Shelters for Homeless in Oakland County

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(City of Oak Park, Jan. 5, 2014)

The City of Oak Park released the following information via email to help those in need of shelter during the cold.  For a printable pdf. go to

Please also call the Housing Resource Center at 248-928-0111 for additional specific information related to a specific situation.

Grace Centers of Hope (248) 334-2187 25 E. Huron Pontiac, MI 48342 30 day shelter, 1 year drug rehabilitation, only feeds residents, They do not limit who is allowed to participate nicholas-schrock-allstatein programs, as far as what county they are from.

HOPE Hospitality & Warming Center, Inc. (248) 332-6101 249 Baldwin Ave. Pontiac, MI 48342 Food & shower facilities for adult men & women; operates during winter months.

South Oakland Shelter [SOS] SOS (248)809-3773.  18505 West 12 Mile Road, Lathrup Village, MI. Food, transportation, clothing, case management for men, women, families.  EDITOR’S NOTE: For a previous story on SOS visit

The Sanctuary – Common Ground, 12228 S. Washington Royal Oak, MI 48067, (248) 547-2260. Food, counseling, short-term shelter for youth 10-17. Transitional housing for youth age 16-20. Subsidized sharon chess thank youapartment-living for youth age 17-22. Housing subsidies, counseling, case management for homeless adults.

Salvation Army 118 W Lawrence, Pontiac, MI. 48342 Pontiac: (248)585-5600. Detroit: (313)965-7760. Great for fire victims and those too physically sick for a homeless shelter. Six month substance abuse program

Lighthouse 46156 Woodward Ave. Pontiac, MI, 48342.  (248)920-6100

or (248)335-1950.  HOPWA (AIDS and HIV) housing.

New Passages PATH (248)668-0922.  Resources for Women

moderntaxHelp Against Violent Encounters Now [HAVEN] P.O. Box 787 Pontiac, MI 48056

Haven: (248) 334-1274 or 24/7 crisis line: (877) 922-1284.  Food & counseling for adult victims of domestic violence & their children. Shelter & counseling and advocacy services for domestic violence.

Marys Mantle (248)376-5338. For expectant mothers

Lighthouse PATH (248)335-1950 x3332. Women 18 and older with children. Applicants need to be HUD homeless, have income and work or school 40 hours a week. Referrals can be made by agencies on letterhead and faxed to (248)335-0040. In the referral document number of children, HUD homeless, a contact number

Abigayle’s Place (Sterling Hts.) Shelter/transitional housing for expectant mothers  (586)323-1411

Warming Centers – rotates locations through the winter months, for more info go to

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