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The Health Department provides information and services to citizens of Kent County in an effort to promote public health. The Health Department provides preventative services, such as vision and hearing screening for children.

Network 180 is Kent County's public mental health system; it is the gateway to a wide array of mental health, substance use disorder, and developmental disability services.

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is Michigan's public assistance, child and family welfare agency. DHS directs the operations of public assistance and service programs through a network of over 100 county offices around the state.

The Essential Needs Task Force includes more than 100 non-profits, governmental, faith-based organizations, funders and concerned volunteers who work together to address our citizens' basic needs.

Providing resources for people needing rides in Muskegon, Ottawa, Allegan and Kent Counties.

A 1998 milliage provides Services to Seniors (age 60 and older) who are residents of Kent County. The milliage provides in-home and nutritional services, including prescription assistance and personal care.