2017 Winter Warming
Drop in Places to go during the winter – Days & Times Open
Men & Women
Degage Ministries – Open 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 Event – Ladies 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
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.
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 http://homelessreferral.angelfire.com