Resource Guide


Helpful Resources

Local Organizations

Click on the name of the organization to go to their website for more information. 

Services available:
Advocacy
Independent Living Skills Training
Information and Referral
Peer Counseling
Substance Abuse Counseling
Collaboration with Tuscola Homeless Coalition

Services available:
Transition Counseling
Job Placement


Contact Person:
Kate Kisil, Rehab Counselo
r

  • Department of Human Services
    1365 Cleaver Road
    Caro, MI 48723
    989-673-9100 or 888-673-9100

    Services available:

    Domestic Violence Referral
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance
    Runaway & Homeless Youth Services
    State Emergency Relief
    Relocation Assistance
    Food Stamp Benefits
    Medicaid Health Care Coverage
    Adult Foster Care

  • Human Development Commission
    429 Montague Ave.  
    Caro, MI 48723
    989-673-4121

    Services available:

    Emergency Utility Assistance
    Housing Programs
    1st Time Homebuyer Training
    Early Head Start
    Thumbody Express 673-8488
    Mediation Program

  • ThumbWorks!
    1184 Cleaver Road
    Caro, MI 48723

    989-673-8103

    Services available:

    Job Search Assistance
    Job Skills Development Workshops
    Tool Chest Voucher System
    Techno-Bytes for Beginners
    Veteran Services
    Resume Assistance

  • Tuscola County Health Department
    1309 Cleaver Road
    Caro, MI 48723
    989-673-8114

    Services available:

    Abstinence Program
    Family Planning
    Maternal Support Services
    Infant Support Services
    Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic
    Prenatal Clinic
    WIC

  • Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems
    323 N. State Street
    P.O. Box 239
    Caro, MI 48723
    989-673-6191 or 800-462-6814

    Services available:

    Special Education Advocacy
    Customer Service
    Family Support Services
    Special Childrens Home-based Services
    Referral for Group Therapy &           Counseling

     

State Wide Organizations
  • The Arc Michigan
    1325 S. Washington Ave.
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (989) 487-5426
    (800) 292-7851
  • Association for Children's Mental Health
    941 Abbott Rd., Ste. P
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (989) 336-7222
    (800) 782-0883
  • Autism Society of Michigan
    6035 Executive Drive
    Ste. 109
    Lansing, MI 48911
    (989) 882-2800
  • Children's Special Health Care Services
    P.O.Box 30479
    Lansing, MI 48909-7979
    (989) 241-7186
  • Citizens Alliance to Uphold Special
    Education (CAUSE)

    3303 W. Saginaw, Suite F-1
    Lansing, MI 48917
    (989) 886-9167
    (800) 221-9105
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Greater Michigan
    3835 28th St., S.E., Suite 105
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616) 942-2081
  • Easter Seal Society of Michigan, Inc.
    4065 Saladin Drive, S.E.
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616) 942-2081
  • Learning Disabilities Assoc. Of Michigan
    200 Museum Drive, Suite 202
    Lansing, MI 48933
    (989)485-8160
    (888) 597-7809
  • Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service
    106 W. Allegan #300
    Lansing, MI 48933-1706
    (800) 288-5923
  • Mott Children's Hospital
    806 Tuuri Place
    Flint, MI 48503
    (800) 767-5750 ext. 7562
  • Statewide Service for the Hearing Impaired
    1631 Miller Road
    Flint, MI 48503
    (810) 239-3112
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan (UCP-MI)
    3401 E. Saginaw, Ste. 216
    Lansing, MI 48912
    (989) 203-1200
    ucp@ucpmi.org
  • Visually Impaired Information Center
    P.O. Box 51207
    Livonia, MI 48151-5207
    (734)421-6599
Internet Resources