Michigan

    Building better lives since 1991.

    EARLY CHILDHOOD
    & FAMILY SUPPORT

    Telamon Michigan 02Telamon prepares children and their parents for success at school and at home.

    Enroll in a comprehensive Head Start program that includes quality early education in and out of the home, parenting education, nutrition education, and family support services.
    Head Start programs available in Michigan:

    • Early Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (childcare and preschool for children of eligible farmworkers ages 0 to 5 years old)

    Find a program near you.    

     

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    WORKFORCE
    & CAREER SERVICES

    Telamon offers several programs to help people of all ages learn new skills to pursue better jobs.

    If you are looking to improve your work-related skills so that you can enjoy the greater financial stability that comes from a better job, we have a program for you.
    National Farmworker Jobs Program

    Offers services that train or prepare farmworkers for other jobs.

    La Cosecha

    Provides education and training to improve farming practices.

    Immigration Counseling Services

    Offers legal assistance via partnership with MI Immigration Counseling Services.

    Telamon Farmworker IDA Program

    Helps eligible college students with funding for secondary education.

    Michigan Department of Education Re-Interview Program

    Screens children to ensure that education is accessible to all.

    Find a program near you.

    HOUSING
    & FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT

    Telamon Michigan 04Find and keep a home, manage money, and plan for the future.

    Education is the most important component of financial success. At Telamon, we offer programs and workshops on a variety of topics, from budgeting and credit to buying a home and surviving financial setbacks.

    Do you want to rent or buy a home?

    • First-Time Homebuyer Program
    • Rental Education & Counseling
    • Information on Fair Housing Rights

    Do you need guidance on other issues?

    • Services for People Experiencing Homelessness
    • Credit Counseling
    • Personal Financial Coaching

    Do you need help paying your mortgage or tackling debt?

    • Foreclosure Prevention Programs
    • Financial Management & Budget Counseling
    • Advanced Loss Mitigation & Foreclosure Prevention
    • Debt Reduction & Delinquency Counseling
    • Mortgage Payment Assistance
    • Reverse Mortgage Counseling

    Find a program near you.

    Success Story

    Sandra & Family, Michigan

    Determination takes Sandra from field work to college.

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    With Telamon’s help, Sandra moved from work in the fields to college. Sandra’s four children attended Michigan Migrant Head Start and have all grown up to graduate from college and hold professional management positions within the banking, healthcare, landscaping and construction. industries. Sandra herself is now bilingual and is working on finishing her degree in Early Childhood Education. She said: “I am proud of my children and very thankful to Michigan Migrant Head Start. I would like the world to know that Head Start works, and my children’s success is because of the excellent educational experiences that they received from Michigan Migrant Head Start.”

    Michigan

    State Administrative Office
    416 North Cedar Street
     Lansing, MI 48912 (map)
    517-323-7002

     

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