How to Create Michigan Bridges Account

If you are on Michigan food stamps or are in the process of applying for benefits, we can help you create Michigan Bridges account, which will allow you to apply online or review benefits information online.

In this post, we will review the process of creating a Michigan Bridges Account, including the information you will need to successfully complete the process.

A Michigan Bridges Account allows you to perform the following functions:

Apply for Benefits, including:

  • Healthcare Coverage
  • Food Assistance Program (FAP)
  • Child Development & Care (CDC)
  • Cash Assistance Cash Assistance
  • State Emergency Relief (SER)

Manage Your Case Anywhere, including:

  • Manage Your Case
  • Document Upload
  • Have access to Multilingual Website
  • Get and Manage Notifications

How to Create Michigan Bridges Account

The first step is to visit the Michigan Bridges website. Click here to be taken there. Once there, click on on “Register”.

"Create Michigan Bridges Account"

You will be taken to a page that looks like the one below where you will have to enter the following information in order to create the Michigan Bridges Account:

Personal Information

    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Date of Birth

Contact Details

  • Cell Phone
  • Email Address
  • Home Address


"How to Create Michigan Bridges Account"

Next, you will be asked to enter the following information:

Connect to Your Benefits (You can enter this information if you have already been approved for MI Bridges Benefits – Food Stamps, Medicaid or Cash Assistance).

  • Social Security Number
  • Medicaid or MDHHS Individual ID

"How to Create Michigan Bridges Account 1"

The next step is to answer the Robot Question, agree to the “Terms and Conditions” and click “Next” as shown above.

Once you have entered that information successfully, and after clicking the “Next” button, you will be taken to a page that looks like the one below where you will be required to choose a username, password. and select Security Questions (which will be used to help you retrieve your username and password in the future)

"How to Create Michigan Bridges Account 2"

Once you successfully enter the requested information, you will be taken to a page like the one below.

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Congratulations, you have successfully created a Michigan Bridges. Here’s what to do next. Click on the “Next” button to verify your identity. Once you are able to do that, you can then log into your account and you will be able to perform the following functions:

  • Apply for Benefits
  • View Benefits
  • Manage Your Case
  • Explore Local Resources
  • Report changes to Your Case
  • View Letters from MDHHS
  • Upload Documents like Pay Stubs, Utility Bills, Leases etc.

The video below does a great job of explaining the MI Bridges website in detail and what tasks are available to you once you create a Bridges Account. To apply for benefits, see below.

When you log in to your Bridges account, this is what the page looks like:

"Login to Mi Bridges Account"

Apply for Benefits

If you are applying for benefits, here are the benefits you could be eligible for:

"Apply for benefits Michigan Bridges"

To apply, just select the benefit you would like to apply for and click “Start Application”.

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