A Place to Begin

South County Community Services is dedicated to finding solutions for residents who are in need of direct financial assistance, as well as by linking and partnering with other service providers. Some services have eligibility requirement. Click here to see the SCCS Eligibility Guidelines.

If you are interested in learning more about these services, you’re invited to schedule a meeting with the SCCS Emergency Assistance Coordinator to discuss your needs.

Together you will:

  • Complete a needs assessment
  • Discover resources to help you manage
  • Make a plan
  • Become eligible for ongoing support and new programs

South County service area within Kalamazoo County

Programs & Services

Financial Assistance

  • Utilities
  • Housing
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Glasses/Clothing Vouchers

Family Support

  • ​Senior Outreach Coordinator
  • Food and Basics Pantry
  • Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Kiosk and Navigator*
  • Building Strong Families Programs


  • Wednesday Winners
  • Healthy Living Programs
  • Safe at Home
  • Kinship Caregivers
  • Senior Services Dining Vouchers and Commodities*
  • Free Legal Clinic*
  • FOOTWORKS Foot Care Clinic*
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)*
  • Veteran’s Services*
  • Medicare and Medicaid Assistance Program*

*Hosted at SCCS for your convenience