The Haven of Rest Ministries relies on the support of the community to provide the much needed help to the homeless in the Battle Creek area.

We are currently accepting donations of the following items

The Haven has provided emergency food and shelter each night to homeless men on a temporary basis (30-60 days). Pastoral and case management services are available through qualified shelter staff, working in conjunction with local agencies. Referrals are available for clients to receive medical, psychological and legal assistance. Area churches from many denominations provide nightly church services for those wishing to attend.

  • Coffee
  • Kleenex
  • The large cans of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Breakfast Meats
  • Foot Powder
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • towels (hand and bathing)
  • Hygene products
  • Laundry detergent

Each year The Haven serves 55,000 meals to over 1,700 different homeless persons each year; daily we serve an average of 35 men, and 40 women and children in our emergency shelters, 15 men in our adult foster care unit, 26 men in our residential substance abuse treatment program and 5 to 10 families in our transitional housing program.