Portage Community Center

For 43 years the Portage Community Center has been the only human services organization in the City of Portage.  We help Portage residents with emergency assistance, youth development as well as several hosted programs.  It is our goal to Make Life Better for those in our community!

Board of Directors
President Justin Horn
President Elect Alison Thomas
Secretary Kate Hemingway
Treasurer Randy Orwig
Past President Kirk Mason
Board Members
Chad Alvord Steve Clark

Ben Cohen

Valerie Dekam
Brigid Hansen Jud Hoff
Jeff Kalmbach Joel Kushner
Kurt Lentner Jen Maynard
Scott McQueen Nick O' Hare
Collin Rosenbaum

Chris Stys

Jeremy Zonts  


Questions or comments?  Contact us

2018-19 Annual Report


Chris Buckley
Chris Buckley
Executive Director

Email Chris

Liz Gunnett
Liz Gunnett

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Elisa Zemlick
Elisa Zemlick
Emergency Assistance Coordinator

Email Elisa

Kirk Lowis
Kirk Lowis
Youth Development Manager

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Ian Kelley
Ian Kelley
Youth Development Coordinator  

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James Vallar
James Vallar

Please note our closing policy.  If Western Michigan University or Kalamazoo Valley Community College close due to inclement weather, Portage Community Center will also be closed.  This includes all hosted services, food pantry and clothing bar.  All closing notifications will be broadcast on WWMT Channel 3.

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