Funded Agencies

2-1-1 Northeast Michigan

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Sarah Kile
Address: 2007 Austin St. Ste U, Midland, MI 48642
Phone: (989) 636-7368 or simply dial 211
Email: kile@211nemichigan.org
Website: www.211nemichigan.org

UWMC Invested Program: Information & Referral

2-1-1 of Northeast Michigan effectively and efficiently connects our residents with resources to build a healthy and safe community. This free professional and confidential information and referral service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 2-1-1 seeks to minimize caller frustration and confusion as they look for solutions. Certified Information and Referral Specialists make an assessment to match each caller’s need with appropriate government, non-profit and faith based referrals. Our community can better anticipate demand for services and mobilize resources to meet changing needs based on aggregate data regarding the types of calls received.

The ARC of Midland

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Jan Lampman
Address: 2602 Louanna Street, Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 631-4439
Email: lampman@thearcofmidland.org
Website: www.thearcofmidland.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Community Building (Inclusion/Advocacy & Safety) & Personal Representation Services

The Arc of Midland promotes the welfare of people with developmental disabilities and fosters their presence, participation and inclusion in the community. They offer disability awareness programs for children, assistance in working with families, adult services including representative payee services, safety programs, a pooled trust for families to use for estate planning to care for family members with disabilities and Project Lifesaver, a locator service for lost or missing disabled persons. The Arc provides families and the community with education and support to better embrace citizens with developmental disabilities.

Arnold Center

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

President: Craig Varterian
Address: 400 Wexford Avenue, Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 631-9570
Email: cvarterian@arnoldcenter.org
Website: www.arnoldcenter.org

UWMC Invested Program: Access Midland Community Employment

The Arnold Center seeks to promote improved quality of life for individuals with differing needs, by encouraging and supporting personal growth and inclusion in the community through the development of vocational, social and life skills. Participants are placed based on their desires and skill for work in the community, our manufacturing locations, as well as social recreation programs. Their participation promotes an active and meaningful partnership between the participant, business and other community agencies.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Great Lakes Bay Region

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Holly Miller
Address: 2200 N. Saginaw Rd., Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 631-5360 (Midland office)
Email: holly@bbbsgreatlakesbay.org  
Website: www.bbbsgreatlakesbay.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Community-Based Mentoring & Site-Based Mentoring

BBBS provides children in Midland, Isabella, Bay and Saginaw Counties with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. BBBS serves children who come primarily from single parent families or families where one parent is primarily absent. Children between the ages of 6-12 may be enrolled in our program and remain involved with the agency until they reach their 18th birthday or graduate from high school. All matches and families of matched and unmatched children are supported by our professional staff that provides counseling and social work services. Men, women, couples and families may serve as volunteers in our traditional one-to-one program. A school based mentoring program, Teaming Up with YOUth is also available which matches elementary and middle school children with high school and college students.

Boy Scouts – Water and Woods Council

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Gary Gilger
Unit Service Director: Stephanie Bird
Address: PO Box 129, Auburn, MI 48611
Phone: (989) 662-4464
Email: Stephanie.Bird@scouting.org
Website: michiganscouting.org/waterandwoods/

UWMC Invested Programs: STEM

The Boy Scouts of America offers comprehensive youth leadership development and family oriented programs provided by mentors, parents and other adult community volunteers. Educational opportunities for leadership training, community service, personal fitness, citizenship and personal development are provided. The Boy Scout programs help to prepare young men and women to achieve their full potential and to learn to make ethical choices over their lifetimes.

Camp Fire USA – Midland County Council

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Therese Ashmore
Address: 1621 E. Wheeler Road, Midland, MI 48642
Phone: (989) 832-2295 ext. 301
Email: ashmore@campfiremidland.org
Website: www.campfiremidland.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Kids Care Childcare

Camp Fire provides excellence in before and after school childcare, through education, recreation and self-discovery in three convenient school-site locations for elementary boys and girls regardless of financial means. The programs and professional staff create a safe and reliable environment for children to learn and develop throughout the year.

Cancer Services

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Julie Nunn
Address: 220 West Main, Suite 105, Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 835-4841
Email: info@cancerservicesmidland.org
Website: www.cancerservicesmidland.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Support Groups/Counseling, Maria Mencia Caregiver Support Network, Financial Client Support, Supplies Client Support and Transportation Client Support

Cancer Services provides compassionate non-medical cancer support for patients and families in Midland County including support groups, counseling, and wigs/turbans/supplies, volunteer help, and limited financial aid for urgent needs, wellness activities, and informational resources. The Maria Mencia Cancer Caregiver Support Network, a division of Cancer Services, collaborates with MidMichigan Medical Center’s Oncology program. A Medical Social worker assesses the needs of caregivers and oversees a team of volunteer coaches providing follow up care.

