About Us

COPE Network provides a variety of resources for people who use substances or have a history of using substances, as well as resources for their loved ones and the greater community of Southwest Michigan.

Our services include art, music, and movement based classes, support group meetings, recovery oriented meetings, overdose prevention trainings, naloxone distribution, harm reduction supplies, and more.

Our Services

Classes, Meetings, and Events

Check this page for detailed descriptions of our classes, support group meetings, and events, or see the calendar below.

Kalamazoo Harm Reduction

COPE is the fiduciary for Kalamazoo Harm Reduction, a program that distributes free harm reduction equipment like clean syringes to participants. Click here to learn more.


We distribute free Naloxone (Narcan) kits that can be used to reverse opioid or heroin overdoses. We also do free one-on-one, group, or organizational trainings on overdose prevention. 

Trauma and
Recovery Coaching

Our executive director Nancy King is a licensed Recovery Coach, Trauma Recovery Coach, and a certified ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences Study) trainer. Click here to learn more about her services. 

Therapy with
Lori Erk


Overdose Awareness Day 2020
Overdose Awareness Day 2020

Communities Project Trainings
Communities Project Trainings

Volunteers building Narcan kits
Volunteers building Narcan kits

Overdose Awareness Day 2020
Overdose Awareness Day 2020


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Please see events page for up-to-date meeting information and updates. During COVID, some of our programs now take place online.

Unless marked otherwise, all of our programs are accepted by the Kalamazoo Drug Court. This means participants in a drug court program can get their papers signed for participation in classes like yoga and guitar just as is done at NA or AA. For more information, click here.


Get Involved

Community support is important to our work at COPE. There are many ways you can get involved, and every bit that you contribute goes a long way in helping us fulfill our mission.


If you're interested in volunteering your time, teaching a class, or hosting an event at our facility click here


We are always looking for donations of instruments, arts & crafts supplies, clothes, furniture, housewares, camping supplies, and other miscellaneous items, either for use in our facility, for use by our participants, or for our annual garage sale fundraiser.
Learn more.


Financial support is one of the most important ways to help us achieve our goals. To make a donation, use the Paypal link below or check out the Support Us page to view our vision, see a breakdown of our goals, and determine what donation is the best fit for you.

*We are a licensed non-profit 501(c)(3) and donations to us are tax deductable.



If you or someone you love is struggling with substance use disorder and you are concerned for them or seeking support for yourself, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.


At COPE we are a community of people with lived experience as well as families and friends of people affected by substance use. We are happy to help any way we can.

hours: open during scheduled activities

email: copenetworkSWMI@gmail.com

call or text: 269-580-8290 or 269-224-0566
(if prompted, leave a voicemail and someone will get back with you ASAP)

2705 Virginia Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49004

to report use of a naloxone kit: click here

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