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POWER Inc. is a faith-based, community development corporation operating in Washtenaw County, MI. Our MISSION is to transform lives from a place of poverty and uncertainty to a position of viability and growth. POWER Inc has spent the last 16 years working to help families to believe that a better life is possible. During 2011-2012, we have served over 723 families, which represents, more than 2,220 lives directly touched by our agency. Besides our targeted program areas, we are a food distribution site for Food Gathers and we provide a computer and internet access for job search and employment.
OUr programs offer a caring response to individuals and families in crisis by helping them prevent homelessness, child abuse/neglect and diminish poverty. Through therapeutic counseling, case management, parenting classes and financial literacy programs, families have access to food, gain tangible assets, move toward emotional and mental health, and obtain stable housing through rental assistance and homeownership services.