Educational Services

Educational Services

Everyone is Welcome-No Residency Restrictions 

The Education Department at Christian Neighbors has a two-fold purpose;
to educate the clients we serve and to educate the community that we live in.


Take Control Classes
Six week course on basic financial skills offered throughout the year.

Watch our Facebook page (ChristianNeighborsPlainwell) for up coming dates and locations.

  • Receive a gas voucher after each class you attend (1 per household)
  • If interested call  269-685-4166


Financial Mentoring
One-to-one confidential financial counsel from trained volunteers

  • Call Shannon 269-685-4166 x103 to talk about what how you would like to improve your finances.  You will then be matched up with a trained volunteer to assist you with reaching your goals.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls
Award winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

  • Call Shannon 269-685-4166 x103 to learn about when this class is offered.  Don’t forget to check out our calendar to find dates too!



Skill building and social opportunities offered 6-8 times a year. The goal is to spend time together, doing something fun, while learning something new. These are all FREE with supplies provided.

  • Thursday, April 12, 2018  6:30-8:00 pm ‘Cent-Sational Suds’ all supplies included!! Held at Christian Neighbors, 282 12th Street, Plainwell, MI 49080.  Everyone is welcome! Please call to register 269-685-4166 ext 103.

  • Watch our Facebook page (ChristianNeighborsPlainwell) for up coming dates and locations.

  • Contact 269-685-4166 to have your name added to the reminder mailing list.


All events are held at Christian Neighbors, 282 12th Street, Plainwell, MI 49080, unless otherwise noted.


Community Education at this time is being addressed through:

  • Poverty Simulation
  • Hunger Awareness Month – May
  • Homelessness Awareness Month – November

If you have interest in any of these events contact