MFPC Members

“As my second term ends and my third begins I am overwhelmed with the satisfaction I personally feel regarding the amount of help

2012-2013 MFPC members at mid-year training

2012-2013 MFPC members at mid-year training

I have been able to provide to struggling families across the UP… It is a very rewarding feeling to know that I have made a difference in someone’s life.” – Vickie Patson, H.O.M.E. of Mackinac County, MFPC member

Member Benefits

  • Annual living allowance of $12,100
  • Eli Segal education award of $5,625 for successful completion of service year
  • Qualified loans placed into forbearance and interest accrued during year paid
  • Childcare benefits provided if eligible
  • Health care insurance (for member only)
  • Training opportunities

Member Restrictions

Members’ activities are limited in a way similar to federal employees. Members may not participate in political or religious activities during AmeriCorps service hours. More information on what this means to current and potential members can be found here.

2014-2015 Recruitment

The next group of Michigan Foreclosure Prevention Corps members will begin service on October 3, 2014.Members will be placed at the following organizations:

  • Center for Financial Health- Lansing
  • Community Action Agency- Jackson (2 members)
  • Community Housing Network- Troy and Wayne (2 members)
  • Elder Law of Michigan- Lansing
  • H.O.M.E. of Mackinac County- St. Ignace
  • Home Repair Services- Grand Rapids
  • Inner City Christian Federation- Grand Rapids
  • Kalamazoo Neighborhood Housing Services- Kalamazoo
  • Metro Community Development- Flint
  • MSU Extension, Ionia County- Ionia
  • MSU Extension, Macomb County- Clinton Township
  • Northeastern Michigan Community Service Agency (NEMCSA)- Alpena
  • Northern Homes Community Development Corporation- Boyne City (2 members)
  • Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency- Traverse City
  • Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA)- Pontiac
  • Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency- Wyandotte (2 members)

If you have questions about the Michigan Foreclosure Prevention Corps or for application instructions, please contact Rachel Diskin, MFPC Program Director, below. Organizations that are hyperlinked are still looking for a final candidate for the upcoming program  year.

To: Rachel Diskin, MFPC Program Director



Updated on March 30, 2015.