Health

We believe families thrive when their basic needs are met in communities that foster a culture of wellness and provide the opportunity to live healthy, active lives.

Success Stories

We're building healthier, more resilient communities by promoting healthy eating and physical activity, expanding access to quality health care and integrating health into early childhood development.

BUILDING HEALTHY FAMILIES

For parents like Laura and John Gulas, getting their picky toddler to eat vegetables was a nightly battle.

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HEALTH CARE CONNECTION

When Marcella Gutierrez-Barajas son kept coughing up milk, she knew there was a problem, but she didn't know where to turn.

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A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

When Donni Johnson lost her home because her landlord failed to pay taxes, everything spiraled out of control.

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STRATEGIES

2-1-1

We provide the leading free and confidential service that helps people in crisis find local resources, like foreclosure assistance, shelter, medical help and more, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Health Care Access

We provide health care referrals to the Children’s Health Care Access Program to improve routine and preventative care.

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Meet Up and Eat Up

We canvass door-to-door in neighborhoods to inform families about resources like Meet Up and Eat Up summer meals sites, school breakfasts and afterschool meals for kids 18 and younger.

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Utility Assistance

We validate and enroll eligible households into the DTE Energy Low Income Self-Sufficiency Plan (LSP) with temporary benefits to avoid shut-offs. We also provide resources such as household budgeting, workforce development pathways and access to 2-1-1 database

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Results

YOU CAN HELP

Want to help kids gets healthy in your community? Check out our Meet Up and Eat Up Toolkit make a donation or learn about volunteer opportunities.

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