Restoration Programs

We believe that there is not one way to end up homeless and therefore not one way to end it. We want to walk alongside you to identify your barriers and help you into a program that best fits your needs to be successful, long term.

  • EMPLOYED TRACK

    Mel Trotter Ministries’ guests in this track have jobs and are saving/working towards a housing solution. The guests must provide employment verification showing they work 25 hours or more.

    The guests in the Employed Track are given a room so they can rest in between shifts. This provides the stability that the guests have been asking for. While in this track, the guests receive a variety of resources and support. They are provided with faith-based ministry, financial management, trauma informed care, case management and have access to meals and on-site medical services.

  • FIXED INCOME TRACK

    Mel Trotter Ministries’ guests in this track have monthly income but are not able to live independently, for one reason or another. These are individuals who stay here and their next step is to work with a case manager to secure a permanent housing solution that works for them.

    While in this track, the guests receive a variety of resources and support. They are provided with faith-based ministry, financial management, trauma informed care, case management and have access to meals and on-site medical services.

  • WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT TRACK

    Mel Trotter Ministries’ guests in this track are going through Workforce Development or Momentum to gain job skills in order to move forward.

    These guests have the goal to secure a livable wage job and move into the Employed Track. These guests receive a variety of resources and support. They are provided with faith-based ministry, financial management, trauma informed care, case management and have access to meals and on-site medical services.

  • EMERGENCY SHELTER TRACK

    Mel Trotter Ministries’ guests in this track are able to access the Mel Trotter and/or Heartside day center and overnight shelter services. Guests have access to laundry facilities, meals, medical services and community resources.

  • RECOVERY TRACK

    Mel Trotter Ministries’ guests in the recovery track are recovering from substance abuse and addiction. This track is designed for adults whose primary barrier to employment and permanent housing is substance abuse. 

    While in this track, the guests receive a variety of resources and support. They are provided with faith-based ministry, trauma informed care, case management and have access to meals and on-site medical services.

  • EXTENDED SUPPORT TRACK

    Mel Trotter Ministries’ guests in the extended support track are often, but not always, chronically homeless. These individuals require extended support. They may have a fixed income but are not able to live independently.

    The guests in this track receive a variety of resources and support. They are provided with faith-based ministry, financial management, trauma informed care and have access to meals and on-site medical services.

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

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