Help Lines

Help Lines

Kent County Domestic Violence Community Coordinated Response Team
Domestic Abuse Service Providers

Suicide Prevention 
Suicide is tremendously sad, often unexpected, and can leave families and communities with many uncertainties. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1.800.273.TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1.800.273.TALK, the call is routed to the nearest crisis center. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers, provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night. Please also visit

Pregnancy Resource Center
24 Hours
(616) 456-6873 or
1-877-MY PRC GR (877-697-7247)

Heart of West Michigan United Way (First Call For Help)
211 (hotline)
United Way’s 2-1-1 connects people to more than 2,900 services in Kent County, including food, shelter, utility assistance, disaster recovery, childcare, transportation, and more. Whoever you are, whatever your needs, 2-1-1 makes it easy to find help for yourself, a neighbor, or a loved one.

Parent HELPline
(800) 942-4357

No Abuse (Domestic Violence)
(800) 996-6228

YMCA Domestic Crisis Center
24 hours
(616) 776-7273