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phone 2-1-1 or 866-561-2500, or text your zip code and 898-211

Central Michigan 2-1-1 connects people in need to health and human service resources in the community.  Through an easy to remember number, available 24/7, 365 days within 9 counties in Central Michigan.  Specialists provide information, referrals, navigation and advocacy when people are looking for help or to give help in the community.  2-1-1 maintains an up-to-date, comprehensive database of resources and programs available and reports trending needs and gaps identified in our community. 

If you're looking for assistance with a problem and you don't know where to turn, or you simply want information about a certain human service issue, 2-1-1 is for you.

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At Central Michigan 2-1-1, all contacts are answered by staff with knowledgable about a variety of health and human service areas. 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline


*ALL SURVIVOR SERVICES ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL* The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in a suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Lifeways Community Mental Health: Jackson and Hillsdale Counties

517-439-2641, 800-284-8288 (24 hour crisis line)

Provides mental and behavioral health services to adults, children and families, individuals with substance use/ abuse disorders, and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Hillsdale adn Jackson Counties.

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May provide assistance with cash needs, childcare, food assistance, health care/ coverage, Medicaid, migrant services, housing/ homeless, Women, Infant, Children (WIC) benefits

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone in the US who is experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationships.  If it's not safe for you to call, or if you don't feel comfortable doing so, another option for getting direct help is to use the live chat service from their webpage. 

Domestic Harmony, Hillsdale County

24- hour crisis line: 517-439-1454 or TOLL FREE 1-888-439-1454

Services provided: emergency shelter for persons who have experienced patterns of physical and/ or emotional abuse by their intimate partner.  Food, clothing, laundry facilities and personal hygiene items are provided.  Advocacy and information on community resources are available. DH also provide crisis intervention at safe locations in the community 24 hours a day.  Also available: individual counseling, children's advocacy, group counseling, legal advocacy, and prevention education.

Child Abuse Prevention

1-800-4-A-Child (1-800-422-4453)

Childhelp national child abuse hotline. 24/7 hotline is staffed with professional counselors who offer information about child abuse prevention as well as crisis intervention, literature, and referrals to support resources. 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration SAMHSA

1-800-622-HELP (4357)

National helpline is free and confidential 24/7, 365 days-a-year treatment referral and information services (in English and Spanish) for individuals and/ or families facing mental and/ or substance use disorders. 

National Institute of Mental Health

Transforming the treatment and understanding of mental illnesses