LISTENING EAR CRISIS CENTER www.listeningear.com | 989-772- 2918
Location: 107 E. Illinois St., Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

VINELINK www.vinelink.com | 1-800-770-7657

This is a free, confidential, computer based service that provides victims of crime with information and notifications regarding an offender. To register call the toll-free number or visit their website.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES INFORMATION & REFERRAL 888-636-4211 or dial 2-1-1
Location: 4520 E Ashman Rd, Midland MI 48640

This toll free 24 hour referral service number that connects people with important community services. While services that are offered through this number vary from community to community, this toll free number provides callers with information about and referrals to human services for every day needs and in times of crisis. Referrals may be provided for basic human needs resources, physical and mental needs resources, employment support, support for seniors and persons with disabilities, and support for children, youth, and families.

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE 1-800-799-7233
MICHIGAN COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC & SEXUAL VIOLENCE 517- 373-7373
NATIONAL HOMELESS HOTLINE 877-424-3838
MICHIGAN DEPT OF CORRECTIONS CRIME VICTIM NOTIFICATION UNIT 1-877-886-5401

To register for notifications concerning offenders housed in state prisons, call this toll-free number, or visit their website: www.michigan.gov/corrections

MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING (MADD) www.madd.org | 1-877-623-3435
NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING & EXPLOITED CHILREN (NCMEC) www.missingkids.com | 1-800-843-5678
NATIONAL CENTER FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME www.ncvc.org
NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING RESOURCE CENTER www.polarisproject.org | 1-888-373-7888
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF PARENTS AND MURDERED CHILDREN www.pomc.org | 1-888-818-7662
RAPE, ABUSE & INCEST NATIONAL NETWORK (RAINN) www.rainn.org | 1-800-656-4673