Shelter Services

Through shelter services, we provide warm meals, safety, and the compassion of Christ.

With smaller, dorm-style suites and specialized case managers we walk alongside guests to provide the relationships and resources to leave homelessness for good. MTM helps guests get back on their feet, overcome addiction, work through trauma, and connect or be connected to their faith once more.

How Can We Help You?

Below you’ll find services that MTM provides to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

Meals & Shelter

Outreach & Shower Trailer


new hope sobering center

Transitional Housing

Workforce Development

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Contact Mel Trotter Ministries for Help

No matter what your situation, we are here for you.

If you are looking to enter Mel Trotter Ministries for the first time, please call (616) 454-8249 and select press 1 for help.

Transforming Lives

“It’s a really amazing program,” said Vanessa*. “After seeing my husband complete his GED, it gave me the courage to go get mine.”

Simon and Vanessa

Simon and Vanessa both grew up in the inner city. “Life was just life, so we got used to it,” she said. What that life looked like was this: Simon did not complete high school. He became a father as a teenager, prior to his marriage to Vanessa. Upon meeting her and starting their own family together, the couple wanted to further their lives.

*names and photos changed to protect the privacy of our guests

Looking for More Resources?

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 track that best fits your needs to be successful, long term. If you are looking to enter Mel Trotter Ministries for the first time, contact our Triage Specialists for assistance.

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