Community Empowerment

Helping Families Thrive

The Community Empowerment department builds capacity for and guides Latino/Hispanic families with resources, tools and opportunities to amplify knowledge of external processes and structures and to strengthen internal agency over their lives to support a more equitable community. 

Community Empowerment Advocacy Hours:

  • Monday - Friday (By appointment)

  • (269) 841-4111

Community Programs:

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Immigration Legal Services

We are very excited to announce that Voces has been partially accredited by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to practice limited immigration law. 

For more information:

How We Can Help

Voces can often provide helpful referrals, guidance and advice for Latino / Hispanic families in our area seeking help. Here are some examples of the most common types of assistance we provide:

 

  • Medicare, Medicaid and other benefits applications

  • Notary services

  • Tax assistance through VITA/211

  • Parking tickets, citations and bills

  • Scheduling services with other support agencies

  • 3-way phone calls to agencies, schools, doctors, etc

  • And more!

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Working With Partners

If Voces cannot provide the services you need, we will do our best to connect you with someone who can. Our partner organizations include but not limited to:

 

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Family Liaison Services

A unique partnership with 

Lakeview School District and the Calhoun Area Career Center (CACC), Voces is able to provide liaison services between those schools and non-English speaking families. 

 
Calhoun Area Career Center, Services Hours are offered:

  • Every Monday - Thursday from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

  • Call (269) 968-2271, ext. 5252

Appointments are also available at the Voces office for Lakeview School District and/or the Calhoun Area Career Center.

Legal & Privacy Statement  

© 2019 Voces. All rights reserved. 

Todos los derechos reservados. 

Voces is a nonprofit organization serving the Calhoun County, MI area.

Voces es una organización sin fines de lucro que ofrece sus servicios al condado de Calhoun, MI, y demás áreas. 

520 W Michigan Ave

Battle Creek, MI 49037

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