MICHIGAN – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelte

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

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FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Cornerstone Mission Shelter

1000 3rd St

Bay City MI 48708

989-895-5099

Gateway Community Shelter

2875 Northwind Drive – Suite 111

East Lansing MI 48823

517-351-4000

 

The Bridge for Runaways

115 Ball Street NE

Grand Rapids MI 49505

616-243-1323

Family Counseling and Shelter Services

14390 Laplaisance Road Suite 106

Monroe MI 48161

734-242-7233

 

Marlboro Resource Center

150 Stimson Street

Detroit MI 48231

313-993-4700

Coalition on Temporary Shelter

26 Peterboro

Detroit MI 48201

313-831-3777

 

Emmanuel Lutheran Shelter

201 N. River

Ypsilanti MI 48197

734-482-7121

 

Covenant House Shelter

2959 Martin Luther King Jr

Detroit MI 48208

313-463-2000

Carriage Town Shelter

605 Garland St

Flint MI 48503

810-233-8787

 

Counterpoint Runaway Shelter

715 S Inkster Road

Inkster MI 48141

313-563-5005

NEW LISTINGS – SHELTERS AND LOW INCOME RESOURCES

Alternatives For Girls
Alternatives For Girls has three programs, two of which deal directly with homelessness. Alternatives For Girls conducts street outreach and case management to teens and operates a shelter and transition to independent living program for women aged 16-20 who are homeless. 903 West Grand Boulevard Detroit, MI 48208-2365 (313) 361-4000 (313) 361-8938 www.alternativesforgirls.org

Operation Helping Hand
Operation Helping Hand operates a 200 bed emergency shelter for men, a 65 bed transitional housing for men, and a16 bed permanent housing for the dual-diagnosed. 2250 Fourteenth St. Detroit, MI 48216 Phone: 313.961.1631

Family Support Network
SOS serves as the coordinating agency for this collaboration of homeless family serving agencies. Together, the partners in this program pool resources to provide the highest quality child-care, drug treatment, housing relocation, and scholarships. 101 S. Huron St. Ypsilanti, MI 48197 Phone: 734.485.8730

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING 

Chestnut Hills Apartments

2487 CHESTNUT HILL DR

KALAMAZOO, MI 49009-2038

Phone: 269-372-1088

RIVER VILLAGE

162 RIVER ST

COOPERSVILLE, MI 49404

616-837-9354

 

FOX RIDGE

1332 ALAMO HILLS DR

KALAMAZOO, MI 49006-2236

Phone: 269-381-5691

BAY POINTE APTS

791 E 16TH ST

BLDG. G

HOLLAND, MI 49423

Phone: 616-396-2400

 

PORT CRESCENT APTS

219 WATKINS PLACE PL

BAD AXE, MI 48413-1072

Phone: 989-269-9880

CADILLAC SHORES

623 CADILLAC SHORES DR

CADILLAC, MI 49601-3602

Phone: 231-775-8509

Can’t find what you are looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing you can reach them by phone at: 1-800-955-2232.

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – MICHIGAN

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance.

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – MICHIGAN

The Michigan food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Dept of Human Services PO Box 30037 235 S. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48909 DHS Out-of-State Inquiries: 1-517-373-3908

FOOD BANKS

Eastern Michigan Food Bank 2312 Lapeer Rd. Flint, MI 48503, 810-239-4441
Greater Flint Outreach 1938 S. Dort Hwy Flint, MI 48503, 810-767-4064
Athens Christian Center 128 E Church Street Athens, MI 49011, 269-729-5685
Helping Hands Food Bank 116 W. Brown, Beaverton, MI 48612, 989-435-9979
Ann Arbor Salvation Army 100 Arbana, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, 734-668-8353
Northside Food Bank 815 Taylor Street Ann Arbor, MI 48105, 734-994-2985

MICHIGAN LEGAL AID

If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services.

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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