Addiction Services/Substance Abuse

Al-Anon & Alateen Family Groups

Call for local times and locations:
616.257.8089 or 616.538.3664


Alcoholics Anonymous — Kent County

Phone: 616.913.9256
24-hour Hotline: 616.913.9149


Family Outreach Center

Phone: 616.247.3815


Network 180

Customer Services: 866.411.0690 or  616.336.3909


Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

Contact Center (open 24/7): 616.455.5000
Main Campus: 616.455.9200


Salvation Army — Turning Point

Phone: 616.742.0351


Wedgewood Christian Services

Phone: 616.942.2110


Breastfeeding Support Groups/Clinics/Classes

Healthy Kent Breastfeeding Coalition — Kent County


Holland Hospital

Phone: 616.394.3269


Kent County Health Department Lactation Consultants

Phone: 616.632.7058


La Leche League

Phone: 616.752.8300
See website for support group times and locations; babies and children are welcome


Mercy Health — Saint Mary's Campus

Call Becky at 616.685.6661
Mondays 12:30–2pm and Fridays 3–4:30pm


Mercy Health — Muskegon

Phone: 231.727.5272
Call for dates/times


Metro Health Hospital

Phone: 616.752.7894
Mondays 1:30-3pm


Renew Mama Studio:
Nourish Breastfeeding Support Group

Phone: 616.443.3995
Classes provided by lactation consultant
Support group 2nd/4th Wednesday of the month from 12:30-1:30pm


Spectrum Health Breastfeeding Support Groups

Support Groups: 616.391.5000
Warmline: 616.391.9437

classes available; outpatient lactation services;
video chat; support groups


Strong Beginnings HUGS Breastfeeding Support

Phone: 616.391.5830
For women of color, WALK-INS welcome
Wednesdays 12:30-2pm


Early Intervention/Babies with Special Needs

Behavioral Resources and Institute for Neuropsychological Services (BRAINS)

Phone: 616.365.8920


Center for Parent Information and Resources

Search website for state specific criteria


Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan

Phone: 616.956.3488


Early On — Kent Intermediate School District

Phone: 616.365.2310


Easter Seals MI, Inc.

Phone: 616.942.2081
Birth–36 months


Family Tree Services

Phone: 616.447.7799


March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation — Grand Rapids Division

Phone: 616.247.6861


Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

Phone: 800.528.8989 or 616.840.8000


Michigan Commission for the Blind

Phone: 616.356.0180


Spectrum Health Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics

Phone: 866.989.7999


Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Mothers United for Moral Support (MUMS)

Phone: 877.336.5333 or 920.336.5333
National parent to parent network


Lactaction Consultants

Holland Hospital

Phone: 616.394.3269


Kent County Health Department Lactation Consultants

Phone: 616.632.7058


La Leche League

Phone: 616.752.8300


Mercy Health — Saint Mary's Campus

Phone: 616.685.5335


Mercy Health — Muskegon

Phone: 231.727.5272


Metro Health Hospital

Phone: 616.752.7894


Renew Mama Studio
Lactation Consultant Kelly Emery

Phone: 616.443.3995


Simply Born

Phone: 559.907.5341


Spectrum Health Breastfeeding Services

Phone: 616.391.9437


Multiple Birth Support

Capital Area Mothers of Multiples Club


Grand Rapids Mothers of Twins Club


Lakeshore Area Multiple Births Support (LAMBS)

Phone: 616.847.6161


Michigan Organization Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc.


Raising Multiples — a MOST Community 


Spectrum Health-Twins, Triplets and More…

Phone: 616.267.2626
Call for times/locations


Parenting Groups/Classes

Bright Beginnings

Phone: 616.364.1333
Serves Kent County


Daddy Daughter Times

See website for membership rates and events


Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness

Phone: 616.361.3660
See websites for workshop locations/times


Great Start Collaborative

Phone: 616.632.1019


MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

Check website for local chapter or Facebook group


Moms in Tow



Moms of Grand Rapids



Mocha Moms, Inc.



Partners In Parenting

Phone: 616.459.2578


Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

Phone: 616.222.3700
Nurtured Heart Approach


Spectrum Health —
Dads on Deck: For Dads-to-Be
Pointers from a Pediatrician

Phone: 616.267.2727


Perinatal Loss/Bereaved Families Support

Ele's Place

Phone: 616.301.1605
For children experiencing grief


Ella Bullis Foundation

Phone: 855.687.3552


MomsBloom — Cameron's Garden

Phone: 616.828.1021


Postpartum Support International (PSI)

Phone: 800.944.4773


Pregnancy After Loss Support (PALS)

National Online Group





Tomorrow's Child/Michigan SIDS

Phone: 517.485.7437


Perinatal Mood Disorder Resources/Support Groups



Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services — Main Campus
Mother/Baby Unit

Contact Center (open 24/7) 616.455.5000
Warmline 844.MOM.HOPE


Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services — Portage Clinic
Anchored in Hope Postpartum Therapy Group

Phone: 269.910.7327


Postpartum Progress


Postpartum Support International (PSI)

Warmline 800.944.4PPD
Online support groups; chat with an expert; resources for dads


Spectrum Health — Healthier Communities
PPD Support Group

Nancy Roberts 616.391.1771
Tuesday evenings


Pregnancy Support

DA Blodgett — Pregnancy Counseling

Phone: 616.451.2021


Catholic Charities — Pregnancy Services

Phone: 231.726.4735


Siblings Classes

Mercy Health — Saint Mary's Campus
Sibling Preparation class

Phone: 616.685.6417
Check website for class schedule


Spectrum Health — Healthier Communities
Sibling Class for Big Brother, Big Sister

Phone: 877.495.2626
Please call for class time/location


Teen Parent Support

Catholic Charities — West Michigan Teen Parent Program

Phone: 231.726.4735


DA Blodgett — Sisters in Support

Phone: 616.451.2021


Spectrum Health — Healthier Communities
Preparing for Childbirth: Teen Classes

Phone: 877.495.2626
Please call for class time/location


VBAC/CA Support Groups

International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) of Grand Rapids

Phone: 800.686.ICAN
VBAC Support


Spectrum Health — Healthier Communities
Cesarean Birth Class

Phone: 877.495.2626
Please call for class times/location