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LOCAL RESOURCES / Michigan / Financial Aid

Michigan -Financial Relief for Family Caregivers

Family Independence Program (FIP) - provides cash assistance to eligible families with children.
Call 1-517-373-2035 for more information.

Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan - provides financial assistance to Michigan resident with a diagnosis of Leukemia, Lymphoma, Non Hodgkins, Hodgkins, Myelma or Aplastic Anemia or any other malignant or potentially malignant disorder of the blood, lymphatic system or bone marrow. Listed below are the two financial programs offered:

  • Financial Assistance program - offers up to $1,000 per fiscal year toward treatment costs, prescription costs, travel to and from treatment centers and wigs and head-coverings. 
  • Special Needs Fund - offers up to $500 (separate from the $1,000 above) to cover the expenses that fall through the cracks of traditional financial aid programs (e.g.lodging, rent/mortgage, auto repairs, child care, etc.). 

Contact them at 800-825-2536 or 248-353-8222. Email address is and the web address is 

CRSP - Community Revitalization Stewardship Program - Operation Blessing - provides limited financial assistance for rent or mortgage payments, emergency needs in situations of catastrophic loss (fire, flood, earthquake), utility bills (water, electricity, gas). Requests will only be considered if a letter is attached from a pastoral or agency representative. Payments will be sent directly to the creditor. Contact them at 313-822-0898.


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