BASIC NEEDS

FOOD

AREA AGENCY ON AGING/UPCAP

2501 14TH Avenue
Escanaba, Michigan 49829
786-4701
SERVICES: Adult Day Care, Bus Transportation & Escort, Care Management, Chore Services, Congregate meals, Counseling, Home Delivered Meals, Health Screening Test, Help with Prescription Drugs, Medicare, Medicaid Assistance Program, Housekeeping, Housing Options, Information and Assistance, Legal Assistance, Long Term Care Ombudsman, Personal Care Services, Personal Emergency Response Systems, Private Duty Nursing, Relief for Caregivers.

ANISHNABEK COMMUNITY AND FAMILY SERVICES

USDA Food Distribution
3601 Mackinaw Trail
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 49783
1-888-448-8732
SERVICES: Food is distributed in the following areas: Newberry, Munising, Rapid River, Manistique, St. Ignace, Cheboygan, Detour, Cedarville, Hessel, Sault Ste. Marie and Escanaba. Schedules for pick up dates and locations are available by calling the toll free number listed above.

CENTRAL UP FOOD BANK

1705 Ash Street
Ishpeming, Michigan
485-4988
SERVICES: Warehouse for food banks servicing 10 UP counties, including Delta, and provides referrals and information on food banks in your area.

COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY

507 1ST Avenue
Escanaba, Michigan 49829
786-7080
SERVICES: Emergency Services program provides emergency measures such as: energy, commodity foods, and outreach services.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES (ALSO KNOWN AS CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES

221 S. 13th Street
Escanaba, Michigan 49829
789-7212
SERVICES: Catholic Charities is a non-denominational counseling center and licensed adoption agency. Services include individual, couple, and family therapy for those experiencing troubled lives. They also offer open adoptions and problem pregnancy counseling.

DELTA COUNTY DEPARMENT OF HUMAN SEVICES (ALSO KNOWN AS FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY)

2940 College Avenue
Escanaba, Michigan 49829
786-5394 Fax (906) 786-5350
After hours Protective Services Line (906) 786-5497
Toll Free 1-888-264-6483,br> SERVICES: This agency provides financial assistance to those who qualify for Family Assistance, Food Assistance, and Medical Assistance Program. Other services include:
Adoption Specialist
Child Foster Care and Licensing
Delinquent Program (Referrals by Court)
Chore Services Homebound (Adults and Families)
Day Care and Day Care Aide Licensing (Home/Sitters)
Volunteer Service Program
Child Protective Services
State Emergency Relief Program/Heat

Family Support/Specialist
Shelter Homes (Short term, emergency placement for children)
Adult Foster Care (Placement)
Employment Services (To those on Assistance Program)
Adult Protective Services
Indian Outreach
State Emergency Relief Program
Medical Transportation


SALVATION ARMY

3001 Fifth Avenue South
Escanaba, Michigan 49829
779-5717
SERVICES: Motivation of this organization is the love of God and practical concern for the needs of humanity. This is expressed by a spiritual ministry, the purpose of which is to preach the Gospel, disseminate Christian truth, supply basic human necessities, provide personal consoling and undertake the spiritual and moral regeneration and physical rehabilitation of all persons in need who come within its sphere of influence regardless of race, color, creed, sex or age.

ST. VINCENT de PAUL

1014 Ludington Street
Escanaba, MI 49829
SERVICES: Members of the St.Vincent DePaul Society make hospital and home visits and provide emergency food, clothing and shelter assistance for people in need.
St. Vincent de Paul
816 Delta Ave.
Gladstone, MI 49837
Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
906-428-9888
St. Vincent de Paul
C/O Precious Blood Catholic Church
S 304 Bluff St.
Stephenson, MI 49887
Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
906-753-2562

Mid County Food Pantry
St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church
S 214 Willow St.
Stephenson, MI 49887
Sat. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
906-753-4932