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Local Social Services

Local social services in and around Fremont, Michigan

The Fremont Area District Library strives to provide accurate and up-to-date information. However, information provided on this page is always subject to change.

Services from TrueNorth Community Services:
6308 S. Warner Avenue
PO Box 149
Fremont, MI  49412
Phone: (231) 924-0641
Email: info@truenorthservices.org
Website: www.truenorthservices.org/

Housing AssistanceIf you are facing a housing crisis in Lake, Mason, Newaygo or Oceana counties or know someone who is, call 877.446.8730.

Center for Nonprofit HousingThe Center for Nonprofit Housing is committed to assuring all members of our community have access to quality affordable housing, one home at a time.

Children's Services: Includes info on Children's Christmas Program and Toys for Tots, Coats for Kids (& Adults), Tools for School, and Children's Car Seats.

Circles Newaygo CountyCircles takes a long-term approach toward ending poverty permanently in our community. 

Family & Support Services: Advocates for families and individuals by connecting them with the necessary programs and other community resources to meet identified needs which lead to greater self-sufficiency. Financial literacy, understanding and education are imperative in today’s world. TrueNorth offers several educational initiatives for adults, including financial literacy classes and home buyers' education.

Heat & Energy Assistance: emPower works with you to afford your heat and energy needs while you strive to become self-sufficient.

Hunger PreventionOur on-site, self selection Food Pantry provides a week's supply of food for those in need of assistance. The Food Pantry is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday(on days the agency is open). You must fill out an intake form and have a valid ID to use the Food Pantry. (Please note that the Food Pantry is currently drive-through only as part of TrueNorth's COVID-19 response. We ask that you please pull up to the Food Pantry doors on the north side of the TrueNorth Service Center, 6308 S. Warner Avenue in Fremont, sound your vehicle's horn, and someone will assist you.)

-Newaygo County Mobile Food Pantry Schedule

TrueNorth Resource Search: Please note not all TrueNorth programs are available in each of the Michigan counties that we serve. To find out if a specific program is available in your county, please use the Resource Search tool. 

To find other possible assistance resources in your area, please call 2-1-1 or (844) 875-9211; visit  www.mi211.org; contact your local Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) office; or visit https://heatingmyhome.org/.

Addiction Help

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings

Al-Anon Meetings: For people worried about someone with a drinking problem.

Sexual/Love Addiction Support Groups

Overeaters Anonymous Meetings

Newaygo County Health Department
Location: 1049 Newell
White Cloud, MI 49349
Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00am- 4:30pm
Main Phone: 231-689-7300
Main Fax: 231-689-7382
WIC Phone: 231-689-7327
https://www.dhd10.org/clinic-locations/newaygo/

Newaygo County Mental Health
Location: 1049 Newell St.
White Cloud, MI  49349
231-689-7330
http://www.newaygocmh.org/connect/connect_contact.html

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Abuse
Contact WISE: Women's Information Service
Call crisis hotline at 231-796-6600 or 1-800-374-WISE
There is housing availability in Newaygo County for women with children in their custody who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

Unplanned Pregnancy
Insight Pregnancy Services (Religious Affiliation)
1007 West Main St.
Fremont, MI  49412
Call (231) 335-2413