6/27/16: Effective immediately, a ban on open burning in the City of Lansing has been enacted by the Lansing Fire Department until further notice.

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Social Services

The Human Relations and Community Services Department addresses human service needs in the Greater Lansing area. Based on community-wide assessments, the Department develops important programs and services designed to foster an equal and diverse environment and improve the quality of life for all Lansing residents. The Department also monitors City-funded programs and provides support for local nonprofit service providers, and gives technical assistance to agency funding recipients.

The Human Relations and Community Services fundamental services include:

A complete, detailed description of departmental functions and related information can be accessed through the subject links found on the Human Relations and Community Services Department page. You will also find a list of helpful social service links.