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Please view the 2016-2017 Resource Book to get a full list of services available.

Berrien County

Protective Services
PO Box 1407
401 Eighth St.
Benton Harbor
855-444-3911 Hotline

Berrien County Safe Shelter
855-925-9500
888-983-4275 (Crisis Line)

Cass County

Protective Services
325 M62
Cassopolis
855-444-3911 Hotline

Van Buren County

Protective Services
PO Box 7
57150 CR 681
Hartford
855-444-3911 Hotline

Domestic Violence Coalition
269-655-908
888-655-9008

Sylvia's Place Domestic Violence Shelter
PO Box 13
Allegan
269-673-8700

Kalamazoo YWCA Domestic Assault Program
269-385-3587

All Counties

Battered Women Crisis Line 24 hrs
269-983-4275
888-983-4275

Child Abuse & Neglect Parent Helpline
800-942-4257

Domestic Violence 24 hr Hotline
800-799-7233

Men in Crisis
269-422-2120

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
800-843-5678

National Runaway Switchboard
800-run-away (800-786-2929)

R.A.P. Line (Runaway Assistance Program)
877-4-A-RUNAWAY (877-427-8629)

Sexual Assault Hotline
800-656-HOPE
Al-Anon / Alcoholics Anonymous
www.aa.org

AA Western Michigan Help Line
269-349-4410

Berrien County

Berrien County Health Dept. Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
756 Pipestone St.
Benton Harbor
269-926-7135

Cass & Van Buren County

Van Buren / Cass District Health Department
57418 Co. Rd. 681
Suite A
Hartford
269-621-3143 ext. 304

All Counties

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hotline
800-784-6776  24hrs

Community Healing Center
www.communityhealingcenter.org

2615 Stadium Dr.
Kalamazoo
269-343-1651

1225 South 11th St.
Niles
269-684-7741

203 Williams St.
Sturgis
269-651-1212

Meth Tip Hotline
866-METH-TIP
All three counties call 2-1-1 for complete local listings

Van Buren County

Church of Christ
73121 M-43
South Haven
269-637-4861

We Care, Inc (at Peace Lutheran Church)
06321 Blue Star Hwy
South Haven
269-637-4342

Decatur Human Services
102 South Phelps St.
Decatur
269-423-6474
Clothing Monday - Wednesday  9 - 12

American Red Cross Disaster Relief

Berrien County

3838 Niles Rd.
St. Joseph, Mi 49085
269-556-9619
269-556-9651 fax
Monday - Thursday  9 - 4:30

Cass County

5640 Venture Ct.
Kalamazoo
353-6180
Monday - Friday  8:30 - 5
Thursday  8:30 - 7

Van Buren County

301 N. Center St.
Hartford
269-621-6456
Monday - Friday  9 - 1
*Emergencies can call 24 hrs a day

Department of Human Services (DHS)
To check benefits: www.michigan.gov/mibridges or 888-642-7434

Berrien County

4012 Eighth St.
Benton Harbor
269-934-2000

Cass County

325 M-62
Cassopolis
269-445-0200

Van Buren County

57150 CR 681
PO Box 7
Hartford
269-621-2800

DASAS - Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services
269-279-5122
800-828-2023

Helping Hands of Cass County
130 South Broadway St.
Cassopolis
269-445-8104
Monday - Thursday  10 - 4

The Link Crisis Intervention Center
2450 M-139 
Benton Harbor
269-927-1422

The Salvation Army

Captains Michael and Ruth McKee
Michael_McKee@usc.salvationarmy.org
233 Michigan St.
Benton Harbor
Office: 269-927-1353
Social Service Case Worker: 269-927-0407
Child Care: 269-927-8239
Emergency Shelter - Men Only: 269-927-0414

424 North 15th St.
Niles
269-684-2660

Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency - SMCAA

Administrative Office
185 East Main St.
Suite 200
Benton Harbor
269-925-9077
800-334-7670

