Southwest Michigan Resources

STATEWIDE RESOURCES

Allegan County

Food Assistance

Allegan Public Schools: Starting Wednesday, March 18, APS will be providing breakfasts and lunches for all students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Food delivery form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSflvhkO0dPnKDokx7cfSZpP05IfjS0LEafcrlX5Gh4RcX8Z6A/viewform

Food Pantries:

  • Hands of Grace Food Pantry at the Allegan United Methodist Church
    • Located at 409 Trowbridge St.
    • It is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.; Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Friday from 10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
    • You must present a valid picture ID and live in the 49010 zip code. Families are eligible to visit the pantry once per month.
  • Allegan County Food Pantry is located at The Bridge Church
    • Located at 247 North Main St., Allegan.
    • It is open Monday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and Thursday from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    • You need a photo ID and live anywhere in Allegan County. They ask if you are sick or feeling ill to call ahead so they can make other arrangements to get food to you. Call (269) 686-6369 with any questions.

Find food throughout West Michigan here: www.feedwm.org/findfood/

West Michigan Schools Providing meals to students: wcsg.org/care/

Energy Assistance

Veteran Services of Kent County:

accesskent.com

836 Fuller Ave. NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: (616) 632-5722

United Way 2-1-1:

www.211.org

Phone 1-800-887-1107

emPower (TrueNorth Heat and Energy Assistance Program):

tnempower.org

6308 S. Warner Ave.

P.O. Box 149

Fremont, MI 49412

Phone: (231) 355-5880

The Heat and Warmth Fund:

www.thawfund.org

535 Griswold St, Suite 200

Detroit, MI 48226

Phone (800) 866-8429

County Veterans Counselor & Michigan Veterans Trust Fund Agent:

3255 122nd Avenue, Suiteᅠ103

Allegan, MI 49010

Phone: (269) 673-0501

SEMCO Energy Gas Company:

Monthly Assistance

Phone: (800) 624-2019

semcoenergygas.com

Community Action of Allegan County:

www.communityactionallegan.org

323 Water St.

Allegan, MI 49010

Phone: (269) 673-5472

The Salvation Army:

Holland Corps

104 Clover St

Holland, MI 49423

(616) 392-4461

 

Christian Neighbors

282 12th Street

Plainwell, MI 49080

Phone: (269) 685-4166

 

Kalamazoo Corps

1700 Burdick St

Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Phone (269) 344-6119

 

EAS Call Center

1215 E Fulton Ave

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone 1-855-929-1640

 

PMC – APP applications

salvationarmyeas.com

 

DHHS

michigan.gov/mdhhs 

Consumers Energy:

consumersenergy.com

Phone: (800) 477-5050

Berrien County

Food Assistance

Find food throughout West Michigan here: www.feedwm.org/findfood/

Seventh Day Adventist Church:

140 Seneca St., Benton Harbor, MI (269) 252-9929 

Food is by appointment only, can be used every 30 days. Fruits, Vegetables, baby formula and other goods.

St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church:

1753 Union Ave., Benton Harbor, MI (269) 925-2670.

Food for those in poverty and the unemployed.

Catholic Community Center:

346 Catlpa, Benton Harbor, MI 49022 (269) 926-6424.

Referrals needed from the Foodlink service. Walk-ins not accepted. Application to SNAP

Food stamps are provided to very low income.

Watervliet Free Methodist Church:

7734 Paw Paw Ave., Watervliet, MI 49098 (269) 463-8280

Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency Warehouse:

311 Miller St., Benton Harbor, MI (269) 475-4211.

Qualified families can use the food bank. There may also be toilet paper, detergent, razors for shaving, laundry soap and free diapers for single moms.

Salvation Army Pantry – Benton Harbor Corps Food Bank:

233 Michigan, Benton Harbor, MI (269) 927-1353.

Find hunger prevention services from the regional church. Everything from financial aid to Angel Tree, applications are provided. Low Cost thrift store and food pantry.

Niles Salvation Army Center:

424 North 15th St., Niles, MI (269) 684-2660.

We offer free food, Meals on Wheals and emergency utility bill help.

