Dental, Vision, Chiropractic, Medical & Legal Support

Mel Trotter Clinics consist of Vision, Dental and Chiropractic services. These services are available to MTM resident guests, staff, volunteers, and Heartside area community residents.

Call the Clinics for questions or to make an appointment at 616-588-8715 or .

Dental Clinic

The clinic is open Monday through Friday. Services are available to low or no income patients for a minimal fee. Some insurances are accepted.

Inquiries and appointments can be made with the Clinic Staff.

Chiropractic Clinic

These services are provided by Volunteer Chiropractors. The clinic is generally open twice a week for approximately 2 hours. There is no waiting period.

Appointments can be made with the Clinic Staff.

Vision Clinic

Volunteer doctors commit to various hours each month. Patients are allowed vision exams once per year. Prescription glasses are provided every two years as necessary. Optician services may be available for eyeglass fittings and adjustments.

Appointments can be made with the Clinic Staff.

Medical Support

Mel Trotter Ministries has several medically licensed staff (nurses, paramedics, etc.) that work on-site to support guests in various ways when there are medical needs and emergencies.


Detox is a 4 bed unit at MTM offered to men and women who have committed to entering a substance abuse recovery program. The detox is a residential 5-7 day vitamin regimen where guests are monitored by on-site medical professionals and provided recovery support services. Guests are required to have an ultimate recovery destination, whether it's the MTM Step-Up Recovery or another partner agency in the community.

Legal Guidance

Free legal services are offered to MTM guests on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. This is primarily for consultation and information only.  Legal guidance is provided by local volunteer attorneys and students from Cooley Law School. Our legal volunteers give confidential, educated advice and are not able to represent you in court.

By appointment only.

Appointments can be made by calling 616-588-8715.