Local Resources – homelessness and food assistance

The local Mason County resources, listed below, are trusted services and agencies that assist with temporary shelter, food, utilities, household needs, and more. This is not a comprehensive list.

2-1-1- Heart of West Michigan United Way

  • Call 211 or visit https://mi211.org/ or http://www.hwmuw.org/211
  • Access service directory of information and receive referrals for
    • Food, shelter, utility assistance, disaster recovery, childcare, transportation, household needs, and more

    Salvation Army of Ludington, (231) 843-3711, 1101 S Madison St, Ludington

    Hospitality, INC (In the Name of Christ)

    TrueNorth Community Services, (877) 446-8730
    920 E. Tinkham Ave, Ludington – a tenant of Lakeshore Resource Network

    Lakeshore Resource Network, (231) 845-5300, 920 E. Tinkham Ave, Ludington

    • Tenants include Michigan Works, Habitat for Humanity, Mason-Lake Adult Education, MedNow (Spectrum Health kiosk)
    • Lakeshore Food Club (membership based), https://www.lakeshorefoodclub.org/

    MI Bridges, https://newmibridges.michigan.gov/

    • Apply for benefits – Health Care, Food Assistance, Child Development & Care, Cash Assistance, WIC, State Emergency Relief

    Community Table, 109 N. Harrison St, Ludington

    • Weekly hot meal on Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00pm
    • Served at Community Church, prepared and served by various area churches

    Area Food Pantries

    Other Resources: see cnhousing.org

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