Warming Shelters in West Michigan

 

With these dangerously cold temperatures, warm shelters have opened for those who need to get out of this awful weather.

BATTLE CREEK

Battle Creek Fire Stations Station 1 at 195 E. Michigan Ave.; Station 2 at 145 N. Washington Ave.; Station 3 at 222 Cliff St.; Station 4 at 8 S. 20th St.; Station 5 at 1170 W. Michigan Ave.; Station 6 at 2401 Capital Ave. SW. Open 24-hours a day Tuesday through Thursday. Police will escort people to designated shelters.

Battle Creek Police Department 34 N. Division St. | Front lobby open 24-hours a day Tuesday through Thursday.

First Congregational Church 145 Capital Ave. NE | 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 6 p.m. Wednesday meal; overnight shelter if necessary.

SHARE Center 120 Grove St. Day shelter: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Haven 11 Green St. 24-hour dry shelter and wet shelter extended hours. Will provide a shuttle to the SHARE Center and First Congregational Church if necessary.

Kingdom Builders World Wide 50 Spencer St. Overnight hours: 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Tuesday to Wednesday.

Battle Creek Transit Free transit until 6:45 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday to First Congregational Church.

GRAND HAVEN

Grand Haven Community Center421 Columbus Ave. Open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

GRAND RAPIDS

Alano Club of Kent County | 1020 College Ave. NE | Open 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily

Degage Ministries day center | 144 S. Division Ave. | Open from 7 a.m.-11:30 p.m., 2 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Exodus Place (men only) | 322 Front Ave. SW | Open weeksdays 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

God's Kitchen | 303 S. Division Ave. | Open Monday through Saturday, 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. and Sunday 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

HQ | 320 State Street SE | Ages 20-24: Monday, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Ages 14-19: Monday through Thursday, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Guiding Light Works | 255 S. Division Ave. | Hours vary based on temperatures

Heartside Ministry | 54 S. Division Ave. | Open weekdays, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Mel Trotter Ministries | 225 Commerce Ave. | Warming center open daily, 7 a.m.- 4 p.m.; emergency shelter available 4 p.m.- 7 a.m.

Park Church | 10 E. Park Place NE | Open on Fridays through February, 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Westminster Presbyterian Church | 47 Jefferson Ave. SE | Open Monday through Tuesday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

HOLLAND

Holland Rescue Mission 365 Fairbanks Ave. and 166 S. River Ave. will offer warming rooms and winter gear. They can house 250 people per night and will not be turning people away

Donations can be sent to 166 S. River Ave. (men's center) and 356 Fairbanks Ave. (kids and women).

IONIA

Ionia County Sheriff’s Office | 133 E. Adams St.

The Hub | 212 W. Main St. | Offering warm beverages, hats and blankets around the clock.

ELSEWHERE IN IONIA COUNTY

The following shelters will be open during daytime hours Thursday:

Belding: Belding United Methodist Church | 301 Pleasant St.

Lake Odessa: Page Memorial Building | 839 4th Ave.

Lyons: Lyons Township District Library | 240 E. Bridge St.

Saranac: Saranac Public Library | 61 N. Bridge St.

Portland: First Congregational Church | 421 E. Bridge St.

For the rest of the locations, go to WoodTV.com

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