The staff at Community Action House makes every effort to treat all people with respect and fairness, and to provide knowledgeable, culturally competent services to members of the community. As a client, you have the right to receive services that you are eligible for; we cannot always provide every service for every client, but whenever possible, we will provide referrals and information about alternative community resources.

Basic Services Program



NEW SERVICE:  Community Action House (CAH) will provide a monthly food distribution to all low-income households in our service area beginning in March of 2014.  Eligibility is income-based, and households must provide picture ID and proof of address to access service.   Households can come each time for the monthly distribution.


Basic Services, including food, diapers, baby food and formula, hygiene and cleaning products are available on a walk-in basis, up to three times per calendar year. After the third walk-in visit, the household has the following options:

  •       Schedule a meeting with a Stabilization Specialist to review household finances and use of 
          community resources AND/OR
  •     Household is only eligible for the monthly food distribution.


Applicants must live in the 49423, 49424, or 49460 and have a valid id AND proof of address (must be less than 90 days old) to be assessed for services.  


High demand for services sometimes limits the number of people we can assist each day. It is recommended that applicants arrive as early as possible, or call ahead of time to verify they will be seen that day.
    14th Street Office: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 1:00-4:30pm, Friday: 8:30-11:30am
    136th Avenue Office: Wednesday: 8:30am to 11:30am, and 1:00-4:30pm



For more information, please contact Rachel Ahee at (616) 392-2368 or


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