Flint/Genesee County COC

Flint/Genesee County COC A community working together to achieve access to safe and affordable
housing for all residents of Genesee County. The Flint/Genesee County Continuum of Care

(COC) is a federally mandated body of homeless

service providers.

The COC works in partnership

with the Michigan State Housing Development

Authority (MSHDA) and the United States

Department of Housing and Urban Development

(HUD) towards the common goal to end

homelessness in the United States within 10

years. Each year the Flint/Genesee County COC

applies for funding to support local efforts to

prevent and end homelessness.

Operating as usual

COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduler
04/16/2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduler

COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduler

Pfizer is approved for use in those aged 16+ while Moderna is approved for 18+. If you are under 18, you must schedule your appointment at a Pfizer clinic.

Genesee County Board of Commissioners
04/14/2021

Genesee County Board of Commissioners

Genesee County Community Action Resource Department received $12,085,085 in federal funds to help tenants facing pandemic-related hardships avoid eviction while also ensuring landlords can recoup owed rent through the COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) program.

Qualifying individuals can receive assistance for up to 12 months rental arrears and 3 months of projected rental assistance (Up to 15 months total). Qualifying households can also receive utility assistance for tenant supplied electricity, home heating, water, sewer and trash.

Eligible renters include households that have incomes less than 80% of Area Median Income (AMI) who meet the following conditions:

• Individual(s) in the household has qualified for unemployment benefits or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or has experienced other financial hardship due directly or indirectly to the coronavirus outbreak; and
• Individual(s) in the household can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability evidenced by a past due utility or rent notice.

Applications can be picked up at GCCARD or printed online at: https://ceraapp.michigan.gov/.

Applications may be submitted in the following ways:
• In person via appointment only by calling (810) 768-4675
• Email to: [email protected]

Applicants may call GCCARD’s hotline at 810-768-4675 to begin the process if they do not have access to obtain the online application. All submissions must include the landlord and tenant applications along with all required documents. Those applications may be found here: https://www.michigan.gov/mshda/0,4641,7-141-5555-533463--,00.html

Frequently asked questions regarding CERA:https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mshda/CERA_FAQ_3.25.21_720404_7.pdf

Legal Services of Eastern Michigan
04/12/2021

Legal Services of Eastern Michigan

Make sure to put this on your calendar!
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04/12/2021
Register Today!

Register Today!

Love Where You Live! Download Document Join us as we bring resources together to build better communities. Learn about home ownership, landlord/tenant rights and responsibilities, neighborhood beautif

GISD Early Childhood & Parent Involvement
04/07/2021

GISD Early Childhood & Parent Involvement

South Flint Soup Kitchen has Angel Closet Walk-ins available on March 29th and March 31st 11am-noon, but looking ahead a little bit, here are the Angel Closet Walk-in and Food Giveaway dates for April! Questions call 810-239-3427.

Flint National Service Accelerator
04/07/2021

Flint National Service Accelerator

Recruiting 10 COVID-19 Response AmeriCorps members to serve full-time for 6 months with the Flint Urban Safety and Health Corps. COVID-19 Response members will serve with the Genesee County Health Department and support local vaccine clinics across the county.

Benefits: living allowance, education award upon completion of service, professional development, and access to the AmeriCorps alumni network and resources

Apply here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=102794

Deadline to Apply: April 16th, 2021

Carriage Town Ministries
04/06/2021

Carriage Town Ministries

April 24th Pop up Shop - a Free clothing, new shoes, handbags giveaway in the CTM parking lot. 9:00am - 11:00am. Plus Blueline donuts for sale!

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
03/31/2021
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Vaccine supply is limited here and across the state. Please be patient. We want to vaccinate all eligible persons as quickly as possible and are doing everything we can to ensure the most vulnerable receive their vaccinations first. All appointment scheduling is based on vaccine dose availability an...

Dwayne
03/29/2021

Dwayne

The Flint Area Community Housing Resource Board would like to thank some of our sponsors: The State Bank, Flint Housing Commission, Hamilton Community Health Network, Legal Services of Eastern Michigan. Please be sure to register for this year's conference.

Celebrating The Legacy Of Danielle Brown - The Crim Fitness Foundation
03/26/2021
Celebrating The Legacy Of Danielle Brown - The Crim Fitness Foundation

Celebrating The Legacy Of Danielle Brown - The Crim Fitness Foundation

Mentor, advocate, mother, friend, selfless, a true trailblazer, wonderful singer, take-charge person. These are just a few ways to describe Danielle Brown, who was not only a wonderful person but a true Flint community champion.  Lifelong Flint resident and longtime literacy advocate, Danielle Br...

Genesee County Community Action Resource Department
03/25/2021

Genesee County Community Action Resource Department

The Neighborhood Services Center provides a number of emergency services to low income families in Genesee County. The Center's staff assists residents to prevent utility shut-offs, eviction, and ultimately homelessness.

03/25/2021
YMCA of Greater Flint

YMCA of Greater Flint

We will have open interviews at the Pierson Rd Branch on March 23 & 30 from 12-2 pm and 4-6 pm. We will be hiring for positions at all three branches!

Free drive-thru COVID vaccine site coming to Center of Hope on Friday
03/25/2021
Free drive-thru COVID vaccine site coming to Center of Hope on Friday

Free drive-thru COVID vaccine site coming to Center of Hope on Friday

FLINT, Mich. -Hamilton Community Health Network will be administering free, walk-up/drive-through COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone in the community who needs one at the Hamilton-Flint location on Friday, March 26th. The vaccine clinic will be open from 9:00 a. m. to 3:00 p. m. on Friday in theCenter....

