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Essential Needs Task Force (ENTF)

Leadership Subcommittee



Providing day-to-day management support to ENTF direct service subcommittees.


The Leadership Subcommittee, composed of ENTF chairs and key support organization members, addresses ongoing Task Force operations issues.

2012-2013 Accomplishments

  • Worked with ENTF Redesign group supporting July 1 organization changes, providing input on plan and bringing Task Force membership along.

  • Developed operations and work plans with ENTF membership anticipating reorganization transition.

  • Continued work to align ENTF essential service systems with the KConnect community collective impact initiative.

2013-2014 Agenda

  • Starting July 1, finalize implementation of redesigned Task Force operations.

  • Continue work with the KConnect initiative aligning essential and child/family systems coordination focusing on operations and indicators.

  • Continue building asset enhancement and poverty reduction strategies with community leaders while assuring that emergency response systems are efficiently
    meeting need.

Contact Us

Essential Needs Task Force (ENTF)
118 Commerce Avenue SW
Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4106

(616) 752-8642

Need Essential Services?
If you have a problem obtaining essential services, dial 211 on your phone (cell phone users can call (800) 887-1107).

The Kent County Essential Needs Task Force is provided financial and in-kind support by:

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