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Davenport University Resources

Public Safety

Davenport University Public Safety is a non-sworn, private public safety team. Each of their officers are carefully selected and thoroughly trained in order to provide a consistent and quality response to any call for service they may receive.

W.A. Lettinga Public Safety Phone: (616)554-5041

Counseling Center

Davenport University has partnered with Pine Rest Health Services to offer student counseling services free of charge at the Lettinga Campus for individuals who may be struggling. Click here to learn more about all our counseling options or call 616-891-8770 to schedule an on-campus appointment (for Lettinga students) or TeleTherapy appointment (all other campus locations).  

Crisis Resources


Network180 connects individuals and their families to services for mental illness, substance use disorders or developmental disabilities.

24 Hour Suicide Crisis Hotline:1-800-273-8255

Other Network180 Services

Phone: (616)336-3909


The YWCA has trained volunteer advocates who are available 24 hours a day to help victims and survivors of sexual assault.

24 Hour Crisis Hotline: (616)776-7273

Other YWCA Services

Phone: (616)459-4652


Mon-Fri: 8:30AM-5:00PM
Sat-Sun Closed

Food Assistance Resources

Panther Resource Closet

Panther Closet

The Panther Resource Closet stocks unopened non-perishable food items, personal hygiene products, and new or gently used professional clothing that is in style, clean, and in good condition. The closet is designed to provide these resources free of charge to all enrolled students. The Panther Resource Closet is open 24/7 for those students in need. If you have any questions or specific need requests please visit the website or email


Dutton Food Pantry

The Dutton Community Food Pantry is created to meet the needs of those who are struggling with providing food for themselves and their families. Anyone living with in the geographical boundaries qualifies. 

Requirements for Picking up Food

  • You will need to present Identification in the form of a 
  • drivers licence or picture ID
  • Also need one piece of mail with your current address

Phone: (616)698-8001

Hours of Operation

Mon: 4:00AM - 6:00PM*
*Only distributes on the 1st Monday of the month

The Pantry

The Pantry serves anyone in need, regardless of your financial situation or geographic area the first time. Their usual visitors will be residents of southeast Kent County with incomes lower than 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Phone: (616)455-9411

Hours of Operation

Mon: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Wed: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Thur: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Fri: 10:00AM - 2:00PM


Streams of Hope

Streams of Hope offers food assistance from their client-choice store to individuals in need. They welcome visits from anyone in the Grand Rapids area.

Phone: (616)272-3634

Hours of Operation

Tue: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Thurs: 11:00AM - 1:00PM
6:00PM - 8:00PM

Health Services

Alpha Women's Center

Alpha Women's Center is a center that provides free and confidential services for women such as:

  • Mentoring Program
  • Single Mom Support Group
  • Emergency Resources
  • Educational Services

Phone: 616-459-9955  

After Hours: 1.800.712.4357 or Text: “HELPLINE” to 313131



Mon: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tues: 9:00AM - 8:00PM
Wed: 9:00AM - 5:00PM


9:00AM - 5:00PM


9:00AM - 2:00PM

 Metro Health Hospital

Full service hospital in Byron Center. 

Phone: (616) 252-7200



Sun-Sat 24 hours/7 days a week

Pine Rest Campus Clinic-Calendonia 

The Pine Rest Campus Clinic provides the Grand Rapids and southern Kent County communities with quality behavioral and mental health services, including counseling, therapy, psychological assessment and testing, intensive outpatient treatment for substance use disorders, as well as access to psychiatry and medication services.

Phone: 616-258-7429

To schedule a new outpatient appointment call 866-852-4001



Mon: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Tues: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Wed: 8:00AM - 8:00PM


8:00AM - 8:00PM


8:00AM - 4:00PM

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is a nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health services for both men and women such as:

  • General Health Care
  • Sex Education
  • LGBTQ Support
  • Reproductive Services
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Birth Control
  • STD Testing. Treatments, & Vaccines
  • Men's Health Services

Book an appointment online here or call (616) 459-3101. **Walk-In's Welcome!

Chat online or text "PPNOW" to 774636 (PPINFO) to get answers about pregnancy, birth control, emergency contraception, STDs, and abortion. (**Standard message and data rates may apply. Text STOP to quit at anytime, and HELP for info)

Hours of Operation

Mon: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Tues: 8:30AM - 7:00PM
Wed: 8:30AM - 4:00PM


8:30AM - 7:00PM


8:30AM - 4:00PM

 SHMG South Pavillion-Urgent Care

Visit urgent care for these conditions: Abrasions/cuts, allergies, asthma attacks (minor), broken bones (minor), bruises, burns (minor), colds,cough,flu and sore throats, ear, eye and skin infections, eye or ear injures (minor), fevers, headaches or dizziness, minor wounds requiring stitches, sprains or strains, urinary tract infections.

Check wait time and get in line here.

Phone: 616-391-8242





**Holidays Closed: Closed; New Year’s Day (January 1), Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day (December 25)

Spectrum Health Butterworth

Full service hospital in downtown Grand Rapids. 

Phone: 616.391.1774



Sun-Sat 24 hours/7 days a week