Ionia County Community Services

Community Services serves those experiencing poverty by advocating for and minimizing barriers for low-income households, educating the community on the struggles faced by those experiencing poverty, and empowering individuals and families to become self-sufficient.

Applications are required for emergency financial assistance. The applications are available online. Paper applications are available at each office as well. After the application has been verified as complete, a Community Resource Specialist will reach out to you to schedule an intake appointment.

Our Ionia County location is at 5827 Orleans Road, Door #1 in Orleans. If you would like to connect with someone, call (616) 236-1027 or email emergency@8cap.org. To speak with a Resource Specialist in person, please make an appointment.

*** Appointments are required for emergency assistance ***

Contact Information:

Telephone (616) 236-1027
or toll free (866)754-9315 option 6
Fax (616) 754-9310

Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
(See calendar on home page for holiday closings)

EightCAP, Inc.
5827 Orleans Road
Orleans, MI 48865

Please make an appointment.


Travel 6.3 miles south on M-91, towards Belding, and turn LEFT (east) onto M-44. Travel East 6.5 miles. Turn Right (south) onto Orleans Road. Ionia EightCAP is on the right side of the road.

Travel West on Linclom Ave. Turn Right onto M-66 (north) and travel 5.9 miles. Turn LEFT on M-44 (west) and travel 3.1 miles. Turn Left onto Orleans Road (south). Ionia EightCAP will be on the Right side of the road.

Travel North on US-131, 6 mi to Exit 91 West River Drive NE. Turn LEFT onto West River Drive NE and travel 4.7 miles. Turn Left onto M-44 and travel 2.2 miles. Turn Right to stay on M-44 East and travel 21.4 miles. Turn RIGHT onto Orleans Road. Ionia EightCAP will be on the right side of the road.

office hours

M-F: 8am - 4:30pm


5827 Orleans Road
Orleans MI 48865

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