Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency (NMCAA)

231-947-3780

3963 Three Mile Rd.
Traverse City, MI 49686

nmcaa.net/

Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency (NMCAA) is the community action agency serving the ten counties of northwest Lower Michigan, providing services to the region since 1974. Dedicated to addressing the causes and conditions of poverty, NMCAA works with low and moderate income and vulnerable individuals and families, across generations to help them achieve greater economic security, self-sufficiency and independence. With over 50 direct services, NMCAA has effective and powerful resources that can be tailored to meet individual needs and circumstances. We are proud to offer a broad range of services that help so many improve their lives and improve the communities where we live.  

CHILD DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION & SCHOOL READINESS
         Early Head Start (0 ‐ 3 years old)
         Head Start (3 ‐ 4 years old)
         Great Start Readiness Program (4 years old)
         Parent engagement for optimal school readiness

COMMUNITY EDUCATION
          Financial Fitness Workshops      
          Energy Conservation Instruction
          Counseling for Medicaid Insurance Plan Enrollment
          Homeownership Counseling and Education
          Budget Counseling
          Credit Repair Counseling
          Bankruptcy Education
          Home Maintenance Education
          Foreclosure Prevention Workshops

HOMELESS PREVENTION PROGRAMS
          Individual Case Management
          Rapid Re‐Housing Program with Case Management
          Supportive Services for Veteran Families
          Eviction Prevention Assistance
          Housing Choice Voucher Program

HOUSING
          Affordable Housing Development
          Home Repair and Rehabilitation
          Weatherization
          Homeownership Programs

EMERGENCY SERVICES
          Advocacy and Case Management for Homeless
          Crisis Payment for Heat & Utilities
          Foreclosure Prevention Assistance/ Counseling

FOOD PROGRAMS
          Meals On Wheels Home Delivery
          Congregate Senior Luncheon Centers
          Monthly & Quarterly Food Distribution

ASSET BUILDING PROGRAMS
          Individual Development Accounts (IDAs)   
                    Matched Savings
          Family Self‐Sufficiency Program (F.S.S.)

SEASONAL PROGRAMS
          Free Tax Preparation