Berrien County

SMCAA (at DHS)
401 Eighth St.
Benton Harbor, Mi 49022

Weatherization & Housing Rehab
269-927-1263
877-691-3029

Cass County

SMCAA (at DHS)
325 M-62 Hwy
Cassopolis, Mi 49031

Marcellus Area Assistance Program of Cass County (MAAP)
11772 Dutch Settlement Rd.
Marcellus
269-646-9309

Van Buren County

SMCAA (at DHS)
57150 CR 681
Hartford, Mi 49057

Decatur Human Services
Emergency: 269-423-7493
info@decaturhumanservices.org

Office and Food Pantry
102 South Phelps St.
Decatur, Mi 49045
269-423-6474
Monday - Friday  9 - 12

Clothing Center
207 East Delaware St.
Decatur, Mi 49045
269-423-9958
Monday - Wednesday  9 - 12
Thrusday - Friday 9 - 12 Donations only

Riverwood / PEACE Program
Gail Sylvester
269-934-3379

Suicide Crisis Hotline
800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433)
800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)
Benton Harbor
Harbor Dental
143 East Main
269-927-1313

InterCare Community Health Network
800 M-139
269-927-5400

Berrien Springs

Brite Dental
401 West Ferry
269-471-7970

Bridgman

Red Arrow Dentistry
9500 Red Arrow Hwy
269-465-3001

Niles

Dr. Richard Rutkwowski
2812 S. 11th St.
269-683-6331

Eau Claire

InterCare Community Health Network
6270 West Main St.
888-869-6900

Dowagiac

Community Dental Clinics
302 S. Front St.
888-782-0064

Bangor
InterCare Community Health Network
Dental Division
308 Charles St.
855-869-6900

Dr. Craig Herrmann
102 Monroe St.
269-427-7106

Gobles

Gobles Family Dentistry
13910 M-40 Hwy
269-628-2186

Hartford

Van Buren County Health Dept.
57418 CR 681
Suite A
800-210-1921
269-621-3143 ext. 390

Mattawan

Community Dental Clinic
23200 Red Arrow Hwy
855-668-1200

South Haven

South Haven Family Dentists
Dr. Leavitt
1088 Bailey St.
Suite A
269-637-1306

Dr. Verne Ticknor
900 South Bailey St.
269-637-1281

Ottawa County

InterCare Community Health
285 James St.
Holland
616-738-8978
855-869-6900

Port Pediatric Dentistry
291 Lakewood Blvd
Holland
616-392-1100

West Michigan Pediatric Dentistry
844 South Washington St.
Suite 4100
Holland
616-392-2381

Oshtemo

Oshtemo Family Dentistry
5917 Stadium Dr.
Kalamazoo
372-1042

Kalamazoo County

Dr. Deppen
6121 South Westnedge Ave.
Portage
269-323-8016

Dr. Wang DDS
6121 South Westnedge Ave.
Portage
269-327-4459

Kalamazoo Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Ryan Basler
1900 Whites Rd.
269-343-5386

St. Joseph County

Dr. Blank DDS
213 Spring St.
Three Rivers
269-244-3845

Allegan County

InterCare Community Health
5498 109th St.
Pullman
269-236-5027
Adult Education

Berrien County

Michigan Works Adult Education
499 West Main St.
Benton Harbor
800-533-5800

Cedar Lane Alternative High School
2301 Niles-Buchanan Rd.
Niles
269-684-9554

Niles Adult & Community Education
111 Spruce St.
Niles
269-684-4480

Brandywine Adult & Community Education
Bell Education Center
1830 South Third St.
Niles
269-683-8805

Buchanan Community Education
269-695-8410

Lake Michigan College - GED Prep & Tutoring
Benton Harbor
269-927-8100 ext 5031

Andrews University
(GED test site only)
123 Bell Hall Counseling & Testing Center
Berrien Springs
269-471-3470

Opportunity Center
1286 Pipestone Rd.
Benton Harbor
269-926-2430

Cass County

Pathfinders Adult Education
501 North Paul St.
Dowagiac
269-782-4471

Cassopolis Adult Education Program
Red Brick School
63700 Red Brick/Church Rd.
PO Box 98
Cassopolis
269-445-0536

