Neighborhood
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.

Food Center

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!

Tuesdays 6:00pm-8:00pm

Thursdays 11:00am-1:00pm

Thursdays 6:00pm-8:00pm

Catherine’s Health Center

We partner with Catherine’s Health Center and  Exalta Health Services 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.

Circles GR

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 Summer Program

This free program is for students entering 6th – 12th grades this fall. It runs during June, July, and August and includes basketball, volleyball, soccer, cooking, crafts, and games. It also includes a free meal!

Mondays 4:00pm-7:00pm

Thursdays 4:00pm-7:00pm

Elementary School Tutoring

Math and Reading tutoring takes place during the school year for students in grades 1-5. Students attend for one hour weekly and work with a certified teacher.  Registration for this program takes place in September and requires a referral from the student’s teacher. This program is free of charge.

Community Garden

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

June 15 – August 10, 2022. Come learn more about a sport you love or one that you want to try! Each week we will focus on a different theme to explore how to achieve greatness in sports, our relationships with others, and in life. This program is for students in Grades 1–5.

Wednesdays 5:30pm-7:30pm