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2017 Winter Warming

Drop in Places to go during the winter – Days & Times Open



                                                                                               Men & Women

Degage MinistriesOpen Monday thru Sunday from 7a.m. to 7:20 p.m. (closed 12 noon to 1p.m. for cleaning)

144 S. Division          Drop in Center, Low-Cost food, free donuts, coffee & hot chocolate 25cents.


Heartside Ministry- Open Monday thru Friday from 9a.m. to 5p.m. (closed 12 noon to 1p.m. for lunch)

54 S. Division


Park Church1st Park Congregational Church    Chili n Movie Event Every Friday 9 to 1 p.m.

10 East Park Pl. N.E                                                           Watch movies, eat food, and place to go to stay warm.                                

Grand Rapids, MI                                                      Breakfast 9 – 10:30 Lunch 11:45 to 12:30           


Park Church1st Park Congregational Church    Movie & coffee Every Saturday 9 to 5p.m.

10 East Park Pl. N.E.                                                          (This one has not been confirmed this year)


Westminster Church -                                                      Open Monday thru Thursday from 9a.m. to 4p.m.

47 Jefferson S.E.                                                                 Phone Use and Coffee (15 minute warming limit)


St. Mark’s Lady Matinee Women Only                        Every Month  9a.m. to 2p.m. Ladies Matinee EventLadies only.

134 N. Division Ave.                                                          Free Movie, lunch, snacks, and fellowship. Ask someone or ask church on Sun.

Grand Rapids, MI  49503                                                 Winter event; generally runs November through March/April


Sheldon Club located next door to Touchstone                                          

201 Sheldon Blvd.                                                              For those that have mental illnesses.

Grand Rapids, MI  49503                                                 Must be referred through Touchstone

(616) 459-0255               


Unlimited Alternatives 1 block from Michigan & Fuller

321 Fuller Ave NE,                                                             For those that have mental illness & special needs

Grand Rapids, MI 49503                                                  Lunch, Laundry, Shower, Classes, etc.

(616) 235-9529          


Our place                                                                             Drop in for those affiliated with Hope Network

385 Leonard St.N.E.                                                           Classes, friends, very limited coffee and snacks.


Grand Rapids HQ                                                             Drop in center for teenagers and young adults 14 -24 only

320 State St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503                    Ages 14 - 19 Mon Tues Wed Thurs 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. or Friday by apt.

Phone: (616) 406-3945                           Ages 20 – 24 Mon night 6 to 8 p.m. Tues and Thurs 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. or Fri by apt.


Mel Trotters                                                                       Has day room for men and women, men and women must stay separate.

225 Commerce S.W.                                                          Must have VCM card, no drinking alcohol. Watch your bags.


These are the drop in centers. Please note food resources under the Food & Kitchen Times and by the days listed. You are not allowed to drink alcohol, nor bring it in or you will be barred from all locations. If you are caught using or selling drugs the police may be called. There is video monitoring at most of these locations. Please respect these locations for these are the few places that are trying to provide a place so people can stay warm during the winter. If you go to the Main Library or any library for that matter please no alcohol or drugs, or the police will be called. No eating or drinking, other than from the water fountain. No sleeping. No loitering. However you can use the computer for 1 hour with a library card. Also you can read a book, magazine, or paper. Any inappropriate activity you will be barred for a long period of time.


God’s Kitchen also known as Capitol Lunch by some   Open from 12:35 to 2:00p.m Mon thru Saturday

301 S. Division                                                                              2:30 to 4:00p.m. on Sunday except 1st Friday closed

Grand Rapids,  MI                                                                              Free Lunch & coffee

Note: Even though listed as warming on other sheets people are expected to come in to get warm, eat and leave when done eating so there are tables and chairs for others. Degage has free lunch at 11:30/ 11:45 on 1st Friday of the month.

God’s Kitchen holiday hours are the same as Sunday hours: 2:30 to 4 p.m.


Information provided by Ambassadors of the Light Resource Agency