The Men’s Shelter
The Haven's Men's Shelter is the oldest division of the Haven of Rest, originally designed to provide meals, shelter and the Gospel message to homeless men. Since 1956 the Haven's objective has grown to provide those we serve with necessary life skills to become self-sufficient members of the community.
Services Provided at the Mens Shelter
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.
At the emergency shelter, residents receive the following services
- Chance for a new start.
- Food and Shelter.
- Life Skills Classes.
- On-Site Case Management For:
- Permanent Housing
- Employment Assistance
- GED Training
- Obtain a Michigan ID or Driver's License
- Social Security Card
- Finance and Budget Training
- Spiritual Connection
- Re-establishing Relationships
- Referral Services for: Medical, Psychological and Legal Assistance
Ways You Can Help
Monetary and in-kind donations are always appreciated.
The Men's Shelter and Life Skills Instructor are primarily funded through the generous donations of community members.