Homeless Shelters

Detroit
Homeless Shelters

Detroit Homeless Shelters

Matrix Human Servicespeter Claver Center

450 Eliot St.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 831-2503

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Women age 18 and older who are homeless, or who have a history of substance abuse, domestic violence, or incarceration. Must be employed or able to find work within two weeks of intake. Accepts disabled applicants with SSI if able to climb stairs. There are no geographic restrictions.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification and Social Security card.

Hours

24 hours.

Matrix Human Servicesoff The Streets

680 Virginia Park St.
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 873-0678

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Male or female youth age 16-21 (must be under age 21 at time of intake). Must be living in Wayne County; City of Detroit youth receive priority.

Documents

Proof of age (birth certificate or school ID). If youth is under age 18, parent/guardian must show government issued photo identification. Guardians must show guardianship papers. Medicaid card if applicable.

Hours

24 hours.

Lutheran Social Services Of Michiganheartline Residence For Women

8201 Sylvester St.
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 923-4200

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Women ages 18 and older. Residents are required to actively seek employment and save a portion of their income in a savings account to assist with the future transition to independence.

Hours

24 hours.

Looking For My Sister

Confidential Address
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 861-3221

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Homeless individuals in Wayne County who are homeless due to a domestic violence situation.

Hours

24 hours.

Life Challenge Of Southeastern Michigan

17667 Pierson St.
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 531-0111

Services

Adult Residential Treatment Facilities, Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Men and women age 18 and older.

Hours

24 hours (Residential Services).

Development Centersadult Behavioral Health Services

24424 W McNichols Rd.
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 531-2500

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Individuals with a mental illness.

Hours

Mon, Wed, Fri 8am-5pm, Tue, Thu 8am-7pm.

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministriesgenesis House Iii

3840 Fairview
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 331-8990

Services

Homeless Shelter, Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Women ages 18 and older that are single or with children.

Hours

Intake occurs Mon-Sun 5:30pm.

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministriesgenesis House Ii

2015 Webb St.
Detroit, MI 48206
(313) 883-5614

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Single women age 18 or older with children. Does not accept boys over age 11.

Hours

24 hours.

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministriesgenesis House I

131 Stimson St.
Detroit, MI 48231
(313) 993-4700

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Homeless female adolescents age 14-18 who are pregnant or have children. Must NOT be designated for foster care or protective services by DHS. Must be working or in school.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification, Social Security card, and birth certificates. Must provide proof of pregnancy if not apparent. Guardians must provide proof of guardianship.

Hours

24 hours.

Covenant House Michigan

2959 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 463-2600

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Men and women, ages 18-22. Current clients of the Crisis Center.

Hours

24 hours.

Coalition On Temporary Sheltertransitional Housing - Women And Children

1887 W Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 361-1300

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Single adults who are homeless and have some form of income or are receiving SSI.

Coalition On Temporary Sheltertransitional Housing - Families

16630 Wyoming Ave.
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 862-3234

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Women who are victims of domestic violence and up to three dependent children.

Documents

Police clearance, proof of income, government issued photo identification, social services card for household, birth certificates for children, shelter voucher or verification, utility status checklist.

Catholic Social Services Of Wayne Countytips Apartments

1600 Blaine Ave.
Detroit, MI 48206
(313) 873-0117

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Young women age 16-18 who are pregnant or have children; and, who are homeless or unable to return to their permanent residence. Limit of two children per mother. Priority given to residents of Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification, birth certificate and Social Security card. Must provide proof of pregnancy and each child's birth certificate, Social Security card and immunization shot record.

Hours

24 hours.

Cass Community Social Servicesmom's Place Ii

1464 Webb St.
Detroit, MI 48206
(313) 883-2277

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Women age 18 and older without children; Dually diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse.

Hours

24 hours.

Cass Community Social Servicesmom's Place I

1534 Webb St.
Detroit, MI 48206
(313) 883-2277

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Women age 18 and older who are dually diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse, and their children.

Hours

24 hours.

Cass Community Social Services

11850 Woodrow Wilson
Detroit, MI 48206
(313) 883-2277

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Men age 18 and older who are homeless and have a serious mental illness that is currently being treated.

Documents

Proof of required medication; psychiatric evaluation.

Hours

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm.

Alternatives For Girls

903 W Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48208
(313) 361-4000

Services

Homeless Shelter, Runaway/Youth Shelters, Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

At risk girls and women age 15 to 20.

Documents

Michigan photo ID; minors must be signed in by parent/guardian.

Hours

24 hours (Shelter Services); intake hours vary.

Coalition On Temporary Shelter

26 Peterboro
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 831-3777

Services

COTS exists to alleviate homelessness by providing an array of services that enable people to achieve self-sufficiency and obtain quality affordable housing. COTS also exists to advocate for long-term solutions to the problems of homelessness.

COTS operates ftheir facilities and scattered-site rental housing. Programs and services include a 140-bed emergency shelter serving homeless men, women and children; 57 units of transitional single room occupancy (SRO)housing for single men and women; 23 units of permanent supportive SRO housing for single adults with disabilities; 30 units of transitional housing for women with children and single women; and 98 scattered-site rental units of permanent supportive housing for homeless individuals with disabilities and their families. Supportive services provided to their shelter guests and housing residents include case planning, licensed child care at two sites, parenting programs, tutorial and after-school programs for school-age children, adult literacy, computer labs, job readiness, job placement and retention services, substance abuse relapse prevention services, life skills, support groups, mental health and health care services and transportation.

