Programs & Activities
We create sustainable change by building a network of partners to address community needs. Our wide range of programs seek to pair real problems with specific solutions.
Our community Food Center provides supplemental food to local families. We use a client-choice environment that protects the dignity of each visitor and encourages relationships. This program is free of charge. Avoid the line – sign up for a time slot by clicking the button below!
Catherine’s Health Center
We partner with Catherine’s Health Center to offer holistic healthcare in a family practice setting. Services include preventative health screenings, sick visits, chronic disease management, and women’s health exams, charged through your insurance company. Please call Catherine’s Health Center at 616.336.8800 to schedule your first appointment.
Mon – Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Spring GR Entrepreneurial Program
We partner with Spring GR to provide classroom curriculum and hands-on training to local businessmen and women with a dream. Spring GR is a training, mentoring and networking program designed to help emerging entrepreneurs turn their ideas into thriving businesses! Do you or someone you know have an entrepreneurial spirit? Spring GR’s business program could be the perfect fit! This program requires advanced registration and a small fee.
The mission of Circles GR is to end poverty through building community. Launched in 2016, Circles GR is one of 4 Circles USA chapters in Michigan. Through training and weekly meetings, participants (called Circle Leaders) build friendships with volunteers (called Circle Allies). Over time, these relationships help families climb out of poverty and achieve financial stability.
Adult Education Program
This program empowers adult learners to earn their GED or High School Diploma. In partnership with Sparta Public Schools, we surround students with a group of caring, highly qualified instructors to help support their studies. Whether students need a high school diploma, job training, GED, or English as a second language assistance, we offer a customized program to reach their goal.
Middle & High School Program
This is a free program for students in Grades 6-12. Students will participate in SWAG, a program that encourages students to think critically and make good choices, and teaches them life skills and lessons. Students will also share a meal together and have free time to play games, basketball, soccer, volleyball, crafts, cooking, etc. Registration is required for this program.
Elementary School Tutoring
We offer free tutoring for students in grades 1-5. Students are assigned a weekly 45 minute session with a certified teacher. Registration is required for this program, along with a commitment for regular weekly attendance at your assigned time.
We provide the green space and tools for our neighbors to grow healthy produce together and strengthen community bonds. This program requires advanced registration and a small fee.
Streams Summer Youth Camp
We offer a summer camp for students entering grades 1-5. We are already making plans for Summer Camp 2023 and will update our website when registration opens.