Helping those in conflict and crisis

Need to find a service in your community?

Gryphon Place 2-1-1 Information and Referral service provides quick and easy access to information about health and human service agencies in Kalamazoo County and other counties across the state of Michigan. Community Resource Advisors work with callers to assess their needs, determine their options and provide appropriate programs/services, give support and advocate for the caller as needed.

Whether a person needs help locating a specific service or is having trouble securing basic needs, we can help. You can Dial 2-1-1 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are confidential and answered with respect, empathy and compassion.

Download the Free MI 2-1-1 App

The new, completely free MI211 app connects users to thousands of resources & services including food, shelter, childcare, mediation services, and more.

This app helps users quickly locate what is avaliable around them for their friends and family.

To get started, search "MI211 Resources Referrals" in your app store or click here.

For more information, dial 2-1-1.

Need help filing your taxes?

Starting January 17, 2017, 2-1-1 will begin scheduling tax clinic appointments for Kalamazoo County.

Dial 2-1-1 between the hours of  8:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m to learn more and schedule your appointment. Anyone who made $54,000 or less in 2016 is elgible for an appointment at a local free tax preparation clinic. For information on documentation you need, click here or dial 2-1-1.

For those who made $64,000 or less last year and feel comfortable can file their own tax return online. My Free Taxes offers free basic online federal and state preparation service through H&R Block's Free Basic Program. This services allows for one federal simple return and up to three states, e-filing included.

Visit to file your free return today.

For information on e-filing, call 1-855-MY-TX-HELP

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