Warriors For Christ Total Outreach Ministries

PO Box 19637
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 686-9370

Services

They offer clothing, free food, and education to all wo enter through their doors. They also offer counseling, HIV/AIDS Prevention and awareness and Testing. Domestic Violence Treatment/Prevention, Seniors programs, Internet training/Access, and more...

Ready For Work Program=This is for those who have been away from employment for some time, and need to be employment ready. Glory Bound=Mentoring Program for youth. They have Men & Women on staff who dedicated their time, money, and hearts to helping empower youth. They have too many programs to name. Take a look at their web site to see all of what their ministry is about. www.warrios4christministries.org and www.the lifesupportnetwork.org

Ruth Ellis Center

77 Victor St.
Highland Park, MI 48203
(313) 252-1950

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Youth ages 16-21 youth who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning; 16 and 17 year olds must have parental or legal guardianship permission.

Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministriesoasis

13220 Woodward Ave.
Highland Park, MI 48203
(313) 868-1946

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Men with disabilities or veterans age 18 and older.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification, Social Security card and must provide proof of income if applicable.

Hours

24 hours.

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministrieschristian Guidance Center

91 Glendale
Highland Park, MI 48203
(313) 869-8569

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Men with disabilities or veterans age 18 and older.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification, Social Security card and must provide proof of income if applicable.

Hours

24 hours.

Living The Principles

15306 Helen St
Southgate, MI 48195
(313) 475-8888

Services

Living The Principles was founded in 2006 to provide safe transitional housing and effective, innovative programs for women to achieve and maintain long term recovery from chemical dependence. The programs are designed to reduce the risk of relapse through addressing co-occurring mental issues, PTSD from childhood abuse and domestic violence, homelessness, legal issues, lack of employment skills/experience, lack of education/vocational training, and poor lifeskills including budgeting, parenting, and social skills.

Living The Principles programs include assessments, individual and group coaching, safe, sober recovery homes, transportation assistance, job placement and employability programs. Their staff, volunteers and corroborating agencies provide clients with a variety of educational programs including relapse prevention, computer skills, money management, parenting skills, health & nutrition education, and social skills. LTP offers a client assistance loan fund.

Volunteers Of America Michigan

21415 Civic Center Dr. Suite 210
Southfield, MI 48076
(248) 945-0101

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Homeless male veterans.

Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Volunteers Of America Michigan

21415 Civic Center Dr. Suite 210
Southfield, MI 48076
(248) 945-0101

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Homeless male veterans.

Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Manor House Community Services

21700 Northwest Hwy Suite 880
Southfield, MI 48075
(888) 505-5916

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Low-income individuals and families; must have a source of income from employment or governmental assistance.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification and Social Security card or print-out from Social Security Administration for each family member; proof of income (one month's pay stubs or bank statement showing direct deposit, or government assistance statement).

Hours

Intake hours same as site hours (Mon-Fri 10am-3pm). Residential Services (24 hours).

South Oakland Shelter

18505 W 12 Mile Rd
Southfield, MI 48076
2488093773200

Services

South Oakland Shelter, in conjunction with its partner congregations, provides transitional services and programs to reduce the impact and prevalence of homelessness.

Individuals Lodged 303 Men Lodged 162 Women Lodged 83 Children Lodged 58 Age Breakdown: Age in Years Percentage of Guests 0-17 19% 18-19 1% 20-29 13% 30-39 27% 40-49 31% 50-59 8% 60+ 1% 100% Length of Stay: Number of Days Percentage of Guests 1-14 29% 15-30 20% 31-45 16% 46-60 13% 61-75 8% 76-90 4% 90+ 10% Race: Family Size African American Asian Caucasian Hispanic Other 1 88 0 127 0 5 2 13 0 2 0 0 3 8 0 2 0 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 0 0 0

Volunteers Of America Of Michigan, Inc.

21415 Civic Center Dr
Southfield, MI 48076
(248) 945-0101

Services

Volunteers of America Michigan, Inc. is a charitable organization founded and driven on Christian values and principles. Their programs address the needs of their community?s disadvantaged, focusing on all levels of their continuum of care. They believe in the dignity of every person and strive to achieve self-sufficiency. They encourage service to God, by serving others.

At the local level, Volunteers of America Michigan addresses the needs of their community?s disadvantaged including; specialized housing for low-income, homeless and elderly persons, programs for veterans, emergency shelter for the homeless, and the Adopt A Family holiday giving program.

Lutheran Social Services Of Michiganwayne County Family Center

30600 Michigan Ave.
Westland, MI 48185
(734) 721-0590

Services

Homeless Shelter, Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Two parent families, single mothers or fathers with children and pregnant women.

Documents

Must show government issued photo identification, Social Security cards, proof of income, and birth certificates and immunization records for all children. Must also furnish a police clearance, which can be purchased from the Detroit Police Department for $8.00.

Hours

24 hours.

Veteran's Haven, Inc.

4924 S. Wayne Rd.
Wayne, MI 48184
(734) 728-0527

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Honorably discharged Veterans. Must be goal oriented, actively pursuing steps toward individual goals, and willing to abide by 8pm curfew. No drugs or alcohol. Clients subject to random alcohol/drug testing.

Documents

Copy of DD214, photo ID and application form. Visit the website at www.vetshaveninfo.org for information on how to apply.

Hours

Mon-Fri 8:30am-12:30pm.