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Gryphon Place News

While much of our work is done in confidence to respect privacy, our programs and efforts do make the news. Check back on this page to fine the latest accounts of what Gryphon Place is up to.

WSW: Suicide Prevention Walk Shares Hope, Resources

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One of Kalamazoo's most respected and longtime go-to agencies serving people in emotional pain holds a Suicide Prevention Walk this Saturday, Sept. 13th -- its first -- in hopes of sending a message of hope to the community, says Gryphon Place's assistant director.

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Gryphon Place has a refreshed look!

Gryphon Place launches new website

Gryphon Place has a refreshed look! We've recently updated our logo, as well as refined many of our programs and services. Our new website has launched and is filled with tons of useful and helpful information that's easily accessible on computers, tablets, and phones. We look forward to continuing to serve our community.

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Gryphon Place invites you to its Open House


See what's new with Gryphon Place. We're inviting the public to join us Aug. 26 for an Open House. The event will go from 4-6 p.m. at our offices located at 3245 S. 8th St., Kalamazoo, MI. Join us for an interactive tour along with food, fun and prizes!

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Gryphon Place executive director hopes to bring fresh perspective to Kalamazoo agency

Gryphon Place executive director hopes to bring fresh perspective to Kalamazoo a

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Growing up, Maricela Alcala never imagined getting involved in social work. Now, the new executive director of Kalamazoo's Gryphon Place couldn't imagine working in any other field.

Before being hired in January by Gryphon Place, a Kalamazoo-based call center that offers a 211 suicide prevention line and services including conflict, crisis and dispute resolution services, Alcala worked in various positions for eight years for the United Way of Greater Kalamazoo, which also has a 211 line and provides many services similar to those at Gryphon Place.

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