Strong Relationships.
Resilient People.

Each year, Arbor Circle guides 13,000 people on journeys toward resilience. Tough times and hard choices are part of life—what matters is how we respond. That's why we help clients discover strengths, skills, and support networks for their journey. It's a story of resilience shaped through more than 35 programs and services, and it's a story you can join by getting involved.

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Every day, LGBTQ+ youth face homelessness simply for being who they are. Nationally, up to 40% of runaway and homeless youth identify as LGBTQ+. Locally, there are signs that the number is approaching 30% or more. Please join us for a special event to begin creating change for these youth in West Michigan.

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Arbor Circle and The Network Awarded Grant by Our LGBT Fund for New Collaborative Program
December 10, 2015—Our LGBT Fund at Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently awarded its first grant--$20,000—to a new... read more »
Stories from Arbor Circle
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The 24 year old came to the Arbor Circle Valued Community Member program (VCM) after he was arrested for leading the police on a high speed chase. A person in recovery, he had been in jail 3 times in the last 4 years. This time, life's pressures were just too much and he went on a binge. Now, he regrets that he “had given up.”The VCM program works with men who have substance use issues and have been in jail many times over the years They have not had strong, therapeutic mental health and substance use treatment relationships on an on-going basis. Many of them have experienced trauma and have chronic mental health and substance use issues that require community based, longer term treatment. The program allows them to explore... Read more »