Bethany Christian Services 919 E. Michigan Ave -- Paw Paw MI 49079 www.bethany.org (269) 657-7096 (800) BETHANY Offers services for adoption, foster care, and counseling.
Childcare and Early Education Search Website Greatstartconnect.org Connects families with listings for high quality childcare and early education opportunities.
Family Adoption Consultants (FAC) 45100 Sterritt, Ste. 204 -- Utica, MI 48317 www.facadopt.org (586) 726-2988 Offers Services for adoption and foster care.
Michigan Prisoner Re-Entry Initiative 499 West Main St. -- Benton Harbor, MI 49022 www.michigan.gov/corrections (800) 533-5800 Ext.1179 Supports prisoners in transitioning from prison to the community.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving MADD Victim Service Advocate 625 East Big Beaver Rd, Ste 200 -- Troy MI, 48083 www.madd.org/mi 24-hour Helpline 1-877-MADD-HELP Offers emotional support by phone or in person for victims/survivors of an impaired driving crash. Provides information on legal rights, preparation of Victim Impact Statement, attends court appearances. Provides referrals for counseling, attorneys and financial assistance programs such as the Crime Victims' Compensation fund. Información en español.
One Church One Offender 32560 56th Ave Paw Paw, MI 49079 24 Hours (269) 208-8849 A voluntary alternative sentencing program linking churches with offenders to support their transition back into the community.
Pokagon Tribal Social Services 58620 Sink Road -- Dowagiac, MI 49047 www.pokagon.com (800) 517-0777 Provides education, social services, housing and a variety of services for members of the Potawatomi tribe.
Van Buren County United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program (269) 657-2410 Free Seasonal Tax Preparation (February-April only) by trained tax preparers for low- to moderate-income residents of Van Buren County. Per IRS Rules: No business taxes allowed; income restrictions apply.
West Michigan Guardianship Child and Family Services of Southwestern Michigan, Inc. 2450 M-139 -- Benton Harbor, MI 49023 www.cfsswmi.org (888) 237-1891 Arranges and monitors services for individuals who are unable to care for themselves and have no one else to help them. This may include serving as Guardian, Conservator, Representative Payee, or Power of Attorney. Budget management also available.
Wings of God Transition Home P.O. Box 3 -- Paw Paw, MI 49079 wingsofgodinc.org (269) 415-0777 A faith-based transitional home for formerly incarcerated women. Offers life skill and money management classes, addiction recovery services, individual counseling and mentoring.
Van Buren United Civic Organization 73292 34th Ave., PO Box 123 Covert, MI 49043 (269) 764-8854 Community center for all ages. One-stop facility for Human Services Assistance and Referral. Commodities, Mobile Food Truck, Emergency Food Pantry, Warming/Cooling Shelter, Congregate Meals M-F at Noon by donation, Table Games and Friendly Conversation.