The OutCenter, the only nonprofit organization of its kind in Berrien County, is a community resource center serving Southwest Michigan with a mission to provide support and advocacy for respect, understanding and nondiscrimination to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and allied persons and their families.
ALIVE Youth Group provides a safe place for LGBTQA youth to come together, discuss topics important to them, and engage with their peers and allies in social and creative activities. This program works in partnership with other area groups and nonprofits such as Andrews University’s All4One GSA, Berrien RESA, and PFLAG of Berrien County.
Evaluations for speech/language delay from 3-26. Clients will receive a full evaluation and hearing screening for $75. Therapy will be offered throughout the year from 9/14 on.
Post Adoption Resource Center
The Boys & Girls Club of Benton Harbor is an afterschool and summer youth development organization serving youth 6 to 18 years of age. The Boys & Girls Club helps members develop positive, life-changing goals through education-based activities, academic support, nutritious meals and a place to learn and grow. Our core programming activities involve academic, art, computer technology, drama, and sports and recreation that prepare members for academic success, character and citizenship development, and to live healthy lifestyles. Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those that need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, & responsible citizens. Learning in a fun, safe environment gives our members and their families a place they can count on each day.
CSHCS is a program which assists individuals with special health care needs in accessing appropriate medical care, health education and other supports. This is done through helping families connect with services , coordination of services, payment of specialty medical bills and helping with language barriers. Services apply to individuals up through age 21.
Community Food Link is a telephone hotline that connects people who need food assistance with local food pantries. Community Food Link is open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 1 pm (closed on holidays). The number is (269) 982-4100. Clients will give the operator information about their family so that they can be sent to the most appropriate pantry.
Vaccinations for preventable diseases like measles or whooping cough are safe, effective, and protect your children, family, and others who you care about. Berrien County Health Department public health nurses serve you by providing and distributing the immunizations you need to be protected from vaccine preventable diseases. Services are available at all three county locations – Benton Harbor, Niles and Three Oaks.
Lory’s Place, a Grief Healing and Education Center of Hospice at Home, a Lakeland HealthCare Affiliate
Lory’s Place is a family service center whose mission is to provide peer support group services for grieving children and adults throughout Southwest Michigan and Northern Indiana. Lory’s Place provides a safe, comforting atmosphere in which grief healing can take place following the death of a family member or an important friend. Lory’s Place is available at no charge to all who come for assistance.