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Detroit Housing Commission

(313) 877-8000

Provides affordable housing to Detroit residents

City of Lansing Development Office

(517) 483-4040

Provides housing and financial assistance to homebuyers

Greater Detroit Centers for Working Families

(313) 557-4838

One-on-one financial coaching, financial planning and budgeting, income supports, workforce and career development opportunities geared toward single mothers

PATH: Partnership. Accountability. Training. Hope.


Applicants for cash assistance will take part in a robust, results-oriented work participation program - PATH. The program features a 21-day assessment period during which barriers to employment are identified and caseworkers work individually with clients to connect them with resources to address these barriers.

Food Assistance Program (FAP)


This program helps low-income people buy the food they need for good health. Please use the "MI Bridges" application to apply.

WorkNet Center Arlington Heights

(847) 981-7400

Offers employment and job-finding help at little or no cost.

Career Transitions Center of Chicago


Job coaches, workshops, career lending library, office workspace (computers, printers, phones etc.), weekly peer groups, video mock interviews, career planning counseling

Indianapolis Housing Authority

(317) 261-7200

Provides housing opportunities for residents of Indianapolis

Northwest Indiana Community Action

1 (800) 826-7871

Provides housing assistance to Northwest Indiana communities not covered by other housing authorities (i.e. outside of Gary, Hammond, East Chicago, and Michigan City.)

East Chicago Housing Authority

Provides housing assistance to residents of East Chicago

Hammond Housing Authority

(219) 989-3265

Provides housing assistance to residents of Hammond

Michigan City Housing Authority

(219) 872-7287

Provides housing assistance to residents of Michigan City

Gary Housing Authority

(219) 881-6400

Provides housing assistance for residents of Gary

Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors

Provides a toolkit of resources for homebuyers in Northwest Indiana

Apartment Association of Fort Wayne

(260) 267-9300

Provides public housing options for residents of Fort Wayne

Linking Michiana

Cooperative resource and network for job seekers and employers in Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan, weekly job support group, job board, networking resources and workshops

Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority

(515) 968-1882

Provides housing for residents of Central Iowa

Des Moines Municipal Housing Agency

(515) 323-8950

Provides housing to residents of the City of Des Moines

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