Eva Rohlman is the Outreach services director for the Mid Michigan Community Action Agency which runs the program.
“We can also help veteran families who are nearly homeless. So families who are at risk of eviction.We can help them resolve their eviction or move to a new location, if they can no longer stay in the place that they are. We truly believe that nobody who’s ever served this country should ever be without a safe stable place to call home.”
Rohlman said the program also outlines a housing stability plan,to help them plan out how to keep their housing arrangements.
To find out more information about this program visit the Mid Michigan community Action’s website.
Michigan’s new monthly jobless rate is unchanged at four-point-eight percent.
Some worry these ordinances will affect business. Others say they are essential for inclusive communities.
Some of the contributing factors include lack of access to healthy affordable food, unemployment, and low wages.
As a part of our ongoing series of reports on homelessness, Ben Thorp went to a Saginaw soup kitchen to talk about the services they offer. He wound up speaking to a CMU professor about poverty, its persistence, and what we can do to eradicate it.
Michigan’s monthly jobless rate has dropped to 5.3 percent — the lowest it’s been in 14 years, and it matches the national average.
Michigan’s unemployment rate has dropped to 5.6%. That decline in the monthly rate is mostly due to fewer people in the workforce competing for jobs. But the rate is down two points from where it was a year ago. And that is because more people are working. Continue reading
Michigan’s monthly unemployment rate has dropped its lowest point in 14 years. The February jobless rate was five-point-nine percent.
Michigan saw the third highest drop in union membership in the nation last year, according the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Fresh from his fifth state of the state address, Governor Rick Snyder announced today new opportunities to address the state’s skilled trades gap.
Officials said, if you’re looking for a job, you may want to start volunteering.
They said volunteering can improve your chances of finding employment. Continue reading
More people were looking for work last month, but more businesses were hiring, which helped drive Michigan’s unemployment rate to 7.1 percent, the lowest it’s been so far this year.
Michigan’s monthly unemployment rate has dropped by three-tenths of a percentage point to seven-point-four percent.
A Georgia-based solar company plans to bring over 300 jobs to the Mid Michigan region.
Officials said the solar manufacturing company, Suniva, has started construction of a new facility in Saginaw. Continue reading
Michigan’s monthly unemployment rate has edged up slightly to seven-and-a-half percent. Most of the change is attributed to more people looking for jobs.
There was a net gain in hiring last month in by finance and professional service businesses in Michigan. That offset auto industry layoffs as the state’s unemployment rate fell a fraction of a percentage point to seven-point-four percent.
For the first time ever, the state is hosting – what officials are calling – a statewide “speed dating” type of career fair.
Two central Michigan counties will receive development grants totaling more than $2.4 million.
Michigan is home to a unique program designed to help individuals get back on track with their careers, or even find a new one.
Funding and enrollment issues surrounding the Saginaw School District are beginning to resemble the closure of Buena Vista, last year.
Parents, students and faculty of Saginaw High, Ruben Daniels and Heavenrich Elementary will know their fate on Saturday.
Yesterday, the board was expected to vote on the closure of all three schools located on Saginaw’s east side.
M-Live reported this morning that the vote for the original proposal to close the schools was delayed, 6-1, until Saturday.
Saginaw Superintendent Carlton Jenkins and his administration originally proposed a restructure of the district. It would include the school closures, moving students and making cuts.
Recently, the Michigan Department of Education was unable to approve Saginaw Public School’s 2013-14 Deficit Elimination Plan.
According to a letter sent to Saginaw from the department, the state is concerned the district is not making significant changes in its operations to mitigate increases in its current deficit.
In addition, the letter said that Saginaw will be given until Monday, February 10, to come up with a viable Deficit Elimination Plan.
If a viable plan is not approved, the state will withhold the district’s February state-aid payment of just under $5 million.
The Saginaw Public Schools Board of Education has voted to layoff a still unknown number of district employees.
A Saginaw-based company is planning to hire hundreds of new employees over the next few months.