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4 StarsOpen Enrollment for Preschool, Apply Now!

Do you want your child to be ready for school or are you wondering how you can afford preschool?  Head Start and Great Start Readiness are free preschool programs that provide "4 Star" quality education for three and four year old children to prepare them for kindergarten.  

Call for an appointment with our Recruitment Specialist today:

  • Benzie, Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties:  (231) 947-3780
  • Missaukee, Roscommon, and Wexford Counties:  (231) 775-9781
  • Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet, and Kalkaska Counties:  (231) 347-9070 
"Please share this opportunity with others today to impact the life of a child tomorrow!"
Former Head Start Director, Kathy Kundrat

 Contractors Wanted

The Home Rehabilitation Program needs licensed contractors. We are in need of licensed and insured General Contractors who are interested in bidding on various projects throughout the counties of Grand Traverse, Wexford, Missaukee, Emmet, Charlevoix, Benzie and Kalkaska. Contractors certified in lead-based paint remediation are encouraged to apply as well. If you or someone you know would be interested in bidding on home rehabilitation projects please contact the Home Repair Program to request an application or download one.

Weatherization    Weatherization Referrals Being Accepted

The Building Performance Unit is taking referrals for its Weatherization Assistance Program with very little waiting in Benzie, Charlevoix, Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties. The program provides assistance in improving the health, safety, efficiency and comfort of residences in all ten of NMCAA's counties. It is funded by the Federal Department of Energy (DOE), which subsidizes these services for eligible low-income homeowners and renters. Clients who have an income that is less than 200 percent of the poverty guidelines are eligible for the program.

For more information, call (231) 346-2185

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Friday Financial Capability Marathon

Coming this Friday, August 26 at the Traverse City office at 3963 Three Mile Road!

All 8 financial capability workshops will be held on the hour starting at 8:30 am sharp. Please bring your lunch if you plan to attend all day.

8:30am- Mastering Money Management
9:30am- Developing a Spending Plan
10:30am- Banking Basics
11:30am- Debt Reduction
12:30- Lunch break*
1pm-Improving Credit Ratios and Savings
2pm- Insurance
3pm- Consumer Protection
4pm- Fair Housing & Fair Lending

Call 947-3780 to receive your seat.

HURRY!  Deadline is August 31, 2016

An Early Bird Savings Club is designed to help low-income eligible families open Children's Savings Accounts for costs related to education and school activities.  

There is an application process and attendance at a Financial Capability workshop is required.  See the Community Services Calendar for available workshops.

Call FMS Intake for more details:  (231) 947-3780


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Traverse City Office

Cadillac Office

Petoskey Office

Antrim, Charlevoix and Emmet Counties

2240 Mitchell Park Dr., Suite A
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 347-9070
(800) 443-5518
fax:  (231) 347-3664
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Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau Counties

3963 Three Mile Rd.
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 947-3780
(800) 632-7334
fax:  (231) 947-4935
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Missaukee, Roscommon and Wexford Counties

1640 Marty Paul
Cadillac, MI 49601
(231) 775-9781
(800) 443-2297
fax:  (231) 775-1448
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