Monroe County Homeless Shelters and Emergency Housing
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Department of Human Services ~ 734-243-7200
The Department of Human Services will be the starting point for most homeless and low income recipients. A range of services could include food stamps, emergency funds, medical insurance, and aid in applying for other benefits, referrals and case management for special cases. A Decision Notice is needed to get services from MCOP.
Fairview Transitional Shelter for Disabled ~ 734-240-3190
Transitional shelter for individual males and females who are disabled. Licensed AFC. Capacity 36. Contact for full details.
MCOP Rental Assistance for the Homeless ~ 734-241-2775
Depending on qualification, the Rental Assistance Program can help with up to 3 months of rent. Several guidelines apply for those who qualify. It is required for individuals to fill out a state of emergency relief (SER) form through the Department of Human Services (DHS), and then receive a decision notice. Individuals must have proof of income to show sustainability as well as a late notice or eviction notice.
Paula’s House – Transitional Housing for Women ~ 734-242-6650
Transitional house for homeless women who have substance abuse problems. Contact for full details.
Philadelphia House 1 – Emergency Men’s Shelter ~ 734-242-4266
Men’s Emergency Shelter up to 90 days Shelter for up to 32 men. Contact for full details.
Philadelphia House II – Transitional Shelter ~ 734-241-0255
Transitional shelter and housing where assistance is provided for up to two years. Monroe County residents only.
Safe House ~ 734-242-7233
Salvation Army – Manor House for Families ~ 734-241-0440
Manor House provides up to 90 days of emergency shelter for families with children. Families must be married. Men with children are accepted. Contact for full details.
Salvation Army Warming Center ~ 734-241-0440
Open from 8 p.m. in the evening until 8 a.m. in the morning each day when the temperature in Monroe drops to 32 degrees or lower. The shelter can support up to 30 people. Monroe county residents only.
Sunrise House ~ Domestic Violence Shelter ~ 734-242-7233 (24 hours)
Lighting a path from the darkness that is domestic violence to a safe haven, empowerment, and a new and independent life.
United Way's 2-1-1 ~ 734-242-1331
United Way 2-1-1 is a fast, free, confidential telephone help line available to all Monroe County citizens 24/7, 365 days a year. 2-1-1 is simple, but powerful, telephone number that makes a critical connection between individuals and families in need with community based organizations or government agencies. A live telephone call center operator will put you in touch with the people who can help you.
***Please note that these links and listings are meant to be a resource guide for those looking for resources in our community. This list is not all inclusive of those resources available in our community. The Monroe County Commission on Aging makes no specific endorsement of these listings, links or services.
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