Local Non-Profits that Provide Assistance to Veterans

Emergency Assistance: 2-1-1

Bay Veterans Foundation

Just Dial 2-1-1 for the Following:

Basic Human Needs: Food Banks, Clothing, Shelter, Utility Assistance

Physical and Mental Health: Medical Information Lines, Crisis Intervention Services, Group Counseling

Employment Support: Unemployment Benefits, Access to Financial Assistance Programs, Job Training Programs

Support for Older Americans and Persons with Disabilities: Home Health Care, Adult Day Care, Independent Living, Workforce Training, Meals On Wheels

Support for Children, Youth and Families: Quality Childcare, After School Programs, Summer Camps, Mentoring, Tutoring

Crisis Calls: Suicidal Thoughts, Domestic Violence

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Mid-Michigan Community Action Agency

Bay Veterans Foundation

What kind of help do you need?

  • Water/Sewer Assistance
  • Heat and Utility Assistance
  • Food Assistance
  • Housing Preservation
  • Weatherization
  • Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Clinic


United Way of Bay County

Bay Veterans Foundation

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Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Bay Veterans Foundation

Phone: 517-373-3740517-373-3740

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Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health

Bay Veterans Foundation

If you are thinking of harming yourself, or need immediate help, Call: 1-800-327-46931-800-327-4693

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Good Samaritan Rescue Mission

713 9th Street
Bay City, MI 48708
Office: 989-893-5973989-893-5973

Services Overview:

  • Three Nutritious Meals Each Day
  • Clothing for All Guests in Need
  • Daily Showers, Personal-Hygiene Products, and a Safe, Clean Environment
  • Guest Referrals to Agencies that Can Assist with Other Needs
  • Guidance and Counsel from Trained Good Samaritan Rescue Mission Personnel
  • Access to Our Facility 24/7
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Bay Veterans Foundation

Bay County Division On Aging

Bay Veterans Foundation

Suite 202
515 Center Avenue
Bay City, Michigan, 48708-5123
Phone: 989-895-4100989-895-4100
Toll Free: 1-877-229-99601-877-229-9960
TDD: 989-895-4049989-895-4049 TDD
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Need Help Now?
Emergency assistance: 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-12-1-1

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Housing Assistance

Many of the Organizations listed above offer various amount of stays for shelter.


The Good Samaritan Rescue Mission (listed above) on 713 9th Street,Bay City, MI 48708, 989-893-5973989-893-5973 offers meal services.


Michigan Works

Bay Veterans Foundation

For information on Michigan Works programs and services, please Call 1-800-285-96751-800-285-9675 WORK to be connected to your nearest One-Stop Service Center.
4061 N. Euclid Avenue
Bay City, MI 48706
Phone: 989-667-0500989-667-0500
Fax: 989-684-7920

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Transportation Coordinator – 989-525-5164989-525-5164

Bay Metro Transit

Bay Metro Dispatch Office
989-894-2900989-894-2900, EXT 2

Bay DART (Dial-A-Ride) 989-894-0631989-894-0631

Toll Free: 888-237-6635888-237-6635
Special Service Requests
989-894-2900989-894-2900, EXT 1229

Medical – 911 – Emergency

Bay Veterans Foundation

McLaren Bay Region
Columbus Ave, Bay City, MI 48708
Phone: 989-894-3000989-894-3000

Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, Saginaw, MI

1500 Weiss Street., Saginaw, MI 48602
Phone: 989-497-2500989-497-2500

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Bay Veterans Foundation