Mel Trotter Ministries - Men's Shelter

Shelter details

  • Added Jan 3, 2018 | Last Update Oct 20, 2021
  • 225 Commerce Ave Sw
       Grand Rapids, MI 49503
       Open in Google Maps
  • (616) 454-8249

Mission Statement

"Mel Trotter Ministries exists to demonstrate the compassion of Jesus Christ, through rescue and restoration for anyone experiencing hunger and homelessness."
- Source: Mel Trotter Ministries - Men's Shelter website


Broken relationships, abuse, substance abuse, job loss, foreclosures.
Whatever the reason for homelessness, Mel Trotter Ministries can help.
Their homeless shelter is available for men 365 days a year at their facility in Grand Rapids, MI
Guests in their Men's Shelter receive:
Hot meals
Clothing & shoes
Safe shelter
The love of Jesus Christ
Referrals & resources
Access to their Day Center for further help in overcoming homelessness
Ability to apply for programs

Check-in: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Check-out: 7:00 a.m.

Question & Answers (6)

  1. Is this shelter free?
  2. Do they accept donations at this shelter?
  3. Do they allow Pets at this shelter?
  4. How old do you have to be to stay here?
  5. How long can you stay at this shelter?
  6. Is there a place to donation clothes for use at the shelter and not the thrift stores for resale?

Comments (2)

  1. avatar
    Rodneybragg says

    I still have my job but I'm having housing problems and I work 3rd shift have been in the program before.

  2. avatar
    Timoaksmail says

    I'm looking at becoming homeless and would like to get into a program at Mel Trotters shelter, I think called Pilgrimage program.

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