Mason County Resources and Information

Centralized Information – available 24/7                                                                                 IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY – PLEASE DIAL 911  

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (DHHS)                                                                                      Phone Number: 231-845-7391

Complete application on line at www.michigan.gov/mibridges.  Paper applications are also available at DHHS, 915 Diana St., Ludington.  

Services available through DHHS

  • Healthcare Coverage

  • Food Assistance Program (FAP)

  • Cash Assistance

  • Child Development and Care (CDC)

  • State Emergency Relief (SER) – Housing, Utilities, Burial/Cremation, etc. 

Warmline for Individuals with Persistent Mental Health Challenges (including anxiety, depression and trauma)         1 (888) 733-7753

          

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters (COVE)                                                                                  Phone Number: 231-845-5808

 

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline                                                                                              Phone Number: 800-950-5808

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

Lakeshore Employer Resource Network (LERN)                                                                                                   Phone Number: 231-233-1409

Call Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   This program connects employees of member companies to needed services and resources.  Following is a list of companies that are members of LERN:

  • Brill Manufacturing

  • Change Parts

  • Floracraft

  • Great Lakes Castings

  • House of Flavors Manufacturing

  • Kaines West Michigan

  • Metalworks

  • Spectrum Health Ludington

  • UACJ Automotive - Whitehall Industries

  • West Shore Bank

  • Western Land Services

 

Michigan Works! West Central                                                                                                                            Phone Number: 231-843-2563

If your unemployment claim is a result of COVID-19, you are NOT required to report in person.  To file for unemployment visit www.michigan.gov/UIA or call 1-866-500-0017.  File for unemployment benefits during off peak hours from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.

 

FOOD ASSISTANCE (General)

           

Caritas Food Pantry (St. Mary’s Catholic Church)                                                                                              Phone Number: 231-301-0626

Distribution is Monday and Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Lakeshore Food Club                                                                                                                                            Phone Number: 231-480-4334

Distribution is Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.  Membership fee is waived until further notice. Any Mason County household in need of a box is asked to pre-register by using the form on the food club website at www. lakeshorefoodclub.org or by calling the Lakeshore Food Club at (231) 480-4334. Depending on availability, you may be able to request cleaning and hygiene items. 

 

The Salvation Army                                                                                                                                                 Phone Number: 231-843-3711

Distribution is Monday – Friday from 10am to 3pm.   To receive a prepared food box, consumers need to call and complete an application. 

 

FOOD ASSISTANCE (School Meals)

Students do not need to be present to pick up meals.  Families are encouraged to send one person to pick up the meal for all of the children in the family.  A breakfast and lunch meal will be provided for each student/child in the family.

 

Ludington Area School District
Meal delivery will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Two (2) days of meals will be provided each time.

 

Route #1

Lakeview Elementary School                                                                                                                                               11:00 a.m. to 11:25 a.m.

Foster Elementary School                                                                                                                                                    11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.

Pere Marquette Early Childhood Center                                                                                                                          12:00 p.m. to 12:25 p.m.

 

Route #2

Tamarac Village:  Main Entrance                                                                                                                                        11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Hamlin Township Hall                                                                                                                                                            11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Route #3

Days Inn:  7576 S. Pere Marquette Hwy                                                                                                                               11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Indian Summer:  Parking Lot Brye Rd./Chavez Rd.                                                                                                              11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Cornerstone Baptist Church                                                                                                                                                11:00 a.m. to 11:30 am

Bryant Soccer Field (corner of Longfellow St/ Washington Ave.)                                                                                    11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Mason County Central School District

Meal delivery will be Monday, Wednesday & Friday

 

Scottville Area:  MCC Upper Elementary                                                                         Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

 

Route #1                                                                                                                                                                    Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Victory Baptist Church                                                                                                                                                          11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church                                                                                                                                   12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Route #2                                                                                                                                                                   Monday, Wednesday, Friday Legends Taxidermy                                                                                                                                                               11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Free Soil Community Center                                                                                                                                                11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Grant Fire Department                                                                                                                                                         12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Route #3                                                                                                                                                                  Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Branch Fire Department                                                                                                                                                      11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Evergreen Church                                                                                                                                                               12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Mason County Eastern School District
Meal pick up will be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.  In addition, Mason County Eastern will make home deliveries, if needed.  Call (231) 757-3733 ext. 3601 (Miss Soreneson).  Provide your name, addresses and the number of bags needed for all kids in the home.  School packets will be distributed with meals. 

