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Digital Resource Library

The Digital Resource Library (DRL) was created to help individuals across the Thumb find resources and information about available services.
Click any of the buttons below to jump to that category of resources.
Watch the short video below for more information about the DRL. 

Community Hot Meal Sites
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Community Hot Meal Sites

Did you know you can get a community hot meal and connect with other people in your community? This video focuses on community meal programs. Eating together can lift the spirits of individuals who often eat alone or don’t have opportunities to socialize with others. Services highlighted in this video include: If you are out of food or almost out of food without options to get food in the next few days, contact HDC at 1-800-843-6394 or MDHHS at https://www.mibridges.michigan.gov/access/. 1) Senior Dining Centers - The Human Development Commission offers Senior Dining Centers at 10 locations in the Thumb. Bad Axe, Caro, Caseville, Deckerville, Harbor Beach, Lexington, Marlette, Mayville, Port Austin, Sandusky, and Vassar. Calendars and menus are posted on the Human Development Commission (HDC) Website. Call 1-800-843-6394 2) Lapeer County Senior program offers two meal-sites in Lapeer and Imlay City. Sites offer more than a meal with activities and events frequently held at the center. Call the Lapeer Center at 810-245-6896 and the Imlay City Center at 810-724-6030. Calendars and menus are posted on the Lapeer County Website at https://tinyurl.com/lapeersc. 3) Home Delivered Meals - The Human Development Commission is a Meals on Wheels of America member and delivers meals to individuals 60+ who are unable to prepare their own meals or attend an HDC Senior Dining Center. For more information about the Human Development Commission program, call 1-800-843-6394 or apply online at hdc-caro.org. 4) Lapeer County Senior Programs Home Delivered Meal program offers homebound seniors nutritionally balanced meals. For more information about the Lapeer County Senior Programs Home Delivered Meal program, call 810-245-5866 or visit https://tinyurl.com/lapeerseniorprogram. 3) Community Meals - Spoonful’s of Plenty is a FREE community meal that is served to anyone needing a nutritious, home-style meal. Meals are available every Wednesday from 3:30 to 6:00 pm at the LeeRoy Clark Center, located at 435 Green Street in Caro. For more information on Spoonful of Plenty meals, call 1-800-843-6394 or visit https://hdc-caro.org/spoonfuls-of-plenty. For additional help finding resources- Call 2-1-1 or visit https://www.211nemichigan.org For other resources, please visit www.thumbhealth.org.
Services for Baby and Personal Care
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Services for Baby and Personal Care

Did you know there are places you can go to obtain baby items or personal care items? There are resources in the community that can help lessen the stressors of meeting the demands of infants and toddlers. Services highlighted in this video include: 1. Baby Pantries- provide free staples such as diapers, wipes, clothes, equipment, personal care items and formula to area families in need. The pantries are FREE for all residents in most cases. In Tuscola County, the Family Enrichment Center offers items to families in need as well as a family friendly location to gather and learn about services. For more information contact your local baby pantry or great start collaborative. Huron County Baby Pantry 309 N. Outer Dr., Bad Axe 10AM - 3PM on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of every month Lapeer County Great Start Collaborative https://www.facebook.com/GreatStartLapeerCounty Sanilac County Baby Pantry, 138 Maple Valley St. Sandusky MI 10 am to 2pm on the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month, P: 810-201-6670 or babypantry@sanilacchild.org Tuscola County Family Enrichment Center 543 Columbia Street, Caro MI 989-286-3285 or email greatstartenrichmentcenter@gmail.com 2. Blessing Boxes are filled with food, personal hygiene, and paper products and are strategically placed throughout the Thumb. Locations are kept current on Facebook. Visit https://tinyurl.com/thumbblessingboxes for more information! For additional help finding resources- Call 2-1-1 or visit https://www.211nemichigan.org For other resources, please visit www.thumbhealth.org.
Services to find Personal and Household Items