Women's Shelter

Broken relationships, abuse, substance abuse, job loss, foreclosures. Whatever the reason for homelessness, Mel Trotter Ministries can help. Our homeless shelter is available to women 365 days a year at our facility in Grand Rapids, MI.

Women’s Shelter:

Check in to shelter from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Arrive promptly as there is limited space.

Mel Trotter’s Women Shelter is located at 225 Commerce Avenue, SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Enter through the main entrance on Commerce Avenue.

Women’s Community Meal:

Women are invited to eat at 5:25 p.m. every night in the North Dining Room. Enter through the main entrance on Commerce Avenue.

Guests in our Women Shelter receive:

  • Hot meals
  • Clothing & shoes
  • Toiletries
  • Safe shelter
  • Showers
  • The love of Jesus Christ
  • Referrals & resources 
  • Access to our Day Center for further help in overcoming homelessness
  • Ability to apply for programs


If you have any questions about our programs & services or want to know more please contact us or call us at 616-454-8249.

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