COVID-19 Resources

Call 2-1-1

to get connected to help from nonprofits and government agencies statewide.

 
Genesee County Emergency Operations

can be reached at
(810) 252-3422.
 
Residents in need of a water filter, replacement cartridge,

water test, or water service reconnection
should call the City of Flint Office of Public Health
(810) 410-2020.

Click a box below for more information:

Meal Sites

For Students

Meal Sites

For Seniors

Meal Sites

For All Residents

Housing

Call 810-768-4675.

 

Genesee County Community Action Resource Department neighborhood Services Center provides emergency assistance with utilities and other homeless prevention services.

Health Care

  • Genesee Health Plan: primary care physicians

  • McClaren Health Care: hospital services

  • Hurley Medical Center: hospital services

  • Mott’s Children Health Center

Food & Water

Utilities

  • Visit the Consumer’s Energy website for more information.

  • Outage Map

More Links:

Child Care

  • Child Care Network

  • Talking to Children about COVID-19

Mental Health

Transportation

  • MTA-Flint

Unemployment

  • Unemployment Insurance Agency--State of Michigan

Home Internet

  • Internet Essentials

SmallBusiness

  • U.S. Small Business Administration: Disaster Resources Application

additional information

 

Meal sites for children

 

Flint Community Schools area – All Students Welcome!

Meals will be distributed from a First Student (transportation) bus that will be parked on the premises with a distribution table and tent. Those up to the age of 19 may receive a breakfast or lunch meal, regardless of whether you attend Flint Schools. The USDA “Summer Feeding” program model used during the time the students are out of school, will include seven access sites (as of 3/23/20) across the city of Flint to provide students with breakfast and lunch meals once per day—from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ONLY.

Families who are unable to make it to the Food Distribution Sites can contact their school or the Office of Student Services (810-767-6111) to see if alternative arrangements can be made.

 

NORTH FLINT

  • Northwestern: G-2138 W. Carpenter, Flint 48505

  • Brownell/Holmes: 6602 Oxley Dr., Flint 48504

  • Berston Field House: 3300 Saginaw St. Flint, 48505

 

CENTRAL FLINT

  • Potter: 2500 N. Averill, Flint 48506

  • Durant Turri Mott: 1518 W. Third Ave, Flint 48504

 

SOUTH FLINT

  • Freeman: 4001 Ogema, Flint 48507

  • Southwestern: 1420 W. Twelfth St., Flint 48507

 

Flint Cultural Center Academy

“Grab and go” meal services are available for FCCA students. Students can pick up both breakfast and lunch from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Glam Boutique

Starting Monday, March 16, 2020, all children in need of a lunch may stop in or honk for curbside delivery. Pick up a sack lunch, coloring book and reading books while supplies last. No questions asked. Lunch distribution is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Glam Boutique, 620 Saginaw St. in Downtown Flint.

GISD (Genesee Intermediate School District)

GISD will be distributing meals Monday through Friday beginning Monday, March 16 at the times and locations shown below. Meals are available for all children free of charge.

  • Cathedral of Faith: 6031 Dupont St. Noon-12:30 p.m.

  • Early Learning Center: 5575 Van Campen St. Noon-12:45p.m.

  • Educare Flint: 1000 Gladwyn. Noon-12:45 p.m.

  • Elmer Knopf Learning Center: 1493 W. Maple Ave. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

  • The Learning Community: 1181 W. Scottwood Ave. 1:00-1:45p.m.

  • Transition Center: 3136 Linden Road. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

  • Stalker School: 3329 Burnell Ave. 1-1:45 p.m.

  • Cummings Great Expectations: G-2200 Walton St. Noon-12:45 p.m.

  • Manley Early Childhood Center: 3022 Farley St. Noon-12:45 p.m.

  • Summerfield Early Childhood: 1360 Milbourne Ave. 1-1:45 p.m.

  • Beecher Daily Elementary: 6236 Neff Road. 2-3 p.m.

 

For a complete list of feeding sites throughout Genesee County, check the GISD website: https://www.geneseeisd.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=188937&pageId=26223266

Meal sites for seniors

 

GCCARD Senior Nutrition Services

Mobile Senior Nutritional Services are still available and accepting new clients.  MTA has added an additional 20 drivers to assist with meal deliveries. Call (810) 235-3567.

 

GCARD’s Commodities Supplemental Food Program also offers supplemental food for low-income individuals age 60 and over. Call (810) 789-3746.

Valley Area Agency on Aging has a variety of resources for seniors.

Meal sites for all residents

Food Bank of Eastern Michigan

The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan continues to offer mass food distributions and mobile food pantries in Flint and the entire region. Find a food pantry near you: Search by ZIP code (scroll to the bottom of the page) or see the mobile food pantry schedule. The Food Bank also has a calendar of upcoming mass food distributions. The Food Bank recommends calling pantry locations ahead of time to ensure they are open.