 

Mason County Eastern Schools                                                                                                                                         9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

18 S. Main. St., Village of Custer

HEALTHCARE

District Health #10 Department                                                                                                                            Phone Number: 231-845-7381

Call Monday through Friday 8:00 to 4:30 p.m.  If you have questions directly related to COVID-19 send an email to info@dhd10.org or call the state hotline at: 1-888-535-6136

 

Northwest Michigan Health Services                                                                                                                     Phone Number: 231-316-1100

During COVID-19 Pandemic Northwest Michigan Health Services will be serving patients with essential needs. Patients with visits are being screened for respiratory symptoms and fever and conducting phone triage to determine the appropriate follow-up and testing for those individuals with symptoms.  Preventive medical care visits are being rescheduled during this time. 

 

MENTAL HEALTH

West Michigan Community Mental Health System –                                                          Phone Number (Available 24/7): 231-845-6294

Provide behavioral health and substance use services.

West Michigan Community Mental Health Emotional Support Line                                                          Phone Number: 1-855-529-6268
COVID-19 Emotional Support Line, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm 

Spectrum Health Behavioral Health Support Line                                                                        Phone Number: 1-833-559-0659, Option 2

This pandemic has taken everyone out of the “normal” and can leave us all feeling stressed and anxious. Spectrum's team of behavioral health professionals are here to guide you through a variety of situations. You will be connected to a Spectrum Health behavioral health professional for support.

Behavioral Health Support Line, 7 days a week, 7:00am - 11:00pm for ages 18 and older

 

HOUSING/HOMELESSNESS ASSISTANCE

 

TrueNorth Community Services                                                                                                                          Phone Number: 231-245-6724

A maximum of seven (7) day hotel vouchers are available for individuals/families meeting the criteria and as along as hotels are available.

 

SENIOR SERVICES

 

Ludington Area Senior Center                                                                                                                              Phone Number: 231-845-6941

 

Mason County Central Home Delivered Meals/Meals on Wheels                                                                   Phone Number: 231-757-5721

 

Scottville Area Senior Center                                                                                                                               Phone Number: 231-757-4705

 

UTILITY ASSISTANCE

 

HELP Ministries                                                                                                                                                          Phone Number: 231-843-6811

Directing their funding toward utility assistance especially propane.         

 

The Salvation Army                                                                                                                                                  Phone Number: 231-843-3711

 

 

YOUTH SERVICES

 

Mason County Family Link

Call Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   This program connects students and families to needed services and resources

                                                                                                                                                                        Phone Numbers/Email Addresses: 

                                                                                                                                                                 231-233-6135 (Ludington Area Schools)

                                                                                                                                                          231-233-6178 (MCC and MCE Area Schools)

                                                                                                                      angie@masoncountyuw.org (West Shore Community College)

           

Staircase Youth Services                                                                                                                    Phone Numbers  (Office): 231-843-3200

Serve youth who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.  Serve ages 12 to 21 years old                    Crisis Line: 888-267-6086

          

 

VETERANS

           

Mason County Veterans                                                                                                                                      Phone Number: 231-583-2028

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Statewide/National Resources

FOR INFORMATION ON THE STATE OF MICHIGAN AND THE UPDATES ON COVID-19 PLEASE GO TO:
https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/

KEEP UP TO DATE ON COVID-19

https://www.dhd10.org/coronavirus/

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html

CURRENT MAP OF COVID-19 CASES

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/world-map.html

FAQS

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html

WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE SICK WITH COVID-19
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html

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