Commission on Aging

Brad Hinken
Commission on Aging Director
  • 93 S Gibbs, PO Box 885
    White Cloud, MI 49349
    M-F 8am-5pm
  • (231) 689-2100 | (800) 689-2100
    Fax: (231)689-0871

Our Mission: Newaygo County Commission on Aging exists to make available caring services that enhance the quality of life and support the independence of adults who are 60 and over.

If you have any general questions or inquiries you would like to ask the COA please send an email to:


When you dial the Commission on Aging telephone number (231-689-2100) there will be an automated message. You will have two options, Transportation or the Receptionist. In order to expedite your call we have listed a few extensions. If you’d prefer to reach someone other than the secretary or transportation coordinator, you may dial one of the extensions below to be connected more directly.

Secretary, Jan & Sarah – 2

Transportation, Justin & Holly – 1

Case Managers, Megan – 4, Mary – 5,  Jody – 6

Adult Day Program & Case Management Coordinator, Wendy – 3

Maintenance and Home Repair Manager, Kendall – 6

Programs & Community Relations Coordinator, Aeriel – 7

Recreation & Volunteer Manager, Tara – 9

Kitchen/Meals, Carla & Veronica – 8

Advisory Council

The Commission on Aging Advisory Council meets on the third Monday of every month at 10:30 am at the Commission on Aging building.

2024 Advisory Board Meeting Dates:
  • February 20 (Tuesday, office Closed Feb. 19)
  • April 15
  • June 17
  • August 19
  • October 21 
  • December 16

The current Advisory Council members are:

  • Becky Beets
  • Ken DeLaat
  • Richard Fitzpatrick
  • Bev Pomranka
  • Helen Taube
  • Shirley Utrup
  • Steve Witter

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