Children & Families

Need help with child or respite care? Looking for food stamps or summer food programs? Baby formula, diapers, or cribs? Emergency shelters or affordable housing? Need help finding a support group? Michigan 2-1-1 can connect you with all kinds of help for your family, close to home. 

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Let us help! Dial 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898211—24 hours a day, 7 days a week—to get fast, free, confidential help. Trained staff is always available to help you find what you need.

“I’ve found there are people out there who can help
you. And there’s no shame in it. People need to realize that some times you have to put that pride aside.”
- Paula Lauer
Every year more than 500,000 people get help through Michigan 2-1-1.