Neighbor To Neighbor:

9147 US 31 North, Berrien Springs, MI (269) 471-7411

Woodland Shores Baptist Church and Caring Cupboard Pantry:

3555 Shawnee Rd.,Bridgman, MI 49106 (269) 465-4673.

Energy Assistance

United Way 2-1-1:

www.211.org

Phone 1-800-887-1107

emPower (TrueNorth Heat and Energy Assistance Program):

tnempower.org

6308 S. Warner Ave.

P.O. Box 149

Fremont, MI 49412

Phone: (231) 355-5880

The Heat and Warmth Fund:

www.thawfund.org

535 Griswold St, Suite 200

Detroit, MI 48226

Phone (800) 866-8429

Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency:

smcaa.com

185 E. Main St Suite 303

Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Phone: (269) 925-9077

The Salvation Army:

Benton Harbor Corps

233 Michigan St.

Benton Harbor, MI

Phone: (269) 927-1353

Niles Corps

424 N 15th St

Niles, MI 49120

Phoneᅠ (269) 684-2660

EAS Call Center

1215 E Fulton Ave

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone 1-855-929-1640

PMC – APP applications

salvationarmyeas.com

DHHS

michigan.gov/mdhhs 

SEMCO Energy Gas Company:

Monthly Assistance

Phone: (800) 624-2019

semcoenergygas.com

Kalamazoo County

Food Assistance

Find food throughout West Michigan here: www.feedwm.org/findfood/

Energy Assistance

United Way 2-1-1:

www.211.org

Phone 1-800-887-1107

emPower (TrueNorth Heat and Energy Assistance Program):

tnempower.org

6308 S. Warner Ave.

P.O. Box 149

Fremont, MI 49412

Phone: (231) 355-5880

The Heat and Warmth Fund:

www.thawfund.org

535 Griswold St, Suite 200

Detroit, MI 48226

Phone (800) 866-8429

Community Action:

caascm.org

175 Main Street

P.O. Box 1026

Battle Creek, MI 49016

Phone: (269) 965-7766

The Salvation Army:

Kalamazoo Corps

1700 Burdick St.

Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Phone: (269) 344-6119

 

EAS Call Center

1215 E Fulton Ave

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone 1-855-929-1640

 

PMC – APP applications

salvationarmyeas.com

 

DHHS

michigan.gov/mdhhs 

County Veterans Counselor & Michigan Veterans Trust Fund Agent”

3299 Gull Road

Nazareth, MI 49074

Phone: (269) 373-5284

Consumers Energy:

Phone: (800) 477-5050

ConsumersEnergy.com/care

Van Buren County

Food Assistance

Food Resources:

https://vanburen-mi.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Food-Bank-Finals.pdf

https://www.feedwm.org/mobile-pantry-schedule/

Student Food Resources: https://www.vanburenschools.net/

Bill Assistance:

https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/van_buren_county_assistance_pr.html

Energy Assistance

United Way 2-1-1:

www.211.org

Phone 1-800-887-1107

emPower (TrueNorth Heat and Energy Assistance Program):

tnempower.org

6308 S. Warner Ave.

P.O. Box 149

Fremont, MI 49412

Phone: (231) 355-5880

The Heat and Warmth Fund:

www.thawfund.org

535 Griswold St, Suite 200

Detroit, MI 48226

Phone (800) 866-8429

Community Action Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency

smcaa.com

185 E. Main St Suite 303

Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Phone: (269) 925-9077

County Veterans Counselor & Michigan Veterans Trust Fund Agent

219 Paw Paw St.

Paw Paw, MI 49079

Phone: (269) 657-8200

The Salvation Army:

Kalamazoo Corps

1700 Burdick St.

Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Phone: (269) 344-6119

 

EAS Call Center

1215 E Fulton Ave

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone 1-855-929-1640

 

PMC – APP applications

salvationarmyeas.com

 

DHHS

michigan.gov/mdhhs 

We Care INC

06321 Blue Star Hwy.

South Haven, MI 49090

Phone: (269) 637-4342

Consumers Energy:

Phone: (800) 477-5050

ConsumersEnergy.com/care

SEMCO Energy Gas Company

Phone: 1(800) 624-2019

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