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Community based Healthy Programs

Disability Network Northern Michigan

Our staff provides information, assistance, and support to people of all ages with a wide variety of disabilities. We also work on a larger scale, helping governments, businesses, and other organizations make changes that improve life for everyone in the community.

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Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities

Strengthen the local economy, protect the environment, and build community

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MSU Extension

Programs to encourage healthy eating

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Norte

Norte is dedicated to building stronger, better connected and more walk/bike friendly communities

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Find Housing Shelters in Northern Michigan

Community Health Innovation Region (CHIR) Community Connections

Helping to connect patients in need with resources available in the community.

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Homeless Shelter Directory

Complete list of Michigan Shelters

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MI Bridges Homelessness

Resources for those with housing and care needs

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Find your local Hospital Information

Munson Healthcare's Find a Doctor

Find a health care professional in your area

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Munson Medical Center

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Food Assistance Programs in northern Michigan

Community Health Innovation Region (CHIR) Community Connections

Helping to connect patients in need with resources available in the community.

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Double Up Food Bucks

Get more fruits and vegetables when you spend your SNAP Bridge Card dollars at participating farmers markets

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Food Pantries in Northern Michigan Searchable Resource

Searchable county resources

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Map to Healthy Living

Map to Healthy Living (M2HL) is a service of the SNAP-Ed programming at the Michigan Nutrition Network at the Michigan Fitness Foundation. It allows users to efficiently find, visualize, and share useful information about food, nutrition and physical activity resources in the communities where they live, work, learn and play.

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Meals on Wheels

Senior Meal delivery

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MI Bridge Card

Connect to resources specific to your location, needs, and circumstances.

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Senior Fresh

To be eligible participants must be 60+ have a household income of 185% of less of poverty level and live in county where issued

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP

SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families

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WIC Project Fresh

Farmer's Market Nutrition Program for participants of WIC

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Women, Infants, Children WIC

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

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Local farmers Markets, CSAs, Farm Stands

Hoop Houses for Health

Hoophouses for Health is a program designed to increase access to Good Food for vulnerable families while at the same time expanding the Good Food infrastructure and season extension capacity of Michigan farmers

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Michigan Farmers Market Association

Find Food, Farms and resources all over the state of Michigan

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Taste the Local Difference Guide to Local Markets

Find Food and Farms throughout Michigan

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Resources at your local Health Department

Community Health Innovation Region (CHIR) Community Connections

Helping to connect patients in need with resources available in the community.

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Resources for Children and Teens

Adoptive Family Support Network (AFSN)

We are a parent to parent state wide support for foster, adoptive, kinship, guardianship families.

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Great Ways For Kids to Be Active

Looking for ways to get you and your kids moving? This list is kid approved and we were happy to take the suggestion to help others! Thanks!

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Healthy Futures

We want to help you give your child a healthy future – and we do that by connecting you to trustworthy information and local resources

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MIChild

MIChild is a health insurance program. It is for uninsured children of Michigan's working families. MIChild services are provided by many HMOs and other health care plans throughout Michigan.

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Resources for Schools

10 Cents a Meal Information

Michigan's 10 Cents A Meal For School Kids and Farms pilot program is providing schools with match incentive funding up to 10 cents per meal to purchase and serve Michigan-grown produce

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Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Combating Childhood Obesity

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Bike to School Day

Celebrate Bike to School Day

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Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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CDC Healthy Schools

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child

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Choose My Plate

How to make a healthy plate of food

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de Beaumont - Bold Solutions for Healthier Communities

CityHealth works with local governments and leaders to drive improvements in the day-to-day life, well-being, and health of residents through a series of evidence-based policy recommendations.

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Food Corps

FoodCorps connects kids to healthy food in school, so they can lead healthier lives and reach their full potential.

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Fuel Up to Play 60 Information

Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council and NFL

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Great Ways For Kids to Be Active

Looking for ways to get you and your kids moving? This list is kid approved and we were happy to take the suggestion to help others! Thanks!

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Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities

Farm to School programs and resources

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MI Health Tools

The Michigan Healthy Communities Collaborative online assessments and websites to help promote and support better health for Michigan citizens – in communities, at work, at school and in places of worship.

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Michigan Apple Crunch Day

When we come together around something so simple as a Michigan Apple

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Michigan Cherry Slurp

Holding the Cherry Slurp during Valentines week offers the opportunity to move away from candy and toward our home grown super food

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Michigan Fitness Foundation

In the Classroom and in the Community

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Michigan Fitness Foundation PE-Nut Program

Physical Education and Nutrition Education Working Together

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Michigan Harvest of the Month

Ready to-go tools and resources that can be used in diverse applications within the school and community environment.

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Michigan Health and Wellness

Healthy Michigan -Eat Better

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Michigan Nutritional Standards Toolkit MDHHS

MI Standards Health and Nutrition Toolkit

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Movement Lab Article

TCAPS Movement Lab Article

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MSU Extension

Programs and resources for healthy kids and healthy schools

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Norte

Norte is dedicated to building stronger, better connected and more walk/bike friendly communities

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Project ACES

Youth Fitness Coalition

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Project Health Schools

Resources for Healthy Schools

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Pure Michigan Fit

Take a stand against obesity and help build a stronger, healthier Michigan.

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Safe Routes to School

Make it safe, convenient, and fun for children, including those with disabilities, to bicycle and walk to school

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Smart Lunchrooms Movement

Smarter Lunchroom Movement

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Tools for Schools

Action for Healthy Kids

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US Department of Agriculture USDA

US Department Of Agriculture School Food Service Programs

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Wellness School Assessment Tool

Wellstat 2.0 Wellness School Assessment Tool

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Resources for Seniors

Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan

Local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them

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de Beaumont - Bold Solutions for Healthier Communities

CityHealth works with local governments and leaders to drive improvements in the day-to-day life, well-being, and health of residents through a series of evidence-based policy recommendations.

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Michigan Association of Senior Centers

Find a Senior Center near you

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Senior Fresh

To be eligible participants must be 60+ have a household income of 185% of less of poverty level and live in county where issued

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Transportation throughout the region

Community Health Innovation Region (CHIR) Community Connections

Helping to connect patients in need with resources available in the community.

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Michigan Dept of Transportation MDOT

Comprehensive list of all public transportation in Michigan

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Ways to Get Active and Stay Active

Department of Natural Resources DNR

You are never more than half an hour from a Michigan state park, state forest campground or state trail system. Use this application to find a facility suitable to your camping and recreation needs!

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Michigan River Guide

Canoe, Kayak, Tube Michigan Rivers

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Mud and Obstacle Runs

Comprehensive list of Michigan Mud Runs and Obstacle Runs

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My North Media

Activities and attractions across northern Michigan

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Norte

Norte is dedicated to building stronger, better connected and more walk/bike friendly communities

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North Country Trail Association

In Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, the Trail traverses over 500 miles through a variety of small towns, urban areas, state forests and game areas, and the Huron-Manistee National Forest, all while working its way to the Mighty Mackinac Bridge. Also learn more about the Grand Traverse Hiking Club. Start exploring today!

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Pure Michigan

Get Outdoors and Get Active! Pure Michigan gives you resources on getting active anywhere in Michigan

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Races in Michigan

Running, Walking, Triathlon, Cycling

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Running Races in Michigan

List of running races in Michigan

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