Arenac County NEMCSA Services & Programs


Were you impacted due to the floods? You might be eligible for the following services:        

  • Furnace repair/replacement
  • Insulation repair/replacement
  • Various flood-related home repair

EMAIL or call 989-358-4629 for more information

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URGENT: Despite having been placed on other flood lists, you MUST register for FEMA by September 8th, even if you have registered for other relief, such as state funded programs. ‚Äč

Survivors of May Floods May Register by Phone or Online

 Michigan residents affected by the severe storms and flooding of May 16 – 22, 2020, may now call or go online to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), according to state and federal officials. Aid is available to eligible applicants in Arenac, Gladwin, Iosco, Midland and Saginaw counties.

Individuals, including those who use 711 relay or VRS, are encouraged to call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) while those who use TTY can call 1-800-462-7585. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET seven days a week until further notice.

Another option is to register online at or through the FEMA App

CARES Services                                                                                              

Do you need help due to challenges that occurred from the COVID-19 pandemic?                             NEMCSA CARES Services might be able to help you with :

  • Home Repair
  • Car Insurance & Car Repairs
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Funeral Assistance
  • And more...

Read more about CARES services HERE

Early Childhood Services

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  • Services pregnant 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 families

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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 Ombudsman Program, The Medicare/Medicaid Assitance Program (MMAP), Volunteer Services and many more. Click here to find out more.

Housing & Client Services

What Does the Housing & Client Services Division 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.
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
  • Foreclosure Assistance
  • Financial Capability Program
  • Homebuyer Education
Self Sufficiency Program for Northeast Michigan
  • Family Self-Sufficiency

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

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