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New Village Park Neighborhood Network Center

2500 St. Albans Way, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49048
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Ivory Ford, Neighborhood Network Center Coordinator
Phone: 269.341.9438
Fax: 269.341.9435

New Village Park NNC is a nonprofit Neighborhood Network Center affiliated with LIFT Foundation. The Center is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for residents at New Village Park, Heather Gardens, and the Kalamazoo Community. Programs and services focus on empowerment, self-sufficiency, youth development and the interests of residents.

Programs and Services
Programs for adults and youth are offered throughout the year.

Adult Educational Programs
AARP Tax Preparation
Adult/Infant CPR & First Aid
Arts & Crafts
Bible Study
Board Games
Career Planning
Celebrate Families Program
Computer Classes (Basic, Intermediate & Advanced)
Card Games
Commodity Supplemental Food Program
Community Development Social Events
Community Service
Dance Instruction Classes
Family Literacy Night
Financial Literacy
Food Bank Referrals
GED Preparation
Health and Nutrition Classes
Health Screenings (BP Checks, Pulse Ox)
Interview Techniques
Job Search
Low Impact Digital Exercise
MIBridges Application Assistance
Monthly Transportation Services for Seniors and Disabled
Open Computer Lab
Popcorn/Movie Night
Resume Creation
Stress Reduction Coloring Class
Tutoring & Adult Literacy — One-on-One

Youth Educational Programs
Arts & Crafts
Bible Study
Board Games
Card Games
Cooking Class
Community Development Social Events
Community Service
Computer Classes (Basic, Intermediate & Advanced)
Educational Trips
Financial Literacy
Homework Assistance
"I Am My Brothers Keeper" Read-Aloud Program
Leadership Academy
Open Computer Lab
Poetry/Spoken Word Art
Popcorn/Movie Night
Prevention-Works: ATOD, All Stars, Healthy Choices, Peer Power, Project TAR)
Recreational Activities
Service Learning Projects
Summer Feeding Site
Summer Youth Involvement Program
Teen Summit
Water Safety and Swim Instruction
YOU Summer Employment

For a current schedule, please contact the Center office (269.341.9438 or .)

To find additional resources in our community, click the links below:

Borgess Medical Center — www.borgess.com
Bronson Methodist Hospital — www.bronsonhealth.com
Elizabeth Upjohn Community Healing Center — www.communityhealingcenter.org
Family Health Center — www.fhckzoo.com
Kalamazoo County Human Services — www.kalcounty.com
Healthy Babies, Healthy Start — www.kalcounty.com/hcs/hbhs/index.htm
Prevention Works — www.prevention-works.org
YMCA — www.kzooymca.org
YWCA — www.ywcakalamazoo.org

Kalamazoo College — www.kzoo.edu
Kalamazoo Literacy Council — www.kalamazooliteracy.org
Kalamazoo Public Library — www.kpl.gov
Kalamazoo Public Schools — www.kalamazoopublicschools.com
Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency (KRESA) — www.kresa.org
Kalamazoo Valley Community College — www.kvcc.edu
Michigan State University Extension — www.kalcounty.com/msue
Western Michigan University — www.wmich.edu

City of Kalamazoo — www.kalamazoocity.org
Kalamazoo County District Court — www.kalcounty.com/courts/district
Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services — www.kazoocmh.org
Metro Transit — www.kmetro.org
Michigan Department of Human Services — www.michigan.gov/mdhhs
Michigan Works — www.michiworks.org or www.mseskal.org or www.michigan.gov/careers
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — www.hhs.gov
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development — www.hud.gov

Other Resources
Air Zoo — www.airzoo.org
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) — www.aarp.org
American Red Cross — www.greaterkzooredcross.org
Big Brothers Big Sisters — A Community of Caring — www.bbbsmi.org
Boys & Girls Club — www.bgckalamazoo.com
Eastside Neighborhood Association — kalamazooeastsideneighborhood.org
First Day Shoe Fund — www.firstdayshoefund.org/about
Food Bank of Central Michigan — www.foodbankofscm.org
Goodwill — www.goodwillswmi.org
Kalamazoo Farmers Market — farmersmarketkalamazoo.com
Kalamazoo Nature Center — www.naturecenter.org
Kalmazoo Peoples Food Co-op — www.peoplesfoodco-op.org
Kalamazoo Youth Development Network (KYDNet) — www.kydnet.org
KPEP — www.kpep.com
Mothers of Hope — www.mothers-of-hope.org
Open Roads — www.openroadsbike.org
Senior Services of Southwest Michigan — www.seniorservices1.org
West Michigan Bulls —www.westmichiganbulls.com
Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) — www.kresa.org/you