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Well House receives grant for green jobs, housing

Wege Foundation gives nonprofit $265K to train residents in sustainable construction and build two LEED-certified homes.

June 23, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A local housing-for-homeless nonprofit will give its tenants a new set of tools in their toolbox while allowing them to gain a new lease on life. Read More

LGBT fund awards grants

May 18, 2017
Our LGBT Fund at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $47,500 to four West Michigan nonprofits that serve homeless and at-risk lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth. Read More

Well House opens first youth home, plans for a second

Organization practices housing first model, which treats patients after finding them a house.

May 12, 2017
Since 2013, when Tami VandenBerg took over as executive director of Well House, the organization has moved 153 people off the street and into housing. Read More

Well House hits milestone of helping 100 homeless

Data-driven business approach shows Housing First model is working.

April 8, 2016
Tami VandenBerg thinks the numbers show her organization may very well have discovered the secret to solving homelessness in Grand Rapids. Read More

Q&A: Tami VandenBerg

August 11, 2015
Tami VandenBerg is co-owner of the Meanwhile Bar and The Pyramid Scheme bar and music venue, and she also runs the Well House, a nonprofit that provides housing for people who are homeless. Read More

Nonprofit wins $475K grant from foundation

June 17, 2015
A nonprofit has just received its largest donation ever. Read More

Downtown bar throws b'day party

January 15, 2015
A growing bar is hosting a party this weekend to celebrate its seventh birthday. Read More

Tami VandenBerg activates community

July 15, 2014
Tami VandenBerg is a business woman, a community leader and an activist willing to take enormous risks, blending a love for community, event organizing, the arts and helping vulnerable people. Read More

Well House doubles homeless housing with $257K from W.K. Kellogg Foundation

May 21, 2013
Well House announced that it has received a $257,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation that will allow it to purchase three additional houses to serve as permanent residences for the local homeless population. Read More

Well House looks to the future, hopes to end homelessness

Tami VandenBerg takes over as executive director.

March 1, 2013
Well House has one goal: to end homelessness in Kent County. Read More