Action Center


 911 is for emergencies 211 is for people who need information.

United Way of Lapeer County has teamed up with United Way of South Eastern Michigan to bring Lapeer County residents 2-1-1. Now all you need to do is dial 2-1-1 to get answers. It's Free and simple to use.


For information and resources on:

  • Utility and Rent payment Assistance
  • Job Search/Placement
  • Food
  • Health Care
  • Child Care
  • Housing and Temporary Shelter
  • Prescription Expense Assistance
  • School-Related Programs
  • Free Tax Preparation
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Support Groups
  • And Much More!

 Simply dial 2-1-1 to reach a caring community resource specialist.

Or access their online data base at


If you'd like information about 2-1-1, click here for the 2-1-1 fact sheet.

For Agencies in our area who would like to be listed in our referral list call 2-1-1 .



For People or Companies that would like to help support this vital service in our community call the United Way office at (810) 667-2912, click on email or click here to download a form.  Join the 2-1-1 Champions!




Take quality time with family to a whole new level by volunteering together? Family volunteering can actually improve communication and bonds among family members as they get to know each other in a new way and discover hidden talents and common interests. Family volunteering also teaches positive values to children and can help create a new generation of dedicated volunteers and engaged citizens.

United Ways across the country offer opportunities to volunteer, especially this time of year.

Learn more about volunteering as a family. Having trouble convincing the kids? Arm yourself with the compelling reasons they’ll enjoy their time as a volunteer:

  • Meet new people.
  • Learn new things.
  • Turn off the TV.
  • Help your community.
  • See the world through someone elses eyes.
  • Looks great on a resume/college application/applications to join organizations/scolarship applications.
  • Gain leadership skills.
  • Feel great about yourself.
  • Improves self-esteem.
  • Another way to Live United.


Call 2-1-1 today or go to to find agency's in the area that really need your help!




Every year each United Way is required to adhere to a set of standards and requirements that have been dictated by United Way World Wide.  In order to be able to use the United Way name and logo, your United Way must successfully complete these membership standards.  Our United Way is in compliance with the rules and regulations of United Way World Wide.

Free FamilyWize Prescription Discount Cards available.

FamilyWize cards can reduce prescription drug costs by an average of 35%.

Cards are available to:

  • Anyone who does not currently have health insurance
  • Anyone who does not have prescription coverage
  • Anyone who is purchasing medication not covered by their insurance plan


If you would like a card just call Lapeer United Way office and we will send you a card 810-667-2912.