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 $388,500 for this focus area:
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 Clothing & Furniture Center (ECFC) - Eaton Clothing & Furniture Center (ECFC) (Charlotte)
Eaton Emergency Shelter Program - SIREN/Eaton Shelter, Inc.
Eaton Transitional Housing Project - 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.
Ex-Offenders Assistance Program (ARRO) - Northwest Lansing Healthy Community Initiative
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
Mobile Meals of Charlotte - Mobile Meals of Charlotte (Charlotte)
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.
Eaton Clothing & Furniture Center (ECFC)
Provides good, clean gently used clothing, furniture and household items at not cost. Once a month to those in need in Eaton/Barry County area.
Eaton Community Palliative Care (formerly Eaton Community Hospice) - Hospice and Palliative Care Services
Provides end of life and palliative care at no cost to patients or their families. Services address the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients in their homes or in their 24-hour care, 6-bed residences.
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.
Furnishes meals for shut-ins, convalenscents, crippled or other person unable to adquately care for themselves at their home.
The Eaton Transitional Housing Project consists of two components. The first is a 12-bed congregate living facility for homeless women and their children. The second component consists of eight single family, scattered site transitional housing units. The scattered site units consist of seven three bedroom and one two bedroom units. The residents of the congregate living facility and the scattered sites move onto permanent housing of their own choosing when they are ready, with a maximum stay in the program of two years (average is six to eight months).