Region 4

Region 4

Serving Western Michigan

Bethany Christian Services

901 Eastern Ave NE

Grand Rapids, MI

(616) 224-7565

[email protected]

Serving the following Counties:

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

Events

  • Adoptive Family Dinner at Fire & Ice

    Location Details:

    Fire & Ice

    3848 Niles Rd

    St Joseph, MI 49085

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    Adoptive Family Dinner at Fire & Ice

    , 10/28/2020
    Meet at 5:00 pm. Fire & Ice offers indoor seating, outdoor seating, and take out. Choose what works best for your family. Please RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 10/28/2020 9:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Dinner at Pizza Ranch (Muskegon)

    Location Details:

    Pizza Ranch

    1848 E Sherman Blvd, Suite W

    Muskegon, MI 49444

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    Adoptive Family Dinner at Pizza Ranch (Muskegon)

    , 11/2/2020
    Enjoy a large pizza on PARC for pick up. Pizza pick up will be from 6:00 - 6:15 pm. When RSVPing, please let PARC know what kind of pizza you would like. RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/2/2020 11:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Sweet Treat at Post Family Farm

    Location Details:

    Post Family Farm

    5081 Bauer Rd

    Hudsonville, MI 49426

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    Adoptive Family Sweet Treat at Post Family Farm

    , 11/4/2020
    Celebrate adoption month with donuts for the entire family. Pick up one dozen donuts between 11:00 - 11:15 am. You must RSVP to receive your donuts. RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/4/2020 4:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Dinner at B.C. Pizza

    Location Details:

    B.C. Pizza

    1628 142nd Ave

    Dorr, MI 49323

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    Adoptive Family Dinner at B.C. Pizza

    , 11/6/2020
    Enjoy a large pizza on PARC for pick up. Pizza pick up will be from 6:00 - 6:15 pm. When RSVPing, please let PARC know what kind of pizza you would like. RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/6/2020 11:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Sweet Treat at Robinette's

    Location Details:

    Robinette's

    3142 4 Mile Rd NE

    Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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    Adoptive Family Sweet Treat at Robinette's

    , 11/9/2020
    Celebrate adoption month with donuts for the entire family. Pick up one dozen donuts between 11:00 - 11:15 am. You must RSVP to receive your donuts. RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/9/2020 4:00:00 PM

  • Building Your Village: The Importance of Adoptive Parent Support

    Building Your Village: The Importance of Adoptive Parent Support

    , 11/11/2020
    Join PARC and Liz Sharda, PhD, LMSW, for this virtual training for adoptive parents. This interactive training will focus on the importance of building and using your family's support system. We will discuss the types of social support and how they differ, sharing examples for each. Participants will also complete a guided self-assessment of their own supports, identifying areas of strength and those needing attention. RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

  • Adoptive Family Sweet Treat at SW's Donut Mill

    Location Details:

    SW's Donut Mill

    554 Allegan St

    Plainwell, MI 49080

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    Adoptive Family Sweet Treat at SW's Donut Mill

    , 11/11/2020
    Celebrate adoption month with donuts for the entire family. Pick up one dozen donuts between 11:00 - 11:15 am. You must RSVP to receive your donuts. RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/11/2020 4:00:00 PM

  • CONNECT Support Group

    CONNECT Support Group

    , 11/12/2020
    Location to be determined, and will be posted on the God’s Hands 4 Kids website, http://www.godshands4kids.org/. This monthly support group is hosted by the Berrien County Foster Adoption Network. RSVP to Carol at [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/12/2020 11:30:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Fun Event at Meijer Gardens

    Location Details:

    Frederik Meijer Gardens

    1000 E Beltline NE

    Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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    Adoptive Family Fun Event at Meijer Gardens

    , 11/13/2020
    You and your family are invited to join PARC at Frederik Meijer Gardens. Open to the first 20 people who RSVP. Meet outside by the entrance to the pedestrain walkway between 1:00 pm and 1:15 pm to receive tickets; stay as long as you'd like. Please RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/13/2020 6:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Fun Event at Meijer Gardens

    Location Details:

    Frederik Meijer Gardens

    1000 E Beltline NE

    Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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    Adoptive Family Fun Event at Meijer Gardens

    , 11/16/2020
    You and your family are invited to join PARC at Frederik Meijer Gardens. Open to the first 20 people who RSVP. Meet outside by the entrance to the pedestrain walkway between 10:00 am and 10:15 am to receive tickets; stay as long as you'd like. Please RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/16/2020 3:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Parents' Lunch at Pizza Transit

    Location Details:

    Pizza Transit

    215 E Main St

    Niles, MI 49120

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    Adoptive Parents' Lunch at Pizza Transit

