Chippewa Valley Schools, in partnership with the community, will provide a safe, inviting and supportive environment that engages students and prepares them to be successful and to contribute in an ever-changing world.

We recognize that we have children and families in our school district that are in need of assistance. To help provide our families with available resources we have created the links below. If you are in need of help and don't know where to turn, please contact your school social worker for more information. 



Free or Low Cost Community Services:

Health Care for Children:
 Health Care for Adults:
Heat for your home:

  • The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) pays toward heating bills 800-866-8429 or
Prescription Coverage:
Macomb Homeless Coalition:
The continuum of care for Macomb County If you are in immediate need of shelter please call 1-800-A-SHELTER (1-800-274-3583) OR the United Way Referral LIne at 2-1-1 to arrange for a temporary emergency shelter stay. 

Macomb County Habitat for Humanity:
Located at 130 N. Groesbeck Hwy, Mt. Clemens 48043. To qualify for a Macomb Habitat house you must meet four basic qualifications:

Ability to Pay:

a) make a minimum of $20,000 per year, maximum depends on family size.

b) debt-to-income ratio at 40% or less.

c) credit criteria (see application)

Need: currently living in substandard housing

Willingness to Partner: 250 sweat equitiy hours per adult in household.

Macomb County Resident: for at least 6 months.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received, spots are limited. (586) 263-1540 or

Support for Students whose Families have lost their Homes to Foreclosure

What Questions should I ask regarding Services

The McKinney - Vento Act: The Basics


Macomb County Resource LIsts: 

Web Resources

Macomb Intermediate School District Homeless Student resources    


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