Access to Recovery: Anishnabek Healing Circle

Native American, Substance Abuse

Free to any Native American in Michigan seeking substance abuse treatment and recovery support services. Check website for statewide locations or call Inter Tribal at 906-632-6896.

Aquinas College Fostering Success Scholarship

Foster care/homeless history, High school student, Michigan, Education/Training, Financial

Apply online and complete requirements listed on website.


Anyone, United States, Michigan, Services Information/Assistance

Simply call 2-1-1


Bay Cliff Health Camp

Special needs youth, Upper Peninsula, Children with Special Needs

Many camp opportunities for children under 17 with special needs; Call or check website for opportunities, eligibility requirements, deadlines, and process to apply.

P O Box 310, Big Bay, MI 49808

Bureau of Services for Blind Persons

Blind/vision impaired, Michigan, Children with Special Needs

Please call ahead. Must have vision problems/ blindness

Child & Adult Abuse & Neglect Hotline

Michigan, Child Care

Call 855-444-3911 to report abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children or adults. Phone answered 24/7.

Child Care Center US

United States, Child Care

Find a licensed day care home or center anywhere in U.S. by clicking on website.

Children's Special Health Care Services Family Center

Michigan, Children with Special Needs, Health Needs/Medical, Parent/Family Support, Education/Training, Financial

Call or email for support with children with special needs.

Eastern Michigan University MAGIC

Foster care/homeless history, Foster care youth, Michigan, Education/Training, Financial

Contact MAGIC staff by phone for support for students who had experienced foster care or homelessness.

Education and Training Voucher (ETV)

Michigan, Education/Training, Financial

Apply online for up to $2,250 for college tuition and expenses for youth adopted on or after their 16th birthday.

Fast Web

High school student, United States, Education/Training, Financial

Search for free online info and matching for college scholarships.

Ferris State University Youth Initiative

High school student, Michigan, Education/Training, Financial

Up to $2,000/semester awarded to youth applying to or attending Ferris. 

Contact Janette Ward at 231-591-5962 or

Fostering Futures Scholarship

High school student, Michigan, Education/Training, Financial

Students enrolled in community college or four year college or university who had been in foster care at some time since their 13th birthday. 

Call 888-447-2687 or email

Free Application for Federal Financial Aid

High school student, United States, Education/Training, Financial

Anyone applying to college and wishing any type of financial aid will likely need to do a FAFSA

Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes

Upper Peninsula, Mentoring, Recreation

Call, email, or check website with various programs for girls of all ages.

Great Start to Quality UP Resource Center

Upper Peninsula, Child Care, Services Information/Assistance

Call local numbers throughout the U.P. if you are looking for day care, want to become licensed for day care, want to improve quality of day care. 

GreenPath Debt Solutions

United States, Michigan, Financial

Free budgeting assessment, debt counseling, debt management, and help avoiding foreclosure - international non profit with corporate office in Farmington, MI - services by phone, online, and in office. Check website for local office information. 


Anyone, UP homeowner, Upper Peninsula, Homeless Prevention, Housing/Shelter, Financial

Provides pre and post-homeownerhship counseling/training and money management training. Sometimes funds are available for other services. Call for appointment. 

Hannahville Indian Community

Native American, Michigan, Child Care, Employment, Health Needs/Medical, Recreation, Services Information/Assistance, Education/Training

Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

High school student, United States, Education/Training, Financial

Under the Harvard Financial Aid Initiative, families earning less than $65,000/year pay nothing; those with annual incomes of $65,000 to $150,000 are expected to contribute 10% of their income. Apply online.