Recipients

FY 2013-14 Community Development Block Grant Recipients

  • Child & Family Charities
    • Phone 484-8444
    • Provides programs, parent education, drop in/respite childcare, and support services which reduce the incidence of abuse and neglect towards young children
  • End Violent Encounters, Inc. (EVE) (formerly Council Against Domestic Assault)
    • Phone 372-5572
    • Provides safe, temporary housing for battered women and their children; confidential crisis counseling; support programs; referrals
  • Haven House Homeless Shelter
    • Phone 337-2731
    • Provides shelter, food, clothing and personal needs to families
  • Hometown Housing Partnership, Inc.
    • Phone 974-5433
    • This agency provides down payment assistance to low-moderate income individuals and families to purchase homes in East Lansing. The purchase is exclusively for home ownership.  Hometown Housing Partnership also provides rehabilitation services to current East Lansing residents.  Rehabilitation services include: correction of City code violations and weatherization techniques.
  • Legal Services of South Central Michigan
    • Phone 394-2985
    • Provides legal assistance to low income persons in civil cases only: public benefits, housing and consumer protection, domestic relations
  • MSU HEP / CAMP (High School Equivalency Program / College Assistance Migrant Program)
    • Phone 432-9900
    • Provides basic needs assistance for HEP/CAMP students such as winter clothing and bedding, optical, dental, and emergency health care to help support students’ academic success
  • MSU Safe Place
    • Phone 355-1100
    • Provides safe, temporary housing for battered women; confidential crisis counseling and support programs
GENERAL FUND HUMAN SERVICE GRANT RECIPIENTS

  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters
    • Phone 372-0160
    • Big Brothers, Big Sisters provides professional supported one-to-one mentoring relationships to at-risk youth and children.  Volunteer mentors (bigs) generally meet with their "littles” once a week to share time, experiences, and activities that enrich both of their lives.
  • Capital Area Center for Independent Living
    • Phone 241-0393
    • This agency provides information and referrals, counseling and advocacy programs for people with disabilities of all ages and characteristics. Specialized information and assistance on housing, employment, transportation, health care, rights, benefits, and many other issues.
  • Capital Area Literacy Coalition
    • Phone 485-4949
    • Provides diagnostic services, one-to-one tutoring, vision screening, and family literacy workshops for adults, children and families
  • Capital Area United Way, Central Michigan 2-1-1
    • Phone 2-1-1
    • Provides comprehensive information and referral services to residents of East Lansing and surrounding communities
    • Callers in need of assistance are given up-to-date information on available programs and services that meet their needs
    • Callers can also find out about volunteer opportunities and agencies accepting donations
  • Community Relations Coalition
    • Strives to build trusting relationships between the community of East Lansing and Michigan State University by fostering communication and cooperation amongst neighbors
    • Activities include neighborhood beautification projects, discussion forums, neighborhood social activities (etc).
  • East Lansing Parks, Recreation, Arts Youth Scholarship
    • Phone 333-2580
    • Allows youths from low-moderate income families to participate in programs provided by East Lansing Parks, Recreation Arts and Middle School sports
  • End Violent Encounters, Inc. (EVE)
    • Phone 372-5572
    • Conducts community education presentations regarding domestic abuse and violence to several community agencies including schools, churches, health care settings, and businesses
  • Gateway Community Services
    • Phone 351-4000
    • Provides outreach, emergency shelter, independent living, education, and job skills training to runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth (ages 12-21)
  • Listening Ear
    • Phone 337-1728
    • Provides crisis counseling 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Provides referrals in the areas of mental health care, physical health, short-term counseling, sexual assault counseling, etc.
  • MSU Community Music School
    • Phone 355-7551
    • Provides financial aid scholarships to low-moderate income residents that are interested in music education and music therapy
  • MSU Safe Place
    • Phone 355-1100
    • Provides community education and outreach with a mission of improving prevention efforts and community responsiveness to domestic violence and stalking
  • Tri-County Office on Aging Meals-On-Wheels
    • Phone 887-1394
    • Provides homebound East Lansing residents with a daily hot, well balanced meal as well as contact with a caring individual
  • Tri-County Office on Aging Consortium Membership Dues
    • Phone 887-1394
    • Membership dues cover East Lansing's participation in the Tri-County Aging Consortium
  • Volunteers of America
    • Phone 272-3126
    • Provides a place for homeless individuals to take shelter from the streets while overnight shelters are closed