The Newaygo County Community Collaborative (NC3) is comprised of representatives from the fields of health care, human services, education, county government, courts, economic development, employment and training, the faith-based community, substance abuse, and other agencies concerned with the quality of life of Newaygo County residents.

NC3 is the official, state-endorsed community collaborative serving Newaygo County.


Working together.
Impacting quality of life.

NC3 Mission: To collaboratively develop and deliver effective community-based human services within Newaygo County.

NC3 responsibilities include:

  • Identifying, planning, and implementing services through the creation of working committees comprised of agency staff, consumers, community affiliates, and community representatives from private and public sectors

  • Sharing information from local, state, and federal levels that could impact or support local programs and services

  • Supporting collaborative efforts among community agencies and other collaboratives such as Great Start, West Michigan Housing Network, LiveWell Newaygo County, AgingWell, and Headway Coalition.


Anyone interested in community issues and solutions is welcome to attend NC3 general membership meetings. They will be virtual until further notice. 


General Meetings take place to share affiliate group highlights, problem solve, and/or learn something new. If time remains, individual organizations share program information. Meeting link/location shared via the NC3 Listserv.

Save the following dates:

Thursday, May 26, 2022 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM at NC RESA

Thursday, August 25, 2022 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM at NC RESA

Thursday, December 1st, 2022 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM at NC RESA



Executive Council membership includes the executive leadership for the following organizations:

Area Agency on Aging West Michigan

Department of Health and Human Services

District Health Department #10

Family Health Care

Fremont Area Community Foundation

Michigan Works!

Newaygo County Board of Commissioners

Newaygo County Commission on Aging

Newaygo County Mental Health

Newaygo County Prosecuting Attorney

Newaygo County Regional Educational Service Agency (NC RESA)

Newaygo County Sheriff's Office

The Right Place in Newaygo County

Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Hospital

TrueNorth Community Services

United Way of the Lakeshore