North Kent Community Services is a Christian organization in northern Kent County that helps our struggling neighbors with basic life needs and guides them to self-sufficiency. Donations and volunteer efforts make everything that we do possible. How may we help you?


Many families in Kent County are in need of support. Your donations can make a big difference in their lives.

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If you and your family need assistance, you've come to the right place. We will be happy to guide you to the resources you need.

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There's always a need for good workers. If you'd like to volunteer your time and talents, we'll put them to good use helping others.

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NKCS News & Notes

A Real Struggle: Food or Medication?

A new study conducted by Feeding America shows hunger is a growing problem in West Michigan and the U.S. Listen as Eddie, a client at NKCS, discusses the difficulties he faces as he is forced to choose between purchasing food or much-needed medication.

If you or someone you know is having the same types of struggles, please contact us at 866-3478. We are here to help.

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Coming October 9 - North Kent Pastors' Got Talent!

Everyone’s got talent, right? Find out at North Kent Pastors’ Got Talent presented by Home Acres Building Supply, a talent-show-style fundraiser featuring pastors from 11 churches in northern Kent County. This is the premier fundraising event for North Kent Community Services (NKCS), a local food and clothing pantry that serves struggling families in northern Kent County from 5 Mile to 22 Mile Roads and east and west to the county lines.

Learn more by clicking the link below!

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North Kent Pastor's Got Talent

Tired of Struggling? Apply Now for Thrive!

North Kent Community Services is seeking individuals to participate in Thrive, its new program to help people become self-sufficient. Thrive is designed to give those who are struggling in northern Kent County the support they need to achieve their life goals, such as owning a home, obtaining a better paying job or furthering their education. For more information, please read the Thrive press release (link below).

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Thrive Press Release

NKCS E-Newsletter

Did you know that we send out two brief, informative e-newsletters every a month to both the community members and our clients? It's a great way to stay in touch with the happenings of NKCS. You can sign up for one or both of these e-newsletters by visiting our Newsletters page and completing the sign-up form.

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NKCS Newsletters