With the recent heavy rainfall and flooding, it is important you have all the information and resources you need to help you and your family. Below is a list of resources to help you during this difficult time:
The City of Detroit
The city of Detroit has set up a call center to report flood-related property damage. To report damage, call (313) 267-8000.
Department of Insurance and Financial Services
Questions about insurance-related issues can be answered by the Department of Insurance and Financial Services: Assistance with insurance-related questions is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 877-999-6442.
Information and resources can be found at Michigan.gov/DIFS.
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy
Information about flood insurance can be found at www.michigan.gov/documents/cis_ofis_ip215_24998_7.pdf or www.michigan.gov/egle/0,9429,7-135-3313_3684_3725-9380–,00.html.
Michigan State Housing Development Authority Housing Counseling Agency
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Steps for cleaning mold: www.michigan.gov/documents/mdch/STEPS_FOR_CLEANING_MOLD_-
Drinking Water Testing: www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71548_103194-553242–,00.html.
Emergency Services – Relocation Services: www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71547_5531_62131—,00.html.
Information about state programs that can help with healthcare coverage, food assistance, child development and care, cash assistance and state emergency relief. Visit the MIBridges website at newmibridges.michigan.gov.
Information to protect your property, pets and livestock: www.prep4agthreats.org/Natural-Disasters/floods.
American Red Cross
For more information about local resources, dial 2-1-1.