Local Resources

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Bay & Arenac Counties

Bay Area Women’s Center – (989) 686-4551
The mission of the Bay Area Women’s Center is to eliminate domestic violence and sexual assault.  BAWC provides free-of-charge crisis intervention, advocacy and safe haven to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault; and violence prevention education to the community; while actively pursuing social change.

Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health Authority – (989) 895-2300
Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health is in existence to ensure the delivery of a comprehensive array of health related supports and services for people with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or substance use disorders.

Bay County Health Department – (989) 895-4009

Beacon of Hope Pregnancy Care – (989) 922-5433
Beacon of Hope Pregnancy Care Center exists to offer hope and help to women who are experiencing an unplanned or crisis pregnancy. We provide a judgement free environment that allows you to process through your experience, think through your options, and feel safe to share what’s on your mind. We offer unconditional love, hope, and help to women and families in our community.

Boys and Girls Club GLBR – (989) 892-6723
Boys and Girls Club is a community-based organization that provides young people with a fun, safe and constructive after-school environment. Offering programs and services designed to build character and strengthen life skills.

Childcare Resources in Bay County

Disability Services Resource Center – (989) 895-5444
Our mission is to serve individuals who are temporarily and permanently disabled with awareness, support, and recreational opportunities. We believe that all people, regardless of their disability, should have the opportunity to experience the rich rewards of daily living.

Good Samaritan Rescue Mission of Bay City – (989) 893-5973
Good Samaritan Rescue Mission is a faith-based, state of the art emergency shelter providing assistance to people of mid-Michigan.

Hidden Harvest – (989) 753-4749
Hidden Harvest strives to alleviate hunger and end food waste in the Great Lakes Bay Region by providing a safe and coordinated system of rescuing and redistributing surplus food to organizations that feed people in need.

Peer 360 Recovery Alliance – (989) 778-3144
Peer 360 Recovery Alliance exists to serve the diverse recovery communities, their family, friends and allies offering a unified voice and a shared recovery vision. We are building bridges across the gaps between professional treatment services and successful lives in long-term recovery so that no more are lost to addiction.

Wellspring Lutheran Services – (989) 686-7650
At Wellspring, we are committed to walking alongside families during the highs and lows life can bring. Because every family is different, our highly trained and compassionate staff takes the time to listen, and then works together with each family to come up with an individualized plan that will meet their growing needs, and help to eliminate their ongoing fears. When our work together is complete, families are strengthened and lives are changed.

YMCA Dow Bay Area – (989) 895-8596
To strengthen the foundations of our community through Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility.

YWCA GLBR – (989) 894-9055
Since 1891, YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region has been creating an environment for women to feel empowered, supported and able to build opportunities to make positive change. While our mission has not changed, “eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all,” our programming and services have continued to evolve. Just like needs of women in our regional community.