Full list of West Michigan warming centers 2019

Posted at 4:29 AM, Jan 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-30 02:19:45-05

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.

Kent County

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.

Calhoun County

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

Kalamazoo County

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.

Ottawa County

Grand Haven Community Center Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 421 Columbus Avenue Grand Haven MI 49417

HopeChurch, 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 MethodistChurch, Open temporarily from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. 57 W 10th Street in Holland

Muskegon County

Muskegon Rescue Mission, 1691 Peck Street, Open Monday-Sunday 24 hours a day.

Allegan County

Camp Beechpoint, Open Tuesday from 10 a.m. until Friday evening, located at 3212 125th Ave, Allegan, MI 49010

First Presbyterian ChurchOpen 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.