Van Buren County

Bangor Community Education
799 West Arlington Rd.
Bangor
269-427-6839 ext 2100

Hartford Adult / Alternative & Community Education
115 B School St.
Unit A
Hartford
269-621-7140

Hartford Teen Parent & Adult Education Program
269-621-2441

Hartford United Methodist Church
425 East Main St.
Hartford
269-621-4433

Paw Paw Community Education Adult Ed.
600 East Michigan St.
Paw Paw
269-657-8831

South Haven Church of the Epiphany
410 Erie St.
South Haven
269-639-0359

Colleges/Universities

Andrews University
100 Old US 131
Berrien Springs
269-471-7771
800-253-2874

Glen Oaks Community College
62249 Shimmel Rd.
Centerville
269-467-9945
800-994-7818

Kalamazoo College
1200 Academy St.
Kalamazoo
269-337-7167

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
6767 West O Ave
PO Box 4070
Kalamazoo
269-488-4400

Lake Michigan College
Main Campus
2755 East Napier Rd.
Benton Harbor
800-252-1652
269-927-3571

Niles Campus
1905 Foundation Dr.
Niles
800-252-1652
269-695-1391

South Haven Campus
125 Veterans Blvd.
South Haven
800-252-1652
269-639-8442

Southwestern Michigan College
58900 Cherry St.
Dowagiac
269-782-1303

Western Michigan University
Main Campus
1903 West Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo
269-987-2000
269-387-3530

Benton Harbor Campus
2785 East Napier
Benton Harbor
269-934-1500

Literacy

Cass District Library
319 M-62
Cassopolis
269-445-3400

Community Partnership for Lifelong Learning
Family Literacy Center
38 West Wall St.
Benton Harbor
269-757-0291
Dr. Jeffery Becraft
9 South St. Joseph Ave.
Niles
269-683-4040

Dr. Robert Flood
Flood's Vision Center
2603 Niles Ave.
St. Joseph
269-408-8762

Dr. Thomas Jennings
2824 South State St.
St. Joseph
269-982-4020

Southwest Vision Center
69001 M-62 Suite E
Edwardsburg
269-414-4492

Dr. Jeff Scieszka
2810 Niles Rd
St. Joseph
269-429-6781

Hiemstra Optical
133 East Michigan Ave.
Paw Paw
269-657-4511
Berrien County

Emergency Shelter Services, Inc
645 Pipestone St.
Benton Harbor
269-925-1131

The LINK Crisis Intervention Center
269-927-1422
www.cfsswmi.org
Ages 10 - 17

Polly's Place
Niles
269-687-9822

Salvation Army
269-927-1353
Shelter for men ages 18+

Cass County

DASAS - Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services
800-828-2023
www.dasasmi.org

Salvation Army Federated Church
269-782-2631
Shelter for men ages 18+

Van Buren County

Decatur Family Shelter
210 E. Delaware
269-423-9450
(No single men)

DASAS - Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services
800-828-2023
www.dasasmi.org
Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency

Berrien County
185 E. Main St., Ste 200
Benton Harbor
269-925-9077
800-334-7670

Cass County
21908 E. M-60
Cassopolis
269-445-0231

Van Buren County (Located in DHS Building)
57418 CR 681
Hartford
800-334-7670
Call Benton Harbor phone # and they will transfer the call

Marcellus Area Assistance Program of Cass County (MAAP)
11772 Dutch Settlement
Marcellus
269-646-9309

Habitat for Humanity

Berrien County
Harbor Habitat
785 E. Main St.
Benton Harbor
269-925-9635
www.harborhabitat.org

Habitat for Humanity Niles / Buchanan Area Inc
269-687-1672

Cass County
Habitat for Humanity
704 Front St.
269-782-5777

Van Buren County
Habitat for Humanity
269-657-8801

Rural Development - USDA
1035 E. Michigan Ave., Ste A
Paw Paw
269-657-7055

Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA)
866-946-7432
www.stepforwardmichigan.org


Berrien County

Benton Harbor
769 Pipestone St.
269-927-5638
Morning and afternoon appointments available

