How to Apply for Emergency Assistance
The Salvation Army of Genesee County provides financial assistance to local families facing a utility shutoff and/or an eviction or foreclosure. It is required that before applying to The Salvation Army, individuals seeking assistance must apply to the Department of Human Services for state emergency relief first.
To make an appointment with The Salvation Army you will need the following documentation....
the Decision Notice from DHS
- the Consumers Energy shut off notice or court ordered eviction
a current ID for the person named on the bill
proof of household income
receipts of bills paid in the last 30 days, and
an original social security card for every person in the home
To schedule an appointment for assistance, call 810-232-2196 at the start of business (9:00 a.m.) Monday through Friday. Walk-ins will be instructed to call for an appointment.