Crawford County NEMCSA Services & Programs


Early Childhood Services

Early Head Startearly head start

  • Services pregant women and children 0 - 3 and their families
  • Comprehensive child development and early educational services (health, nutrition, family support services)

Pre School

Head Start / Great Start Readiness Programs (GSRP)head start logogreat start readiness program

  • Preschool education program for children 3 - 5 who come from low income families
  • Provides education, social services, health / dental, nutrition, mental health, and disability services to participating familes


Region 9 Area Agency on Agingregion 9 area agency on aging logo

What is the Purpose of the Area Agency on Aging?

The purpose of the Region 9 Area Agency on Aging is to plan, coordinate and develop a comprehensive service delivery system for the elderly within its planning and service area.  Some of the many programs under Region 9 are Community Based Care Services, Evidence Based DIsease Prevention Services, Long-Term Care Ombusdman Program, The Medicae/Medicaid Assitance Program (MMAP), Volunteer Services and many more.  Click here to find out more.


Housing & Client Services

What Does the Housing & Client Services Divison Do?nemcsa logo
  • The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) provides food to low-income families. Distributions are in February, May, August & November.
  • The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides food to low-income seniors age 60 or older. Distributions are monthly. 
Home Weatherization
  • The Weatherization Program can install energy efficient measures to help reduce the energy usage of households. Households must income qualify.
Medicaid Health Plan Enrollment
  • Michigan Enrolls helps Medicaid recipients make decisions when choosing a managed care health plan. Education, outreach and enrollment assistance for the health plans available in the recipient’s county of residence is provided. 

Rental Assistance
  • The Rental Housing Assistance Programs can provide case management and financial assistance (rent, security deposit and other supportive services) to homeless households and households at risk of homelessness.
Utility or Deliverable Fuel Assistance
  • The Crisis Prevention Program assists with paying shut off notices or paying for deliverable fuels (such as wood, fuel oil & propane). The program is available to households that income qualify and meets the program guidelines.   
Foreclosure & Homebuyer Programs
  • Forclosure Assistance
  • Financial Capability Program
  • Homebuyer Education
Self Sufficiency/ Matched Savings Programs for Northeast Michigan
  • Individual Development Account
  • Family Self-Sufficiency
  • Youth Individual Development Account


In addition to the many services and programs that NEMCSA provides to Crawford County residents, there are a multitude of other resources available. You can view additional resources by CLICKING HERE.



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