Your Journey To Success Starts with Steepletown

Steepletown’s primary focus is to develop the skills and opportunities for disconnected young adults, ages 18-24, and young families to attain employment that moves them out of poverty.

Delivering Lasting Impact

Steepletown Neighborhood Services is run completely on donations. Your contribution helps fund the change we want to see in the community.

$25 USD

Steepletown Neighborhood Services

Get Training

There are many career training opportunities that exist in Kent County for young adults. Steepletown will assist you in identifying the best path & resources to build a successful career.

Get Help

Help is available to out-of-school young adults who need to complete high school. In addition, help is available to older adults who need a hand around the house.

Get Involved

Would you like to support Steepletown's mission & work? Join us to create impact in our community.

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Our Mission

Located on the West Side of Grand Rapids, Steepletown is transforming lives within the urban core communities of Greater Grand Rapids through education, workforce development, and community empowerment. This creates hope that is rooted in opportunity, which ultimately leads to a sense of well-being and economic security.

“If You Give A Person A Fish, You Feed Them For A Day. If You Teach A Person To Fish, You Feed Them For A Lifetime” – Chinese Proverb

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Stories of Impact

Stories of Impact

From GR to Oklahoma and Back.

Robert and Jameson are two Steepletown workforce development participants who successfully completed their CDL training and are both now gainfully employed in the trucking industry.

Stories of Impact

Kitchen Sage Training Continues to Expand

It is a goal of Chef Karen to further expand the Kitchen Sage program this year to include more participants with disabilities.   Determined to

Stories of Impact

Tenacity and Perseverance

Two words to describe Shametris Cotton-tenacity and perseverance. Shametris Cotton is a 27year old single mother who works in environmental services at Spectrum Health while

Announcements

Kitchen Sage Awarded OJT Grant!

Kitchen Sage is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant from the Allan R. and ClaudiaA. Carlson Fund to support the on-the-job training wages

Taste the West Side 2022!

Steepletown will be hosting its annual signature event, Taste the West Side, on March 23, 2022.  This year’s event already has an amazing line-up of West

Introducing our NEW STAFF

We are filled with gratitude with the growth of our Workforce Development team. Please join us in welcoming Mark Frens and Michael Fravel to Steepletown! Mark

Delivering Lasting Impact

Steepletown Neighborhood Services is run completely on donations. Your contribution helps fund the change we want to see in the community. Consider donating a monthly amount to help us continue to make change.

$25 USD