Delta-Schoolcraft COVID Community Resources 5/4/20 (Please email any changes or updates)
Resource NeededAgencyContact InfoServices providedNotes on accessing/eligibilityCounty
Information211Dial 2-1-1 or 906-786-4701Information and resource referrals.COVID-19 – those with a sudden loss of income or medical condition – as well as vulnerable senior citizens, can call 906-449-2013 or dial “2-1-1” from anywhere in the Upper Peninsula to determine eligibility for payment assistance programs.UP
Chamber of Commerce of current resources for businesses in addition to chamber member restaurants and convenience/grocery stores that are open.Delta
State of Michigan of Michigan's general portal for information on COVID-19. All
Center for Disease Control national information and guidelinesAll
COVID-19 Hotline 1-888-535-6136All
United Way link has information about COVID resources. The United Way of Delta County has established a COVID-19 Relief Fund to assist local nonprofits working to serve our community's needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A donation page is up for anyone who would like to contribute: (100% of donations to this fund will be used for COVID-19 relief). can apply for emergency funding, (on the down low until it is announced). Should be live this week. Delta
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource of incidence. Track the spread of the virus.All
Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Regional Commission relevant to local units of government and development-related organizations
Delta County Covid-19 Help Page dedicated to posting COVID resources for Delta CountyDelta
Community Connect Resources websiteDelta-Schoolcraft
Communities That Care Resource Directory
FOODMI or 1-844-464-3442Temporary food assistance for eligible low-income families and individuals is available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Use MI Bridges to apply for assistance, check your eligibility status and manage your account online.Families can apply for food stamps. If they had a layoff or or not working, they can fill out a change report online or by calling in. The normal requirements have been suspended. All
EBT Pandemic Benefits food assistance Benefits are avaiable to families with children ages 5-18 who are eligiible for free or reduced school lunches. This includes families currently receiving food assistance program benefits as well as those not enrolled in the program. NO application is necessary for eligible familes. Additional benefits will automatically be added onto Bridge Cards for those already enrolled and mailed to those who are not.All
UPCAP 211call 906-449-2013 or dial “2-1-1211 has a complete listing of available food sourcesAll
Salvation Army906-786-0590 3001 5th Ave S, EscanabaThey are serving lunches Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. There are changes to the way they are serving. Everyone is encouraged to stay in their car, drive up and a volunteer or employee will meet you by your car. Their food pantry remains open on Monday’s and Wednesdays but also serving in your car. The homeless shelter, Hati is still be operating. They are in need of monetary and food donations at this time. They can only accept food that is pre packaged at this time. They also need of masks. Please call the office with questions. Delta
St. Vincent de Paul (Escanaba)906-786-2808 1014 Ludington St, Escanaba Food pantry asks you call first. They are doing curbside pick up. They are still doing free lunch and that is also curbside pick up. All
St Vi ncent de Paul (Manistique) 906-341-8181Storefront closed. Food pantry remains open on Monday Tuesday, and Thursday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Donations may be dropped off during those times as well. Call during pantry hours or calI Bonnie Garvin at 450.0050 when the pantry is closed.Schoolcraft
210 S Lincoln rd Escanaba
right behind walgreens
Free food Monday and Friday 1pm-4pm or until the food runs outThese are Temp hours we will update when there is changes
Temp rules for our health n safety and yours
* No one under 18
* If your sick please come another time
* Delta county only
* Pic id required
Resource Center at Wellspring Church906.241.6061;; info@wellspring906.comThe Resource Center at Wellspring is now DELIVERING items to families in need. Also have diapers in all sizes, wipes, formula, baby food, dry goods, toilet paper, games and activities for kids, etc... Send a message to set up a delivery time. If you would like to donate items or money to purchase items send us a message as well.Delta
Good Neighbor Services (Manistique)906-573-2322The store front is closed for those neededing food panrty distribution and/or financial assistanceneeds call Mondays or Tuesdays between 10am-2pmSchoolcraft
Jack's Fresh Market curbside pick up (Manistique)Jack's Curbside Pick Up ServiceMonday thru Friday 9am-5pm
-Please call to inquire only between the hours of 9am-3pm.
