Michigan Workers' Compensation Legal Resources and Unemployment Assistance From John M.H. Ulrich, IV P.C. Top Workers' Compensation Attorney Serving Michigan
Michigan Legal Resources - Assistance Programs
Employment Assistance Programs
The following informational links will help Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find the services they need. Click on the links below that describe the help you're seeking.
Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA)
- Online Services
- Claiming Unemployment Benefits in Michigan and MARVIN
Michigan's Automated Response Voice Interactive Network, a system that allows you to communicate with the UIA's computer by using a touch-tone or a push-button telephone with a tone/pulse switch (the switch must be set at "Tone"). Rotary or pulse telephones cannot interact with MARVIN. MARVIN uses digitized human speech to provide you with step-by-step instructions and information regarding your claim.
- Michigan Department of Human Resources Assistance Programs
The Department of Human Services can help you and your family with temporary assistance when times are tough. Assistance with food, cash, child care, medical, home and burial and more are available.
- Helping Hand Housing Information
This site helps Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find the services they need. Simply click on one of the five tabs below for links to information about jobs and training, unemployment benefits, health care, family support, and housing.
- Health Care Assistance
This tool will help you find the health insurance best suited to your needs, whether it's private insurance for individuals, families, and small businesses, or public programs that may work for you. It was created to help consumers under the health insurance reform law, the Affordable Care Act.
- Children's Health Coverage Programs in Michigan
Medicaid and CHIP provide no-cost or low-cost health coverage for eligible children in Michigan. Even if your children have been turned down in the past or you don't know if they qualify, you may be able to get health coverage for them now.
Medicaid and CHIP provide health coverage for children so that they can get routine check-ups, immunizations and dental care to keep them healthy. They can also get doctor visits, prescription medications and hospital care when they're sick, and much more.
- Medical Assistance
This site has links to other web pages with information and phone numbers for places with low cost or free health care, or help with health insurance.
- Free or Low Cost Prescription Medication in Michigan
Food Assistance Programs
Regular payment of child and medical support provides:
- Decreased conflict between parents.
- Increased involvement of the non-custodial parents.
- Increased chance of children reaching their full potential.
The State of Michigan can help parents establish a financial partnership to support their children. Learn more about the parent, employer, hospital and school services provided by Office of Child Support.