Community Resources

Community Resources Muskegon Parentville collage

General Categories

Family Support
Pediatric & Family Health
Parenting Support & Education
Social & Emotional Health
Childcare & Early Education
Active Play


Family Support

Access to support and services that promote safety and financial stability.


Arbor Circle
1060 West Norton Ave., Muskegon, 49441
(231) 777-2222
Foster care and adoption services, parenting classes, substance abuse counseling and child care referral.

Catholic Charities of West Michigan-Lakeshore
1105 Terraced Street, Muskegon, 49442
Baby pantry, food pantry, clothes, equipment, home visitation services, pregnancy counseling, teen parent program, foster care and adoption services.

Community enCompass
1095 Third Street, Muskegon 49441
(231) 726-4735
Housing, food, neighborhood and youth support services.

Department of Health and Human Services
(231) 733-3700
Family Assistance Programs: Childcare Assistance , Migrant and Refugee Services, Food and Cash Assistance, Healthcare Coverage and Medicaid.

Every Woman’s Place
(231) 759-7909
Parenting classes, domestic violence support groups, emergency shelter, crisis intervention and counseling for women and children.

Love, INC
(231) 777-3905
Baby Pantry, Clothing Pantry, Food Pantry, Personal Care Pantry, Budgeting Education, Life Skills Classes, Parenting Classes, and Emergency Assistance.

Muskegon Oceana Community Action Partnership (MOCAP)
Emergency Assistance programs: Energy and Utilities,Food,Rent,Foreclosure Prevention.  Free homebuyer education, budgeting and financial capability classes.

Muskegon Pregnancy Services
Earn as you Learn – Baby furniture, baby food, clothing and supplies.

Safe Kids West Michigan
(231) 672-4910
Promotes safety for infants and children, provides car seats, bike helmets and safety devices.

True North
(231) 355-5880
Heat & Electric Assistance.

Pediatric & Family Health

Find high-quality physical and child development services, including referrals for children with developmental concerns.

Find a Doctor

Hackley Community Care Center
2700 Baker, Muskegon MI 49444
(231) 737-1335
Medical Home including pediatrics, obstetrics, dental, pharmacy, Maternal and Infant Health Program, Behavioral Health, Postpartum Depression Counseling, and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.

Health Project
565 W. Western Avenue, Muskegon, MI 49440
(231) 672-3201
Health insurance for children, MIChild! Healthy Kids Outreach and Enrollment, Pathway to a Healthy Pregnancy and Smoke Free Mom and Baby programs.

Teen Health Center at Muskegon High School
80 W. Southern Ave, Room E113
(231) 733-6680
Serves youth ages 10-21; Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health Counseling, Health Education

Oakridge Teen Health Center
251 S. Wolf Lake Road, Room 14
(231) 733-6830
Serves youth ages 10-21; Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health Counseling, Health Education

Muskegon Family Care
2201 S.Getty, Muskegon MI 49444
(231) 739-9315
Medical Home including pediatrics, obstetrics, Centering Pregnancy, dental , pharmacy, Maternal and Infant Health Program, Behavioral Health.

Hackley Community Care School Based Health Centers
Marquette Elementary (231) 720-2607  and Muskegon Middle School (231) 720-3047
School nurse available to students and their families. Health screenings, first aid/ injury, chronic disease and medication management, and health education.

Early On
(231) 767-7253
Assessment of infants and toddlers for developmental delays or established conditions that may lead to delays, services to meet developmental needs of infants and toddlers.

The ARC Muskegon 
601 Terrace, Suite 101, Muskegon,  49440, (231) 777-2006
Advocacy for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Children’s Special Health Care Services
209 E. Apple Avenue, Muskegon, MI 49442, (231) 724-6209  
Provides diagnosis specific supplemental health insurance for children and some adults with chronic medical conditions.

WIC: Women, Infants, and Children
Main Office: 209 E. Apple, Muskegon MI 49442
(231) 724-1391
Supplemental nutrition program for pregnant women, and children 0 to 5 years old, nutrition education, breastfeeding support. Services for children also available to fathers, foster parents and grandparents raising young children.

MSU Extension Program
97 E. Apple, Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 724-6361
Nutrition Education.

Hearing and Vision Program
209 E. Apple, Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 724-1394
Hearing and Vision screenings are provided to Muskegon County children ages 3-18 years. Services are provided Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. by appointment.

Infant See Program
(888) 396-3937
Comprehensive infant eye assessment provided free in the first year of life. Promotes eye and vision care to improve a child’s quality of life.

