Get Help: 2-1-1

A Lifeline in times of Crisis

The 2-1-1 helpline provides referrals to programs to assist with food, housing, financial assistance, utility assistance and more. Help is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year, from anywhere in the state of Michigan. If you need help finding resources in your area, dial 2-1-1, email us, or speak to a representative via live chat now. Want to browse resources on your own? Search our online database to access more than 27,000 different statewide programs and services. If you experience problems dialing 2-1-1, dial 1-800-552-1183. Dial 9-1-1 for emergency calls.

Call 2-1-1 from any phone or visit 2-1-1 online to live chat, email, or search the database.

Other Pathways for Help

Housing Crisis Needs: Call or visit Housing Access of Washtenaw County (HAWC), 734-961-1999.
Food Needs: Food Gatherer's Available Food Map or call 734-761-2796.
Domestic Abuse or Sexual Assault Survivors: Call the SafeHouse Center HelpLine, 734-995-5444.
Youth In Crisis: Call the Ozone House crisis line, 734-662-2222.
Health Needs: Check out this Guide to Free and Low-Cost Health Care in Washtenaw County.
Human Trafficking: Call 888-373-7888.
Senior Citizens: Call AAA1-B information line, 800-852-7795.
Veterans: Call 800-MICH-VET or 800-642-4838.

Habitat for Humanity Energy Efficiency Programs: Refrigerator replacement, lightbulb replacement & furnace test & tune

For all other needs (such as utilities assistance, food, furniture, basic needs): Call 2-1-1 from any phone (or 800-552-1183).

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***Always dial 9-1-1 for police or medical emergencies.***