During these current public health circumstances, there is assistance being offered in different forms.

Need Help Paying Bills has a list of emergency as well as long-term financial assistance programs. Based on various conditions, households can receive rental assistance, food, free medical care, daycare vouchers, medical care and energy bill assistance among other resources.


Eviction Diversion Programs offered through Housing Help of Lenawee for Lenawee residents

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has temporarily suspended evictions in Michigan.

Freddie Mac — Offering mortgage relief options for those who are unable to make their mortgage payments due to a decline in income, including forbearance for up to 12 months, waiving penalties and fees, halting foreclosure sales/evictions of borrowers in Freddie Mac-owned homes until May 17, and more.

Fannie Mae - Homeowners who are adversely impacted by this national emergency may request mortgage assistance by contacting their mortgage servicer. Foreclosure sales and evictions of borrowers are suspended for 60 days. Homeowners impacted by this national emergency are eligible for a forbearance plan to reduce or suspend their mortgage payments for up to 12 months.

Jackson County will suspend water shut offs over the next couple of weeks in an effort to curb the Covid-19 community spread.  Bills are still due as normal, this is a reminder of how important washing hands and thoroughly cleaning are towards protecting yourself and others.

WIC Expansion during Covid-19

Water shut offs halted in Jackson

Utility Assistance in Lenawee

United Way SE Michigan

Salvation Army 517-265-2038

disAbility Connections, Inc.      409 Linden Ave.  Jackson, MI   49203      Phone:  (517) 782-6054      Fax:  (517)  782-3118

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