Andy Tran

University Seventh-day
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If you need help in any area ranging from legal advice, to counseling, to temporary assistance, this page highlights local services in the Lansing area. This list is not a complete list. If you need more information, please call 211.

1. Transportation

Capital area transportation authority

Address 420 S. Grand Ave Lansing MI

Phone: (517) 394-1000


An ADA compliant para transit service

For hours and to schedule a ride, call (517) 394-CATA

2. Overnight shelters

Volunteers of America

Address 430 N. Larch Lansing MI

Phone: (517) 484-4414

Veterans affairs shelter

Same location as Volunteers of America

Phone: 1 (877) 509-8387

Loaves and fishes ministry

Address 831 N Sycamore Ln Lansing MI

Phone: 1 (877) 509-8387

Haven House

Address 121 Whitehills Dr East Lansing MI

Phone: (517) 337-2731

City rescue mission (MEN)

Address 613 E Michigan Ave East Lansing MI

Phone: (517) 485-0145

City rescue mission (women/kids)

Address 2216 S Cedar St Lansing MI

Phone: (517) 485-0145

3. Domestic Shelters


Please call the number below if you are in danger and need of assistance.

Phone (517) 372-5572

MSU Safe-place

Located on the campus of Michigan State University.

Phone (517) 355-1100

4. Day shelters

Volunteers of America

Address 430 N. Larch Lansing MI

Monday through Friday

Phone (517) 484-4414

Advent house ministries

Address 743 N MLK Jr. BLVD 

Saturday and Sunday

Phone (517) 485-4722

city rescue mission

Address 2216 S Cedar St Lansing MI 

All week (Women and Kids)

Phone (517) 485-0145

5. Meals

Volunteers of America

Meals Served at the following times:

Monday – Friday 7am, 11:30am, and 4:30pm

Saturday and Sunday 8:00am, 4:30pm

Address 430 N. Larch Lansing MI

Phone (517) 484-4414

St. Kasimir holy family center

Dinner served on the Second Sunday of each month  2:00pm – 3:15pm

Address 800 W Barnes Ave

Mt Hope Church in the City

Meals served at the following times:

Tuesdays 4:00 – 6:30pm

2nd, 3rd, 4th Friday 5:00 – 7:30pm

Address 601 N Larch St

Advent house ministries

Saturday 8:00am, 11:30am, 3:30pm

Sunday 9:00am – 11:00am, 3:00pm, 4:30pm (brown bag)

Address 743 N MLK Jr. BLVD

Phone (517) 485-4722

Salvation army

Monday, Friday 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Address 525 N Pennsylvania 

Fridays 12:00pm

Address W Jolly Rd

Phone (517) 485-0145

city rescue mission

Meals served at the following times:

All week long: 12:00pm, 7:00pm

Lunch is not served on weekends

Address 613 E Michigan Ave 

Phone (517) 485-0145

Cristo Rey

Monday – Friday, Breakfast      9:00am – 12:00pm

Monday – Friday, Sack Lunch 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Address 1717 N High St

6. Legal assistance

legal services of south central michigan

Address 3490 Belle Chase Way, Suite 50 Lansing MI 48911

Phone (888) 783-8190

voa ability law clinic

For disabled homeless clients

Address 430 N Larch

st vincent catholic charities immigration law clinic

Address 2800 W Willow St

Phone (517) 323-4734 x1800

7. Picture identification

Secretary of state

Address 3315 E Michigan Ave

Phone (888) 767-6424

8. Department of health and human services

Apply for all entitlements, benefits, and services possible because they may be required by other agency for additional services (Food stamps, financial entitlements, Medicaid/Medicare)

Address 5303 S Cedar St 

Phone (800) 288-5923

9. Physical Health


Sparrow Hospital

Address 1210 W Saginaw Lansing MI

Phone (517) 364-1000


Mclaren Hospital

Address 401 W Greenlawn Ave Lansing MI

Phone (517) 975-6000

Outpatient services

Ingham County Health Dept.

Address 5303 S Cedar St Lansing MI

Phone (517) 887-4341

Community Clinic

Cristo Rey

Address 1717 N High St 

Phone (517) 372-4700

community clinic

VA Outpatient Clinic

Address 2025 S Washington Ave Lansing MI

Phone (296) 966-5600

community clinic

Carefree Clinic

Address 5135 S Pennsylvania Ave Lansing MI

Phone (517) 887-5922

Community Clinic

Volunteers of America/Sparrow Clinic

Address 430 N Larch Lansing MI

Phone (517) 253-5000

Community Clinic

Ingham County Adult Health Clinic

Enter door #3, 2nd floor

Address 5303 S Cedar St

Phone (517) 887-4302

10. Mental Health

Community mental health crisis services

Address 812 E Jolly Rd Lansing MI 48911

24 Hour line (517) 346-8460

Hearing Impaired (800) 649-3777

24 Hour line (517) 346-8318

Carefree Medical Behavioral health

For mild to moderate cases

Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Friday By appointment

Phone (517) 272-4007

Justice in Mental Health organization

Address 520 Cherry St

Phone (517) 371-4661

11. Substance Abuse

Mid-state health network

Utilization Team

Address 530 W. Ionia, Suite F Lansing MI 48933

Phone (844) 405-3095

Professional Psychological & Psychiatric services

Life Transformation Program for Women

Address 2929 Covington Ct Suite 201 

Phone (517) 977-0899

National Council on Alcoholism (NCA/LRA)

Subtance Abuse and Treatment Services and Residential Treatment

Address 3400 S Cedar St #200

Phone (517) 887-0226

Wellness Inx

Case Management/Peer Supports/CMH Funded Provider

Address 530 W. Ionia, Suite F Lansing MI 48933

Phone (517) 272-0520

Carefree Behavioral Health

Address 5135 S Pennsylvania Ave Lansing MI 48911

Phone (517) 272-4007 x2

City Rescue Mission

Life Transformation Program for Women

Address 5135 S Pennsylvania Ave Lansing MI 48911

Phone (517) 485-0145

The Recovery Center


Address 810 W Saginaw St

Phone (517) 267-2763

Online resource providing information on substance abuse, latest treatment approaches, and stories of recovery from real people.

12. Employment

Advent House Good Work

Specifically for Homeless

Address 743 N MLK Jr. Blvd Lansing MI

Phone (517) 485-4722

Labor Ready

Work Today

Address 438 E Edgwood Blvd B104

Phone (517) 487-0808

Michigan Works

Employment Training

Address 2110 S Cedar St Lansing MI

Phone (517) 492-5500

Michigan Rehabilitation services

For those with disabilities

Address 2110 S Cedar St Lansing MI

Phone (517) 241-5122

13. Housing Assistance/Case Management

Volunteers of America HARA for lansing

All Intakes Happen Here

Address 430 N Larch Lansing MI

Phone (517) 484-4414

Advent House Ministries

Work Today

Address 743 N MLK Jr. BLVD

Phone (517) 485-4722

Capital Area Community Services

Address 1301 Rensen St

Phone (517) 393-7077

Rural Ingham

Address 218 E Maple, Mason MI

Phone (517) 676-1085

Justice in Mental Health

Address 520 Cherry St Lansing MI

Phone (517) 485-7170

Lansing Housing Commission

Address 419 Cherry St Lansing MI

Phone (517) 487-6550

Lansing Area Aids Network

Address 913 W Holmes Lansing MI

Phone (517) 394-3560

Greater Lansing Housing Coalition

Address 600 W Maple St

Phone (517) 372-5980

Loaves & Fishes Transitional Housing

Address 831 N Sycamore Lansing MI

Phone (517) 482-2099