Consumers Energy Encourages Families to Celebrate National Preparedness Month

When life happens, it’s good to have an action plan. September is National Preparedness Month, a time to reflect on the “what ifs” and anything that may come your way in the future. Consumers Energy supports many assistance programs and resources to help Michigan residents during times of need.

Check out Consumers Energy Payment Assistance Programs

Expect the Unexpected

National Preparedness Month is the perfect opportunity to prepare your family for the unexpected. Check out a few resources below to get started:

This free, confidential service is available 24/7 to 8.1 million Michigan residents. The service connects you with local organizations that offer a variety of different sources of help for food, housing, employment, healthcare, counseling, transportation and more.

How It Works: Call 2-1-1 to automatically reach a professional, certified specialist to answer your questions.

The Ready Campaign is used to educate and empower Americans to prepare for natural or man-made emergencies. Supported by FEMA, it specifically focuses on preparedness for homes, communities and businesses and encourages the importance of having a communications plan:

Communications Plan for Children

Communications Plan for Parents

  • Safety Apps

Consumers Energy employees researched the top safety apps to download on Android and Apple devices. Keep your family prepared with:

Download these free safety apps to keep your family and home prepared for any emergency.
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