Personal / Social Resources

Sources of Help for Students and Families

General Help

Cornerstone Help Line • (616) 336-3909
Cornerstone Teen Line • (616) 336-2450
United Way First Call for Help • (616) 459-2255
Girls and Boys Town National Hotline • (800) 448-3000
Covenant House Nineline • (800) 999-9999

For Children and Families

Catholic Charities of West Michigan • (616) 456-1443
Arbor Circle • (616) 456-7775
Bethany Christian Services • (616) 224-7610
DA Blodgett Services • (616) 451-2021
Family Outreach Center • (616) 247-3815
Wedgewood Youth & Family Services • (616) 942-2100
Ele’s Place – A Healing Center for Grieving Children and Teens • (616) 301-1605

Child Abuse and Neglect

Kent County Department of Protective Services • (616) 247-6300
After Hours – Protective Services • (616) 336-3244

Runaway

Bridge for Homeless Youth Services • (616) 451-3001
RAP Line (Runaway Assistance Program) • (800) 292-4517
National Runaway Switchboard • (800) 786-2929

Substance Abuse

US Department of Health & Human Services • (800) 662-4357
Al Anon, Ala-Teen • (616) 361-6010
Pathfinder Resources • (616) 242-6400

Suicide Prevention

The National Hopeline Network • (800) 784-2433
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline • (800) 273-8255
Cornerstone Help Line • (616) 336-3909
Forest View Hospital • (616) 942-9610
Pine Rest Crisis Unit • (616) 455-9200