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Click here for information from Wayne County Community Action Agency

They offer assistance in many areas. Contact them today. They can help.


Here is a list of shelters:

The City of Detroit, the Detroit Police Department and DTE Energy have compiled a list of shelters and warming centers across Detroit that are able to provide shelter during cold-weather extremes. In addition to three warming centers opened by the City of Detroit this week, more shelter can be found at the following locations.


St. Johns Community Center, 14320 Kercheval St., 48215. Contact 313-823-8323. Serves single adults.

Operation Get Down, 10100 Harper Ave., Detroit, MI 48213. Contact 313-921-9422. Serves single men.

New Day Multi-Purpose Center, 511 S. Post St., Detroit, MI 48209. Contact 313-842-2420. Serves single men.

The Noah Project, 23 E. Adams Ave., Detroit, MI 48226. Contact 313-965-5422, hours 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Alternatives for Girls, 903 W. Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48208. Contact 313-361-4000. Serves at-risk girls and young women.

Convenient House Michigan, 2959 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Detroit, MI 48208. Contact 313-463-2000. Serves youth ages 18-24.

Salvation Army Harbor Light System, 3737 Humboldt Street, Detroit, MI 48208. Contact 313-361-6138. Serves women and children.


Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, 707 W. Milwaukee Ave., Detroit, MI 48202. Contact 800-241-4949. Specialty services for people with or at-risk of serious emotional disturbance, severe mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, substance abuse and MiChild beneficiaries.

Pope Francis Center Detroit, 438 St. Antoine St., Detroit, MI 48226. Contact 313-963-5134.

Central City Integrated Health, 10 Peterboro St., Detroit, MI 48201. Contact 313-831-3160.

Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS), 26 Peterboro St., Detroit, MI 48201. Contact 313-831-3777. Serves male- and female-headed families.

Neighborhood Services Organization (NSO) Jumaini Center, 3430 Third St., Detroit, MI 48201. Contact 313-832-3100. Serves single adults.

Matrix Off the Streets. Contact 24-hour crisis line 313-285-1900. Serves at-risk or homeless youth.

Ruth Ellis Center, 77 Victor St., Highland Park, MI, 48203. Contact 313-252-1950. Serves LGBTQ youth and young adults.

In addition to those listed above, the City of Detroit has partnered with organizations to open three warming centers during the cold-weather temps. They are as follows: 

Cass Community Social Services, 1534 Webb, has 40 beds and provides services for families (male and female parents and children). The center is open from 4 p.m. – 8 a.m. Contact the Cass Community Social Services at (313) 883-2277.

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries has 100 beds for men only. The center, 3535 Third Avenue near downtown Detroit, is open from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. For information, contact the Detroit Rescue Mission at (313) 993-6703.

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries has a second location with 25 beds for women and children only. The center, 3840 Fairview between Mack and St. Jean, is open from 4:30 p.m. to 9 a.m.  For information on this location, contact the Detroit Rescue Mission at (313) 331-8990.

For more information regarding the warming centers, call (313) 224-9974.

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