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Davenport University Resources

Public Safety

Davenport University Public

 Safety is a non-sworn, private public safety team. Each of their officers are carefully selected and thoroughly trained in order to provide a consistent and quality response to any call for service they may receive.

W.A. Lettinga Office: (616)554-5041

W.A. Lettinga 24 Hour Assistance: (616)446-7098

Other Campus' Public Safety Information

Counseling Center

Davenport University has partnered with Pine Rest Health Services to offer student counseling services free of charge at the Lettinga Campus for individuals who may be struggling.

Call to schedule an on-campus appointment

Phone: (616)891-8770


Walk-in Hours



1:00PM - 2:00PM

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Wed: 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Thurs: 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Fri: 1:00PM - 2:00PM


WellConnect is a program that's been created for you to help balance life, school and work. The student assistance program offers you focused services such as important and useful information about mental and physical health topics, debt and budget management, legal advice and community connections.

Phone: 1-866-640-4777

Crisis Resources


Network180 connects individuals and their families to services for mental illness, substance use disorders or developmental disabilities.

24 Hour Suicide Crisis Hotline:1-800-273-8255

Other Network180 Services

Phone: (616)336-3909


The YWCA has trained volunteer advocates who are available 24 hours a day to help victims and survivors of sexual assault.

24 Hour Crisis Hotline: (616)776-7273

Other YWCA Services

Phone: (616)459-4652

Food Assistance Resources

Panther Resource Closet

The Panther Resource Closet stocks unopened non-perishable food items, personal hygiene products, and new or gently used professional clothing that is in style, clean, and in good condition. The closet is designed to provide these resources free of charge to all enrolled students. The Panther Resource Closet is open 24/7 for those students in need. If you have any questions or specific need requests please visit the website or email


Dutton Food Pantry

The Dutton Community Food Pantry is created to meet the needs of those who are struggling with providing food for themselves and their families. Anyone living with in the geographical boundaries qualifies.

Phone: (616)698-8001

Hours of Operation

Mon: 4:00AM - 6:00PM*
*Only distributes on the 1st Monday of the month

The Pantry

The Pantry serves anyone in need, regardless of your financial situation or geographic area the first time. Their usual visitors will be residents of southeast Kent County with incomes lower than 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Phone: (616)455-9411

Hours of Operation

Mon: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Wed: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Thur: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Fri: 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Streams of Hope

Streams of Hope offers food assistance from their client-choice store to individuals in need. They welcome visits from anyone in the Grand Rapids area.

Phone: (616)272-3634

Hours of Operation

Tue: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Thurs: 11:00AM - 1:00PM
6:00PM - 8:00PM

Health Services

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is a nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health services.

Phone: (616)531-3070

Hours of Operation

Mon: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Tues: 8:30AM - 7:00PM
Wed: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Thurs: 9:00AM - 4:00PM