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Social Determinants Of Health

TCHP is working to improve access to community support like Food, Transportation, Housing, Health Services, Education and Training, and Social Connections. These are often referred to as Social Determinants of Health (SDOH).

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The CARE (Communities and Residents Empowered) Connect Taskforce was formed to ensure that the voice of people with lived experience and grassroots organizations was used to improve SDOH support.  

Shower of Kindness: Donation Details

Huron County

Wishlist: Thumb Blessing Boxes:

Drop-off Site: Huron County Health Department 1142 S. Van Dyke Rd. Bad Axe, MI 48413

Lapeer County

Wishlist: LACADA:

Drop Off Site: Lapeer County Health Department-  1800 Imlay City Rd, Lapeer, MI 48446

Contact: Elizabeth Hampton, Great Start Collaborative Coordinator

Sanilac County

Wishlist: CPS Care Closet:

Brown City Care Closet:

Frostick Elementary & Cros-lex High School:

Sanilac Baby Pantry: 

Drop Off Site: Brown City United Methodist Church, 7043 Lincoln Street, Brown City, MI. Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm Or Sanilac County Health Department, 171 N Dawson St Suite 123, Sandusky, MI 48471 Monday- Friday 8am-4pm

Contact: Ashlyn Falls, Great Start Collaborative Director

Tuscola County

Drop Off Site: The Great Start Family Enrichment Center 543 Columbia Street Caro 48723

Contact: Tammy Stephens, Great Start Collaborative Family Liaison

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Digital Resource Library

 Learn about resources in the Thumb available to help you!

Super Health Food

Get Involved

Want to be part of the solution?

  • Donate non-perishable food, clothing, and baby items.

  • Join the Care Connect Task Force.

  • Get educated by attending a Bridges Out of Poverty Workshop or Poverty Simulation.

  • Volunteer for a local charity.

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