Region 4

Region 4

Serving Western Michigan

Bethany Christian Services

901 Eastern Ave NE

Grand Rapids, MI

(616) 224-7565

parcgr@bethany.org

Serving the following Counties:

Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Kent, Muskegon, Ottawa, Van Buren

Events

  • Adoptive Family Fun Event at Frederik Meijer Gardens

    Location Details:

    Frederik Meijer Gardens

    1000 E Beltline NE

    Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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    Adoptive Family Fun Event at Frederik Meijer Gardens

    , 6/1/2018
    You and your family are invited to join PARC at Frederik Meijer Gardens. Open to the first 20 people who RSVP. Meet by the gift shop between 10:00 am and 10:15 am to receive tickets; then stay as long as you'd like. Please RSVP to parcgr@bethany.org.

    Event Start Date: 6/1/2018 2:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Fun Event at Frederik Meijer Gardens

    Location Details:

    Frederik Meijer Gardens

    1000 E Beltline NE

    Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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    Adoptive Family Fun Event at Frederik Meijer Gardens

    , 6/5/2018
    You and your family are invited to join PARC at Frederik Meijer Gardens. Open to the first 20 people who RSVP. Meet by the gift shop between 10:00 am and 10:15 am to receive tickets; then stay as long as you'd like. Please RSVP to parcgr@bethany.org.

    Event Start Date: 6/5/2018 2:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Parents' Breakfast at Panera Bread

    Location Details:

    Panera Bread

    3150 Alpine Ave

    Grand Rapids, MI 49544

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    Adoptive Parents' Breakfast at Panera Bread

    , 6/6/2018
    Join PARC for breakfast at 9:30 am. Please RSVP to parcgr@bethany.org.

    Event Start Date: 6/6/2018 1:30:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Ice Cream at Captain Sundae North

    Location Details:

    Captain Sundae North

    365 Douglas Ave

    Holland, MI 49424

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    Adoptive Family Ice Cream at Captain Sundae North

    , 6/11/2018
    Join PARC for ice cream at 11:00 am. Please RSVP to parcgr@bethany.org.

    Event Start Date: 6/11/2018 3:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Play Group at Catch Air

    Location Details:

    Catch Air

    2978 28th St SE

    Grand Rapids, MI 49512

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    Adoptive Family Play Group at Catch Air

    , 6/12/2018
    Play group begins at 10:00 am. Please arrive by 10:30 am to receive tickets. Play group is open to children 10 and under. Socks required. Please RSVP to parcgr@bethany.org.

    Event Start Date: 6/12/2018 2:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Fun Event at Frederik Meijer Gardens

    Location Details:

    Frederik Meijer Gardens

    1000 E Beltline NE

    Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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    Adoptive Family Fun Event at Frederik Meijer Gardens

    , 6/12/2018
    You and your family are invited to join PARC at Frederik Meijer Gardens. Open to the first 20 people who RSVP. Meet by the gift shop between 10:00 am and 10:15 am to receive tickets; then stay as long as you'd like. Please RSVP to parcgr@bethany.org.

    Event Start Date: 6/12/2018 5:00:00 PM

  • CONNECT Support Group at Andrews University

    Location Details:

    Andrews University

    8655 University Blvd

    Berrien Springs, MI 49103

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    CONNECT Support Group at Andrews University

    , 6/14/2018
    Meet at Pioneer Memorial Church at Andrews University for this monthly support group hosted by the Berrien County Foster Adoption Network. Dinner begins at 5:30 pm. Activities for children and support group for adoptive, foster, and kinship parents begin at 6:30 pm. Please RSVP to Carol at godshands4kids@gmail.com.

    Event Start Date: 6/14/2018 9:30:00 PM

  • Adoptive Parents' Night Out While Children Play at Kangaroo Palace

    Location Details:

    Kangaroo Palace

    3524 Green St

    Norton Shores, MI 49444

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    Adoptive Parents' Night Out While Children Play at Kangaroo Palace

    , 6/18/2018
    Enjoy an evening out while trained Kangaroo Palace & PARC staff supervise your children. Open to children ages 3-16 (children must be toilet-trained). Please plan on feeding your children before arrival. RSVP required by June 11 to parcgr@bethany.org (space is limited, so it may fill up earlier). When RSVP’ing, please list children’s ages and any allergies or special medical or behavioral needs that staff should be aware of. Socks required for children.

