Pathways To Better Health

Pathways To Better Health

Trying to manage multiple chronic medical issues can be overwhelming. You may feel as though you have nowhere to turn; no one to ask for help. But that just isn’t the case, thanks to a program called Pathways to Better Health.Pathways to Better Health connects qualifying mid-Michigan individuals and families to community programs and services to better their health and their lives…. and it’s totally free for those who qualify.

If you are an adult with chronic health conditions, Pathways to Better Health can help you get referrals or access to:

    • Family doctors and specialists
    • Counseling services
    • Medication assistance
    • Health insurance
    • Nutrition education
    • Community services
    • Clothing, food, housing or transportation assistance
    • Health condition education and management
    • And so much more!

To be eligible to participate, you must be:

    • 18 or older
    • Have two or more chronic health conditions
    • Live in Clinton, Gratiot, or Montcalm counties

Program goals:

    • Improve participants’ health
    • Increase participants’ utilization of primary care services
    • Decrease costs of participants’ health care by avoiding nonemergency trips to the emergency room

For more information, or to see if you qualify, call:

“Thank you for your referral to the Pathways Program! Unfortunately our workers in Clinton and Gratiot Counties are at capacity, and your referral will be triaged and placed on a wait list.  This means the client may not be contacted/enrolled into the program for up to 4 weeks.  We appreciate your patience during this time, and suggest the client call 211, text the zip code to 898211 or visit for additional resources.”

Online Referral Form