-Pick-Up Service is only for senior citizens and those at high risk.
-Credit Card/ Debit card needed at the time of order. No cash or Bridge Cards are accepted for service.
-Email your grocery list to or call Jack's at (906)341-8070 and ask for Kara.
-If wanting a delivery via Schoocraft County Transit Authority (SCTA), please call them to schedule a time BEFORE calling the store. Please schedule a time three hours or more in advance. There is a delivery fee. SCTA : 341-2111

If you know of an elderly person at high risk please let them know about their service.
Only for senior citizens and those at high riskSchoolcraft
Escanaba Area Schools out 5 day supplies of breakfast/lunch to all Escanaba students Tuesdays from 3:00 to 6:00 PM in the west parking lot behind Escanaba Jr/Sr High.Escanaba studentsDelta
Gladstone Area Schools 5 days of FREE MEALS FOR ANYONE 18 AND UNDER AT CAMERON AND JONES SCHOOLS MONDAYS FROM 2:00 P.M-6:00 P.M. Gladstone studentsDelta
Mid Peninsula Schools906-359-4387 ext. 2 or email evandamme@mpswolverines.comBox lunches being delivered weekly. Call or email for infoMid Pen studentsDelta
Rapid River Schools
FREE bag breakfast and lunch for ALL Rapid River students. Pickup in the back parking lot by the library every Monday (2:00 pm - 6:00 pm) until school opens. Each pick up will include 5 bag breakfasts and 5 bag lunches per child.Rapid River studentsDelta
Big Bay de Noc Schooloffice 906-252-4500Delivering lunches to students. Check email and powerschool for details.Big Bay StudentsDelta
Manistique Schoolsupdates on Facebook Pick-up of meals and homework drop-off locations will be at MAS Middle High School (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.), Gulliver Crossroads (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Germfask Community Center (Monday and Wednesday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), and Little Bear West Arena (Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). If your child/children have completed school work please make sure their name and their teacher’s name is on their work and bring it to the food distribution locations. Please contact your child/children’s teacher via email for additional supplemental work. Call the Hot Line at (906)252-4333 to hear the above message.
Manistique Area School StudentsSchoolcraft
Bark River Harrisupdates on Facebook Monday two breakfast meals and two lunches per student & Wednesdaythree breakfast and three lunches per child. Pick up is from 1:00 to 2:00 pm in the back parking lot.

Hannahvilleupdates on FacebookPick up will be Mondays and Thursdays from 11:30 - 1pmDelta
MedicalCOVID-19 testingFollow link. Type in your address to find the location nearest to you.…/0,9753,7-406-98189---,00.htmlDelta County has an official testing site for COVID-19 at OSF. Many of us knew tests have been given in our community, but we are now an official testing site on the site. Link below. You have to be prescreened through the virtual check or hotline number. 833.673.5669
CDC Medical Information from the Center for Disease Control on COVID-19All
OSF St Francis Info website and Chatbot patients go to to utilize their chatbot Clare, a digital assistant capable of educating and triaging people who are concerned about COVID-19. Additionally, community members can use OSF COVID Companion, which is a free text messaging tool that provides guidance about COVID-19. The text messaging program links users with key recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. To subscribe, users can text OSF to 67634. People also have a third digital option, which is to call the triage line directly at (833) OSF-KNOW. These screening services limit the number of people unnecessarily entering medical facilities during this time. All
Bellin Health906-786-6488The patient should call the office first before going in. If they want to be tested for COVID19, testing has to be done before COVID19 such as influenza A/B testing. There is a series of questions they will screen for before giving the COVID19 test as well. Most doctors are doing phone calls and telehealth. They will also provide education to patients as well. All
Schoolcraft Memorial Hospitalvirtual visit with provider: 906-341-2153 SCHOOLCRAFT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOTLINE OPEN 5 DAYS A WEEK
Virtual visits with providers/practitioners available; website provides list of services available and suspended during COVID19 outbreak; E/R available 24/7All arriving patients will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms at the door/entranceSchoolcraft
LMAS (Luce Mackinac Alger Schoolcraft) District Health DeptWIC & Family Resource Closet Needs available by appointment only. Please Contact Kallie/WIC Clerk at 906-34-6951 extention 134Resources for WIC eligible families with children under age 5. Family resource closet items such as diapers, sleep sacks, formula, for eligible health department clients with infant & children's needsWIC & Family Resource ClosetSchoolcraft
Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222All
EducationPowerschool messaging/DISTANCE LEARNINGInformation from and specific school local districts DISTANCE LEARNING: begins 4/13/20 across all of our districts. Please check your districts pages for important information.families/students
Kahoot based learning program that teachers can customize to fit coursework.