Disability Network of MidMichigan

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Steve Locke
Address: 1705 S. Saginaw Road, Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 835-4041 Fax: (989) 835-8121
Email: locke@dnmm.org
Website: www.dnmm.org

UWMC Invested Programs: STAGES

Disability Network of Mid-Michigan is a regional organization that promotes and encourages independence for all people with disabilities. We provide an array of services to people with disabilities of all ages and all types of disabilities. Our goal is help individuals lead self-directed and self-sufficient lives. Our philosophy is that people with disabilities should be included in all aspects of society; including education, employment and community living. We strive for society to look beyond a person’s disability and look at the strengths of an individual.

Family & Children’s Services

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Denise Berry
Address: 1714 Eastman Ave., Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 631-5390 ext.3330
Email: dberry@fcs-midland.org 
Website: www.fcs-midland.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Pregnancy & Post-Pregnancy Services, Addiction & Recovery Services, Crisis Services, General Counseling and Youth Services

Family and Children’s Services is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian multi-service agency whose mission is to inspire hope and well-being for people of all ages by providing counseling, education and support services. Our vision is for people to feel welcome to come as they are and leave as they would like to be.

Programs offered include mental health counseling, substance abuse prevention and treatment services, pregnancy and post pregnancy counseling, childbirth and parenting classes, group services, employee assistance programs, youth services, drug and alcohol testing and crisis services. Since 1925, FCS has continued to develop new programs and initiatives to meet needs identified in the community and improve accessibility for all people regardless of ability to pay, age or any other factor.

Greater Midland Coleman Family Center

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Terrah Johnson
Address: 991 E. Railway PO Box 374, Coleman, MI 48618
Phone: (989) 465-2079
Email: tjohnson@greatermidland.org
Website: www.greatermidland.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Preschool, Youth & Adult Fitness, Childcare and Family Services

Coleman Family Center strives to enrich the lives of families and strengthen community relationships
by providing programs for self-development, educational enrichment, and physical activity. We provide quality licensed childcare for children six weeks to twelve years and before and after school care. There are recreational, athletic, and social activities for youth and adults along with a fitness center. CFC also provides preschool for three and four year olds.

Greater Midland Community Center

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Kevin Heye
Address: 2205 Jefferson Avenue, Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 832-7937
Email: kheye@mymcc.org
Website: www.mymcc.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Preschool, Adult Wellness, Senior Wellness, Youth & Teen Fitness, Before/After School Care, Childcare, Summer/Day Camps and Tax Assistance program

The Midland Community Center provides affordable and quality recreational, social and personal development opportunities for all individuals and families. Programs include before and after school care at three Midland Public Elementary schools, youth athletics and activities, a teen recreation center, summer youth camps, adult and teen fitness activities and classes for senior citizens. The Community Center also offers childcare for children six weeks through twelve years old. Scholarships are available for those with limited income.

Greater Midland North Family Center

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Terrah Johnson
Address:2601 E. Shearer, Midland, MI 48642
Phone: (989) 689-7770
Email: tjohnson@greatermidland.org
Website: www.greatermidland.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Preschool, Teen, Youth & Adult Fitness, Childcare and Family Services

North Family Center provides programs and services for all individuals and families in the north Midland area, which positively promote their social, emotional, intellectual and physical well being. Programs include quality low cost licensed childcare, a School Readiness Preschool, recreation, after school and summer programs for youth and teens, teen leadership programs, family support and parent education services, and emergency assistance for low-income families. NFC also serves as a conduit for the Meridian School’s summer activity program for children and youth.

Hidden Harvest

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Samantha McKenzie
Address: 940 E. Genessee, PO Box 1982, Saginaw, MI 48605
Phone: (989) 753-4749
Email: smckenzie@hiddenharvestshares.org
Website: www.hiddenharvest.com

UWMC Invested Programs: Food Rescue & Distribution

Hidden Harvest strives to alleviate hunger and end food waste by providing a safe and coordinated system of rescuing surplus food and redistributing it to feed people in need. In the Great Lakes Bay Region each month thousands of pounds of food that would otherwise go to waste are picked up in refrigerated trucks from hotels, hospitals, grocery stores and restaurants and given at no charge to agencies, shelters, pantries and soup kitchens. Since 1994, Hidden Harvest has distributed more than 23,000,000 million pounds of healthy and nutritious food items to our neighbors in need.

