Health Care. Nutrition Care. Mental Health Care.

Help Center Information

Help Centers serve as a “one-stop shop” offering FREE resources for Flint residents including:

  • lead-fighting foods and produce
  • physical health options
  • mental health services
  • personal care items
  • Filters, replacement cartridges
  • resource packets with informational material about additional services and events related to the Flint Water Crisis

The Help Centers will reopen ON MONDAY, APRIL 16. They will be open one day a week from 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.:

Monday: Bethel United Methodist Church

  • 1309 N. Ballenger Hwy, Flint, MI 40504
  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

TuesdayAsbury United Methodist Church

  • 1653 Davison Road, Flint, MI 48506
  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

ThursdayGreater Holy Temple Church of God in Christ

  • 6702 N. Dort Hwy, Flint, MI 48505
  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Food Sites: Near Greater Holy Temple

  • SVDP – St. Mary’s, 11110 N. Saginaw St. in Mt Morris, 686-3920
    • Open Tuesdays, 9 – 11:45 a.m.
  • Our Savior Lutheran, 6901 N. Saginaw St., 789-1361
    • Open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Foss Avenue Baptist, 1159 E. Foss Ave., 787-9019
    • Call before you visit

Food Sites: Near Asbury United Methodist Church

  • Eastside Compassionate Mission, 1829 Delaware Ave., 767-5312
    • Open Tuesday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • St. Mary’s Food Pantry, 2500 N. Franklin Ave., 232-4012
    • Open Wednesdays from 8 – 11 a.m.
  • Hispanic Tech Center, 2101 Lewis St.
    • Open Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m.

Food Sites: Near Bethel United Methodist Church

  • St. Luke’s, 3115 Lawndale, 239-8710
    • Open Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • United Methodist Community Center, 4601 Clio Rd., 789-2961
    • Open Monday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Calvary UMC, 211 Flushing Rd., 238-7685
    • Open Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment only

SNAP Hotline, provides help applying for a Bridge Card – (810) 922.1781 or (810) 922.3178

People come to the Help Centers by car, ride with others, bus line, and walk.

  • Asbury Church – close to the Franklin Bus Route 7 (Davison Rd and Franklin Rd)
  • Bethel United Methodist Church – close to the Beecher/Corunna Bus Route 12 (Ballenger Hwy and Flushing Rd)
  • Greater Holy Temple Church of God in Christ – close to the Crosstown North Bus Route 13 (Carpenter Rd and Dort Hwy)

The Help Centers are for any Flint resident impacted by the water crisis.  SERVICES ARE FREE and there is NO ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA to receive services.

Food, Water, Filters and Personal Care Items:

  • Help Centers do not ask for any personal identifying information. You do not need any personal documentation.
  • You will be asked for your address and household count by age.

Social Service Assistance: 

  • The Help Centers will have various organizations on site to help residents enroll in programming. Organizations like Department of Health and Human Services, Hamilton Community Health Network, Genesee Health Systems, and the Genesee County Health Department will be onsite at different times to enroll residents in services.
  • For enrollment in these programs you may need ID, proof of income and other personal information.

Residents are invited to visit the Help Centers one time per day.

Yes. Items may be picked up for a neighbor and/or family member residing in Flint as long as their zip code and household count by age is provided. 

Contact Us

If you would like to contact the Flint Recovery Group’s Communication Team, please fill out this form.  We value your feedback and questions.  A member of the team will respond to your inquiry shortly.  

You can also dial 2-1-1 for immediate assistance.

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