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. 

emPower is also taking applications for Consumers Energy's Consumers Affordable Resource for Energy (CARE) and DTE Energy's Low Income Self-Sufficiency Plan (LSP) affordable payment plan programs.

For more details, visit emPower's home page.


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, contact Michelle Marciniak at (231) 924-0641, ext. 220, or mmarciniak@truenorthservices.org


Mentor for a Day with TrueMentors

Explore what being a mentor is about by spending one-on-one time on January 27 with a child in need of some extra support.

The True Mentors program supplies the food, fun, activities and setting; and you provide three hours of your time, empathy and a smiling face.

Join in and do some on the spot volunteering at Mentor for a Day with TrueMentors at the TrueNorth Service Center, 6308 South Warner Avenue (M-82) in Fremont, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 27.

Contact Chelsea Clark at (231) 924-0641, ext. 109, or cclark@truenorthservices.org to take part.

Enjoy Winter at Camp Newaygo

Winter means a range of activities to enjoy at Camp Newaygo.

Upcoming events include:

Winter Dinner on The Ridge. Enjoy a three-course meal by Ridge Specialties next to the fireplace at Lang Lodge, with music and friends in a natural setting on Pickerel Lake; snowshoeing is an option. The event is 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, January 27. The cost is $29.95 per person or $58 per couple. The registration deadline is January 25.

Krop for Kids. The all-weekend scrapbooking event benefits True Mentors and Camp Newaygo. The event is 10 a.m. Friday, February 2, to 5 p.m. Saturday, February 4. Meals, snacks, and overnight accommodations are provided, with onsite vendors and raffle prizes. Professional massages are also available for a fee. The cost is $125 for the weekend or $38 for February 3 only. For more information, contact Lisa Daniell at (231) 924.0641, ext. 110, or ldaniell@truenorthservices.org.

Murder Mystery Dinner. An interactive evening with role playing for a classic whodunnit and a three-course dinner by Ridge Specialties. The event is 6:30 p.m. Saturday, February 10, at Lang Lodge. The cost is $29.95 per person.

Daddy Daughter Dance and Dinner. An evening for time with daughters, granddaughters, and nieces. The event is Sunday, February 11, at Lang Lodge. Dancing, cookies, punch, crafts and photos for the special girl in your life. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the dance; a gourmet mac-and-cheese buffet with dessert is served at 5:15 p.m. The cost is $7 per person for the dance; and for dinner it's $14.95 per adult and $9.95 per child.

Camp Newaygo is located at 5333 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 ..."

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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.

Si tiene alguna pregunta con, visitar aqui o puede llamar al (231) 355-5880.