Niles
1205 N. Front St.
269-684-2800 ext. 6510
Morning and afternoon appointments available

Three Oaks
21 North Elm St.
269-765-2008
Morning and afternoon appointments available

Cass County

Cassopolis
Cass Health Department
210 M-62 North
269-445-5280
1st Wednesday of every month 9 - 11 and 1 - 4
3rd Wednesday of every month 1 - 5

Van Buren County

Hartford
Van Buren Health Department
57418 CR 681
269-621-3143
Thursdays 9 - 11 and 1 - 4
By appointment only

St. Joseph County

Three Rivers
110 Hill St.
269-273-2161
Tuesdays 8:30 - 3:15
3rd Tuesday of every month 10:30 - 5:15

Allegan County

Allegan
3255 122nd Ave, Suite 200
269-673-5411
Mondays 1 - 4
Wednesdays 9 - 12 and 1 - 4

Pullman
InterCare Community Health
5498 109th St.
269-236-5021
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 - 5
Tuesday, Thursday 8 - 8
Berrien County

Western Michigan Legal Services
901 Port St.
PO Box E
St. Joseph
269-983-6363

1109 Bell Rd
Niles
888-783-8190

Legal Helpline
888-418-1311

Cass County & Van Buren County

Western Michigan Legal Services
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave, Room 308
Kalamazoo, Mi 49007

Cass & Van Buren
269-344-8113
888-783-8190

Client Hotline
800-819-0773

Legal Helpline
888-418-1311

All Counties

Farmworker Legal Services
3030 S. 9th St. Ste. 1A
Kalamazoo
269-492-7190
800-968-4046
Berrien County

Benton Harbor Public Library
213 E Wall - Benton Harbor
269-926-6139

Berrien Springs Community Library
215 West Union Street
269-471-7074

Bridgman Public Library
4460 Lake St - Bridgman
269-465-3663

Buchanan District Library
128 E Front St - Buchanan
269-695-3681

Coloma Public Library
151 W Center St - Coloma
269-468-3431

Eau Claire District Library
6528 E Main St - Eau Claire
269-461-6241

Galien Township Public Library
302 N Cleveland Ave - Galien
269-545-8281

Lake Michigan College
William Hessel Library
2755 E Napier Ave Room L-100 Benton Harbor
269-927-8605

Lincoln Township Public Library
2099 West John Beers Rd
Stevensville
269-429-9575

Maud Preston Palenske Memorial
500 Market St - St. Joseph
269-983-7167

New Buffalo Township Public
33 N Thompson St - New Buffalo
269-469-2933

Niles District Library
620 E Main - Niles
269-683-0075

Niles Area SMC Library
33890 US Hwy 12 – Niles
800-456-8675 ext. 3001

Sodus Township Library
3776 Naomi Rd - Sodus
269-925-0903

Three Oaks Township Public
3 North Elm St - Three Oaks
269-756-5621

Watervliet District Library
333 N Main St - Watervliet
269-463-6382

Cass County

Cass District Library
319 M 62 - Cassopolis
269-445-3400

Dowagiac District Library
211 Commercial St - Dowagiac
269-782-3826

Edwardsburg Branch Library
26745 Church St - Edwardsburg
269-663-5875

Howard Branch Library
2341 Yankee - Niles
269-684-1680

Marcellus Township Wood Mem.
205 E Main St - Marcellus
269-646-9654

Mason-Union Branch Library
17049 US 12 East
Edwardsburg
269-641-7674

Southwestern Michigan College
Fred L Mathews Library
58900 Cherry Grove Rd

Dowagiac
269-782-1339 / 800-456-8675 ext. 1339

Van Buren County

Antwerp Sunshine Branch Library
24823 Front St - Mattawan
269-668-2534

Bangor Branch Library
420 Division St - Bangor
269-427-8810

Bloomingdale Branch Library
109 E Kalamazoo Ave Bloomingdale
269-521-7601

Covert Branch Library
33805 M-140 Highway - Covert
269-764-1298

Gobles Branch Library
105 E Main - Gobles
269-628-4537

Hartford Public Library
15 Franklin St - Hartford
269-621-3408

Lawrence Branch Library
212 N Paw Paw St - Lawrence
269-674-3200

Lawton Public Library
125 S Main - Lawton
269-624-5481

Paw Paw District Library
609 W Michigan Ave - Paw Paw
269-657-3800

South Haven Memorial Library
314 Broadway St - South Haven
269-637-2403
Berrien County