KQED and tricks on how to turn your home into a virtual classroom.
Springboard Collaborative and resources for parents and educators to help literacy for all ages.Open Sources for Springboard Collaborative
Resources, webinars, message boards and meetings to support Springboard Collaborative reading efforts.
Here's The Entire List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings
We are Teachers
Coping with COVID-19 Parent Tips
Ready4K Free research-based text messaging program for families with kids ages 0 to 9 available to our area until June 6th. Each week, you’ll receive 3 texts with fun facts and tips to help your child learn and grow. All
Talking Is Teachingwww.great-start.orgInformation for parents of children especially 0-5 on ways to teach your children at home in simple and powerful ways.
Mental Health **If you are in immediate crisis, call 911**Crisis Connections1-866-4-CRISIS (1-866-427-4747) or 206-461-3322This 24/7 number provides immediate support and resources for people in emotional crisis and will help determine if you or your loved one need professional help. They provide immediate translation into 155 languages.
(Crisis Clinic - (1-866-427-4747) – Starts with music and someone will come on the line)
Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990; You can also text CallWithUs to 66746.This 24/7/365 service from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides crisis counseling for people going through both natural and human-caused disasters. It’s free, multi-lingual and confidential.
Dial Help

906-482-4357 OR 800-562-7622 Or Text: 35NEEDS or 906-356-3337 Free, confidential, 24/7 crisis lineAll
Suicide prevention hotline & Veteran Suicide prevention line 800-273-8255 (Talk) – You can press 1 to talk to a Veteran assistant specifically. All
Stay Home, Stay Mindful' MichiganDelta-Schoolcraft COVID Community Resources 5/1/20 (Please email any changes or updates)Michigan launches a new free mental health resource called ‘Stay Home, Stay Mindful’ via Headspace. Michiganders across the state can access a specially-curated collection of science-backed, evidence-based guided meditations, along with at-home workouts that guide people through mindful exercises, sleep and kids content to help address rising stress and anxiety.
Pathways Community Mental Health Authority1-888-728-4929Beginning Friday, April 3, 2020, Pathways Community Mental Health Authority (Pathways CMH) will be closing its offices located in Alger, Delta, Luce and Marquette counties on Fridays through April 30, 2020 for the health and safety of both the public and Pathways CMH employees. While the offices remain closed on Fridays, Pathways CMH will continue to provide 24/7 crisis services. If you are in crisis or have questions about your services through Pathways, please call Pathways at 1-888-728-4929.All
Great Lakes Recovery CenterCall (906) 228-9696 or toll free at (855) 906-GLRC (4572)All
Dial HelpCrisis Call: 800-562-7622 or 906-482-HELP
Crisis Text: 35NEEDS (906-356-3337)
Go to the website to chat with a person online:
Click on the white “chat now” button.
