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Emergency Housing

Local Community Shelter Listing

AYA Youth Collective

AYA Youth Collective is a local nonprofit that supporst youth 14 - 24  who are experiencing homelessness or at increased risk of homelessness. They provide housing to students who are in need of  stable housing support to start the journey of long term stabilty. They also offer a drop in center where youth can find basic needs resources, advocacy services and much more. For more information contact a member of the GVSU care team to be put in contact with staff at AYA.

Arbor Circle: Youth Services and Programs 

Arbor Circle: Youth Services and Programs and homeless youth services support young adults, ages 16-20, who are experiencing homelessness and/or are without safe and stable housing. Through counseling and other services, these young adults are engaged in a personalized process to understand their needs, build new skills, and identify and create a plan for achieving goals.

Arbor Circle: Youth Services and Programs and Street Outreach team goes out into the community to meet homeless or runaway youth where they are. Outreach staff provides basic needs and resources, builds positive relationships, and encourages youth to connect with available support systems and other community partners.

Call or text: Nikki (616) 295-6544 or Dani (616) 648-6788 or e-mail [email protected]

Housing Assessment Program

Housing Assessment Program: If you or someone you know is experiencing a housing crisis, please contact 2-1-1 (or 1-800-887-1107). The staff at 2-1-1 will talk to you about your current situation and discuss options for assistance and support

Covenant House

Covenant House Michigan is a faith-based nonprofit organization that provides hope to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 18-24. We provide shelter, educational and vocational programs, as well as other support services, to help overcome hurdles such as homelessness, unemployment, inadequate education, violence, drugs and gangs. Our goal is to redirect them onto a path toward meaningful and successful adulthood.

For more information on how to connect with any of the organizatoins above contact a member of the GVSU care team

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