Home To Stay Housing Assistance Center

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Nancy Money
Address: 205 South Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 496-9550
Email: nmoney@midlandareahomes.org
Website: www.midlandareahomes.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Homeless Prevention/Housing Stability & Low Income Home Repair

Midland Area Homes (MAH) opens the door to safe, affordable housing. MAH is the community focal point to improve the housing conditions of low income residents while advocating for a strong, vibrant community with adequate housing and decent living conditions. MAH provides an array of services which include Central intake, assessment and housing planning for at-risk or homeless, homeless prevention/housing self-sufficiency case management, housing/homeless information & referral, critical home repairs & ramps, crisis rent assistance, crisis housing assistance coordination and a used furniture and appliance center. Working closely with local churches, area agencies, business, individual volunteers and donors, MAH helps build a stronger community – one home at a time.

Legacy Center for Community Success

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

President & CEO: Jennifer Heronema
Address: 3200 James Savage Rd, Midland, MI 48642
Phone: (989) 496-1425
Email: jheronema@tlc4cs.org
Website: http://tlc4cs.org/

UWMC Invested Programs: Barton Reading and Spelling Program

The Legacy Center for Community Success provides evidence-based learning and developmental strategies, in collaboration with other organizations, to help individuals reach their full potential.

  • We’re helping people in our community realize their full potential through improved understanding and comprehension of the English language, reading and math.
  • We’re helping young people realize their full potential by instilling the tools they need for healthy, positive development.
  • We’re helping local nonprofits realize their full potential by helping them establish outcome goals and measurements and by evaluating their programs for effectiveness against those outcomes.

Midland Camping Council / Camp Neyati

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Drew Talbott
Address: PO Box 2072, Midland, MI 48641
Phone: (989) 430-0211
Email: Dt2404@aol.com
Website: www.campneyati.org

Midland Camping Council provides premier summer-camp facilities at Camp Neyati for other non-profit organizations to enjoy the experience of nature, outdoor education and camping. The Midland Camping Council provides these organizations with safe, well-maintained facilities located in a beautiful wooded and waterfront setting that enable them to provide a unique experience to children, adults and families.

Midland County ESA

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Dir. of Early Childhood & Family Services: Kimberly Clark
Agency: Midland County Educational Service Agency
Address: 3917 Jefferson Ave, Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989)492-7700 ext.1188
Email: kclark@mcesa.k12.mi.us
Website: www.midlandesa.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Imagination Library

Success by Six is a partnership of Midland County early childhood organizations and community members committed to bringing our community together to ensure that all children from birth to age six are nurtured and cared for and are prepared to succeed when they enter school. The partnership is aligned with the Midland County Great Start Collaborative, which coordinates several programs and initiatives for children and families in Midland County. These early childhood programs and services include the Midland County Quality Preschool Partnership, which provides free preschool classes for low-income and at-risk children, Early On intervention services, Great Start Collaborative playgroups, Parent Coalition, and the Great Start Central Resource Center, which provides professional training for early childhood providers and educators. United Way funds support the Imagination Library early literacy program, which provides free, age appropriate books for all Midland County children under the age of five, regardless of income.

Red Cross Great Lakes Bay Region

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director:  Amy Meister
East Central Bay Chapter
Address: 1232 N. Michigan Avenue, Saginaw, MI 48602
Phone: (989) 893-6647
Email: amy.meister@redcross.org
Website: www.redcross.org/

UWMC Invested Programs: Disaster Services & Services to Armed Forces

The American Red Cross strives to provide relief to victims of disaster and to help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. It is a humanitarian organization guided by Congressional Charter. This Chapter of the Red Cross provides assistance for emergency needs to active members of the military and their families as well as veterans. Disaster services are provided to fire and disaster victims and emergency personnel at fire or disaster scenes.

The ROCK Center for Youth Development

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Beverlee Wenzel
Address: PO Box 2143, 2205 Jefferson Ave. Midland, MI 48641
Phone: (989) 835-2542
Email: bev@therockc4yd.org
Organization Email: rockon@therockc4yd.org
Website: www.therockc4yd.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Exposure & Grounded After School

The ROCK Center for Youth Development is a teen-focused organization that helps youth succeed and thrive. They are an independent, inclusive, non-profit who provides developmental education, after school programs, and community-based activities for middle and high school students. Their goal is to build tangible life skills, instill confidence and sense of belonging, and encourages healthy life choices and relationships in our teens. The ROCK has three umbrella programs, Exposure, Grounded, and Unplugged. While each of these programs serves a unique and critical need, they are highly interdependent and complementary of one another and most importantly, they support the identified needs of the youth in our community.

