Health and Community Resources 

for Flint and Genesee County

Health Screenings
Learn about the recommended health screenings based one evidence and research through the USPTF (US Preventative Task Force).
Find a Doctor
Are you looking for a doctor and are you without health insurance at this time or have government insurance? One of the best places to access health care is through a Federally Qualifies Health Center (FQHC). Find an FQHC near you that will be able to help you with your medical problems no matter your insurance status.
Find a Food Pantry
If you need access to food and nutrition resources please check of the food pantry directory from Food Banks of Eastern Michigan.
Find a Homeless Shelter
If you are between homes right now and need emergency shelter please check out the Homeless Shelter Directory.
Health Insurance Access
If you do not have insurance through your employer and are not on a Medicare insurance plan you may qualify for a government related health insurance. Please check out the link below for health insurance options.
Food Assistance
SNAP is the federal food assistance program and the first line of defense against hunger. Go to MI Bridges (link below) to apply for assistance programs including food assistance programs. Check out Food Bank of Eastern Michigan for help applying for SNAP.
Medication Discounts
Need help with decreasing some of your medication cost. Check out GoodRx for discount coupons on common medications. Additionally, ask you doctor about pharmacies with assistance programs.
Awareness Months
Learn about the different Health and Awareness months and days throughout the year.
Pediatric Milestones
Learn about the various developmental milestones for children under 5 years old.
Find a Therapist
Need someone to talk to? Do you feel overwhelmed or not quite yourself? Use PsychologyToday.com to find a therapist near you.
MI BRIDGES
MI Bridges is a resources to apply for assistance with food, child development and care, health care, cash assistance, and emergency relief. Additionally, there is information on resources from housing, transportation, homelessness, school, disability, and much more.
Health Department
Check out the Genesee County Health Department for health resources in Genesee county.
Flint Neighborhoods United
Review a resource list created by the Flint Neighborhoods United. A group that shares information and leverages their resources to create positive change in the Greater Flint community.
Aunt Bertha
Check out Aunt Bertha. A social care network that connects people to free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.
Legal Services
Legal Services of Eastern Michigan offer free legal aid and their mission is to use legal skills to address the causes and effects of poverty. Special emphasis is placed on those issues that affect survival needs of low-income people.
Senior Citizen Resources
Senior citizens, those over 65 years old, have unique needs to improve their quality of life. Please check out some of the Genesee county resources for senior citizens at the Valley Area Agency of Aging.
Learning Disabilities
If you believe your child may benefit from adjustments in a learning curriculum or additional learning resources please consider having your child evaluated for education services to obtain an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504Plan.
STD Testing
If you do not have a doctor but would like Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) testing you can establish care at a local clinic or visit the Genesee County Health Department (link below). STD testing includes HIV, Syphillis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Trichomonas, and Hepatitis testing.
Substance Use Resources
If you would like more information on treatment and prevention options for substance use please check out the Genesee County Prevention Coalition. Substance use disorders include tobacco, alcohol, opioid prescription drugs, and other recreational drugs.
Crisis Services
Genesee Health System has trained, professional staff available to assist individuals and families with understanding their treatment options, and to help during a mental health, substance abuse, or family crisis. These services are easily accessed by calling the above numbers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Domestic Violence
If you or someone you know is in an unsafe relationship or situation please reach out for protection and a safe space.
Youth Opportunities
Check out Opportunity Youth to find resources for individuals 16 to 24 years old.
Housing Assistance
The Flint Housing Commission can help provide assistance with finding affordable housing and utilizing housing vouchers.
Pregnancy Resources
Pregnant or think you're pregnant? There are many resources available to support you on your next steps and options.
Renter Rights
Learn about your tenant or renter rights and responsibilities at Michigan Legal Help.
Employee Rights
Every employee has rights and benefits they should be aware of. Check out the Michigan Labor Laws in the Employee Law Handbook.
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