 

Catholic Charities

  • North End Soup Kitchen is located at 735 E. Stewart Ave. (Exit 9 off I-475, one block east of Saginaw Street.) It offers hot food 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. It serves hot food 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Sundays.

  • Center for Hope Soup Kitchen is located at 812 Root Street next to the Catholic Charities Main Office at the corner of Root and 5th Avenue. The kitchen is NOT at the Church. It offers hot food 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon-3 p.m. on Sundays.

  • South Flint Soup Kitchen is located at 3410 Fenton Road at Lincoln Park United Methodist Church. It serves sack lunches from 11 a.m.-noon Monday through Friday

  • Bread of Life Sandwich Program is located at 2608 Maplewood on Flint’s eastside. It serves sack lunches noon-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

 

YMCA

The YMCA will be providing dinner for anyone in need. Anyone can pick up dinner and a snack for a child and there is no need for the child to be present or proof of guardianship.

  • Suffolk Ct Apartments, 3000 Suffolk Ct, Flushing, MI 48433 – 6:00 – 6:45 pm

  • Pierson Rd YMCA, 5219 W Pierson Rd, Flushing, MI 48433 – 6:00 – 6:45 pm

  • Downtown YMCA, 411 E 3rd St, Flint MI 48503 – 6:00 – 6:45 pm

  • Kings Lane Apartments, 4400 Kings Ln, Burton, MI 48529 – 4:00 – 4:45 pm

  • Calvary United Methodist Church, 2111 Flushing Rd, Flint, MI 48504 - 6:00 – 6:45 pm

  • River Park Apartments, 7002 Pemberton Dr, Flint, MI 48505 – 4:00 – 4:45 pm

  • Flint Development Center, 4121 Martin Luther King Ave, Flint, MI 48505 – 5:00 – 5:45 pm

  • Mt Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 424 Kennelworth Ave, Flint, MI 48503 – 5:00 – 5:45 pm

Questions should be addressed to CEO Shelly Hilton at shellyhilton@flintymca.org or 810.232.9622.

Flint Fresh Food Hub

Flint Fresh Food Hub offers produce delivery to City of Flint residents. Boxes can be purchased using standard payment methods, Bridge Card, Double Up Food Bucks, or Prescriptions for Health. Visit www.flintfresh.com or call (810) 618-5896. 

 
 

COVID-19 Resources

  • MI COVID-19 Hotline: 1-888-535-6136

  • Michigan.gov/coronavirus

  • Genesee County Health Department COVID-19 Hotline (810) 424-4443

  • Sheriff’s Office - Community Care Task Force (810)-257-3422

  • (810) 591-KIDS - Childcare Ages 0-12 for essential workers

  • City of Flint Community Resources: https://www.cityofflint.com/covid-19/community-resources/

 

Patients with confirmed infection have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of: fever, cough, shortness of breath.

 

Prevention Tips

The best prevention for viruses, such as influenza, the common cold or COVID-19 is to: 

  • If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19, call your health care provider. If you do not have a health care provider, call the Hurley Hotline - 888.535.6136

  • Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for 20 seconds. If not available, use hand sanitizer. 

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.    

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or upper sleeve when coughing or sneezing.   

  • Avoid contact with people who are sick.   

  • If you are sick, stay home, and avoid contact with others.  

  • Stay at least 6 feet away from others when in a public setting. 

HELP CENTERS: Bottled Water, Food Bags, and Filter Distribution

  • Bethel United Methodist Church: 1309 N. Ballenger Hwy. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays.

  • Asbury United Methodist Church: 1653 Davison Road. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays. 

  • Greater Holy Temple Church of God in Christ: 6702 N. Dort Hwy. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays.

  • For homebound delivery of water contact City of Flint Office of Public Health at 810.410.2020

Child Care for first responders

 

Genesee Intermediate School District

GISD is coordinating childcare services for first responders. Contact them at (810) 591-5437 or by fax at (810) 591-6150.

Filing for unemployment

 

Contact the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency 1-866-500-0017.

 

Effective immediately, and until Tuesday, April 14 at 11:59 pm, unemployment benefits are being extended to include the following Michigan residents:

  • Workers who have unanticipated family care responsibility, including those who have childcare responsibilities due to school closures, or those who are forced to care for loved ones who become ill.

  • Workers who are sick, quarantined, or immunocompromised and who do not have access to paid family and medical leave or are laid off

  • First responders in the public health community who become ill or are quarantined due to exposure to COVID-19.

 

Access to benefits for unemployed workers will also be extended:

  • Benefits will be increased from 20 to 26 weeks

  • The application eligibility period will be increased from 14 to 28 days

  • The normal in-person registration and work search requirements will be suspended.

  • If you become displaced due to employer closures, you can apply for unemployment assistance online.  Social Security number, driver’s license or state ID number, names and addresses of recent employers, quarterly earnings, employer’s federal ID number and last day of employment are required.

 

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