LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
Beckwith Adult Education Center
Address: 2405 Leonard St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Services Offered: English as a Second Language (ESL), General Educational Development (GED), High School Completion, and Adult Basic Education. Free classes and transportation available to enrolled students.
Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids
Address: 3777 Sparks Drive, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Phone: 616-451-8800 ext. 1240 GEDS
Services Offered: GED preparation courses. Goodwill Industries also offers a variety of resources for adults seeking employment with developmental disabilities as well veterans and prisoners seeking re-entry.
Grand Rapids Learning Center
Physical Address: Grand Rapids Community College, DeVos Campus, Sneden Hall 101-D, 435 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Mailing Address: 143 Bostwick Ave NE, Sneden Hall 101-D, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Services Offered: Provides accelerated high school credit/diploma recovery, flexible scheduling, on-line learning, college transition, and dual enrollment opportunities.
Heartside Education Programs
Address: 54 South Division Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Services Offered: GED training, adult education programs, computer education programs, cultural enrichment courses, volunteer opportunities, and more. No fees associated with the classes offered.
Hispanic Center of West Michigan
Address: 1204 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Services: Offers the only Spanish-language GED program in West Michigan.
Co-located at Jubilee Jobs, 935 Baxter St. SE, 3rd Floor in Baxter Community Center, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (Use the Bemis Street entrance).
Address: 935 Baxter St SE, 3rd floor Baxter Community Center, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 (Use the Bemis Street entrance).
GED Preparation: GED Café Preparation Course (open during AM and PM hours) and Navigating the GED informational session. We are an Official Pearson Vue GED Testing Center. We also offer job readiness consultations and a free Suit closet.
Renaissance High School & Adult Education (Plainwell)
Address: 422 Acorn St., Plainwell, MI 49080
Phone number: (269) 685-1125
Services: GED preparation, adult high school completion, English as a Second Language (ESL), career preparation, and certification courses.
Address: 1413 Madison Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Services Offered: Employment services and preparation, GED preparation courses, resume building, interviewing skills, and job searches. No fees applicable.
Steepletown Neighborhood Services
Address: 671 Davis Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Phone: 616-451-4215 ext. 143
Services Offered: Specifically serving youth ages 14 to 21 years old. Classes available in Spanish and English. Paid internships, academic assistance, GED services.
Sparta Community Education
Address: 465 S. Union Street, Sparta, MI 49345 (Offices located in the Administration Building).
Services Offered: High school completion services, GED, English as a Second Language (ESL), and more.
Wyoming Community Education
Address: 3600 Byron Center Avenue Southwest, Wyoming, MI, 49519
Services Offered: GED preparation, English as a Second Language (ESL), assistance in math and science, and job-seeking assistance. Childcare available. $25 registration fee.
Ottawa County Michigan Works! Holland Service Center
Address: 121 Clover Street, Holland, MI 49423
Phone: (616) 396-2154
Services Offered: GED Preparation, English as a Second Language, computer literacy, WorkKeys, and more. Services are offered at no charge. Languages include Spanish, Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Laotian.
Allegan County Alternative High School
Address: 550 Fifth Street, Allegan, MI 49010
Phone: (269) 673-5433, ext. 3054
Services Offered: GED classes, GED testing, adult education, and credit recovery.
Plainwell Location: 623 10th Street, Plainwell, MI 49080 (Across the street from the "Fly Inn" restaurant, inside the ACRDC Early Head Start Building)
Plainwell Phone: 269-685-8234
Fennville Location: 5 Memorial Drive, Fennville, MI 49408 (Located in the wing on the north end of the Fennville middle school building)
Fennville Phone: 269-561-2343
Services Offered: For Allegan County parents who desire their high school diploma, GED, or need significant improvement in their math or reading skills, and have at least one child under the age of eight.
510 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-6495
Phone (616) 331-7110; Fax (616) 331-7115