Get help in Lansing

In 2014, Volunteers of America Michigan led a community effort to relocate the residents of a homeless encampment in the city of Lansing. The 11 residents were cooperated with the project and were housed.

Listen to a WKAR report about the homeless encampment project

Find Help In The Lansing Area

Volunteers of America Michigan is a proud member of the Greater Lansing Homeless Resolution Network (GLHRN). http://www.glhrn.org/

The following list compiled by Greater Lansing Homeless Resolution Network is not exhaustive. Other services may exist to help your situation. You can call 2-1-1 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for referral to other services. If you encounter difficulty calling 2-1-1 via cell phone, dial direct at 866-561-2500. Those with hearing impairments can call Michigan Relay at 800-649-3777 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TRANSPORTATION

Capitol Area Transportation Authority

http://www.cata.org/

420 S. Grand Ave

For Route and Scheduling Information

(517) 394-1000 Spec-Tran (ADA-compliant paratransit service)

For Hours and to Schedule a Ride:

(517) 394-CATA

 

OVERNIGHT SHELTERS

Volunteers of America Michigan

www.voami.org

(517) 484-4414

430 N. Larch

Veterans Affairs Shelter (same location)

1-877-509-8387

 

City Rescue Mission

http://lcrm.org/

(517) 485-0145

613 E. Michigan Ave.

Women and Children

(517) 485-0145

2216 S. Cedar St.

 

Loaves and Fishes

http://www.loavesandfisheslansing.org/

(517) 482-2099

831 N. Sycamore

Haven House

http://www.havenhouseel.org/

(517) 337-2731

121 Whitehills, East Lansing

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS

 

EVE

http://www.eveinc.org/main/

(517) 372-5572

 

MSU Safe Place

http://safeplace.msu.edu/

(517) 355-1100

 

DAY SHELTERS: Monday - Friday

 

Volunteers of America

(517) 484-4414

(517) 489-5296

430 N. Larch

 

Open Door Ministry

(517) 485-9477

215 N. Capitol

 

 

DAY SHELTERS: Saturday-Sunday

 

Advent House Ministries

http://www.adventhouse.com/

(517) 485-4722

743 N. MLK Jr. Blvd.

 

City Rescue Mission

http://lcrm.org/

Men’s Shelter: 613 E. Michigan Ave.

Women and Children: 2216 S. Cedar St.

 (517) 485-0145

 

MEALS

 

Volunteers of America

430 N. Larch

Meals are served at 7-7:30 a.m., 11:30 am to noon, and 4:30 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and at 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

 

Advent House Ministries

743 N. MLK Jr. Blvd.

Saturday: 8 am, 11:30am, 3:30pm

Sunday: 9 am-11 am, 3pm, 4:30 pm (brown bag)

 

City Rescue Mission

613 E. Michigan Ave.

Meals are served at noon, and 7 pm, every day.

Lunch is not served on weekends.

 

Salvation Army

525 N. Pennsylvania

Monday and Friday noon to 1 p.m.

701 W. Jolly Fridays noon to 1 p.m.

 

Mt. Hope Church in the City

319 W. Genesee

Lunch Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 12:30-1, Wednesday dinner at 6

 

Open Door Ministry

215 N. Capitol

Lunch Thursdays at 11:30

 

Cristo Rey

1717 N. High St.

Thursday 9 a.m. to noon

 

St. Casimir Holy Family Center

800 Barnes Ave.

Dinner the 2nd Sunday of each month from 2 to 3:15 p.m.

 

PICTURE IDENTIFICATION

 

Open Door Ministries

(517) 485-9477

215 N Capitol Ave

 

Secretary of State

($10 fee)

(517) 322-1460

221 W. Washtenaw

 

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Apply for entitlements, benefits and services: Food stamps, financial benefits, Medicaid/Medicare

5303 S. Cedar St.

(800) 288-5923

 

PHYSICAL HEALTH

 

EMERGENCY

Sparrow Hospital

(517) 364-1000

1210 W. Saginaw

McLaren Hospital

(517) 975 – 600

401 W. Greenlawn

 

OUTPATIENT SERVICES

Ingham County Health Department

(517) 887-4341

5303 S. Cedar St.

 

COMMUNITY CLINICS

Sparrow Medical Group at Volunteers of America Michigan

430 N. Larch St.

9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday

 

Cristo Rey

(517) 372-4700

1717 N. High Street

 

Carefree Clinic

(517) 887-5922

5135 S. Pennsylvania

 

Ingham County Adult Health Clinic

(517) 887-4302

5303 S. Cedar St.

Enter door #3, 2nd Floor

 

VA Outpatient Clinic

(296) 966-5600

2025 S. Washington Ave                                   

 

MENTAL HEALTH

 

Community Mental Health Crisis Services

Call or walk-in 24 Hours

(517) 346-8460

Hearing impaired: (800) 649-3777

General access: (517) 346-8318

812 E. Jolly Road

 

Justice in Mental Health Organization

(517) 371-4661

520 Cherry St.

 

 

Carefree Medical Behavioral Health

(517) 272-4007 #2

(Mild to moderate cases)

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

 

Community Mental Health Care Coordination Center

(517) 887-5286 or (517) 887-5262

 

Wellness Inc.

Case management and peer supports (CMH-funded provider)

(517) 272-0520

 

The Recovery Center

Detox

(517) 267-7623

810 W. Saginaw St.

 

Carefree Behavioral Health

(517) 272-4007 #2

 

National Council on Alcoholism (NCA/LRA)

Substance abuse treatment services and residential treatment

(517) 887-0226

3400 S. Cedar #200

 

City Rescue Mission

Transformation program for single men

(517) 485-0145

613 E. Michigan                  City Rescue Mission

Transformation program for single women

(517) 485-0145

 

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

 

Advent House Good Work!

Specifically for homeless.

(517) 485-4722

743 N. MLK Jr. Blvd.

 

Labor Ready

(517) 487-0808

1621 E. Kalamazoo St.

 

Michigan Works!

Employment training.

(517) 492-5500

2110 S. Cedar

 

Michigan Rehabilitation Services

For those with disabilities.

(517) 241-5122

                 

HOUSING ASSISTANCE/CASE MANAGEMENT

 

Volunteers of America Michigan

HARA for Lansing: All intakes happen here.

(517) 484-4414

430 N. Larch

 

Capital Area Community Services

(517) 393-7077

1301 Rensen St.

Rural Ingham: 218 E. Maple, Mason

(517) 676-1065 Lansing Area Aids Network

(517) 394-3560

913 W. Holmes

 

Advent House Ministries

(517) 485-4722

743 N. MLK Jr. Blvd.

 

Justice in Mental Health

(517) 485-7170

520 Cherry Street

 

Greater Lansing Housing Coalition

(517) 372-5980

600 W Maple St.

 

Community Mental Health

(517) 346-8428 or (517) 346-8350

812 E. Jolly Road

 

St. Vincent Catholic Charities

Housing Services

(517) 323-4734

2800 W. Willow

 

Loaves and Fishes

Transitional Housing

(517) 482-2099

831 N. Sycamore