WHI member organization spotlight: Manchester Community Resource Center

Year founded: Late 1980s Mission: To serve individuals and families in need by offering effective programs that improve their lives, promote volunteerism, and enhance the welfare of the Manchester community. Key focus areas: Food assistance, MIBridges application assistance, computer lab/resume to help with job applications, WIC, financial literacy, and more. Services: Food Pantry: The food … Read more

WHI Member organization spotlight: Shelter Association of Washtenaw County

Year founded: 1982 Mission: Ending homelessness, one person at a time. Key focus area: The SAWC provides residential and nonresidential programs, diversion services, short-term case management, and healthcare to a diverse range of people struggling with homelessness. Services: Individuals are provided shelter and can access services including meals, case management, medical care, and most importantly … Read more

WHI Member organization spotlight: Dawn Farm

Year joined WHI: 2015 Key focus area: Long term treatment services for people experiencing addiction and those in recovery. Mission: To be a place where people experiencing addiction can go for help, regardless of their drug of choice or ability to pay for treatment. Description of services: Dawn Farm offers a continuum of long-term treatment … Read more

WHI Member organization spotlight: Washtenaw County Dental Clinic

Year founded: 2015 Year joined WHI: 2015 Key focus areas: Dental care Mission: Enhance community health by offering access to quality dental care for all. Description of services: The Washtenaw County Dental Clinic (WCDC) provides quality, compassionate care for low-income uninsured patients as well as adults and children covered by most Medicaid plans, Healthy Kids Dental, … Read more

WHI Member organization spotlight: Integrated Health Associates (IHA)

Year founded: 1994 Mission:  IHA meets community needs through personalized, high-quality health and medical services to its patients to reach patient satisfaction with clinical quality, services, accessibility, and value. Key focus areas: Healthcare provider partnering with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and Michigan Medicine. Signature programs: Primary Care: offers primary care in family medicine, geriatrics, … Read more

WHI Member organization spotlight: Jewish Family Services 

Year founded: 1978 Year joined WHI: 2011 Mission: To promote dignity and inspire humanity.  Key focus areas: Strengthening family life, fostering individual self-sufficiency and promoting improved social and economic conditions. Signature programs:  Aging and Caregiver Support: Help adult clients receive just the right services and support to maintain independence and dignity throughout their lives Employment … Read more

WHI Member Spotlight: Huron Valley Ambulance

Year founded: 1981 Key focus areas: Emergency services, transportation to medical care Mission: To provide accessible, high-quality pre-hospital health care services to the people and organizations we serve in southeast and south-central Michigan. Signature programs: 911 emergency response to 40 municipalities using more than 70 ambulances and 300 licensed personnel. Non-emergency transportation for patients traveling to … Read more