Resources in Jackson

Report Suspected Child Abuse!

Child Protective Services

(855) 444-3911

Call the number above if you suspect someone is abusing or neglecting a child. Calls are always anonymous.

Click here to visit local DHHS website.

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

(517) 788-4484

WIC is a supplemental food and nutrition program for low-income pregnant women and those who have children 0-5. WIC improves pregnancy outcomes, reduces infant mortality and supports breastfeeding. WIC services are free.

Listing of office locations throughout the state click here.

Center for Family Health

(517) 748-5500

Income-based health center including dentistry for the entire family.

To visit their website click here.

Maternal Infant Health Program

(517) 768-2114

Services for new or expecting moms.

Provides assistance with

  • Getting health services

  • Transportation for health care

  • Health education

  • Childbirth or parenting classes

  • Breastfeeding support

  • Quitting smoking

  • Problems with alcohol or drug in your home

  • Preventing unplanned pregnancies

  • Emotional support

  • Community resources

  • Nutrition guidance

To go to their website click here.


(517) 789-1211

Direct line for all of Jackson's resources; operators will answer calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can provide information for any non-emergency.

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AWARE Shelter

(517) 783-2861

Shelter for victims of sexual assault and women who are being abused by their domestic partner; also a hotline for situations pertaining to domestic violence.

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Great Start Collaborative

(517) 784-4800

The purpose of Great Start is to assure a coordinated system of community resources and supports to assist all Jackson County families to provide a great start for their children from birth to age eight.

For more information visit their website by clicking here.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America

(517) 784-7181

Individual, Family and Community Support - Adult/Child Mentoring Programs for Children of Inmates/Ex-Offenders.

Click here to visit their website.

Together We Can Make A Difference

(517) 740-8444

Many programs assisting Jackson families including:

Children's clothing

Food pantry

Assistance with cleaning clothes

Children's toys for Christmas

Re-entry support for the newly released

Community garden

For a complete list of programs please click here.

Community Action Agency

(517) 784-4800

Offers Services in the following areas:


Education/Head Start

Finacial Empowerment


Community Development

Information Services

Click here for more information on their website.

Federal, State, and Local Representatives Listing

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