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First Congregational UCC, Battle Creek, Michigan


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Have you received a utility shut-off or an eviction? Do you need clothing or household items? Do you need child care or emergency shelter? Do you need help paying for your prescriptions or accessing medical care? Do you want to volunteer in the community or do you have items you would like to donate to a local organization? Whatever your situation or need, 2-1-1 is an easy to remember three digit telephone number that allows you to find help when you need it. With just one simple call to 2-1-1 you will have access to thousands of programs to GIVE HELP or GET HELP!.

2-1-1 Can Help With…

Food, Rent, Utilities, Prescriptions, Home Rehabilitation, Home Repair, Emergency Shelter, Diapers, Legal Aide, Transportation, Hearing/Visual Aides, Clothing, Health Insurance, Substance Abuse, Household Goods, Donations, Support Groups, Literacy, Dental Care, Medical Care, Child Care, Car Seats, Public Assistance, and much more.

Community members may use the Library phone at First Congregational Church of Battle Creek to contact 211 via phone.

Click here to search for community resources through 211 online.

Requesting Cash Assistance from First Congregational Church

Any community members seeking financial assistance will be required to contact 211 before the church will consider a request for cash assistance. Individuals seeking cash assistance will be required to fill out an intake form and provide documentation (such as shut-off notices) with their request. A pastor will review the request and will determine if funds are available.

Click here to download and print an intake form for cash assistance.