Local Resources

Local Resources

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Founded in 1983, the American SIDS Institute, a national nonprofit health care organization, is dedicated to the prevention of sudden infant death and the promotion of infant health through an aggressive, comprehensive nationwide program of: 
Research about both the cause of sudden infant death and methods of prevention.
Clinical Services assisting pediatricians in the medical management of high risk infants. 
Education about prevention methods aimed at the public and medical community.
Family Support providing crises phone counseling, grief literature and referrals. 

A multi-disciplinary professional organization dedicated to promoting excellence in death education, bereavement counseling, and care of the dying. 

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, Inc. (TAPS ) is a national non-profit organization made up of, and providing services to, all those who have lost a loved one while serving in the Armed Forces. The heart of TAPS is our national military survivor peer support network. We also offer grief counseling referral, case worker assistance and crisis information, all available to help families and military personnel cope and recover. We provide these services 24 hours a day free of charge! Please call us at 1-800-959-TAPS (8277) or e-mail us if we can help. 

Hospice Care

Provides compassionate care at the end of life and support through the grief experience for individuals and families in Allegan County and surrounding communities.

Local Interest

Local hospital in Allegan.

Local newspaper published every Wednesday in Allegan.

Personal Interest

Founded in 1958 by retired California educator, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, AARP (formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons) today represents more than 34 million members. Over half of our members are working, either full or part-time, while the remainder are fully retired.

The collective strength of our membership enables us to serve the broader community, improving the quality of life for all people as they get older. We know that healthy aging requires an early start; therefore, our social responsibility extends to all segments of American society. It also includes sharing strategies and information with organizations across the globe

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) system in the U.S. extends over 98% of the nation; coast-to-coast, and in Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico. 
It also has a partner BBB system that serves much of Canada. In total, 145 BBBs help nearly 24 million consumers and businesses each year. 
Since the founding of the first BBB in 1912, the BBB system has proven that the majority of marketplace problems can be solved fairly through the use of voluntary self-regulation and consumer education. 
The BBB's Core Services include: 
Business Reliability Reports; 
Dispute Resolution; 
Truth-in-Advertising;
Consumer and Business Education; and
Charity Review. 

WCSG is a Christ-centered radio ministry serving to cultivate a holistic relationship between the listener, the church, the community and the Lord Jesus Christ through programming and personal contact.

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