Grand Rapids, MI
Homeless Shelters

Temporary free shelters for people who need a place to stay. There are 26 homeless shelters in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area.


Ywca West Central Michigan

2 Miles Away

25 Sheldon Boulevard SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Services:
Transitional Housing/Shelter

Hours:
8:30am-5pm Mon-Fri

Eligibility:
Abused women 18 or older or emancipated, and their children

Documents To Bring:
Call for details



Love without attachment is light.
-- Norman O Brown




United Methodist Community House

2 Miles Away

904 Sheldon Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 452-3226

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Services:
Street Outreach Programs for Women, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Women

Hours:
Mon-Sun 24 hours Resident services

Eligibility:
The program is generally open to all women; however, there are certain eligibility requirements including no criminal sexual conduct charges or other charges that would put others at risk, and clients must have been sober for 2-3 months prior to moving into the house. Call for further information.

Documents To Bring:
Call for information.



Policies are many, Principles are few, Policies will change, Principles never do.
-- John C. Maxwell




Salvation Army (the) -- Western Michigan/northern Indiana Division

2 Miles Away

1215 East Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Services:
Transitional Housing/Shelter for Single Parent Families Headed by Mothers

Hours:
Call for information.

Eligibility:
Homeless women 18 years (emancipated minor) with 3 or less children

Documents To Bring:
Referral documentation.



You are the person who has to decide. Whether you'll do it or toss it aside; You are the person who makes up your mind. Whether you'll lead or will linger behind. Whether you'll try for the goal that's afar. Or just be contented to stay where you are.
-- Edgar A. Guest




Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

2 Miles Away

300 68th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 281-0061

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Services:
Transitional Housing/Shelter for Substance Abuse Issues

Hours:
Mon-Sun 24 hours

Eligibility:
Adult women age 17 or older

Documents To Bring:
Call for for details



Poverty of course is no disgrace, but it is damned annoying.
-- William Pitt




Matthew's House Ministry

2 Miles Away

766 Seventh Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 233-3006

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Services:
Transitional Housing/Shelter

Hours:
8:30am-5pm Mon-Fri Intake

Eligibility:
Men from 18 to 65 years

Documents To Bring:
Valid Picture ID; birth certificate, if available



Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
-- James Joyce




House Of Prayer Ministry

2 Miles Away

1007 Wealthy Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 774-3179

Services:
Transitional Housing/Shelter

Hours:
9-5, M-SAT.

Eligibility:
Persons who are handicaped, elderly or 55 years and over that are self-sufficient.

Area Served:
Grand Rapids

Documents To Bring:
Driver's license and social security card.



If you don't set a baseline standard for what you'll accept in life, you'll find it's easy to slip into behaviors and attitudes or a quality of life that's far below what you deserve.
-- Anthony Robbins




Hope Community

2 Miles Away

1024 Ionia Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 454-5840

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Services:
Transitional Housing/Shelter

Hours:
8am-5pm Mon-Fri

Eligibility:
Must be homeless with minor dependent children

Documents To Bring:
Determined by HAP



The valid research for the future is on the inner side, on the spiritual side.
-- Pilgrims




Goodwill Industries Of Greater Grand Rapids

2 Miles Away

455 Grand Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 451-8800

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Services:
Transitional Housing/Shelter for Homeless Veterans

Hours:
9am-3pm Mon Wed

Eligibility:
*Has served in the U.S. Armed Forces for at least one day and was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable

Documents To Bring:
DD-214



Emotion is energy in motion.
-- Peter McWilliams




Dwelling Place Of Grand Rapids

2 Miles Away

101 Sheldon Boulevard SE Suite 2
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 454-0928

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Services:
Transitional Housing/Shelter for Single Parent Families Headed by Mothers and Homeless Families

Hours:
8:30am-5pm Mon-Fri Staff hours

Eligibility:
Homeless women age 18 or older, pregnant or with infants under 4 years, willing to abide by rules regarding chemical substances, etc. This is NOT an emergency shelter. If the need is immediate, HAP (454-5840) should be called.

Documents To Bring:
Call for details



The manager has a short-range view; the leader has a long-range perspective.
-- Warren Bennis




Community Rebuilders

2 Miles Away

1120 Monroe Avenue NW Suite 220
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 454-5840

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Services:
Rent Payment Assistance, Transitional Housing/Shelter

Hours:
HAP hours:

Eligibility:
Homeless; no clean time required for substance abuse; single man head of household-OK; mom and dad with family-OK; children up to age 18. Must be referred by Salvation Army Housing Assessment Program (HAP).



Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.
-- Pilgrims