Utility Assistance

We work with local Churches and governmental agencies to help you meet your basic food and utility needs. Feel free to click on the link below to download a copy of our assistance application. This will help expedite your case intake. Please call 231-258-0060 (ext. 2) to speak to a case specialist.

For assistance with Heating Fuel and Electric/Natural Gas Shut-offs

The following documentation is necessary to process an application for emergency services:

  • Proof of ALL current GROSS household income for the past month including wages, tips, Social Security (including SSI or SSDI), Pension, FIP grant, Child Support, Unemployment, VA Benefits, Financial Gifts or Other Supplemental Income for EVERYONE Living in the Household
  • Michigan photo ID for all members over the age of 18
  • Current past due/shut off statement (original)
  • DHHS denial letter
  • Name, address and account number of deliverable fuel company
  • 20% co-pay of the amount requested
  • Print out the assistance application ahead of time to help expedite your request
  • Assistance Application

Please complete the form. Call the Client service specialist at 231-258-0060 Ext.2 to discuss your application.  All applications are processed electronically. NO in person appointments.

Financial assistance is available because of many dedicated volunteers. How might you be able to help others facing financial challenges?