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.
FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
1000 3rd St
Bay City MI 48708
Gateway Community Shelter
2875 Northwind Drive – Suite 111
East Lansing MI 48823
The Bridge for Runaways
115 Ball Street NE
Grand Rapids MI 49505
14390 Laplaisance Road Suite 106
Monroe MI 48161
150 Stimson Street
Detroit MI 48231
Detroit MI 48201
201 N. River
Ypsilanti MI 48197
2959 Martin Luther King Jr
Detroit MI 48208
605 Garland St
Flint MI 48503
715 S Inkster Road
Inkster MI 48141
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
2487 CHESTNUT HILL DR
KALAMAZOO, MI 49009-2038
162 RIVER ST
COOPERSVILLE, MI 49404
1332 ALAMO HILLS DR
KALAMAZOO, MI 49006-2236
791 E 16TH ST
HOLLAND, MI 49423
219 WATKINS PLACE PL
BAD AXE, MI 48413-1072
623 CADILLAC SHORES DR
CADILLAC, MI 49601-3602
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.
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.
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
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
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.