Utilities

Utilities

Consumers Energy (Electric)
Consumers Energy
P.O. Box 30079
Lansing, MI  48937-0001

(800) 477-5050

AmeriGas (Propane)
6614 9 Mile Road
Mecosta, MI  49332
(800) 753-8353

DTE Energy (Natural Gas)
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday through Friday
We accept emergency calls around the clock
(800) 477-4747

Charter Communications (Cable)
1100 East Maple Street
Big Rapid
s  (888) 438-2427

Utility Dispute Resolution

Michigan Public Services Commission
(800) 292-9555
(517)  241-6180

Utility Bill Payment Help

Michigan Department of Human Services-Mecosta and Osceola Counties
800 Water Tower Rd
Big Rapids, MI  49307
(231) 796-4300

State Emergency Relief: 
Toll Free (855) 275-6424
**(Always call DHS FIRST)

Project Starburst
120 South State Street
Big Rapids, MI  49307
(231) 796-5342
Emergency services and utility assistance

Helping Hand
This site helps Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find the services they need.

Michigan Assistance and Referral Service (MARS)
Provides information about programs offered by the State of Michigan that help families in need with assistance for medical, nutritional, food, day care, temporary cash or other expenses.  MARS will help you determine eligibility.

Government Energy Assistance
Information on the home heating credit and other services to keep your home warm during the winter.

Christian Services/Love Inc.
11 West  96th Street
Grant, MI  49327
(231) 652-4099
Christian Services offers help with items which cannot be purchased with food stamps such as soap, shampoo, toilet paper, laundry soap, tooth care, etc. They are also able to help with small household items, a clothing closet for women sizes 16 and up, holiday food baskets, a clothing center for children, emergency diapers/formula, and more.

Mid Michigan Community Action Mecosta County Office
14330 Northland Drive
Big Rapids ,MI  49307
(231) 660-0271
(877) 213-5948
E-mail: contactus@mmcaa.org