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Housing and Shelter

Special Note: Many of the listed numbers are emergency and/or general homeless shelters and some transitional housing opportunities. Many of these shelters have waiting lists. Please call before going to them.

 

Statewide Shelter Hotline

800-A-SHELTER (800-274-3583)

Refers to local shelters within your area.

 

Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS) Detroit

Contact: 313-831-3777 or 800-274-3583

Coalition on Temporary Shelter – offers many programs for people who seek shelter including life skills, financial planning, health/mental health, jobs. Shelter Hotline – referral for Wayne County/Detroit

 

Ecorse Housing Commission

Contact: 313-381-9393

*Currently under construction.*

Provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management of Low Rent Public Housing. Eligibility guidelines are set by the U.S. Department of Housing.

 

Travelers Aid Society of Metro Detroit

313-962-6740

65 Cadillac Sq., 30th Floor, Suite 3000

Travelers Aid Society of Metropolitan Detroit assists homeless and at-risk families and individuals, offering emergency solutions, short term housing and long-term housing stabilization programs. Participants can also find employment training and linkages to medical, mental health, and substance abuse treatments.

 

Inkster Housing Commission

Contact: 734-641-6930

4500 Inkster Rd
Inkster, MI 48141

Housing assistance for low-income residents through the management of programs such as Low Rent Public Housing and the Housing Choice Voucher Program Section 8. Needs based program and eligibility guidelines are set by the U.S. Department of Housing.

 

Salvation Army

248-443-5500

16130 Northland Dr.
Southfield, MI 48075

 

Alternatives for Girls

Contact: 313-361-4000

903 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48208

Offers a place for young girls to stay as well as empowers them to seek positive choices and meaningful change.

 

Emergency Shelter Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO)

Contact: 313-832-3100

Reggie Huff: rhuff@nso-mi.org

Tumaini Center
3430 Third Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Shelter that also provides services for individuals with behavioral difficulties, mental illness or physical challenges.

 

Bethel Housing Counseling Agency

Contact: 313-833-9912

5050 St. Antoine St.
Detroit, MI 48202

Provides counseling services in money management, fair housing assistance, and etc.

 

Detroit Housing Commission

Contact: 313-877-8000

1301 East Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48207

Effectively & efficiency develop, manage, and preserve quality affordable housing for low and moderate income people.

 

Community and Home Support, Inc

Contact: 313-305-0311

220 Bagley St. #600
Detroit, MI 48226

Housing assistance and resource agency that provides referrals, also works with homeless prevention.

 

Southwest Solutions Supportive Housing Center

Contact: 313-841-3727

1920 25th St.
Detroit, MI 48216

Help individuals find permanent housing for homeless individuals, offer housing financial support, and etc.

 

United Community Housing Coalition

Contact: 313-963-3310

8:30am- 5:00pm

2727 Second Ave., Suite 313
Detroit, MI 48201

Help homeless families find affordable housing opportunities, help with relocation, and provide legal services for those facing rental evictions.

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