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

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

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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

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

Stories of Impact

Lifelong Learners

Roopa made her debut at Kitchen Sage in April of 2021, just as Kitchen Sage was moving to its new location over at 4000 Remembrance

Stories of Impact

More Than a Career, Our Future

Current reality- There are many child development centers that have empty classrooms due to the lack of early childhood teachers. And as the State is

Announcements

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

One Workforce Project

Steepletown has partnered with Grand Rapids Community College to implement their OneWorkforce Project.  The One Workforce Project connects those who are interested in the field

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