Commission on Aging
Joseph D. Fox
93 S Gibbs, PO Box 885
White Cloud, MI 49349

M-F 8am-5pm

Phone: (231) 689-2100 or Toll Free:(800) 689-2100 Fax: (231)689-0871

Commission on Aging

Our Mission: To address critical needs of the Newaygo County elderly (age 60 and older) and to make their lives more comfortable, more meaningful, and to make every attempt to assist them in remaining in their homes as long as possible.




When you dial the Commission on Aging telephone number (231-689-2100) there will be an automated message guiding you through the options. In order to expedite your call we have not listed all extensions in the initial automated attendent message. If you’d prefer to reach someone other than the secretary, transportation coordinator or meals department you may dial one of the extensions below to be connected more directly.

General Information, Kelli/Secretary - 0

Transportation, Tanya - 1

Meals or Kitchen, Peggy - 2

Case Managers, Wendy (Fremont) - 3, Danielle (Newaygo) - 4, Mary (White Cloud) - 5

Home Repair, Gordon - 6

Homemaker Supervisor, Theresa - 7

Financial Analyst, Joleen - 8

COA Director, Joseph - 9



Advisory Board

The Commission on Aging Advisory Board meets on the third Monday of every month March through December at 10:00 am at the Commission on Aging building.


The current Advisory Board members are:

Jud Afman

Adele Hansen

Helen Taube

Vern Willett

Cindy LaBelle

Elsie Plank

Becky Beets

Mary Helmus

Tammy VanDoorne