Community Resources

Many resources are available in Gratiot County, navigating or finding them can sometimes be overwhelming. For an updated comprehensive list of resourses available, please visit or call 211

WHAT IS 2-1-1?

2-1-1 is a one-stop service that saves time and frustration by connecting people in need with hundreds of health and human service organizations throughout Northeast Michigan.

Since 2009, United Way of Gratiot & Isabella Counties has invested more than $200,000 through Listening Ear Crisis Center, Inc. for Information & Referral, 2-1-1 and 24-hour crisis intervention services for calls originating in Gratiot & Isabella Counties. (Please do not call United Way directly regarding referral services or to request assistance...simply dial 2-1-1.)

What kind of help is available? Referrals for: food, housing, utilities, child care, home repair, emergency shelter, clothing, legal aid, literacy, transportation, substance abuse, senior issues, disability information, medical and dental care, prescriptions, mental health and more.

Dial 2-1-1 and talk to a trained professional about the hundreds of health and human services available in our area.

  • Free, confidential information and referral

  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • One call to GET and GIVE help

  • Efficient, fast and easy to use

  • Connect with a caring professional

Email and chat available at, or call 1-888-636-4211.