... Delta County's (Michigan) faith-based, rotating, emergency homeless shelter.
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2019-20 Shelter Season
A taxi picks up homeless people every evening at 5:45 from the Burger King in Escanaba and brings them to the church listed below. In case the Burger King is
closed due to holiday or weather, pick up will be at WalMart.
Dec. 1 - 8 Church of Christ
Dec. 8 - 15 First Lutheran
Dec. 15 - 22 Our Savior Lutheran
Dec. 22 - 29 United Evangelical Covenant
Dec. 29 - Jan. 5 Salvation Army assisted by Grace
Jan. 5 - 12 Harbor Lights assisted by Wellspring
Jan. 12 - 19 Central United Methodist Church
Jan. 19 - 26 Salvation Army assisted by Grace
Jan. 26 - Feb. 2 Memorial United Methodist Church
Feb. 2 - 9 First Presbyterian Church assisted by New Life and
Feb. 9 - 16 First Lutheran Church
Feb. 16 - 23 All Saints Catholic Church
Feb. 23 - Mar. 1 Our Savior Lutheran Church
Mar. 1 - 8 Memorial United Methodist Church
Mar. 8 - 15 host church needed
assisted by Ford River Community Chapel
Mar. 15 - 22 Central United Methodist Church
Mar. 22 - 29 Church of Christ
Mar. 29 - Apr. 5 Harbor Lights assisted by
Apr. 5 - 12 United Evangelical Covenant Church
Individuals experiencing homelessness or needing assistance with housing
- Community Action, Alger/Marquette, the central
U.P. Housing Assistance & Resource Agency,
at 1-800-562-9762, Ext. 207.
- Call UP 2-1-1: (Dial "211")
- Public Safety: 786-5911
- St. Vincent de Paul: 786-2808
- Hope for the
Day program at The Salvation Army can be reached for appointments 786-0590
- The Salvation
Army’s Friendship Kitchen serves lunch 12:00 - 1:00 each day except Wednesday and
Sunday. Wednesday's lunch is at St. Vincent de Paul.