EMERGENCY SERVICES
in GREATER LANSING AREA




EMERGENCY SERVICES

AMERICAN RED CROSS
1800 E. Grand River Avenue
Lansing MI 48912
517-484-7461
Disaster, emergency, human needs services

CAPITAL AREA COMMUNITY SERVICES
1301 Rensen
Lansing, Mi 48910
517-393-7077
Provides direct and referral services for homeless individuals and families. Assistance with heating related emergencies.

City Outreach II
601 Larch, Lansing
(517) 853-1080

•Provides shelter for men and women, and children with their mothers. Separate housing for men and women.  Must be drug and alcohol free. Stay is up to 6 months to 1 year with evaluation after 3 months. Mandatory attendance at Bible study and church.

COUNCIL AGAINST DOMESTIC ASSAULT
P.O. Box 14149
Lansing, Mi 48901
517-372-5572
Provides housing and food for up to 30 days to women and their children who are victims of domestic abuse.

CRISTO REY COMMUNITY CENTER
1717 N. High Street
Lansing, MI 48906
517-372-4700
Counseling and guidance programs, emergency assstance, youth activities and substance abuse programs.

GATEWAY COMMUNITY SERVICES
910 Abbott Road,
East Lansing, MI 48823
517-351-4000
Crisis intervention and emergency shelter for youth

Haven House
121 Whitehills, East Lansing
Phone: (517) 337-2731
Fax: (517) 337-2910

A shelter for families (no single adults) with children of all ages in need including families with teenage boys and single fathers. Support services, including case management, goal planning, Family Life Program, etc., are provided during stay. Length of stay is up to 30 days, and can be extended on a week to week basis. 24 hrs, 7 days a week. No fee. NOT handicap accessible.

 

LAKESIDE REACHOUT CENTER (LAKESIDE CHAPEL OF PARK LAKE)
Webster and Parkside Road,
Bath, MI 48808
517-641-6291 or 641-4180

Loaves and Fishes
831 N. Sycamore, Lansing
Phone: (517) 482-2099
Fax: (517) 482-6848

Provides shelter for men, women, and when space allows, small families. Emergency overnight shelter up to 14 days, possible extensions. Transitional sheltering up to 2 years. Doors open from 6pm-9am. Women’s shelter is handicap accessible but men’s shelter is NOT handicap accessible. Children under 6 years of age can share a bed with their mother or father. Children 6 years and older must have own bed. 4 female beds, 6 male beds. 10pm curfew. Admittance begins at 9am (call close to 9am for admittance)

 

RAPLINE: A DIVISION OF GATEWAY
910 Abbott Road
East Lansing MI 48823
1-800-292-4517
Statewide hotline providing crisis counseling, information and referral to runaways, families, and friends.


Volunteers of America (VOA)
430 N. Larch, Lansing
Phone: (517) 484-4414
Fax: (517) 484-5353

•Men’s overnight emergency shelter: 50 bed program. Extension 112

•Women and children’s overnight emergency shelter: 14 bed program. Extension 108

•New Hope Day Center: weekday safe environment open 6am-6pm Monday-Friday. Can take advantage of housing resources, clothing couches, life skills training, substance abuse education, counseling, health services. There is an activity area for young children to play, read and do homework. Extension 106

•Veterans Dormitory Program (VDP): 16 bed program available to male and female veterans. Residents can stay for up to 6 months. Free program. Extension 113

•Veterans Housing Program (VHP): provides longer-term transitional housing to veterans including those with substance related disorders and/or mental illness. Residents pay $150 per month. Extension 119

 



Emergency Food and Clothing.


POTTER PARK OUTREACH PROGRAM
(POTTER PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)
1001 Dakin Street,
Lansing, MI 48912
517-485-3459
Emergency food order (1 time only), transportation, counseling and mothers' club.

ECONOMIC CRISIS CENTER
121 Whitehills Drive,
East Lansing, MI 48823
517-337-2731
Provides food and shelter to homeless families and single women.

HOUSING RESOURCE CENTER
300 N. Washington Square, Suite 303
Lansing, Mi 48933
517-487-6051
Provides referrals to shelters. Services are provided by the Red Cross after 5 pm and on weekends. Call 434-7461

INGHAM COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
WILLOW PLAZA TURNING POINT PROGRAM
306 W. Willow Street,
Lansing MI 48906
517-484-9292
Intake, assessment, outreach, individual and group counseling, emergency food, transportation, and clothing assistance for high risk youth aged 11-21.

SALVATION ARMY EMERGENCY SERVICES
525 N. Pennsylvania,
Lansing, MI 48912
517-482-9716
Diapers, Christmas gifts, furniture, meals, heat, shelter, food, clothing, transportation, prescriptions, utilities, as funds are available.