Benton Harbor
Child and Family Services
2450 M-139
269-925-1725
88-237-1891

Freedom Counseling Center
1901 Niles Ave., Ste. 102
269-982-7200

Riverwood Mental Health
1485 M-139
269-925-0585
800-336-0341

Samaritan Counseling Center
1850 Colfax Ave.
269-926-6199

Niles
Lakeland Medical Center
Family Resource Center
Maternal/Infant Health
60 N. St. Joseph Ave., Ste. A
269-683-6859

Riverwood Center
115 S. St. Joseph Ave.
269-684-4270
800-336-0341

Cass County

Cassopolis
Woodlands Behavioral Health Care Center
960 M-60 East
269-455-2451
800-323-0335

Shepherd House
107 N. Broadway Ste. 338
269-445-0999
800-687-0907

Dowagiac
The Family Center
56332 M-51 South
269-782-9811

Van Buren County

Hartford
Community Mental Health
57418 CR 681
269-621-6251

Hope Center
57418 CR 681
269-621-6261
888-516-4673

Paw Paw
Associated Therapy
181 W. Michigan Ave., #2
269-657-2880

Community Mental Health
801 Hazen St., Unit C
269-657-5574
800-922-1418

Mapleview Consultation Center
181 W. Michigan Ave., Ste 3
269-657-6025

Pathways Psychological
232 E. Michigan Ave.
269-415-0134
Health Plan of Michigan and Medicare ONLY

South Haven
Community Mental Health
1007 E. Wells St.
269-637-5297

24 hr Crisis Line
800-922-1418
Michigan State University Extension Service

Berrien County
1737 Hillandale
Benton Harbor
269-944-4126

Cass County
120 N. Broadway St., Ste. 209
Cassopolis
269-445-4438

Van Buren County
219 E. Paw Paw St. Ste. 201
Paw Paw
269-657-8213

Women, Infant, & Children (WIC)

Berrien County
Berrien County Health Department
2149 E. Napier Ave.
Benton Harbor
269-927-5646

Niles Health Department
1205 N. Front St.
269-684-2800 ext. 6511

Three Oaks
21 N. Elm St.
269-756-2008

Cass County
InterCare Community Health
901 Spruce St.
Dowagiac
269-782-3374
800-653-9404

Van Buren County
InterCare Community Health
308 Charles St.
Bangor 
269-427-7914

WIC Program
181 W. Michigan, Ste. 5
Paw Paw
269-655-8900

St. Joeseph County
Health Department
Three Rivers
800-258-1093

Allegan County
InterCare Community Health
5498 109th Ave.
Pullman
269-236-5292
800-572-2208
Berrien County

Benton Harbor
Benton Harbor Health Center
269-926-8535

Benton Harbor School Clinic
269-605-1277
*Berrien County Health Department

Great Lakes Medical Clinic
850 Pipestone
Suite 102 B
269-925-8386

InterCare Community Health Network
800 M-139
269-927-5400

Dr. Tynes
687 E Empire Ave Suite 101
269-926-8535

Coloma
Coloma Medical Center
6701 Paw Paw Ave
269-468-6430

Watervliet
Dr. A. Llanto MD
3973 M – 140
269-463-5711

Napier Clinicare
3881 NM – 140
269-463-4800

Stevensville
Southwestern Medical Clinic Pediatrics
5515 Cleveland Ave
269-429-6604

