Why Greater Grand Rapids

Quality of Life


From blue waters and pristine beaches to craft breweries, delicious eateries, plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities, professional sports and a thriving cultural and arts scene, no matter where you live in the Greater Grand Rapids region, you’ll be close to it all.

Our community boasts a strong economy paired with low cost of living, making it an ideal place to start a career and raise a family.

Living Here

Want to learn more about life in Greater Grand Rapids? Find information on everything from the food and craft beer scene to community involvement, childcare, multicultural resources and so much more on the Hello West Michigan site.

Visit hellowestmichigan.com

Connect with our Hello West Michigan team

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Rachel Gray

Executive Director, Hello West Michigan

As the Executive Director for Hello West Michigan, Rachel leads the organization’s strategy, operations, and membership. She helps educate employers and prospective candidates about the region.

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Jessica Kuster

Program Manager, Hello West Michigan

Jessica serves as the Program Manager for Hello West Michigan, where she oversees the internship and candidate connection programs, marketing and communication needs, and facilitates member orientation and training programs.

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Local Healthcare Providers in Greater Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is known for the Medical Mile, one of the nation’s top-ranked medical centers of excellence. With three fast-growing major hospital systems and hundreds of physicians in virtually every specialty, you can count on accessible, high-quality patient care and wellness programs being available throughout our region.

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Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
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Grand Rapids
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Holland Hospital
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Holland
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Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
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Grand Rapids
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Mercy Health - Mercy and Hackley Campus
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Muskegon
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University of Michigan Health-West
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Byron Center
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Michigan Medical P.C. (MMPC)
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Grand Rapids
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Mercy Health Saint Mary's
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Grand Rapids
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North Ottawa Community Health System
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Grand Haven
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Spectrum Health
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Grand Rapids (+ 10 additional locations)
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West Michigan Cancer Center
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Kalamazoo
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Zeeland Community Health
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Zeeland

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Education Options in Greater Grand Rapids

The Greater Grand Rapids region offers an impressive array of educational options from preschool to professional development. Many of our school districts are award winning and justifiably proud of the high percentage of students who go on to higher education. In addition to public schools, parents also have the option of enrolling their children in numerous private and charter schools.

K-12 Education

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