COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Emergency Services (Food, Shelter, and Utilities)

Abuse, Neglect, and Crisis Assistance

Alcohol & Drug Abuse

Behavioral Health

We will work with you to identify any services available to you from Hackley Community Care, Muskegon Family Care, and any other available community-based services. These services may be available to you on a discounted or sliding fee scale basis if you meet the program’s criteria. Contact Becky Dekker at 231-766-7101 with questions. If you need assistance for available services, you can also call 2-1-1.

The Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program (BCCSP)

BC3NP is managed by Kent County Health Department and open to women age 21to 64 for cervical exams and 40 to 64 for breast exams, this program is subject to income and family size guidelines. The eligibility requirements and benefits are set by MDHHS, not Access Health, Inc., and are subject to change at their discretion. Call Kent County Health Department at (616) 632-7283 to apply for the BC3NP.

Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Navigation Program (BC3NP) (michigan.gov)

 Dental Care (Volunteer for Dental)

Are you in need of dental care but struggling to fit the cost into your budget? Our pay it forward program just might be for you! Our program offers FREE basic dental services, to those who qualify, by doing volunteer work in the community. We offer exams, x-rays, fillings, tooth removal, cleanings and treatment for gum disease. Volunteer work is done at local non-profit organizations. All dental care is provided by local, private dentists as their way of giving back to the community (they do not receive any compensation).

It’s As Easy As: (1) Attend one dental health class; (2) Complete your volunteer hours; (3) Receive your dental care.

To see if you qualify call: 231.773.1360 Visit us at: www.volunteerdental.org. Like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/volunteerfordental

Eye Exams and Glasses

Contact the Muskegon Community Health Project (231-672-3201) to obtain a Lion’s Club application.

Flu Shots

Please contact your primary care physician or one of our Access Health participating pharmacies.

Medicaid Eligibility (MI Child & Healthy Kids) 

Children and pregnant women are required to participate in screening annually to determine if they are eligible for Medicaid, MI Child and/or the Healthy Kids program. 

Call the Health Project at (231) 672-3201 or apply online MI Bridges

Prescriptions (Pharmaceutical Assistance Program)

Access Health provides members with assistance in applying for pharmaceutical assistance programs, Contact Becky Dekker at 231-766-7101 with questions.

The Muskegon Community Health Project provides assistance in applying for pharmaceutical assistance programs. They are the community liaison between the patient, physician and the pharmaceutical company. This benefit is open to the community. You may contact their office at (231) 672-3201 or (231) 672-3213 to make an appointment or visit one of the following “Access Clinics” (Bring picture id and proof of income):

  • Mercy Health of Muskegon Healthcare Equipment & Pharmacy, 6401 Prairie St. Suite 1100, Muskegon, MI49444. Wednesday 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.
  • Westshore Professional Pharmacy, 1150 E. Sherman Blvd., Suite 1400, Muskegon, MI49444. Wednesday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Mercy Health of Muskegon Lakeshore Campus, 72 S. State St., Shelby, MI 49455, 2nd and 4th Monday, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM