Arbor Circle (Grand Rapids, MI)

  • About: At Arbor Circle, we are proud to be one of West Michigan’s most comprehensive providers of mental health counseling, substance use treatment and family development programs. Our expert staff collaborates with local resources to address the needs of our community, promote new ways of assistance, and find better strategies to help the people we serve.

  • Mission Statement: To transform the lives of children, adults, and families facing mental health, substance use and family concerns in a caring partnership with our clients and diverse community.

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Dégagé Ministries (Grand Rapids, MI)

  • About: Dégagé Ministries serves as a community center for homeless and disadvantaged people in Grand Rapids, MI. Serving over 500 individuals daily, Dégagé offers resources and programs including overnight respite for women in crisis, food, workforce resources, referral services, and hygiene facilities. 

  • Mission Statement: To reflect the love of Christ to all who come through our doors by building relationships and offering programs that foster dignity and respect.

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Grand Rapids HQ (Grand Rapids, MI)

  • About: HQ is a drop-in center in Grand Rapids, Michigan for youth between the ages of 14 and 24 who are experiencing homelessness and unsafe or unstable housing. We believe that everyone should be celebrated for who they are, as they are, and everyone is welcome here. At HQ, basic resources are available to youth with no strings attached. At HQ, we are building relationships to help youth move from crisis toward their goals and dreams.

  • Mission Statement: To create a safe and affirming space for youth to find rest, build connections and pursue their passions to realize their dreams.

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SquareOne Villages (Eugene, OR)

  • About: SquareOne seeks to bridge the often insurmountable gap between the street and conventional housing. Our model combines two forms of shared equity homeownership: Community Land Trusts and Limited Equity Cooperatives. Our Villages connect compact private residential dwellings with shared community spaces and resources, combining the privacy and autonomy of a single-family house with the greater density and economy associated with a multi-family building.

  • Mission Statement: Creating self-managed communities of cost-effective tiny homes for people with low-incomes in need of housing.

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LaFontsee Galleries & Framing

833 Lake Drive SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506


2033 Oak Industrial DR. NE,

Grand Rapids, MI 49505

The Extended Heart is a free and simple way for local nonprofits to fundraise, increase awareness, and build new volunteer and donor relationships. To discuss becoming a Partner, please send an email Dreyson at In your email please include a link to your organization's website and a brief description of the work you do. Partners must be local, have a website with a listed Board of Directors, and support community members that are vulnerable, lack adequate housing, or have substance use disorder.

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