Hope for Single Moms Helps You Find Finances for Higher Ed
Help with utilities:
MI family independence program cash assistance http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71547_5526---,00.html
MI food assistance program http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71547_5527---,00.html
MI child care assistance http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71547_73804---,00.html
State Child Care Assistance Policies: Michigan
Emergency relief: Home, utilities and burial: http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71547_5531---,00.html
MI health care coverage : Medicaid, Healthy Michigan Plan, MI child http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71547_2943_4845_4931---,00.html
WIC, Women, Infant, Children up to age 5: http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71547_4910---,00.html
Head Start for Kent County: http://www.michiganfamilyresources.org/
MI school nutrition programs: http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-66254_50144---,00.html
Federal Assistance Programs:
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HOPE FOR SINGLE MOMS is based in West Michigan.
Assistance to college is based on the following tuition rates
for a Kent County resident:
Freshman and Sophomore Years: GRCC:
Junior and Senior Years: Grand Valley State University
Important for you to know:
Policies Concerning Pregnant/Parenting Students
Federal and state legislation sets certain requirements for schools in order to ensure that pregnant and parenting students are being appropriately accommodated. At public universities, these standards are mandated by law and must be adhered to. As a pregnant or parenting student, it is helpful to know this information to defend your rights as a student and to ensure that your school facilities, procedures, and administration are in accordance with these state and federal mandates.
For more information about your rights, please see the following documents:
“Pregnant and Parenting Students’ Rights: FAQs For College and Graduate Students” http://nwlc.org/resources/pregnant-and-parenting-students-rights-faqs-college-and-graduate-students/
“Pregnant and Parenting Students Access to Education Act (H.R. 2617)” http://nwlc.org/resources/pregnant-and-parenting-students-access-education-act/
"It's Your Education: How Title IX Protections Can Help You" http://nwlc.org/resources/its-your-education-how-title-ix-protections-can-help-you/
On Campus Help in Michigan:
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