Are you a needy resident of Michigan who is keen on applying for state benefits? If your answer to that question is ‘yes’, then please read on: as we will explain to you how you can go about applying for Michigan benefits online, through the MI Bridges website. Whether you are keen on applying for food assistance, cash assistance, child care or emergency services, you can fill in and submit your application online: through the MI Bridges website. The same would apply if you are keen on applying for Medicaid, MIChild benefits, healthcare coverage or for the assistance that is given under the Healthy Michigan plan.
What applying for Michigan benefits through the MI Bridges website entails, at a glance
Applying for Michigan benefits through the MI Bridges website mainly entails going to the MI Bridges website in question, indicating that you wish to apply for benefits — and going on to complete the application forms. To get to the step of filling in the application forms, you are required to first log into your MI Bridges website account (or to create a MI Bridges website account, if you don’t have one).
Things you need to have, to apply for Michigan benefits through the MI Bridges website
To apply for Michigan benefits through the MI Bridges website, you need to have an account on the said MI Bridges website. If you don’t have an account on the MI Bridges website, you can easily create one. You need to have the information required in filling the application forms for various benefits. You also need to have access to a computing device that is connected to the Internet, for you to access the MI Bridges website and apply for Michigan benefits.
The website you need to visit, to apply for Michigan benefits online
To apply for Michigan benefits online, you need to pay a visit to the MI Bridges website. The address for the MI Bridges website is provided below, in the ‘links to help you’ section.
Steps you need to follow, to apply for Michigan benefits through the MI Bridges website
- Get the browser application on your computing device up and running. Then enter the address for the MI Bridges website into the browser application, in order to be taken to the MI Bridges website. The address for the MI Bridges website is provided below, in the ‘links to help you’ section.
- When you get to the MI Bridges website, focus the attention of your eyes on the middle of the homepage: where you will notice three blue-colored circles. The three blue-colored circles have headings like ‘Apply for Healthcare Coverage Only’, ‘Apply for Multiple Benefits’ and ‘View My Case’. Below each blue-colored circle’s heading, there is information on what exactly you can do if you click on the circle. Click on the appropriate button for the sort of application you wish to make.
- If you click to indicate that you either wish to ‘apply for healthcare coverage only’ or to ‘apply for multiple benefits’, you will then be required to either start a new application or continue working on one that you had started. Then you will be required to either log into your existing MI Bridges website account, or to create a MI Bridges website account (if you don’t have one). You can then proceed to fill in the application form for the benefits you wish to get from the State of Michigan.
Links to help you
- MI Bridges website: http://www.michigan.gov/mibridges