    Event Start Date: 6/18/2018 10:00:00 PM

  • Outdoor Slip-n-Slide Party at Salvation Army Kroc Center

    Location Details:

    Salvation Army Kroc Center

    2500 Division Ave S

    Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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    Outdoor Slip-n-Slide Party at Salvation Army Kroc Center

    , 6/20/2018
    Join PARC from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Bring your swimsuits, sunscreen, towels, and water to drink. Please note, we will only have access to the outside Slip-n-Slide area; we will NOT be able to enter the Kroc Center during the party. Please come directly to the Slip-n-Slide rather than checking in inside the Kroc Center. There are bathrooms nearby for changing into swimsuits. Parking is easiest in the Kroc Center lot off of Alger Street SE. If weather is at all questionable, please check PARC’s Facebook page earlier in the day to see if the event is still on. Please RSVP to parcgr@bethany.org.

    Event Start Date: 6/20/2018 3:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Parents' Coffee & Chat at The Living Room

    Location Details:

    The Living Room

    520 Phoenix St

    South Haven, MI 49090

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    Adoptive Parents' Coffee & Chat at The Living Room

    , 6/21/2018
    Join PARC for coffee and a time to chat with other adoptive parents at 10:00 am. Please RSVP to parcgr@bethany.org.

    Event Start Date: 6/21/2018 2:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Moms' Night Out at Rockford Riverside Grill

    Location Details:

    Rockford Riverside Grill

    8 E Bridge St

    Rockford, MI 49341

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    Adoptive Moms' Night Out at Rockford Riverside Grill

    , 6/25/2018
    Adoptive moms, you are invited to join PARC for dinner at 6:30 pm. Please RSVP to parcgr@bethany.org.

    Event Start Date: 6/25/2018 10:30:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Fun Event at Frederik Meijer Gardens

    Location Details:

    Frederik Meijer Gardens

    1000 E Beltline NE

    Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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    Adoptive Family Fun Event at Frederik Meijer Gardens

    , 6/27/2018
    You and your family are invited to join PARC at Frederik Meijer Gardens. Open to the first 20 people who RSVP. Meet by the gift shop between 10:00 am and 10:15 am to receive tickets; then stay as long as you'd like. Please RSVP to parcgr@bethany.org.

    Event Start Date: 6/27/2018 5:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Movie at Wonderland Cinema

    Location Details:

    Wonderland Cinema

    402 N Front St

    Niles, MI 49120

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    Adoptive Family Movie at Wonderland Cinema

    , 6/28/2018
    Bring your family to enjoy a movie with PARC. See Facebook for details about the selected movie and time one week prior to the event. Please RSVP to parcgr@bethany.org.

    Event Start Date: 6/28/2018 12:00:00 PM

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    Statewide

  • Adoption Tax Credit - Statewide

  • Adoptive Families Magazine - Statewide

    Resource and community for adoption parenting.
  • ADOPTS - Statewide

    Specialized therapy for adopted children, ages 4-17, who have experienced events such as physical abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence, traumatic loss, and chronic neglect, and who continue to struggle in their adoptive families.
  • AdoptUSKids - Statewide

    Adoption resources.
  • BRAINS - Statewide

    Behavioral Resources and Institute for Neuropsychological Services 3292 North Evergreen Dr NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525 (616) 365-8920 Counseling, psychological testing, therapy.
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway - Statewide

    Adoption resources.
  • Children’s Trauma Assessment Center (CTAC) - Statewide

    Located at Western Michigan University 1000 Oakland Dr Kalamazoo, MI 49008 (269) 387-7073 Serving children who have been abused or neglected.
  • Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption - Statewide

    Adoption resources.
  • EMK Press - Statewide

    Adoption books and resources.
  • Michigan Adoption and Guardianship Assistance Office - Statewide

    (517) 335-7801 Adoption and guardianship assistance.
  • Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) - Statewide

    (800) 589-6273 Statewide information and referral service for families interested in adopting children from foster care.
  • Michigan Alliance for Families (Special Education Resources) - Statewide

    (800) 552-4821 Provide information, support, and education for families who have children who receive (or may be eligible to receive) special education services.
  • Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health - Statewide