Childhood Immunizations
209 E. Apple, Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 724-1220
Preventing childhood illness is important! Free immunizations for eligible children.

Planned Parenthood of Muskegon
209 E.Apple, Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 724-4415
Provides reproductive, sexual health, and education services, as well as access to affordable services that help clients plan their families, prevent disease, and make responsible decisions about their sexual health.

Muskegon Pregnancy Services
1775 Wells Street, Muskegon MI 49442
(231) 726-2677
Free Services.  Prenatal Education and mentoring program. Labor and delivery. STD Testing and Treatment for women and men. Pregnancy Test, Limited Ultrasound Confirmation. Classes: Parenting, nursing, nutrition, and more. Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) education for optimal health and prevention.

Parenting Support and Education

Excellent support for parents in the critical role they play in their children’s overall development.

(231) 343-5009
Birth & Postpartum Doula and Childbirth Education Services, Birth Photography and Parenting Education.

Developmental Assessments & Home Visitation
Early On, (231) 767-7253
Assessment of infants and toddlers for developmental delays or established conditions that may lead to delays, services to meet developmental needs of infants and toddlers.

Prenatal Class and Breastfeeding Class
Mercy Health
(231) 727-5272

Muskegon Pregnancy Services
(231) 726-2677

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Hackley Community Care
(231) 737-1335

Home Visitation and Support
Early Head Start
(231) 767-7260

Healthy Families, Catholic Charities West Michigan
(231) 726-4735

Maternal and Infant Health Programs
Hackley Community Care Center
(231) 733-1335

Muskegon Family Care
(231) 737-1760

Parenting Classes
Love, INC
(231) 777-3905

Every Woman’s Place
(231) 759-7909

Strengthening Families Program, A Program of Arbor Circle
(231) 777-2222

Teen Parenting
Catholic Charities of West Michigan
(231) 726-4735

Early Head Start
(231) 767-7260

Smoking Cessation Class 
Health Project
(231) 672-3211

Social Emotional Health

Specialized child development and mental health services that promote the social-emotional well-being of all young children.

Systems of Care
376 E. Apple, Muskegon MI 49442
(231) 332-3812
MYalliance System of Care is a collaboration between youth, parents, schools, and agencies working together to improve services in our community. This effort is focused on increasing access to needed services and engaging youth and families to help design the programs that serve them. Free monthly training available for youth, families, caregivers and youth-serving staff across the community. Classes include:

Mental Health First Aid

QPR Suicide Prevention Skills Training

Compassion Fatigue/Burnout Training for staff and caregivers

Understanding ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences)

System of Care Orientation

Social events and leadership development trainings for youth and parents

376 E. Apple, Muskegon MI 49442
(231) 720-3200
Infant mental health, wrap-around services for children with disabilities, parent management, childcare expulsion prevention, individual and group therapy, Autism support.

Hackley Community Care Center
2700 Baker, Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 737-1335
Behavior Health Center, Postpartum Support Group.

Life Counseling-Mercy Health Partners
1700 Clinton Street , Muskegon MI 49442
(231) 726-3582
mercyhealthmuskegon. com/mental-health-services
Life Counseling Services, postpartum depression, parent-child challenges.

Muskegon Family Care
(231) 739-9315
Behavioral Health Services.

Servicios de Esperanza, LLC
1061 S. Getty St. Muskegon, MI 49443
(231) 722-7980
Family Counseling, Parenting Classes, Alcohol and Drug Counseling
Bilingual (Spanish and English),Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Health,Supervised Parenting Classes.

Muskegon Pregnancy Services
1775 Wells Street, Muskegon MI 49442
After Abortion Healing Sessions – for those experiencing grief, pain and regret after making the abortion choice.

Childcare & Early Education

High-quality care and educational services for children that prepare them to succeed in school.

Great Start Play and Learn Groups
(231) 767-7285
For children birth to five years old and their families.  Play together while learning about all phases of development and school readiness. See the Events Page for Play and Learn Groups near you! For a sample peek at one local Play and Learn Group, watch the attached What is in the box video.  

Head Start of Muskegon/Oceana
(231) 767-8300
Free preschool for eligible three and four year-old children throughout Muskegon and Oceana Counties.

Great Start Readiness Program
(231) 767-8300
Free preschool for eligible four year-old children. Contact your local school district for more information.

Great Start to Quality Western Resource Center
(231) 777-2222
Information on childcare placement and resources, help families find quality child care & preschool, and maintain a lending library with resources for families.

Active Play

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