National Alliance on Mental Illness of Kent

  • Website:
  • Address: P.O. Box 3503, Grand Rapids, MI, 49501-350
  • Phone: (616) 942-1088
Kent, Mental Health & Counseling, Parenting & Family Support, Support Groups
• We provide information and support for people with mental illness and their families.
• Monthly support group meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm  at the Network 180 building at 90 Fuller Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 on the Access Center on the first floor.  Enter thru the Access entrance on the West side and someone there will guide you to our meeting room.

Family Outreach Center

  • Website:
  • Phone: (616) 247-3815
Kent, Alcohol & Drug Abuse, Mental Health & Counseling, Parenting & Family Support
• Provide quality outpatient mental health, substance use disorder, education, prevention and support services for children, youth and families living in the inner city of Grand Rapids, Michigan and all of Kent County. 
• Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Parenting Classes and one taught in Spanish, Anger Management classes, Substance Use Prevention, Juvenile Court Parent Workshops, School Based Outreach
• Eligibility: Children enrolled in a school providing these services, who meet criteria for outpatient mental health and/or substance use services based on a clinical assessment.
• Funding: Funding is provided through insurance carriers and/or Network 180 based on eligibility.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

  • Address: 1154 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids MI 49506
  • Phone: 616-234-3483
  • Contact: Michael Faber
  • Email:

Leonard Street Counseling

  • Address: St. Andrews Episcopal 1025 Three Mile Rd. N.E. Grand Rapids, MI. 49505
  • Phone: 616-464-2946x194
  • Contact: Sharon Briggs
  • Email:

Singles Adopting from Everywhere

  • Phone: (616) 285-9979

The Clark Institute

  • Address: 600 Broadway Ave NW, C-5, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone: (616) 755-8929
Surrounding Counties, Kent, Support Groups

 Child and Adolescent Group

Cost: $30-$40

Groups throughout the week at various times

Families for International Children (FFIC)

  • Phone: (616) 485-8592
  • Contact: Jessica Lyons
  • Email:
Surrounding Counties, Kent, Support Groups

Parent, Children, Transracial, Attachment focused, self help support group

No charge for services

Adoptive Family Support Network

  • Address: 233 Fulton St. E, Suite 124, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • Phone: (616) 458-7945
Surrounding Counties, Kent, Parenting & Family Support, Support Groups

 Parenting skills classes, home-based services, parent-run support groups for parents, special needs, transracial families.  Attachment focused.

No insurances accepted. Services are offered for free or a minimal fee for families.

Arbor Circle: The Bridge

  • Address: 1115 Ball Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505
  • Phone: (616) 451-3001
Surrounding Counties, Kent, Runaway Services, Youth & Teen

Crisis based services available to youth between the ages of 12 and 17, their siblings and families.

Smith Regional Respite

  • Address: 9656 68th Ave, Allendale
  • Phone: (616) 895-7104
Surrounding Counties, Kent, Respite

Generally receive most client referrals from Community Mental Health (CMH) agencies and contract with them for direct payment.  However, they also accept private pay and have even set up payment contracts with individual insurance companies in the past.

  Cost is set by the Medicaid screen at:

10.68/hr. for 1:M care

14.24/hr. for 1:1 care

16.04/hr. for 1:M care Holiday

21.36/hr. for 1:1 care Holiday

Spectrum Community Services

  • Address: 3353, Lousma Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49548
  • Phone: (616) 454-7077
Surrounding Counties, Kent, Psychiatrists

 Accepts Value Options insurance

Psychiatric Associates

  • Address: 1403 60th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
  • Phone: (616) 719-4488
Surrounding Counties, Kent, Psychiatrists
Accepts Blue Cross/ Blue Shield, Aetna, and Humana insurance

Pine Rest Southwest Clinic

  • Address: 4211 Parkway Pl SW, Ste 100, Grandville, MI 49418
  • Phone: (6160 530-9711

Pine Rest Christian Health

  • Address: 300 68th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49548
  • Phone: (616) 455-5000
Surrounding Counties, Kent, Psychiatrists
Accepts Wellpoint, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Magellan insurance

Families through Adoption, Inc.

  • Phone: (616) 242-9696
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