Through our Basic Needs Action Area, our grant team allocates funds to agencies and programs in the following areas:
- access to healthcare;
- vital basic services.
The following agencies and programs received a combined total of $350,000 for this focus area:
Advocacy, Resources, Re-Entry and Outreach (ARRO) - NorthWest Lansing Healthy Communities Initiative
CASA for Kids - CASA for Kids, Inc./Barry and Eaton Counties
Community Outreach - NorthWest Lansing Healthy Communities Initiative
Counseling Services - St. Vincent Catholic Charities
Direct Assistance - Cristo Rey Community Center
Domestic Violence Intervention/Prevention Service - EVE (End Violent Encounters)
Eaton Emergency Shelter Program - SIREN/Eaton Shelter, Inc.
Emergency and Comprehensive Intervention Services - SafeCenter (formerly RAVE)
Emergency and Extended Services Program - The Salvation Army – Capital Area
Emergency Overnight Shelter - Volunteers of America Michigan
Emergency Services for Domestic Violence Survivors - SIREN/Eaton Shelter, Inc.
Family Counseling Program - Child and Family Charities (formerly Child & Family Services - Capital Area)
Family Health Clinic - Cristo Rey Community Center
Family Preservation Assistance - Highfields
Homeless Shelter for Families with Children - Haven House
Hotel Emergency Lodging Program (HELP) - Volunteers of America Michigan
Hospice and Palliative Care Services - Eaton Community Palliative Care (formerly Eaton Community Hospice)
Legal Services for Domestic Violence Survivors - Legal Services of South Central Michigan
New Hope Day Center - Volunteers of America Michigan
Outreach, Information and Connection- Allen Neighborhood Center
Personal Protection Order Office: Securing Safety - EVE (End Violent Encounters)
Prescription Assistance - Cristo Rey Community Center
Primary Care - Care Free Medical/Dental Clinic, Inc.
This program assists families in crisis by removing barriers so they can focus on improving parenting and family functioning while keeping children safe.
The program provides shelter to men who are homeless and/or chronically homeless and also have a diagnosed substance use disorder. Each client develops a treatment plan for addressing employment, financial, legal, family, health, mental health, education and recovery support needs they may have.
The program provides a ong-term inpatient stay for persons with a substance use disorder which is not being effectively treated at a lower level of stay (outpaient). Two homes, Glass House for women and Holden House for mean specifically target indigent, low-income, unemployed, homeless and chronic homeless adults in our community for whom there are no other treatment options.