Medical, Health Care, Medication
Jackson Community Ambulance provides quality pre-hospital care and transportation services to people in its communities, with unreimbursed services provided to the elderly and low-income residents. Services include paramedic emergency ambulance services in Jackson County and parts of Lenawee County and the Albion area, non-emergency transportation, and outreach presentations on emergency care.
The Southeastern Michigan Doula Project (SMDP) is a non-profit agency providing volunteer doula services to low-income women and teens in the community. SMDP's doulas provide emotional, physical, and informational support to pregnant women before, during, and after birth. SMDP also engages in community outreach and public awareness advocacy work to help women understand the positive effects of having support during birth.
Hands Across the Water (HATW) is committed to building healthy families and relationships by offering a variety of family support services for individuals, couples, and families. Some services offered are counseling, education for parents, resources on foster care and adoption, pregnancy counseling, and referrals to other services as needed by clients.
The Carnegie Adult Foster Care Home provides 24-hour residential and custodial care to adults with mental illnesses. Services provided at the facility include meals, medication management, and transportation to and from outside appointments.
Packard Health is a community health center that provides high-quality, affordable primary care and mental health care complemented by integrated support services. Services provided range from primary care for the family, women's health and prenatal care, behavioral health, addiction treatment, nutrition education, to food/medication/transportation assistance.
The Shelter Association of Washtenaw County (SAWC) provides many services for those struggling with homelessness. Some services offered include a residential shelter program with case managers, a non-residential program for those who don't require a shelter stay, a warming center and rotating shelter in the winter, a recuperative care program for those in need of a place to recover and receive medical supervision, a transitional program for those coming from an outpatient detox program elsewhere, and an on-site health clinic and kitchen.