    , 11/17/2020
    Enjoy a large pizza on PARC for pick up. Pizza pick up will be from 12:00 - 12:15 pm. When RSVPing, please let PARC know what kind of pizza you would like. RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/17/2020 5:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Virtual Yoga

    Adoptive Family Virtual Yoga

    , 11/18/2020
    Join PARC for this unique trauma-informed bedtime yoga. The Zoom link will be shared after RSVP’ing. Please RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/18/2020 12:30:00 AM

  • Adoptive Family Sweet Treat at Hodgepodge Bake Shop

    Location Details:

    Hodgepodge Bake Shop

    3361 McCracken St

    Muskegon, MI 49441

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    Adoptive Family Sweet Treat at Hodgepodge Bake Shop

    , 11/19/2020
    Celebrate adoption month with donuts for the entire family. Pick up one dozen donuts between 11:00 - 11:15 am. You must RSVP to receive your donuts. RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/19/2020 4:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Dinner at Pizza Ranch (Holland)

    Location Details:

    Pizza Ranch

    734 E 16th St

    Holland, MI 49423

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    Adoptive Family Dinner at Pizza Ranch (Holland)

    , 11/20/2020
    Enjoy a large pizza on PARC for pick up. Pizza pick up will be from 6:00 - 6:15 pm. When RSVPing, please let PARC know what kind of pizza you would like. RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/20/2020 11:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Family Dinner at Pizza Ranch (Kentwood)

    Location Details:

    Pizza Ranch

    3858 28th St SE

    Kentwood, MI 49512

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    Adoptive Family Dinner at Pizza Ranch (Kentwood)

    , 11/23/2020
    Enjoy a large pizza on PARC for pick up. Pizza pick up will be from 6:00 - 6:15 pm. When RSVPing, please let PARC know what kind of pizza you would like. RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/23/2020 11:00:00 PM

  • Adoptive Parents' Lunch at Amore Pizza

    Location Details:

    Amore Pizza

    117 W Michigan Ave

    Paw Paw, MI 49079

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    Adoptive Parents' Lunch at Amore Pizza

    , 11/25/2020
    Enjoy a large pizza on PARC for pick up. Pizza pick up will be from 12:00 - 12:15 pm. When RSVPing, please let PARC know what kind of pizza you would like. RSVP to [email protected]

    Event Start Date: 11/25/2020 5:00:00 PM

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    Statewide

  • Adoption Tax Credit - Statewide

  • Adoptive Families Magazine - Statewide

    Resource and community for adoption parenting.
  • 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.
  • Building Michigan's Trauma-Informed System for Children and their Families - Statewide

    You will find information about trauma & toxic stress, the impact on health and development and ways to lessen negative outcomes - information from national and state experts that are working to build trauma-informed systems of care for children and their families in Michigan.
  • 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

  • Children's Mobile Crisis Line - Allegan

    (269) 673-0202 or (888) 354-0596 (toll-free) 24-hour crisis response team for if your child is experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis.
  • 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.
  • Mosaic - Allegan

    340 104th Ave Holland, MI 49423 (616) 403-1687 Resource for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Support groups, clothing and book co-op, movie nights, resource lending library, mentoring, wrap around support, moms nights out, dads nights out, book clubs, and trainings.
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    Berrien County

  • Children's Mobile Crisis Line - Berrien

    (269) 445-2451 24-hour crisis response team for if your child is experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis.
  • 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

  • Children's Mobile Crisis Line - Cass

    (800) 323-0335 (toll-free) 24-hour crisis response team for if your child is experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis.
  • 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

  • Children's Mobile Crisis Line - Kent

    (616) 333-1000 24-hour crisis response team for if your child is experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis.
  • 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

  • Children's Mobile Crisis Line - Muskegon

    (231) 720-3200 or (231) 722-HELP (during non-business hours) 24-hour crisis response team for if your child is experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis.
  • 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

  • Children's Mobile Crisis Line - Ottawa

    (866) 512-4357 (toll-free) 24-hour crisis response team for if your child is experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis.
  • 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.
  • Department of Public Health Local Resources - Ottawa

    Medical care, education & counseling, suicide prevention, substance abuse, food, dental, health care coverage, prescriptions, medication disposal, vision service, hospital bills.
  • DHHS - Ottawa

    12185 James St, Ste 200 Holland, MI 49424 (616) 394-7200 Food, childcare, healthcare, and emergency relief.
  • Mosaic - Ottawa

    340 104th Ave Holland, MI 49423 (616) 403-1687 Resource for adoptive, foster, and kinship families. Support groups, clothing and book co-op, movie nights, resource lending library, mentoring, wrap around support, moms nights out, dads nights out, book clubs, and trainings.
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    Van Buren County

  • Children's Mobile Crisis Line - Van Buren

    (269) 657-5574 24-hour crisis response team for if your child is experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis.
  • 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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