Allen Manor 1st Community

532 James Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49507


(616) 456-6350




First Community A.M.E. Housing, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed to provide safe and adequate housing for the low income senior citizens of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Alpha Prison Ministries

87 Hyacinth St SW

Grand Rapids, MI 49548


(616) 538-4090




Alpha Prison Ministries has two Alpha House facilities that provide a safe and encouraging environment for former inmates to successfully make a transition back into society when they are released from prison.

B.O.O.M. Recovery

17 Palmer St NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49505-4629


(616) 323-8533




BOOM RECOVERY provides a Licensed Peer Support Specialist; Certified Criminal Justice Professional and Alcohol and Drug Specialist. We help those with Co-Occurring work through difficult times in a kind and gentle manner. 


Boom teams up with E & C Rentals in a mutual agreement to house Returning Citizens (parolees) so they do not end up back in prison.

Bridgestone Property Management

2035 28th St SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49508


(616) 550-4571




Bridgestone Property Management provides a variety of real estate and property management services for apartments and homes throughout Grand Rapids and the surrounding area.

Community Rebuilders

1120 Monroe Ave NW Suite 220

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


(616) 458-5102




Community Rebuilders provides people experiencing homelessness with housing as quickly as possible – and then provides services as needed.

Covenant House

26 Antoine St SW

Grand Rapids, MI 49507


(616) 608-1380




Covenant Housing provides shelter and hope to young people ages 18-24 who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Covenant House provides youth shelter, educational and vocational programs, and support services to help them find their path to meaningful and successful adulthood.

Degage’s Open Door

Women’s Drop in Center


144 Division Ave S

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(Blue doors on side)


(616) 454-1661




Provides services for female residents of Kent County who are eighteen years of age and older and in need of shelter. Capacity 40.

Dwelling Place

101 Sheldon Ave SE Suite 2

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


(616) 454-0928




Dwelling Place is a nonprofit community development corporation that provides affordable housing across West Michigan.

Eastbrook Apartments

2329 Timberbrook Dr SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49546


(616) 975-9250




Based off income but not subsidized. Please call the property to find out the current qualifications and rental assistance programs.

Exodus Transitional Housing

322 Front St SW

Grand Rapids, MI 49504


(616) 242-9130




Works with those coming out of jail, prison, and those with CSC charges. Rooms for men only. Must have some type of income: Social Security, S.S. I., Disability, Veterans Benefits, Unemployment, or must be employed (working). Works with job assistance programs as well. It is not a shelter / mission. There are fees. Shared rooms are $475 each person. Your own room is $630. Includes utilities.

Family Promise of Grand Rapids – Fulton Manor

516 Cherry Street, S.E.

Grand Rapids, MI 49503






The Fulton Manor Emergency Family Shelter provides a warm, safe place to stay for up to 75 families.  Families are referred to the shelter through United Way’s 2-1-1 and Salvation Army Housing Assessment Program. 

Genesis Housing Corporation

528 Bridge St. NW, Suite 6 

Grand Rapids, MI 49504


(616) 988-2897




Genesis provides permanent, independent, affordable housing for people with disabilities who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, where appropriate supportive services are provided as part of the normal operation of the housing, as a way of helping residents maintain the maximum possible level of independence, stability, and participation in the general community.

Grand Rapids Housing Commission

1420 Fuller Avenue SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49507






The Grand Rapids Housing Commission is one of several local agencies that administer Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and other federally subsidized housing programs.

Guiding Light Mission – Housing

255 Division Ave S

Grand Rapids MI 49503


(616) 451-0236




Shelter is for men only; must be in by 8:00 pm for a bed. No late admittance. (Degage passes ok). Those that attend chapel at 6 pm are first in line for dinner and beds. Dinner starts around 6:30 pm after chapel finishes. Wake up time is 6:00 am weekdays and 6:30 am on weekends.

Hillview Townhouses and Apartments

602 Hillview Place

Rockford, MI 49341


(616) 866-2535


This apartment accepts HUD subsidies. For HUD subsidized apartments, if you qualify for low income housing and they have available apartments, rent is based on 30% of your Adjusted Gross Income. Call for details.

ICCF Family Haven Shelter

701 Prospect Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


(616) 247-4949




Offers 30-day shelter for families with children. Must have at least one child to stay at the shelter. Must be referred by H.A.P., D.H.S., or I.C.C.F.


Inter Faith Hospitality Network

(Also known as Family Promise)


906 S. Division

Grand Rapids, MI 49507


(616) 475-5220




Offers 30-day shelter for families.

Living Water Ministry Network

PO Box 566

Comstock Park, MI 49321




Living Water Ministry Network provides homes and supportive services to disciple men paroling from prison and at-risk young men to become godly, contributing members of the community.  Living Water supports men with CSC charges

Matthew’s House Transitional Ministry

766 7th Street NW


Grand Rapids Michigan



(616) 233-3006. 




We focus on spiritual growth, education, employment, social and economic functionality by not only providing transitional housing but also daily drug and alcohol counseling, daily bible studies, computer skills training, resume building and business incubation services.

Mel Trotter Men’s Shelter

225 Commerce Ave SW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


(616) 454-8249




Men must be in by 7 pm & go to chapel from 7-8 pm. Beds are at 8 pm. Wake up time is at 5:45 am. Breakfast is at 6:15 am. Must leave by 6:30 am. Must stay overnight for breakfast. Mel Trotter does not take late passes. Dinner at 5:15 pm everyday.

For Men Only

Mel Trotter Women’s Shelter

225 Commerce Ave SW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


(616) 454-8249




Women have to be in by 7 pm. Must be in by 5 pm. if you want dinner at 5:15 pm. Wake up time is 6 am. Breakfast is at 7 am. Must leave by 8:00 am. And be back by 7 pm. Also must be looking and attempting to find a job and an apartment or other housing. Weekly reports are required (May stay for up to 60 days).

For Women Only

Old Mill of Sand Lake Apartments

86 Third Street

Sand Lake, MI 49343


(616) 696-9678




Old Mill Apartments offers affordable rent with quick access to Grand Rapids. Within walking distance to a grocery store, the library and post office. Heat is free.

Red Flannel Acres

311 Oak Court

Cedar Springs, MI 49319


(616) 696-3920




An affordable family community offering one and two bedroom apartments. Our apartments are equipped with major kitchen appliances, energy saving windows, and air conditioning.

Rouge Valley Tower

59 South Main St

Rockford, MI 49341


(616) 866-0371




Rogue Valley Towers is a four-story high-rise located at 59 South Main Street, in downtown Rockford, Michigan. There are 52 apartments in the building.

The Bridge

A program of Arbor Circle


1115 Ball Ave NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


616-451-3001 – Susan Shepard




The Bridge of Arbor Circle is a safe shelter program for youth, ages 10-17, who are facing homelessness or considering running away. In the middle of a crisis, The Bridge offers youth a stable and accessible place to stay. Located in Grand Rapids, our facility is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

The Lighthouse

Housing for Teen Mothers




The Lighthouse is a home based on Biblical Principles offering shelter to teen mothers, ages 13-19. They provide healthy meals, prenatal care and assist in getting a High School diploma or GED. There are classes in parenting, adoption, childbirth, budgeting, and building healthy relationships. There are life skill classes in household management, employment skills and personal goal setting.

Well House

600 Cass St SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


(616) 245-3910




Provides safe, affordable housing to the homeless.

Wyoming Housing Commission

2450 36th Street SW

Wyoming , MI 49519


(616) 534-5471




The mission of the Wyoming Housing Commission (WHC) is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity, and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.

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