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State Emergency Relief Program

State Emergency Relief Program
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

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8:30 AM
5:00 PM
Area Served

The State Emergency Relief (SER) Program provides immediate help to individuals and families facing conditions of extreme hardship or for emergencies that threaten health and safety. Helps low income households meet emergency needs such as heat and utilities, home repairs, relocation assistance, home ownership services, and burial. Includes refugee assistance.

Age Requirement
Additional Eligibility Requirements

Asset and income guidelines. Home Heating Credit May Affect the Amount of Food Assistance You Receive.Designed for low income households that occassionally need help with unexpected emergency situations, not for chronic difficulties.

Fee Structure
No Cost
Languages Spoken
Organization Type
Government Agency
Other Notes

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