Kalamaoo County

Kalamazoo County Directories


Community Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
Land Bank
Law Library
Road Commission
Southcentral Michigan Planning Council
Western Michigan Legal Aid
Transportation Authority


(269) 553-8000
FAX: (269) 553-8012
3299 Gull Road, P. O. Box 63, Nazareth, MI 49074
Chief Executive Officer: Jeff Patton

Office of Recipient Rights 2030 Portage Street, Kalamazoo MI 49001
(269) 364-6920

Training Department 2030 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
(269) 349-6952

Access Center (24 hours) 418 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 373-6000
Toll Free (800) 373-6200
TDD (269) 382-0847
(269) 373-4951
Diagnostic/Nursing Services
Intake Placement/Referrals
Medication Clinic
Mental Health Admissions
Psychiatric Services
24-Hour Mental Health Emergency Services

Services for Adults with Mental Illness 418 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 373-6000 - TDD (269) 382-0847

Services for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
(269) 553-8060

Services for Children with Developmental Disabilities
(269) 553-7120
Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances
(269) 553-7120

Kalamazoo Community Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (KCMHSAS) is the mental health authority for Kalamazoo County, Michigan. All public funding for mental health services for Kalamazoo residents is authorized and flows through KCMHSAS.

KCMHSAS assures a comprehensive and coordinated array of services available to Kalamazoo County consumers who may have a mental illness, substance abuse disorder, or developmental disability. The Access Center at 418 W. Kalamazoo Avenue, with 24 hour availability of trained mental health screeners, can assist all community individuals with information and referrals, crisis screening and intervention, pre-screening and authorization for potential admission to inpatient services and comprehensive assessment/admission to additional KCMHSAS services.

LAND BANK AUTHORITY www.kalamazoolandbank.org
229 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 340, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 (269) 762-6191

The Kalamazoo County Land Bank Authority was created under the provisions of the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Act, 2003 P.A. 258, 124.571 et seq., and the Intergovernmental Agreement by and between the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority and the Treasurer of Kalamazoo County.

The Kalamazoo County Land Bank is dedicated to improving the quality of our neighborhoods, retuning tax reverted property to the tax roll, and providing innovative concepts to home ownership.

The Land Bank is currently housed in Suite 340 of the Main Street East Building, located at 229 E. Michigan Ave.

Executive Director Kelly Clarke
Assets & Acquisitions Manager Kenn Hartmann
Finance & Administration Manager Amanda Woodin
Property Acquisition & Disposition Coordinator Catie Boring
Operations & Communications Coordinator Natalie Youakim

LAW LIBRARY www.kpl.gov

(269) 553-7920
315 S. Rose St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
FAX: (269) 553-7959
Law Librarian: Caitlin Hoag

The Law Library, located within the central Kalamazoo Public Library receives partial funding from Kalamazoo County. The Law Library is open regular library hours and material for both attorneys and laypersons is available. Local attorneys provide free monthly legal consultations and occasional seminars. Spanish language materials are available.

LEGAL AID OF WESTERN MICHIGAN www.legalaidwestmich.org

(269) 344-8113
TOLL FREE: (888) 783-8190
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 308, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
FAX: (269) 388-5235

Managing Attorney: Bernard S. Dempsey
Supervising Attorney: Richard B. Kupferschmidt

ROAD COMMISSION www.kalamazoocountyroads.com

3801 E. Kilgore Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49001 (269) 381-3171
FAX: (269) 381-1760
Managing Director: Joanna I. Johnson

300 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Director Lee Adams adams@upjohn.org

The Southcentral Michigan Planning Council (SMPC) is one of 14 State Planning and Development Regions in Michigan. SMPC represents Region 3, which is comprised of Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties.

SMPC is a regional planning organization that aims to improve the economic, environmental, and fiscal health of member organizations through transportation, land use and environmental planning, economic development, and efficient local staffing. SMPC serves local units of government (Counties, Cities, Villages and Townships), the Michigan Department of Transportation, and Road Commissions/ Departments. SMPC is a member of the Michigan Association of Regions.

TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY www.kalcountytransit.com
(269) 337-8087

Metro Transit Facility, 530 N. Rose St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007

The Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority (KCTA) was created in 2005 to deal with public transportation in all areas of the County.

Executive Director: Sean McBride