Food Assistance and Other Community Resources

Food Assistance and Other Community Resources


Michigan 2-1-1 is an easy way to find help with child care, food, housing, paying bills and other needs. Residents may call 2-1-1, text their zip code to 8982111 or search online any time to get connected with resources in our community. Operators offer help in 180+ languages. Below is a listing of other resources that can help.

Food Assistance: Many organizations have stepped up to offer food assistance during this time. Please click the links to each organization’s website below for the latest information on hours and instructions.

Additional food sources can be found at Helpkent.org. Lists of open restaurants offering take-out and delivery can be found on Wyoming-Kentwood Area Chamber of CommerceWZZM 13, FOX 17 and WOOD TV8 .

Child Care Services: If you are parent or family member who is in the essential workforce and in need child care, you can go online to complete this form with your child care needs or call 2-1-1 for help.

Housing Assistance: If you need help paying housing bills or other essential services, call 2-1-1. Additionally, check with your mortgage companies as some are offering mortgage assistance and relief options to those impacted by COVID-19. These local organizations may also be able to help:

Business Resources: A list of resources and information for Michigan businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak can be found at www.michiganbusiness.org/covid19. As the administrator of the MEDC Small Business Relief Grant, The Right Place has shared grant criteria and application details on its website. To view the State of Michigan's guidance for businessness about Executive Order 2020-21, click here. Additional business and employee resources can be found at COVIDWM.org.

Do you have a suggestion of a service that should be added this page? Let us know what we may be missing by contacting info@kentwood.us.