Questions related to Community Help should be directed to:
Lynn Sobczak, Secretary, Student and Information Services
586.783.6300 Ext. 1246 586.307.3583 Fax
Every school year, a variety of opportunities are available for students from families with limited financial resources as identified through the National School Lunch Program, these opportunities include reduction of fees for extracurricular activities and other services. With your approval, when these types of opportunities become available, the district will forward information directly to you.
By law we can only access your contact information with your approval. If you choose to not submit this form we will continue to have the information about assistance and opportunities available on our district website and in the main office of your child(ren)’s school. Sending in this form will not change your eligibility status
2016 Free Dental Clinic
Comcast offers reduced rate Internet to qualifying families
National Suicide Prevention lifeline 1-800-273-TALK
food 4 kids Program
The food 4 kids Program is a Mobile Pantry Program partnered with Gleaner's Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. The mobile pantry is a traveling food pantry that parents pick up monthly. Each family receives a large box of food, typically including perishable and nonperishable food items and fresh fruits and vegetables. Families must be registered to participate. Please contact your school office for a referral.
Help Within the Community
In these tough economic times, many families are facing or have experienced the loss of jobs, health care, and other necessary supports. The following is a list of agencies to contact if you or someone you know is feeling the effects of this economic crisis:
LCPS Student Advocacy Program:
L'Anse Creuse and Michigan Works have partnered together to offer eligible students a program that can help remove barriers that hinder success. Students in this program have improved their academic achievements, leading to high school completion and work readiness skills.
Student Insurance Assistance:
L'Anse Creuse Public Schools does not provide accident insurance for students. The district does not pay medical bills for students involved in accidents, at school, or while participating in athletic activities. Parents may wish to contact their own insurance carrier for information on coverage. In addition to Information on low cost health care coverage for uninsured families, information is provided for free health care coverage for pregnant women, babies, and children under age 19.
Free dental care provided by Michigan Dental Hygienists:
Super Teeth, (586) 756-6888 in Warren
Free or Low Cost Community Services
Lions Club - contact School Social Worker
Health Care for Children
MiChild/Healthy Kids (coverage up to age 19) www.michigan.gov/mdch , and click on Health Care Coverage
Resources for medical care for those that are uninsured: Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) Macomb County
Health Care for Adults
Heat for your home
The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) pays toward heating bills 800-866-8429 or www.thawfund.org
A new link to a variety of private sector jobs in the community set up by the State of Michigan - www.michigan.gov/jobs
or (888) 477-2669
Macomb Homeless Coalition
The continuum of care for Macomb County www.macombhomelesscoalition.com/
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 4 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 or Kristine for details)
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Macomb County Resource Lists
Please see More Help Info on left for additional Community Resources (located under Community Help)
The Federal Government instituted a program to help student families, with-in certain income guidelines, to apply for subsidized meals (Free or Reduced Meals). Applications and an instruction sheet may be picked up at any District Building. Help may also be obtained by calling (586) 783-6550 ext. 1115. Visit Website
L'Anse Creuse Public Schools has a community food bank for students currently enrolled in any L'Anse Creuse Public Schools educational program (preschool, K-12, and Adult/Alternative Education). Those in need should contact Timothy Couto at email@example.com
or 586.783.6300 ext. 1245. Referrals can also be made by any district staff member.
Parent acceptance to the program is required.
Watch Video Federal Grant from the Dept of Labor - call 586-783-6330