Homeless Transitional Housing at Great Oaks Transitional Home

Shelter details

  • Added Apr 19, 2021 | Last Update Jan 16, 2024
  • 4813 Devonshire
       Detroit, MI 48224
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  • (877) 367-0565


Clean, Safe, Low-Cost Supportive Housing

Residency with Great Oaks is meant to bridge the gap from homelessnessto permanent housing. We assist individuals in becoming economicallyself-sufficient and stable by providing providing low barrier,emergency housing with a variety of supportive services.

We offer:

Fully furnished single and double occupancy rooms

Bed Linens/Towels

Supportive resources for education, goal planning, employment, house/money manage, assistance with permanent housing

24 hour staff available


Fully equipped kitchen


Cable television

Landline phone

Transportation for mental/medical health

Our goal is to help eliminate homelessness and recidivism.

Eligibility and Guidelines for Transitional Housing

Application Process

Attend an orientation detailing the program requirements.

Orientations are offered on Wednesdays at 1pm; Individuals need to call to register and confirm that an orientation is scheduled.

Submit a completed residency application.

Applications can be downloaded online and submitted via email or in-person.

Applicants will be interviewed.

During the interview, any client questions will be answered and the housing application information will be confirmed.

Rooms are assigned based upon acceptance and availability.

Basic Rules for Transitional Living Program Residents

With an open heart and open mind, we accept individuals as they are.

Rules are set up to ensure that the group living situation in our Transitional Living Program runs smoothly, safely and effectively.

All residents must agree to abide by the rules before they are accepted into the program. Residents may not bring weapons, alcohol, or drugs into the home or onto the grounds. Also, residents may not smoke inside the home, engage in sexual activity, or gamble, steal, threaten, or be physically violent toward others. Violation of these rules can result in suspension or termination.

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