I’d Like to Know…
Q: What are your hours of operation?
A: Our business offices are open Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. We close the office from lunch from 1:00-2:00. We do have evening hours and schedule meetings outside of regular business hours by appointment.
Q: How are you funded?
A: The majority of our funding comes from government service contracts, foundations, fees for services provided, and donations.
Q: How many staff do you have?
A: We currently have a staff of 20, including employees, contractual providers, and interns.
Q: Do you have emergency assistance?
A: No, we no longer provide Emergency Assistance.
Q: Do you have to be a Christian to work at POWER or to receive services?
A: NO, we have a biblical foundation but it is NOT a requirement that you be a Christian to receive services or to work here. We believe that God loves everyone.
We do not exclude those who need help and we welcome support from all who are willing to lend a hand in accomplishing our mission.
Q: Do I have to have children to participate in the Links to Home Ownership programs?
A: YES, you must have a child/children under the age of 18 living in the home to participate in the Links to Home Ownership program.
Q: What about the IDA program?
A: NO, you do not have to have children to participate in this program
Q: Can you help me find housing immediately?
A: NO, we do not have access to emergency housing; those seeking emergency housing in Washtenaw County should dial the Central Housing Access line at Salvation Army at 734-961-1999. We do have a permanent supportive housing program for those that qualify, however any referrals must come through Housing Access. For more information see the LIGHT Program page.
Have questions of your own? Contact us at (734) 961-1990 or firstname.lastname@example.org.