National Suicide HelplineCrisis Call: 1-800-237-(8255)TALK
Crisis Text: HOME to 741741
Apps available to reduce stress, nervousness, and anxiety: Headspace: meditation, stress relief - free with in-app purchases
Rootd: mindfulness, deep breathing, emergency contacts - free with in-app
Stop Panic and Anxiety Self-Help - free
Relax & Rest Guided Meditations: mindfulness, meditation - $1.99
Calm: mindfulness, meditation - free with in-app purchases
Stop Breathe and Think: mindfulness, meditation - free
Colorify: digital adult coloring book - free with in-app purchases
Nature Sounds Relax and Sleep - free with in-app purchases
Stress Relievers: Tips to Tame Stress
Helpful Articles: Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease OutbreaksAll
Helping Teens Cope with the Stress of Isolation
How to practice self-care during coronavirus
Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
Guide to self-care: Coping with coronavirus
Domestic ViolenceMI Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence 517-347-7000
Starts as an automated line – press 2 for the sexual assault survivor connection
Harbor House 906-226-6611Able to identify other Upper Peninsula Domestic Violence SheltersAll
National Child Abuse Hotline
MDHHS Child abuse/Neglect Hotline
For children and vulnerable adults who are being abused/neglected/financially abused
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233; All
TechnologyAT&T will offer free internet access to new customers for two months and low-income households can continue to subscribe for $10/month. All public WiFi hotspots are open to anyone. AT&T will not terminate service of any customer due to an inability to pay and all late payment fees will be waived. Click here to learn more.
Charter Spectrum1-844-488-8395Broadband and WiFi services can be installed for free in new student households for 60 days. The offer is available to both K-12 and college students. Call 1-844-488-8395 to enroll.
Zoom 45 minute conference call. Allows screen share.
Escanaba HSWi-Fi hot spot availble in their parking lot through the end of the closure
Local School online learningContact your district/school if your student has technology needs to participate. Distance learning begins on 4/13/20 through your district's scheduled end date in June.
ChildcareEarly Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC) Care and the Essential Workforce during this Emergency: How to find child care if you are a member of the critical infrastructure and essential workforce, Latest child care subsidy payment information, Information for child care providers who are willing to stay open or re-open to help during this emergency, Where to access meals for children during school closure
Hotline to connect with statewide resources (diapers, food, rental assistance, bus fare, etc.), How to navigate talking with children about COVID-19, Learning activities for children, Resources for Child Care Businesses:Unemployment, Small business loans and grants, Federal Relief Legislation during COVID-19
Wellspring Community Church906.241.6061;; info@wellspring906.comResource Center at Wellspring Community Church is continuing to help families of Delta County. Currently they have diapers in all sizes, wipes, formula, baby food, dry goods, toilet paper, games and activities for kids, etc... Send a message to set up an appointment.
Great Start to Quality Upper Peninsula Resource Center help find find childcare near you. Visit their website or call 906-228-3362
877-614-7328 (toll free)
Pregnancy Services of Delta County text or call 906-786-7474Material items availble by appointment. for pick up on the porch including care packages diapers, wipes, clothing, baby food, formula, etc. Staff connecting with women and families in need by phone and FB messenger, parenting classes are online and advocates are in contact with their clients weekly. Parents can earn Baby Bucks to spend there through online parenting classes.
WIC (Woman Infant and Children) 906-786-4112Open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9am-5pm EST. WIC is closed on Good Friday. Clients are encouraged to call to schedule an appointment that will take place over the telephone. The big change for WIC is everything is taking place over the telephone, and new clients can also sign up for WIC over the telephone. Breastfeeding support continues to take place over the telephone with our Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. We continue to issue food benefits to clients.Delta
Ready Rosie Healthy at Home Toolkit at Home:A Toolkit for Supporting Families Impacted by COVID-19
With the growing impact of the COVID-19 virus, ReadyRosie is developing this free toolkit as a resource to support families with information and resources for supporting the children in their care.
Delta-Schoolcraft Great Startwww.great-start.orgLocal resources, events, educational resources and child development information.
FinancialMichigan Unemployment Office
1-866-500-0017Extending benefits to workers who are sick, quarantined or taking care of family members who are ill. First responders in the public health community who became ill or quarantined due to exposure are also eligible. Self-employed workers and independent contractors who don't have access to unemployment insurance will now have access to benefits. Click on link to apply online or call. Here is the guidance from the Govenor,5863,7-336-78421_97241---,00.html?fbclid=IwAR0tDc_15TKkhma_voA2UUt12xTa7IGfb4hXnisBaB_ld5En5XUmKeCjzd8
Michigna Works! (906) 789-9732Connecting people looking for work with employers needing temporary employees. By appointment only.
