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Find local resources for your housing issues in your state. You can find legal aid groups to call for help. You can see what rental assistance programs may help you. Or you can use tools to write letters or file court documents to protect yourself.

Last updated on October 18, 2021

Legal Help in Michigan

for assistance with housing, benefits, work, domestic violence, custody, discrimination, and other issues

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

Guide to Legal Help and Referrals from Michigan Legal Help

https://michiganlegalhelp.org/guide-to-legal-help

Serves all local counties and cities

Legal Services of Northern Michigan, Inc.

http://www.lsnm.org(888) 645-9993

Serves local areas: Alcona, Alger, Alpena, Antrim, Baraga, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, ...

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Legal Aid of Western Michigan

https://www.lawestmi.org(800) 442-2777

Serves local areas: Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, ...

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Legal Services of Eastern Michigan

http://www.lsem-mi.org(800) 339-9513

Serves local areas: Arenac, Bay, Clare, Genesee, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Isabella, Lapeer...

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Michigan Advocacy Program

https://miadvocacy.org/(734) 665-6181

Serves local areas: Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Le...

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United Community Housing Coalition hotline

https://www.uchcdetroit.org/(313) 355-3352

Serves local areas: Detroit area

Lakeshore Legal Aid

https://lakeshorelegalaid.org(888) 783-8190

Serves local areas: Macomb, Oakland, Wayne

Michigan Indian Legal Services, Inc.

https://www.mils3.org(800) 968-6877

Serves local areas: Native Americans living in all counties in Michigan, including those w...

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Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from Hello Landlord

https://hellolandlord.org/

Serves all of US

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from No Rent

https://www.norent.org/en/

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Financial Assistance for Housing in Michigan

for help paying rent, utilities, and other housing-related costs

Michigan COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA)

https://www.michigan.gov/mshda/0,4641,7-141-5555-533463--,00.html

Serves all local counties and cities

Michigan 211

https://www.mi211.org/Call 2-1-1

Serves all local counties and cities

Macomb County COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) Program

https://www.macombgov.org/cera

Serves local areas: Macomb County

Bay Mills Indian Community Housing Authority Rental Assistance Program

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HBkhb4EI_ANfRnvy-H12XkvWCCVUXeM6/view

Serves local areas: Bay Mills Indian Community Housing Authority

Grand Traverse Band Of Ottawa And Chippewa Indians Rental Assistance Program

http://gtbindians.org/housing_dept.asp

Serves local areas: Grand Traverse Band Of Ottawa And Chippewa Indians

Serves local areas: Lac Vieux Desert Band Of Lake Superior Chippewa

Little River Band of Ottowa Indians Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://lrboi-nsn.gov/emergency-rental-assistance-program/

Serves local areas: Little River Band of Ottawa Indians

Little Traverse Bay Band of Odowa Indians Covid-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Programs

https://ltbbodawa-nsn.gov/departments/housing-department/

Serves local areas: Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Program 2021

https://www.pokagonband-nsn.gov/citizens/covid-19-emergency-assistance-program-2021

Serves local areas: Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Of Michigan Covid-19 Rental Assistance Program

http://www.sagchip.org/housing/index.htm#.YKafq5NKjOQ

Serves local areas: Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Of Michigan

Serves local areas: Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

National United Way/211

https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-wayCall 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all of US

Find Help/Aunt Bertha services directory

https://findhelp.org

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Catholic Charities services and assistance

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/

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Other Services to Help in Michigan

for domestic violence, health coverage, food benefits, mental health, and other issues

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org1-800-273-8255

Serves all of US

National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/1-800-799-7233Text LOVEIS 22-522

Serves all of US

Crisis Text Line for mental health support

https://www.crisistextline.org/Text HOME to 741-741

Serves all of US

CDC + Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool

https://www.apple.com/covid19

Serves all of US

Serves all of US

Medicare & Medicaid Services' Insure Kids Now page

https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/

Serves all of US

USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility

Serves all of US