Information on the Food Assistance Program, eligibility requirements, and other food resources.
Michigan's Women, Infants & Children program, providing supplemental nutrition, breastfeeding information, and other resources for healthy mothers & babies.
Information on the Family Independence Program, State Disability Assistance, SSI, Refugee, and other cash assistance.
If you cannot afford child care, payment assistance is available.
Children's Special Health Care Services information and FAQ's.
Information on assistance with home repairs, heat and utility bills, relocation, home ownership, burials, home energy, and eligibility requirements.
Health Care Coverage information and resources.
Help from Other Programs
Information about the health care programs available through Medicaid and how to qualify.
Our migrant program works with a number of organizations to provide services for Michigan’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers.
Housing and Homeless Services
Low-income Households Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)
A federal program which helps persons admitted into the U.S. as refugees to become self-sufficient after their arrival.
Universal caseload, or task-based processing, is a different way of handling public assistance cases.
Information on the Children's Protective Services Program, child abuse reporting procedures, and help for parents in caring for their children.
Information on adoption programs, adoption resources, locating birth parents and obtaining information from adoption records.
Information on Adult Protective Services, Independent Living Services, Adult Community Placement Services, and HIV/AIDS Support Services.
Child Fatality Registry
Information on child support services for participants and partners.
Programs for healthy children & families, including immunization, lead poisoning prevention, prenatal smoking cessation, and many others.
Information on the Children's Foster Care program and becoming a Foster Parent.
Hope For A Home
Information about the Michigan law that requires certain information be made available to a woman who is seeking an abortion at least 24 hours prior to the abortion procedure.
Information on treatment and services for juvenile offenders, success stories, and more.
Information on American Indian Services, Employment and Training.
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The Michigan Domestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board administers state and federal funding for domestic violence shelters and advocacy services, develops and recommends policy, and develops and provides technical assistance and training.
Information about injury and violence prevention programs in Michigan
information about the Department's public safety programs.
Information on the Safe Delivery Program, laws, and publications.
Information on Safe Sleep for your baby, how to protect your baby's life.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services' (MDHHS) Division of Environmental Health (DEH) uses the best available science to reduce, eliminate, or prevent harm from environmental, chemical, and physical hazards.
Resources and information to assist in assuring firearm safety for families in the state of Michigan.
Child Welfare Medical Resources
Adult Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services
Prevention of diseases & conditions such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and many others.
Information on communicable & chronic diseases.

Home to an array of public health programs, initiatives and interventions aimed at improving the health and well-being of women, infants, families and communities. 
Primary Care & Public Health.
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Provider Payments Information on the direct deposit of State of Michigan payments into a provider's bank account.
Child Care Fund
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Michigan's Trauma Care System
Information on the grant awarded for the State Innovation Model Proposal
Migrant Affairs
MiSACWIS Training
Pathways to Potential site
Protect MiFamily -Title IV-E Waiver
Offers resources for agencies who operate the Weatherization Assistance Program in the state of Michigan

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Information on resources in your community and volunteer recruitment and training, and services provided at local DHS offices.
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Information is collected to monitor the general health and well-being of Michigan citizens.
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Equal Opportunity, Legal Base, Laws and Reporting Welfare Fraud information.
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A variety of reports & statistics for programs and services.
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May 18, 2022
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Long Term Care Operations Section has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for quality-of-life enrichment projects for residents of nursing homes.
The purpose of the Nursing Facility Enrichment Program is to fund projects and activities that will benefit and enrich the lives of nursing facility residents. All proposals must include enhancements to nursing facility services and go beyond the services required to be provided by a nursing facility.
Eligible applicants include hospitals and health care organizations, academic institutions, nursing facilities, nonprofit organizations, private businesses, Native American tribal organizations and other organizations able to plan, implement and evaluate projects, programs, process and systems improvements designed to protect or improve quality of life and care for residents of nursing facilities.
Priority will be given to projects that include dementia care, utilization of nonpharmacological approaches and the reduction of antipsychotic medications when there is no valid clinical indication.
The grant period is from Oct. 1, 2022, to Sept. 30, 2023. The total amount available is $5 million. MDHHS plans to issue 20 awards, with a maximum single award amount of $750,000 and minimum amount of $15,000. 
Grant applications for the Nursing Facility Enrichment Competitive Program RFP must be submitted electronically through the EGrAMS program by 3 p.m., June 27, 2022.
For more information or to apply, visit the EGrAMS website and select “About EGrAMS” link in the left panel to access the “Competitive Application Instructions” training manual. The complete RFP can be accessed under the ‘Current Grants’ section under the “Medical Services Administration” link and selecting the “NFEP-2023” grant program.
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