Serving Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph, Dowgiac, South Haven and neighboring communitiesloginLink

Emergency Assistance


Cass County Veterans Affairs
Cass County
(269) 445-4472
120 N Broadway St Ste 215
Cassopolis,  MI    49031


Catholic Community Center
(269) 926-6424
631 Pearl Street
Benton Harbor,  MI    49022

Christian Service Center
(269) 684-0637
322 Clay Street
Niles,  MI    49120

Decatur Human Services
(269) 423-6474
103 East Delaware Street
Decatur,  MI    49045

Department of Human Services
Berrien County - Department of Human Services
(269) 934-2000
401 Eighth Street P.O. Box 1407
Benton Harbor,  MI    49023

Cassopolis County - Department of Human Services
(269) 445-0200
325 M-62
Cassopolis,  MI    49031

Van Buren County - Department of Human Services
(269) 621-2800
57150 C. R. 681 P.O. Box 7
Hartford,  MI    49057


Edwardsburg Emergency Fund
(269) 699-5870
MI   

First Call for Help
First Call For Help, is a general and basic needs Info-Line that can assist you in finding your community resources. This comprehensive Information & Referral Service is provided by United Way of Southwest Michigan.
First Call for Help
Dial 211


Harbor Country Emergency Food Pantry
(269) 756-7472
6 South Elm Street
Three Oaks,  MI    49128

Helping Hands of Cass County
Emergency services are provided, including food and clothing.
Helping Hands of Cass County
(269) 445-8104
142 S Broadway St
Cassopolis,  MI    49031


Hope United Methodist Church
(269) 663-5385
26841 Church Street
Edwardsburg,  MI    49112

Neighbor to Neighbor
Neighbor to Neighbor is an Adventist Community Services Center that has been addressing the needs of the Berrien Springs community since the 1920’s. Presently, we serve three counties through our Family Emergency Services, our Thrift Store, and many other programs geared at assisting families and individuals who may be experiencing various levels of need.
Neighbor to Neighbor
(269) 471-7411
9147 U.S. 31 P.O. Box 46
Berrien Springs,  MI    49103


Salvation Army
Today the 55-plus age category is the fastest-growing group in the country. This makes The Salvation Army programs for older adults more important than ever. Each year thousands of older adults are served by The Salvation Army. In corps community centers throughout the nation, older adults gather to share interests, develop new skills and enjoy the company of their peers. The Salvation Army meets their needs in many ways.
Benton Harbor
(269) 927-1353
233 Michigan St.
Benton Harbor,  MI    49022

Dowagiac/C.U.R.E.
(269) 782-2631
202 Center St.
Dowagiac,  MI    49047

Niles
(269) 684-2720
424 N. 15th St. PO Box 1150
Niles,  MI    49120


Soup Kitchen
(269) 925-8204
233 Michigan St
Benton Harbor,  MI    49022

Southwest MI Community Action Agency
Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency (SMCAA) exists to assist people in economic need and enable them to achieve and sustain self-sufficiency while respecting their diversity.
Berrien/Administrative Office
(269) 925-9077 or (800) 334-7670
185 E. Main, Suite 200
Benton Harbor,  MI    49022

Cassopolis
(269) 445-0231
325 M-62
Cassopolis,  MI    49031

Van Buren Office
(269) 674-7175 or (800) 968-3905
117 N. Paw Paw St.
Lawrence,  MI    49064


United Christian Services
Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, call ahead of time. Provides emergency food for the Paw Paw area.
United Christian Services
(269) 657-4008
309 East Berrien Street
Paw Paw,  MI    49079


Veterans Trust Office
(269) 657-7376

801 Hazen St Ste C.
Paw Paw,  MI    49079

We Care, Inc.
(269) 637-4342
6321 Blue Star Memorial Highway
South Haven,  MI    49090


Please Note: Hospice at Home does not specifically endorse the activities of these organizations, but offers their information as a sample of the kinds of materials and services that are available.