Community/Area Resources

Local Resources for Care and Assistance

Adult Protective Services

  • Berrien County: 269.934.2056; Evenings: 269.934.2300
  • Cass County: 269.445.0200 or 800.382.4277
  • Van Buren County: 269.621.2853; evenings: 269.349.7241

Area Agency on Aging 

269.983.0177 or 800.442.2803

Counseling Centers

  • Samaritan Counseling Center, Niles: 269.683.7604
  • Samaritan Counseling Center, Benton Harbor: 269.926.6199

Cancer Services

Financial Plans

Grief Healing

Lakeland at Home

Health Resource Library

  • Buchanan Area Health Resource Library
    31 N. St. Joseph Avenue
    Niles, Michigan 49120
    269.687.1868
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Home Medical Equipment

Hospice Care

  • St. Joseph: 269.429.7100
  • South Haven: 269.637.3825
  • Buchanan: 269.695.1099

Hospice Center

Long-Term Care and Senior Living

Mental Health

MI Blood

  • The sole source of blood products for Lakeland
  • 800.MIBLOOD; www.miblood.org

Michigan Department of Human Services

MyWayThere

  • Find a ride, mobility resources and public transportation: MyWayThere.org

PACE of Southwest Michigan

  • PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) is a unique program of coordinated care that allows older adults to remain in their home. Learn more here: paceswmi.org
  • Call 269.408.4322 or 269.408.4319 for more information or to see if you qualify.

Pain and Wound Clinics

Shelters

Social Services

  • Children's Protective Services - Berrien County: 269.934.2300
  • Children's Protective Services - Cass County: 269.445.0272
  • Children's Protective Services - Van Buren County: 269.621.2800
    www.michigan.gov/dhs

Support Groups

Verify Mi Care

  • A side-by-side comparison of information about infections and other factors of quality of care at hospitals www.verifymicare.org

Voice. Change. Hope.  

  •  A community alliance to eliminate prescription drug abuse and heroin addition from families of Southwest Michigan: 269.580.8290 or www.voicechangehope.org
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