Community Resources

Capital Area MI Works Opens in new windowCapital Area Michigan Works! - is a network of resources for employers and career seekers. We partner with businesses to develop recruiting and retention strategies, and we partner with job seekers to enhance education and career opportunities.

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Central Michigan 211 - connects people in need to health and human service resources in the community. Through an easy to remember number, available 24/7, 365 days within 9 counties in Central Michigan; Clinton, Eaton, Genesee, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, and Shiawassee Counties. Specialists provide information, referrals, navigation, and advocacy when people are looking for help or to give help in the community. 2-1-1 maintains an up-to-date, comprehensive database of resources and programs available and reports trending needs and gaps identified in our community.

Holt Community Food Bank

Holt Community Food Bank –

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Michigan Stay Well Counseling - offers free emotional support or help coping with the COVID situation – Call the Michigan COVID-19 hotline at 1-888-535-6136 and press “8” to talk to a Stay Well counselor or visit

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

BWLLansing Board of Water and Lights: Over a dozen local community partners will host two Financial Pandemic Relief  Fairs to help Lansing area residents connect with financial resources to assist during the pandemic. This event is free and open to the public. No pre-registration is necessary. Masks are required. 

• Tuesday, August 31 - 4-7pm Gier Community Center, 2400 Hall St., Lansing 

                         • Wednesday, September 1 - 4-7pm Alfreda Schmidt Community Center, 5825 Wise Rd., Lansing

Participants are recommended but not required to bring: • Driver’s license • Social Security card • Landlord’s email address (if a renter) • Copy of mortgage/lease • Copy of late utilities • Proof of current income For more information, visit