WEST MICHIGAN -- Not everyone has a place to call home as West Michigan sees another round of snow and subzero temps expected later this week.
There are a handful of warming centers and shelters opening their doors to the homeless community.
Alano Club of Kent County Club: Open 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily 1020 College Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Dégagé Ministries: Open Monday through Saturday 7-11:30 a.m., 2-7:30 p.m., and Sunday from 7 a.m.- 2 p.m., and 4-7:30 p.m. 144 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Exodus Place(men only): Open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. 322 Front Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Gods Kitchen: Open Monday through Saturday 12:30-2 p.m., and Sunday from 2:30-4 p.m. 303 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
HQ: M 6-8 p for ages 20-24, M-TH 3:30-5:30 for ages 14-19, T/TH 12:30-2:30 for ages 20-24 320 State St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Guiding Light Works: varies based on temps 255 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Heartside Ministry: Open Monday through Friday 1-4 p.m. 54 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Mel Trotter Ministries: Warming center open daily 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., shelter is open 4 pm – 7 am 225 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Park Church: Open through Feb, Fridays, 10 a.m. -1:30 p.m. 10 E Park Pl NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Westminster Presbyterian Church: Open Monday through Tuesday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 47 Jefferson Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Peace Lutheran Church | 1225 12 Mile Rd NW, | 5 p.m. Tuesday to 12 p.m. Thursday. For a ride, call 616-887-9417.
Albion City Hall from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Albion District Library from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Marshall Opportunity High School (Albion Recreation) 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
First Baptist Church Of Kalamazoo, Open daily 8 p.m. - 8 a.m. 315 W. Michigan Avenue
First Congregational Church, Open daily 8 p.m. - 8 a.m 345 W. Michigan Avenue.
Kalamazoo Gospel Mission, 448 N. Burdick Street, says its shelter will be open 24 hours a day “for the next week or until the temperatures rise.” They will be serving three hot meals a day. In addition, there are warming rooms, warm showers and winter gear available for those who need it.
The organization is in need of volunteers. If you are interested, contact Kalamazoo Gospel Mission.
Grand Haven Community Center Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 421 Columbus Avenue Grand Haven MI 49417
Hope Church, Open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. temporarily as a warming center with hot food for anyone, 77 W. 11th Street in Holland
The First United Methodist Church, Open temporarily from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. 57 W 10th Street in Holland
Muskegon Rescue Mission, 1691 Peck Street, Open Monday-Sunday 24 hours a day.
Camp Beechpoint, Open Tuesday from 10 a.m. until Friday evening, located at 3212 125th Ave, Allegan, MI 49010
First Presbyterian Church, Open Tuesday from 10 a.m. until Friday evening, 200 Cutler Street, Allegan, MI 49010
First Congregational Church, Open Tuesday 8:00 pm to 8:00 am Wednesday, Wednesday 8:00 pm to 8:00 am Thursday, Thursday 8:00 pm to 8:00 am Friday, 323 Cutler St, Allegan, MI 49010
The Linking Center, open Tuesday 9:00 am through services Thursday night, located at 943 56th Street Pullman MI
Plainwell Public Safety will be opening the public safety building as a warming station from now through this Saturday, February 2nd. They are located at 119 Island Ave. (off Allegan St- M89 by the old paper mill). They can be reached by phone at 269-685-9858 if you need assistance getting to the warming station.
The Saugatuck Fire District will be a temporary warming shelter 24/7 until Friday 2/1/19 at 5:00pm.
Van Buren County
South Haven Community Church will be a warming station from Tuesday, January 29, 4:00 pm through Friday, February 1, 2019, 10:00 am.
St. Joseph County
Sturges-Young Auditorium (201 N. Nottawa) starting today, Tuesday January 29th at 2:00 p.m. and running until 8:00 p.m. The warming station will also be open on Wednesday, January 30th and Thursday, January 31st from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
For those in need of a warm place to stay overnight, Keystone Place in Centreville will have space available. Keystone Place can be reached at 269-467-7078. After 8:00 p.m. calls for warming shelter assistance can be made to St. Joseph County Central Dispatch at 269-467-4195. In case of a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.
For emergency events, please call 911. For non-emergency situations involving individual assistance you can utilize United Way’s 211 call hotline and chat line.