Mainstream Resources


United Way, 2-1-1:  

Connects people to more than 2,900 services in Kent County, including food, utility assistance, childcare, transportation and more.


DHHS: MI Bridges:

Health Care Benefits (Medicaid)

Food assistance

Child Care assistance

Cash assistance

State Emergency Relief assistance


Women Infants and Children (WIC)

Pregnancy Resource Center


Social Security Administration:

Disability Benefits (SSDI/SSI)

Spotlight on Homelessness


Affordable Housing:

Michigan Housing Locator

Subsidized Housing List

Senior Subsidized Housing List



Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids

Michigan Rehabilitation Services

The Source

Michigan Works!

Women’s Resource Center

Grand Rapids Urban League-Employment programs


Legal Assistance/Advocacy:

Legal Assistance Center

Legal Aid of West Michigan

Migrant Legal Aid

Fair Housing Center of West Michigan

Disability Advocates of Kent County