Our Michigan YMCA Response:
1. Childcare for essential staff
Our Ys are providing much needed childcare to essential staff and their families
2. Food access
YMCAs across Michigan are increasing access to food for children who would normally rely on school breakfast and lunches.
3. Mental and physical wellness
Our Ys are promoting mental and physical wellness through programming, outreach, and donation drives.
For more information on what the YMCA is doing in your area, please click on the blue marker in the map and scroll down.
For additional support contact the following organizations:
Dial 2-1-1 on your phone for access to a variety of services across Michigan or visit www.mi211.org
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-8255 or visit their website at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has established a warmline for persons with mental health conditions. The warmline is operated by Certified Peer Support Specialists. Call 1-888-733-7753 between 10:00 am and 2:00 am.
If your local Y does not have a food program, Feeding America offers feeding sites in churches and schools across the state. Visit their website to find a location near you. www.feedingamerica.org