Community Partners

Our community partners receive funding for the programs listed here from Greater Ottawa County United Way. The program funding is determined through the Community Investment process. We currently fund 48 programs of 37 nonprofit agencies in Ottawa County.

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American Red Cross of West Michigan

   › Disaster Relief

ARC – Advocacy & Resource Center

   › Supported Parenting

Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired

   › Blindness & Low Vision Rehabilitation - Ottawa Arbor Circle

   › Counseling and Supportive Services - Ottawa

   › Ottawa County Prevention


Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore

   › Community Based Mentoring

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland

   › Power Hour

Boy Scouts of America, President Ford Council

   › Comprehensive Youth Development



Child Development Services of Ottawa County, Inc.

   › Affordable Day Care


Children’s Advocacy Center

   › Assessment/Intervention

   › Prevention


City on a Hill Ministries

   › Health Clinic


Community Access Line of the Lakeshore

   › 211


Community Action House

   › Financial Wellness - Ottawa County

   › Food & Resource Connections - Ottawa County



Feeding America West Michigan

   › Mobile Food Pantries


Four Pointes Center for Successful Aging

   › Unmet Health Cost


Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore

   › Leadership Experience


Good Samaritan Ministries

   › Community Housing Partnership


Grand Haven Area Public Schools

   › Community CHILL


Grand Haven Department of Public Safety

   › TEAM (Teaching, Educating and Mentoring)


Harvest Stand Ministries

   › Basic Needs


Hope College

   › CASA/Step Up

   › TRiO Upward Bound


Ladder Homes

   › Supportive Independent Living Housing


Latin Americans United for Progress

   › Youth Leadership

   › Adult Education Services


LEDA (Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance)

   › Calling All Colors


Legal Aid of Western Michigan

   › Free Civil Legal Services

   › Free Housing Legal Services


Little Red House, The

   › Scholarships for Adult Day Care & Transportation


Love INC of Allendale

   › Transportation Assistance Program


Mediation Services

   › Ottawa Child and Family Mediation


Mosaic Counseling

   › Mental Health Counseling


NEO Forum (Northeast Ottawa Forum)

   › Education, Prevention and Treatment Services


NORA (Northwest Ottawa Recreation Authority)

   › Recreation Summer School


OAR (Ottagan Addictions Recovery)

   › Addiction Treatment & Recovery Support - Ottawa 


People Center, The

   › Food Pantry

   › Transitional Housing


Ready for School

   › Preschool Access, Navigation, Tuition and Transportation Assistance


Resilience: Advocates for Ending Violence

   › Domestic Violence

   › Prevention

   › Sexual Assault

   › Supportive Housing


Salvation Army, The (Grand Haven)

   › Emergency Social Services

   › Emergency Housing Assistance


Tri-Cities Family YMCA

   › Day Camp/ Child Care


Zeeland Public Schools

   › Zee Bus