Delta County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Delta County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

305 Ludington Street

Escanaba, Michigan, 49829

Services Provided

Assistance programs: Food assistance, cash assistance, childcare assistance, WIC (women, Infants and Children), Children's Special Healthcare Needs, Emergency relief (home, utility, burial), healthcare coverage (insurance), Medicaid, migrant & refugee assistance.

Additional services: Adoption, foster care, abuse & neglect, juvenile justice, Michigan Rehabilitative Services (barriers to employment), senior services.

Facilitates the federally-funded program administered locally by the county that enables
low-income and indigent households to obtain an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card which can
be used in most grocery stores to purchase food. Approved households are entitled to purchase a
designated amount of food utilizing their cards based on net income and household size. Benefits
are generally available in an EBT account within 30 days from the date an application was filed.
Expedited food stamps are available within seven days for people who are in an emergency
situation and whose income and spendable resources for that month are within specified limits.


Households with no or low income
Eligibility benefits are based on household income and size
To check food assistance eligibility go to