Community Health Worker Assistance is Available
What is a Certified Community Health Worker?
A Certified Community Health Worker (CHW) has received formal training to assistance individuals and families in need of resources, support and services that are often available in their community.
How can they assist?
A CHW is knowledgeable about area service organizations and resources that help improve difficult situations, provide access to basic needs, and minimize or eliminate barriers to an improved quality of life. CHW’s can assist you in the areas below:
* Access to medical care or mental health services
* Transportation assistance Health insurance enrollment, including Medicaid &
* Housing resources
* Utility assistance
* Access to food and clothing
* Childcare resources
* Health education and care coordination
* Resources for employment assistance
* Substance use services
To contact the Community Health Worker, call (989) 944-5214 or by email at
The Health Center can assist patients with their transportation to and from appointments. Medicaid patients may have covered transportation available, and the Health Center has free bus tickets through IRide available to patients that need them.
Interpretation and Translation Services
ICH offers interpretation and translation services to the Center's patients who do not speak English as a first language, are deaf, or heard-of-hearing. The Center is partnered with a medical interpretation service, and provides an interpreter at no cost to patients. If you require an interpreter, please let the receptionist know when you schedule your appointment so we can make appropriate arrangements before your visit.