Qualify for Assistance

To qualify for your services, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Live within the following boundaries of our NKC service area.
  • Demonstrate a financial need by meeting the federal poverty guidelines, or be in a temporary crisis situation.
  • Have a state-issued photo identification card for every adult in the household. For all children, bring most current documentation such as WIC papers, a copy of school records, DHHS decision letter, or birth certificate.
  • Have a bill that is current within the past 30 days that matches the address listed on your photo ID.

To determine whether you are within our service area, enter your address in the link below:


If you have questions or would like more information, please contact one of our Case Managers via our NKC Staff Page or call (616) 866-3478. You can also come in to NKC to speak face-to-face with one of our staff members.