“Parents are their child’s first and most important teacher!”

Community Resources and Services

Department of Human Services (DHS)
www.michigan.gov/dhs
Protective Services • Medicaid • Food Stamps
616-527-5200
Ionia County Great Start Parent Coalition
www.GreatStartIoniaCounty.org
Give your kids a great start!
616-527-4900
Ionia County Health Department
www.ioniacounty.org/health-department
WIC • Immunizations • Breastfeeding
616-527-5341
EightCAP, Inc.
www.eightcap.org
Early Headstart • Headstart •Emergency
Services
616-527-5507
Ionia ISD
www.ioniaisd.org
Great Parents, Great Start • Early On • Dolly
Parton’s Imagination Library
616-527-4900
Relief After Violent Encounter (RAVE)
www.raveim.org
For women & children Ionia/Montcalm
1-800-720-SAFE (7233)
MSU Extension
www.msue.msu.edu/portal/default.cfm?
pageset_id=27474

Educational Programs (nutrition • budgeting)
ENRICH
www.enrichioniami.org
A community of caring people
616-522-1126
Christian Service Center
Tues & Wed
9am – noon & 1pm – 4pm
Saturday
9am – noon
Community Mental Health (CMH)
www.ioniacmhs.org
Counseling • Infant mental health
1-888-527-1790

 

Community Needs Pantries

Belding: St. Joseph Church (616) 794-2145
Encounters Cares Ministries (616) 902-7509
Belding Bible Church (616) 794-2811
Lake Odessa: First Congregational Church (616) 374-8753
Manna’s Market Inc. (269) 838-5887
West Berlin Wesleyan Church (616) 693-2668
Ionia: Seventh Day Church (616) 527-6465
Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church (616) 527-0970
Zion United Methodist Church (616) 527-1910
Muir/Lyons: Muir First Christian Church (989) 855-3323
Orleans: Shiloh Community church (616) 761-3584
Portland: Portland Area Service Group (517) 647-4004
Epic – A Community Church (517) 647-7750
Saranac: Saranac Community Church (616) 642-6322
Woodland: Zion Lutheran Church (269) 367-4817