The Human Development Commission (HDC), your Community Action Agency located in the Thumb of Michigan, serves the residents of Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac, and Tuscola Counties. We run more than 130 programs to meet the needs of people in our communities, especially those struggling financially or needing assistance to become/remain self-sufficient.
Welcome Home is available to eligible individuals in Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac and Tuscola Counties.
Welcome Homeis a transitional housing program for individuals who are homeless by HUD’s (Housing Urban Development) definition so literally homeless-on the streets, in a shelter, in a tent, etc., and have a permanent or long term disability. We provide rental assistance for up to a maximum of 24 months. Clients are responsible for any utilities not included in the rent. Case management and supportive services are provided for each participant.
A Door To Open (ADTO) is a permanent supportive housing program for homeless (HUD’s definition) individuals with serious and persistent mental illnesses that are working with Community Mental Health (CMH). Referrals come from CMH. Participants are required to contribute up to 30% of their income towards the rent. Case management and supportive services are provided.
A Door to Open is available to eligible individuals in Huron, Lapeer, and Sanilac Counties.