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
03/19/2021

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Starting March 24, 6,000 COVID-19 vaccines will be available at Ford Field daily for those who qualify. Save your spot at https://clinic.meijer.com/register/CL2021.

03/17/2021
Genesee County Board of Commissioners

Genesee County Board of Commissioners

This morning, Genesee County Board of Commissioners:

Appointed The Honorable Judge Nathaniel Perry as Genesee County's Chief Public Defender. Hon. Perry retired this past December as our county's longest serving district court judge with 29 years of dedicated service. Congratulations Judge Perry!

Approved a grant award from the The U.S. Department of the Treasury in the amount of $12,085.085.30 for the purpose of providing emergency rental assistance for Genesee County residents. If you would like to learn more about the program and qualifications, please contact Genesee County Community Action Resource Department at (810) 232-2185.

Approved of a grant award from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $1,517,349 for the purpose of supporting COVID vaccination events for the Genesee County Health Department.

The rest of today's agenda items can be found at this link: http://geneseecountymi.iqm2.comCitizens/default.aspx

SNAP Outreach at Food Bank Council of Michigan
03/17/2021

SNAP Outreach at Food Bank Council of Michigan

March SNAP Benefits Update:

In response to the COVID-19 emergency, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has announced that households receiving SNAP* benefits in Michigan that are not currently receiving the maximum amount allowed per household size, will receive additional payments to raise benefits to the maximum for March.

Households that normally receive the maximum benefits amount allowed for your household size already, will still receive a 15% increase in benefits through September 2021.

March additional benefits will be issued between March 20 – March 30.

The additional benefits will be loaded on your Bridge card separately from your normal benefits amount.

Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness
03/11/2021

Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness

New SOS online, self-service options coming soon

"Branch appointments, online and self-service station transactions will be unavailable from 5 p.m. Thursday, March 11 to 9 a.m. Tuesday March 16 while the system is brought online."

After 9am on 3/16: "'Customers will now be able to renew or replace their driver's licenses and IDs at any of our more than 130 new self-service stations across the state, and renew or replace their enhanced licenses and IDs online," said Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson. "

See full press release here: https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127--552526--,00.html

Metro Community Development
03/11/2021

Metro Community Development

😣 Homelessness can happen to anybody. If you are homeless or know someone who needs assistance, please call our crisis line at 810-544-HELP.

Local organizations holding food giveaways on March 11th
03/11/2021
Local organizations holding food giveaways on March 11th

Local organizations holding food giveaways on March 11th

Mid-Michigan organizations are holding some food giveaways on Thursday. RELATED LINK:AG Nessel to examine Consumers Energy's request to increase electric rates. East Side Soup Kitchen, Hidden Harvest & Food Bank of Eastern MI. are teaming up to battle food insecurity in Saginaw. There will be a food...

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
03/09/2021

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Starting today (March 8), MDHHS is moving forward with the vaccination of Michiganders age 50 and older with medical conditions or disabilities and caregiver family members and guardians who care for children with special health care needs. For more information, including how to get a vaccine, visit Michigan.gov/COVIDvaccine.

Winter 2021 Newsletter — LSEM FHC Site v2
03/09/2021
Winter 2021 Newsletter — LSEM FHC Site v2

Winter 2021 Newsletter — LSEM FHC Site v2

Though we find ourselves in the New Year, the residual complications left behind by the Coronavirus pandemic have cemented our fair housing program as a core need. We've expanded our services to all 14 counties in recent years and have found ourselves better prepared to facilitate the Eviction Diver

Catholic Charities Shiawassee and Genesee Counties
03/09/2021

Catholic Charities Shiawassee and Genesee Counties

Don't struggle alone! Help is Waiting!

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03/09/2021
Serve Now

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Ready to apply? See open positions here.

Genesee County Health Department
03/05/2021

Genesee County Health Department

Family and friends are often the first to recognize the warning signs of su***de and can take the first steps toward helping an at risk individual find appropriate help. If you or a loved one are experiencing a crisis, please contact one of the following resources for help.

National Su***de Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in crisis. Call 800-273-8255. For deaf and hard of hearing, call 800-799-4889.

To reach the Veteran's Crisis Line, call 800-273-8255 and press 1, or send a text to 838255.

Genesee Health System Crisis Line is available 24/7 by calling 810-257-3740, or by texting FLINT to 741741.

Genesee Health System
03/04/2021

Genesee Health System

COVID Testing happening tomorrow, Thursday, March 4th, from 9-11am.

GCHC now offers ongoing COVID-19 Testing, ages 5 and up. Appointments are recommended, walk-ups accepted.

#covidtesting #CovidTestingSites

The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan - Food Bank of Eastern Michigan
03/02/2021
The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan - Food Bank of Eastern Michigan

The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan - Food Bank of Eastern Michigan

The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan distributes over 28 million pounds of food, through a network of over 700 Hunger Relief Partners in 22 counties. DonateFood distributionsCOVID-19 Information Since 1981, the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan has grown to serve more than 331,000 people annually through a...

Address

1174 Robert T Longway Blvd
Flint, MI
48503

General information

Continuum of Care

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(810) 544-4357

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Over 60 volunteers are needed to canvass the city and count/survey people living on the streets. A few hours of your time can make a big impact in your community! Volunteers are needed for January 28th at 9pm until 1am. Volunteers are also needed during the day on January 29th from 11:15 am until 2 pm and 4:30 pm until 6 pm. All volunteers are required to complete online training. You will be assigned to a team with at least one experienced member. To register as a volunteer, visit https://www.geneseeserves.org/need/detail/?need_id=486530