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By donating to Northwest Michigan Health Services, you will be helping to ensure that someone’s ability to pay does not dictate their ability to seek and receive high quality health care. Visit our Testimonials page to read about the impact of our work on the lives of real patients in northwestern lower Michigan.

Our Mission

Northwest Michigan Health Services is a federally qualified community health center with four clinics dedicated to providing high-quality, low-cost healthcare throughout the seven-county area of northwest lower Michigan. We deliver a wide range of health services to the people in our communities, always serving with dignity and compassion.

Our Services

The dedicated staff at NMHSI takes a team approach to providing culturally sensitive, integrated health care for all patients who come through our doors. We do not turn away patients because of income, occupation, age, ethnicity, or country of origin. We help all patients achieve their health goals by providing:

· 4 Clinic Sites (Traverse City, Benzonia, Manistee, Shelby) serving a seven-county area

· Primary Care Medical Services

· Primary Preventive and Restorative Dental Services

· Behavioral Health Counseling

· Mobile Dental Services

· Community Health Workers who help with insurance enrollment and accessing community resources

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Your Tax-Deductible Donation Will Make an Impact!

By donating to Northwest Michigan Health Services, you are supplementing the unmet health care needs of families throughout our region. You are helping patients receive the medical, dental, and behavioral health care they need to be well and become their own health care advocates.

NMHSI has several funds that support our patients and their families. These funds are how we help patients bridge the gap between worry and wellness:

  • Equipment Needs Fund
    In 2019, we need to upgrade key equipment to provide the best quality care to our patients. This includes a pediatric pulse oximeter, new exam tables to replace several outdated tables, and a nitrous set-up to make dental services more comfortable for our patients. Our 2019 total equipment needs wish list is $53,000.
  • Dental Health Fund
    Dental prosthetics—items such as crowns or dentures—are produced in an outside lab and are not covered in our sliding fee scale. Designating your donation to our dental health fund will directly support the purchase of crowns and dentures for patients who would otherwise go without. You will be contributing to the self-esteem and dignity of those patients whose poor oral health visibly marks them and affects their ability to work. A full set of dentures costs $2,800. Our goal is to help 20 patients a year through this fund, at an annual cost of $56,000.
  • Greatest Area of Need Fund
    Support the unforeseen and unpredictable organizational expenses that arise throughout the year. Your donation will help us provide supportive services to our patients, extend our outreach into the community, and ensure the sustainability of our care.

Our health is our greatest resource. Help us to protect and nurture this resource throughout northwest lower Michigan. Your tax-deductible donation will ensure that someone’s ability to pay does not dictate his or her ability to receive high-quality health care.

If you’re ready to help, simply click the Donate button above.

Please contact Heidi Britton at 231-947-1112 with any questions regarding Northwest Michigan Health Services or supporting our health care services. Thank you!