    13101 Allen Rd Southgate, MI 48195 (734) 785-7705 x7194 MI-AIMH works across Michigan to promote good infant mental health.
  • Michigan Association of Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Families (MAFAK) - Statewide

    PO Box 746 Mt. Clemens, MI 48046-0746 Contacts: Alma Schmidt (586) 469-4333 or Mary Wood (989) 733-4527
  • Michigan Children’s Special Health Care Services - Statewide

    (800) 359-3722 CSHCS strives to enable individuals with special health care needs to have improved health outcomes and an enhanced quality of life through the appropriate use of the CSHCS system of care.
  • Michigan Education and Training Voucher - Statewide

    (877) 660-METV The ETV program allows the state to provide up to $4,000 per year to a student in an accredited post-secondary program.
  • Michigan Family to Family Health Information Center - Statewide

    2436 Woodlake Circle Okemos, MI 48864 (517) 324-7396 Resources, information and education for children and youth with special health care needs, the families who love them and the professionals who support them.
  • Michigan Serious Emotional Disturbances Waiver (SED) - Statewide

    Provides services that are enhancements or additions to Medicaid State Plan coverage for children through age 20 with serious emotional disturbances.
  • The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) - Statewide

    Improves access to care, treatment, and services for traumatized children.
  • Tuition Incentive Program - Statewide

    Call 1-888-4GRANTS for eligibility requirements.
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    Allegan County

  • Community Mental Health - Allegan

    3285 122nd Ave Allegan, MI 49010 (888) 354-0596 or (269) 673-0202 (24hr line) Services provided to people with mental illness, a developmental disability, and their families.
  • DHHS - Allegan

    3255 122nd Ave Ste 300 Allegan, MI 49010 (269) 673-7700 Food, childcare, healthcare, and emergency relief.
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    Berrien County

  • Community Mental Health (Riverwood Center) - Berrien

    1485 M139 Benton Harbor, MI 49022 (269) 925-0585 (24hr line) Behavioral health.
  • DHHS - Berrien

    401 8th St, PO Box 1407 Benton Harbor, MI 49023 (269) 934-2000 Food, childcare, healthcare, and emergency relief.
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    Cass County

  • Community Mental Health (Woodlands Behavioral Healthcare Network) - Cass

    960 M-60 East Cassopolis, MI 49031 Access/Intake: (269) 445-2451 24 Hour Crisis Hotline: (800) 323-0335 Behavioral healthcare.
  • DHHS - Cass

    325 M-62 Cassopolis, MI 49031 (269) 445-0200 Food, childcare, healthcare, and emergency relief.
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    Kent County

  • Community Mental Health (Network 180) - Kent

    790 Fuller Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (616) 336-3909 or (800) 749-7720 (24hr line) Behavioral healthcare.
  • DHHS - Kent

    121 Franklin SE, Ste 200 Grand Rapids, MI 49507 (616) 248-1000 Food, childcare, healthcare, and emergency relief.
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    Muskegon County

  • Community Mental Health (HealthWest) - Muskegon

    376 E Apple Ave Muskegon, MI 49442 (231) 724-1111 (24hr line) Behavioral healthcare.
  • DHHS - Muskegon

    2700 Baker St, PO Box 4290 Muskegon Heights, MI 49444 (231) 733-3700 Food, childcare, healthcare, and emergency relief.
  • Kid's Belong - Muskegon

    (616) 510-7051 Resource for adoptive and foster families. Coordinate a weekly support group for adoptive and foster families.
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    Ottawa County

  • Community Mental Health - Ottawa

    12265 James St Holland, MI 49424 (616) 842-HELP (4357) 24hr Line Grand Haven (616) 396-HELP (4357) 24hr Line Holland (866) 512-HELP (4357) 24hr Line All Other Areas Behavioral healthcare.
  • DHHS - Ottawa

    12185 James St, Ste 200 Holland, MI 49424 (616) 394-7200 Food, childcare, healthcare, and emergency relief.
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    Van Buren County

  • Community Mental Health - Van Buren

    Multiple locations. See website for location closest to you. (269) 657-5574 or (269) 637-5297 (800) 922-1418 (24 hr hotline) Behavioral healthcare.
  • DHHS - Van Buren

    57150 CR 681 Hartford, MI 49057 (269) 621-2800 Food, childcare, healthcare, and emergency relief.

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