Safe & Sound Child Advocacy Center

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Michelle Waskevich
Address: 2716 Jefferson Ave., Bldg #2, Midland, MI 48640-4504
Phone: (989) 835-9922
Email: waskevich@safeandsoundcac.org
Website: www.safeandsoundcac.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Forensic Interviewing

Safe & Sound Child Advocacy Center provides information and advocacy to prevent child abuse and neglect and improve the quality of life for children in Midland County. United Way funds support Safe & Sound’s forensic interview program. This interview and case management service focuses on the child victim of suspected sexual or severe physical abuse. The forensic interview strives to minimize or eliminate trauma to the child by coordinating the questions and concerns of the mandated response team into one non-threatening, fact finding interview. The multi-disciplinary team, composed of representatives from entities legally mandated, ensures the welfare of the child and handles any potential criminal proceedings. During the interview a case coordinator provides the non-offending caregiver with support and advocacy, counseling resources, and information to empower and cope. Following the interview, the team members meet to review their findings and coordinate their response to best protect the child.

The Salvation Army

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Captain Brian Goodwill
Address: 330 Waldo Ave PO BOX 1447, Midland, MI 48641-1477
Phone: (989) 496-2787
Email: Brian_Goodwill@usc.salvationarmy.org
Website: www.salvationarmy.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Emergency Assistance

The Salvation Army meets human needs without discrimination by providing emergency financial assistance to low and moderate-income individuals and families. Assistance with utilities, housing and food is regularly provided. As funds allow, help is available for medical and dental bills, car repairs, gas and clothing or furniture from the Salvation Army Thrift Store.

Senior Services – Midland County Council on Aging

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Charlie Schwedler
Address: 4700 Dublin, Midland, MI 48642
Phone: (989) 633-3700
Email: cschwedler@mccoa.org
Website: www.seniorservicesmidland.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Home Delivered Meals (Sanford Site Only) and Transportation

Senior Services is committed to promoting and enriching the quality of life for older adults and those who care for them by collaboratively providing meaningful services and opportunities. They provide a variety of programs and services designed to keep seniors independent as long as possible and in the least restrictive living environment.

Shelterhouse

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Janine Ouderkirk
Address: PO Box 2660, Midland, MI 48641
Phone: (989) 835-6771 or 877-216-6383
Email: Ouderkirk@cdvsa.org
Website: www.shelterhousemidland.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Council on Domestic Violence (Shelterhouse) strives to eliminate domestic and sexual violence by providing confidential counseling, advocacy, education and 24-hour shelter for people in Midland and Gladwin Counties. They serve victims or family members including children or teens impacted by domestic violence or sexual assault, as well as provide counseling on alternatives to violence for perpetrators. Their goal is to build healthy relationships, strong families and safe communities.

Ten16 Recovery Network

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

President/CEO: Sam Price
Residential Program: 1016 Eastman Ave Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 835-3466
Counseling Services: 220 W Main St, Suite 202, Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 631-0241 or (989) 775-0604
Email: sprice@1016.org
Website: www.1016.org

UWMC Invested Programs: Center for Recovery & Wellness, Residential Substance Abuse Treatment, Sub-Acute Social Detox, Fresh Start

Ten16 Recovery Network has a proud history of providing services to people impacted by alcohol and drugs. We are passionate about helping people find the right path. A path to hope, change and recovery. Ten16 provides a full range of services including prevention, education, counseling, residential and detox. Serving Midland since 1980, we are mid-Michigan’s recognized leader for engaging and energizing communities to embrace wellness, recovery and purpose-filled living.

West Midland Family Center

CHILDHOOD & YOUTH SUCCESS. OPTIMAL HEALTH. HOUSEHOLD STABILITY.

Executive Director: Greg Dorrien
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1985, Midland, MI 49641
Physical Address: 4011 W Isabella, Shepherd, MI 48883
Phone: (989) 832-3256
Email: dorrieng@wmfc.org
Website: www.wmfc.org

UWMC Invested Programs: 3’s Preschool, College Opportunity Program, Out of School Care and Family Services

The Mission of the West Midland Family Center is to: Enhance the quality of life for each generation by providing growth and achievement opportunities within a caring environment.

The Vision is as follows: Helping each community member TODAY to reach their full potential TOMORROW.

West Midland Family Center (WMFC) is a human services and recreational facility with a holistic approach to family well-being and family/individual success. They seek to alter generational poverty through education, family support and programs to strengthen family bonds. Examples of programs and services include: Childcare, 3’s Preschool, Great Start Readiness Program (a 4’s preschool program), a College Opportunity Program (for qualifying students who meet program standards), After-school and Summer programs, emergency needs assistance, family events, parenting education, family camps, social and recreational teen activities, free community access to computers and Internet, summertime aquatics and year-round batting cage /pitching machine.

WMFC collaborates with over 30 non-profit organizations to assure individuals and families receive services necessary to meet their unique needs. WMFC staff members adhere to this principle: “Nobody cares what you know-until they know that you care.”  WMFC staff members go out of their way to demonstrate that they care.

For more information visit www.wmfc.org or in person at 4011 West Isabella Road.