Gryphon Place is following the recommendations provided by the CDC and will be closing our office until May 4th. We will re-evaluate weekly and provide updates. Gryphon Place has been preparing our employees to work remotely in order to ensure that we are still able to provide our community with vital services during this time. We recognize that many people are being affected by the preventative measures being taken to slow the spread of COVID-19. Knowing what resources are available to you in your community is very important. As always, Gryphon Place is here for you 24/7. To get connected to local resources, dial 2-1-1. For immediate emotional support and crisis intervention, call (269) 381 – HELP (4357). To help Gryphon Place continue to provide these essential services to the community, you can donate at www.gryphon.org/donate
Gryphon Place is the coordinating body for the Kalamazoo County Response Consortium (KCRC). KCRC is a collaboration of nonprofits, government agencies, and local businesses that work to ensure efficient and effective response to the greater Kalamazoo community in times of emergency, crisis, or disaster. The KCRC is supported by the Community Resilience Program, a new initiative created by Gryphon Place in partnership with United Way of Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region, and funded through the United Way of Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region’s Disaster Relief Fund.
If you are interested in supporting your community during this time, you can make donations to the Disaster Relief Fund. The Disaster Relief Fund aims to ensure resources for planning in times of stability and for recovery when disaster strikes. Dollars are directed to 501(c)3 organizations for use that may include direct services, coordination of relief efforts, coordination of disaster relief volunteers, and costs related to building and sustaining disaster relief infrastructure. You can donate to the Disaster Relief Fund at www.changethestory.org