English Classes:

Beckwith Adult Education
http://www.porterhills.org/locations/beckwith-adult-education-center/

Bethany Refugee Adult and Family Programs
https://www.bethany.org/other-services/refugee-and-immigrant-services

GRCC (Grand Rapids Community College)
https://www.grcc.edu/english/englishasasecondlanguage/eslcourses

Literacy Center of West Michigan
https://literacycenterwm.org/

Wyoming Community Education
http://wyomingps.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Community-Education-Brochure.pdf

Housing:

Housing Crisis – call 2-1-1 or call 1.800.887.1107

Salvation Army: Housing Assistance Program
Phone: 616.454.5840
Address: 1215 Fulton St. E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

https://sasocialservices.org/wmnisocialservices/housing-services

Family Promise of Grand Rapids
Phone: 616.475.5220
Address: 516 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

“Ending homelessness…one family at a time. We give parents the hope and encouragement they need to create a better future for their kids and end the cycle of homelessness.”

https://www.familypromisegr.org/

ID and Driver’s License:

Michigan Secretary of State’s Office, 888.767.6424 and 517.322.1166

Any office can assist with Michigan ID’s or driver’s licenses. Two common locations are:

Roger’s Plaza, 1506 Roger’s Plaza SW, Wyoming, MI 49509

Shops at CenterPoint, 3601 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512

https://www.michigan.gov/sos/

Immunizations and (Initial) Health Screening:

Kent County Health Department
Phone: 616.632.7100 and 1.888.515.1300
Address: 700 Fuller NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

https://www.accesskent.com/Health/

School Enrollment and Summer Program

Refugee Education Center
Phone: 616.247.9611
Address: 2130 Enterprise St SE, Kentwood, MI 49508
(eligible up to three years after arrival)

https://refugeeeducationcenter.org/

Social Security: Applying for Social Security Number or Disability Income

Social Security Administration
Phone: 877.319.5710
Address: 3045 Knapp St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

https://www.ssa.gov/

Travel Loans:

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Phone: 212.870.3361

Information about refugee travel loans if resettled through Bethany Christian Services

https://www.iom.int/