emPower Heat & Energy Assistance

TrueNorth Community Services' emPower heat and energy assistance program is working to provide help for the 2017-2018 grant year.

emPower works with you and your utility and/or fuel provider to find ways to help pay your heat-related energy bills.

emPower is accepting applications for one-time help through its heat and energy assistance program.

Please note that emPower has ended help with enrolling in Consumers Energy's Consumers Affordable Resource for Energy (CARE) and DTE Energy's Low Income Self Sufficiency Plan (LSP) affordable payment plans.

emPower's assistance with other Michigan utility providers continues.

For more details, visit emPower's home page or call 231.355.5880.

Tools for School Expo Helps 800+

The 15th annual Tools For School Expo took place on Tuesday, August 7, at the TrueNorth Service Center, 6308 South Warner Avenue in Fremont. 

Tools for School enables students from qualifying low-income families to enter school in the fall on a level playing field with new backpacks filled with essential school supplies. The program is for kindergarten through 12th grade students living in, or attending school in Newaygo County for the 2018-2019 school year.

The program expects to serve more than 1,000 Newaygo County students this year. As of Tuesday, 786 students had been served.

See more details about the Tools for School Expo: http://bit.ly/2AS2MDk

Get more info on the program: http://bit.ly/2jKNYLr



Become an Ally with Circles Newaygo Co.

Circles Newaygo County strives to reduce poverty one family at a time, working with Circle Leaders (heads of families) to achieve self-sufficiency. 

Become someone who supports those efforts by becoming an Ally, volunteering to work alongside them on their journey forward.

To volunteer with or to get more details on Circles Newaygo County, call (231) 924-0641, ext. 220, or email circles@truenorthservices.org.


Enjoy the Fun at Camp Newaygo

There are a range of community activities to enjoy at Camp Newaygo.

Upcoming events include:

Public Zipline, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, October 7. The cost is $12 for Dual Zip (400 feet); $15 for Loop Zip (675 feet); and $22 for Canopy Tour (1,075 feet).

Fall Girlfriend's Getaway, Friday, October 5-Sunday, October 7. Gather your girlfriends for an all-inclusive weekend filled with relaxation and fun at Camp Newaygo on the shores of Pickerel Lake. The cost is $198 for program, meals and lodging, with some options for an added price.

For more community events, visit campnewaygo.org/community-events/.

Camp Newaygo is located at 5333 S. Centerline Road in Newaygo. For more information, visit campnewaygo.org or call 231.652.1184.

Why TrueNorth? Because ...

When people ask: "Why should I support and/or volunteer for TrueNorth Community Services?" We say: "Because ..."

See for yourself here.


Atención Consumidores Clientes Energéticos
El programa de emPower de tiene financiamiento de calor y energía para su factura de electricidad y / o gas natural. Usted debe estar atrasado o en el estado de cierre para aplicar. El ingreso total de su hogar debe estar dentro de las Pautas Federales de Pobreza.

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