St. Joseph
Dr. Shastri
820 Lester Ave., Ste. 205
269-983-0571

Eau Claire
InterCare Community Health
6270 W Main St
269-461-6927

Niles
Family Care of Niles
4 Long Meadow Village Dr
269-684-6000

Healthy Kids Pediatrics
111 N 4th St
269-687-6440

Southwestern Medical Clinic
2002 South 11th St
269-687-0200

Cass County

Cassopolis
Cass Family Clinic
109 School St
269-445-3874

St. Joseph County

Three Rivers
Three Rivers Health Pediatrics
711 S Health Parkway Suite 1
269-273-5005

Dowagiac
Borgess Lee Medical Group Pediatrics
520 Main St Ste C
269-783-2080

Edwardsburg
Edwardsburg Family Medicine
27082 W Main St, PO Box 628
269-663-8288

Marcellus
Bronson Lakeview Family Care
110 E. Main St
269-646-5004

Van Buren County

Bangor
InterCare Community Health Network
308 Charles St
269-427-7967

Cooper Medical Clinic
520 Railroad St
269-427-5811

Decatur
Bronson Lakeview Family Care
319 W Delaware
269-423-7028

Allegan
Allegan Medical Clinic
551 Linn St
269-673-8402

Paw Paw
Bronson Lakeview Family Care
451 Health Pkwy, Suite A
269-657-2550

Pediatrics
Bronson Pediatrics 451 Health Parkway
269-655-3090

Hartford
Stagg Medical Center
525 S Center St
269-621-4063

Dr Ravi
30 W Main St
269-621-2166

Pullman
InterCare Community Health Network
5498 109th Ave
269-236-5021

South Haven
Shoreline Family Care
965 S Bailey St
Suite 2 – 4
269-639-2772

South Haven Family Physicians
930 Blue Star Hwy
269-637-1115

Riverside Medical
203 S Center
269-637-2102

Mattawan
Bronson Lakeview Family Care
52374 N Main St
269-668-3348

Kalamazoo
Bronson
601 John St.
269-341-7654
Area Agency on Aging
2900 Lakeview Ave.
St. Joseph
800-422-2803
Info Line for Aging & Long Term Care: 800-654-2810

Cass County Council on Aging
60525 Decatur Rd.
PO Box 5
Cassopolis
269-445-8110
800-654-0390

Senior Law Center
1109 Bell Rd.
Niles
269-684-2920
888-783-8190

Veteran's Services
801 Hazen St.
Paw Paw
269-657-7376

Berrien County

Benton Harbor Dial-a-Ride
275 E. Wall St.
269-927-4461

Berrien County Public Transportation
4676 E. Shawnee Rd.
Berrien Springs
269-471-1100
800-654-1827

Buchanan Dial-a-Ride
4676 E. Shawnee Rd.
Berrien Springs
269-697-0600

Medic 1
635 E. Napier Ave.
Benton Harbor
Emergencies: 269-925-2141
Non-Emergencies: 800-557-1212

Niles Dial-a-Ride
623 N. 2nd St.
Niles
269-684-5150

Cass County

Cass County Transportation
Cassopolis
269-445-2455
800-323-2508
(Connections in Dowagiac available)

Dowagiac Dial-a-Ride
200 Depot St.
Dowagiac
269-782-3300
(Connections outside Dowagiac available)

Van Buren County

Van Buren Transit
610 David Walton Dr.
Bangor
269-427-7921
800-828-2015


Department of Human Services

Benton Harbor
769 Pipestone St.
269-926-7121

Niles
1205 N. Front St.
269-684-2800

Cassopolis
201 M-62 North
269-445-5280

Three Rivers
1110 Hill St.
269-273-2161

Hartford
57418 CR 681, Ste. A
269-621-3143

Allegan
3255 122nd Ave., Ste 200
269-673-5411

Maternal & Infant Health Programs

Cass Family Clinic
60 N. St. Joeseph Ave., Ste. A
Niles
269-684-4270

InterCare
800 M-139
Benton Harbor
269-926-4364

InterCare
6270 W. Main St.
Eau Claire
269-461-6928

La Leche League
1-800-LELECHE
www.lalecheleague.org

Mother to Mother Breastfeeding Program
Berrien County Health Department
769 Pipestone St.
Benton Harbor
269-927-5687




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