Small business & Loan Guidance
Disaster Loan Assistance Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners, and Renters
USBG National Charity Foundation grant assistance to bartenders and their families.
Follow link to fill out the application.
UPPCO 906-449-2013 Suspending shutoffs for non-payment through April 5 for income-eligible customers. In addition, customers that are enrolled in UPPCO’s Senior Winter Protection program have had their end dates extended automatically through May 3rd.Customers who are significantly impacted by COVID-19 – those with a sudden loss of income or medical condition – as well as vulnerable senior citizens, can call 906-449-2013 or dial “2-1-1” from anywhere in the Upper Peninsula to determine eligibility for payment assistance programs.
United Way If your organization needs funds to help with COVID-19 response in Delta County, you may be eligible to apply for a grant from the United Way of Delta County's COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Grant applications are being accepted at Eligible organizations include 501c3 nonprofits, schools/school districts, faith-based organizations and other public entities eligible to receive a tax-deductible donation. You do not have to be a United Way Partner Agency to apply. Questions may be emailed to
Housing/HomelessnessHomelessnessContact 211To find the Homeless Liaison contact person in your area locate them on the following list: Full U.P. District Liaison Contact List or contact 2-1-1
Manistique Housing Commission906-341-5451 M-F 9 a.m.-12pmFederal Section 8 Housing Vouchers applications available. Individuals and families contact the potential landlord after completing & getting approval for available fundsOutstanding rent from previous/current setting must be current in order to qualify for Section 8 voucherSchoolcraft
Harbor House 906-226-6611They know of other Upper Peninsula Domestic Violence Shelters
Runaway Hotline 1-800-621-4000; homeless or at risk youth and their families
DonationsUnited Way of donations to the United Way of Delta County’s COVID-19 Relief Fund will be used to help with immediate and emerging community needs related to COVID-19 in Delta County.National campaign site
Immanuel Lutheran Church Face masks
Immanuel Lutheran Church 600 South Lincoln Road
Collecting homemade face masks Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00. There will be a container at the main entrance facing the Senior High School. Please have them, if possible, in Ziploc bags.
At this time OSF is not in need of these, but we will overnight mail them to wherever we hear there is a need.
American Red CrossBLOOD DRIVE: American Red Cross is in desperate need of blood donations. There will be another blood drive at Wellspring Community Church Wednesday April 1 from 11am-4pm WALK INS welcome.UPHS has a blood center here in escanaba and you can set up an appointment to give. Here is their website and information:
Returnable Fundraiser for the homeless communityYou can donate your returnables to help our local homeless community. Drop off behind Mr. Bike 1016 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829. The will gather and once the regulations are lifted will donate the proceeds. Leave your returnables in a plastic bag. in the alley behind te store (anytime) They will handle them with rubber gloves , store them , then eventually return them. Craig Carter & the good folks at Savmor IGA have agreed to partner up and make the return process simple. PLEASE SHARE. (Special thank you to Travis Beauchamp & Julie Beauchamp From Beauchamp mini storage for offering to store the returnables)
TransportationDelta Area Transit Authority 906-786-1186Providing essential transportation, following social distancing guidelines, providing delivery of products and takeout meals as well. Please call if you have any questions.Delta
Schoolcraft County Transit Authority906-341-2111Operational for essential rides only Monday-Thursday and Sunday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed Friday and Saturday. Earlymorning Escanaba route cancelled. The SCT A is also offering grocery. prescription and restaurant delivery from businesses. Partners include Jack's Fresh Market, PuMn Health Mart. and Thompson Veterinary Clinic. Items will be dropped oft at the individual's front door porch. Call or visit or check the SCTA Facebook page for moie information.Schoolcraft
FaithWellspring Community Church
Livestreaming Sundays 11:00am

Grace Church stream 10 am Sunday
St. Anne's Catholic Church Facebook page for St. Anne's where mass is live streamed Monday-Friday at 8am and Sundays at 10:30 am: