The Healthy Homes Coalition is a proud partner of the Get the Lead Out! program. More than 1,200 homes have had lead hazards abated through this financial assistance program.  Click here to learn more.

Healthy Homes
Coalition of West Michigan

Our mission is to improve children's health and wellbeing by eliminating harmful housing conditions.  We achieve that mission through policy and advocacy, outreach and education, direct services, and continuous collaboration.

Did You Know...

Bed bugs can live for many months without feeding.

The Issues:

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Mold & Moisture

Mold can cause health problems and trigger allergies and asthma attacks. With adequate moisture​, mold can grow anywhere in the home. It can also be controlled, making the air easier for all to breathe.  The Healthy Homes Coalition helps families understand mold problems and access the resources needed to make repairs.

News & Events:

[Event] Training Opportunity: Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners

When: September 23 & 24, 5:30pm
Where:
Fair Housing Center
20 Hall SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
​Cost: $125

The 2-day training will help you understand the connection between health and housing and how to take a holistic approach to identify and resolve problems that threaten the health and well-being of residents. 

Register Online Here! or Download our form and return it to us via mail, fax, or email.


Report: Stress from Living in Poor Quality Housing Impacts Children's Wellbeing

According to recent issue brief published by the MacArthur Foundation, parents’ stress from living in poor quality and unstable homes takes a toll on children’s wellbeing. The brief, entitled Poor Quality Housing Is Tied to Children’s Emotional and Behavioral Problems, examines how housing characteristics impact the wellbeing of children and families. 


[Event] Lead Safe Painting and Home Repair Class

September 25th, 2014 - 4:00-5:30pm. Planning on making repairs to your pre-1978 home now or in the future? You are invited to a FREE class to learn how to keep your children safe while making repairs to your home.  Where: Home Repair Services, 1100 South Division, Grand Rapids