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Catholic Charities West Michigan

​Catholic Charities West Michigan provides help for individuals and families throughout the 11-county Diocese of Grand Rapids, regardless of background or religion.

Image: Photo of Christopher Slater, CCWM CFO & Interim CEO
Christopher Slater, interim CEO
360 Division Avenue S.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4501
Phone: 616-456-1443  Fax: 616-551-5646
Website: | Office Locations


Read past issues of the Faith in Action Newsletter


The programs and services of Catholic Charities West Michigan have four distinct areas of emphasis:

  • Community Outreach – food and pantry programs of God’s Kitchen including Meals on Wheels, Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, God’s Kitchen Along the Lakeshore, Capital Lunch Suburban Meal Outreach and 2 Baby Pantries, Project Rachel (Post Abortion Reconciliation & Counseling), Representative Payee Services and Social Ministry Initiatives.
  • Behavioral Health - counseling services for individuals & families. (Family, Individual, Child and Grief Counseling, Substance Abuse Treatment, Domestic Violence Group Counseling, Premarital Preparation.)
  • Family Preservation - programs that strengthen families. (Abstinence Education & Support, Families First, Family Centered Services, Group Decision Making, Family Reunification, Family Issues & Parenting, Parenting Education, Families Together Building Solutions, Healthy Start/Healthy Families, Strong Families/Safe Children, Step Down, Teen Parenting, Pregnancy Counseling & Support and others.)
  • Child Welfare - programs that keep children safe. (Adoption, Post Adoption, Post Adoption Search Services, Foster Care) and Senior Services - Foster Grandparents and Senior Companions

View CCWM Annual Report & Audited Financial Statement