Mission: The organization's primary exempt purpose is to provide mid and northern michigan with human services and housing that satisfy, support and promote the dignity and well being of those in need.
Programs: Group homes provided residential care for 101 developmentally disabled and emotionally impaired consumers. Services included housing, meals, personal care and activities.
foster care program - this program services youth 0-17 years of age, struggling with issues of sexual or physical abuse, delinquency, mental illness or emotional impairment and developmental disabilities. This program provided services to 41 youths. This also includes dhs foster care which provides temporary emergency or respite care to children ages 0-18 with developmental disabilities, physical or medical challenges, and/or behavioral, family or emotional challenges.
in home help offers support to people with disabilities who are living with their families or in their own homes. In home help consumers decide what, where, who, and how support they need will be provided. 51 consumers were served with supports ranging from assistance with housework to personal care to helping consumers get out into the community.
program service expenses: 62,339, grants and allocations: 25, revenue: 61,542 child sexual abuse treatment program - this program had 215 hours. Consumers include children who have been sexually abused and members of their families. Services included individual and group counseling and support groups. Program service expenses: 274,158, grants and allocations: 0, revenue: 252,394 crisis center - service people in surrounding counties by providing 42,884 people crisis intervention, information and referral, and after-hour backup for area community mental health services. Program service expenses: 67,875, grants and allocations: 3,039, revenue: 57,787 runaway youth services provided services in 25 new cases of youths who are residents of clare and isabella counties. Services included counseling, support groups, 24-hour crisis line and temporary foster care. Program service expenses: 235,563, grants and allocations: 2,107, revenue: 236,757 transitional living program offers youth ages 16-21 in the clare/isabella county and saginaw chippewa tribal area the opportunity to achieve independence and develop self-reliance. Older homeless youth can receive guidance and support while living independently in an apartment setting for up to eighteen months while finishing school, gaining work experience and establishing a bank account. This program provided services for 31 new cases in the program. Program service expenses: 482,090, grants and allocations: 0, revenue: 552,233 rental operations program provides 79 family housing units to individuals in isabella and antrim counties who are low-income individuals and families. Program service expenses: 88,784, grants and allocations: 0, revenue: 89,220 the home counseling program provided assistance to 153 cases. The overall purpose for this program is to promote homeownership and housing stability, limit delinquencies and foreclosures, contribute to the growth and strength of isabella county; encourage the transition from unsafe housing to safe housing, from rent to homeownership and from homelessness to stable housing. In addition, the program strives for participants to learn skills for upgrading their currently owned homes and gain tools and training in the area of finance and budgeting to encourage financial independence.