Homeless Services

Holy Cross Services provides a myriad of services in Ingham County for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless within a period of fourteen days.

Homeless Services: 517-484-4414

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Community Kitchen

Serving hot, nutritious meals for anyone hungry: Breakfast, lunch and dinner served Monday through Friday. Breakfast and dinner available on weekends. Nearly 100,000 meals served each year.

Overnight Emergency Shelters

Open 365 days a year, the shelters offer a warm and safe place to sleep. The men’s shelter offers 22 beds and the women’s shelter has 24 beds for women and children. Both shelters are filled to capacity nearly every night.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families

Help for very low-income veterans and their families to prevent homelessness, or rapidly rehouse those who already are homeless. Case management and legal assistance, in addition to direct aid with rent, utilities, and moving costs. Serving 14 counties across the state.

Transitional Housing for Homeless Veterans

Veterans are welcomed to programs that provide case management, employment assistance and physical and mental health services of the VA Medical Hospitals. Program participants develop life skills on how to cope with grief/loss, trauma, meal preparation, and budgeting. Eighty percent who complete the program return to independent living.

Hotel Emergency Lodging Program (HELP)

A safety net program put into action when no shelter space is available in the community. Provides lodging in hotels, food, and case management for families and individuals with disabilities.

New Hope Day Center

Weekday one-stop service center offers refuge and is where the work of recovery gets done.

Ingham County Health Department/Sparrow Medical Clinic

This medical home for the homeless provides compassionate, preventive care to reduce the reliance on 911 and the Emergency Room. Staffed by Sparrow Health System at our homeless service center.


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