DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & SHELTERS
If You feel someone is in IMMEDIATE danger,
The Ark - Services for Youth
(800) 873-TEEN -- 24 hour crisis hotline
Confidential help for youth who are in crisis, homeless, or runaway
and their families. Also has a 21-day short-term shelter.
Benton Harbor Emergency Homeless Shelter
645 Pipestone - Benton Harbor MI 49022
24-Hours (269) 925-1131
Temporary housing for families and single parents with children
(no single men or singles under the age of 18).
Child Abuse & Neglect Council - Van Buren County
PO Box 23 -- Paw Paw, MI 49079
Committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect through advocacy, education, & community involvement.
Centralized Intake for Abuse & Neglect
24 Hours (855) 444-3911
Contact to report abuse or neglect of children or vulnerable adults.
Website contains links to Teen Dating Violence,
Stalking, and Human Trafficking information/prevention.
Decatur Family Shelter
(provided by Southwest MI Community Action Agency)
210 East Delaware -- Decatur, MI 49045
Provides shelter for families with children and single women.
No single men.
Domestic and Sexual Assault Services (DASAS)
24-hour Crisis Hotline: (800) 828-2023
Free, confidential and caring support including emergency shelter for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and their children.
Domestic Violence Coalition
303 E. Paw Paw St., Suite 7 -- Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 655-9008 After hours: (888) 655-9008
Provides supportive assistance to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and works toward eliminating these crimes. Parenting classes Tuesday evenings in the Fall.
Hillman House Shelter (through DASAS)
Shelter/Safe House and support/advocacy services for
domestic and sexual assault survivors and their minor children.
Serves Van Buren, Cass and St. Joseph Counties.
Homeless Shelter Directory - Online
Enter your zip code on website to find shelters closest to you.
Kalamazoo Gospel Mission Homeless Shelter
448 North Burdick St. -- Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Provides shelter for men, women and families
Kalamazoo YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter
353 East Michigan Ave. -- Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 385-3587 24-Hour Hotline
Safe shelter for up to 5 weeks for victims of domestic violence and their dependent children. Free counseling, support groups, advocacy services, parenting classes, children's activities.
Transitional and Supportive housing.
Keystone Place Family Shelter
505 East Market St. -- Centerville, MI 49032
Emergency shelter for single women or men, or families with children.
Michigan Crime Victim
Victims of crime can register to receive notification
when the offender's custody status changes.
Next Door Shelter for Women
Open Door Shelter for Men
Shelters for Single Women or Single Men who are homeless due to unemployment, domestic violence, substance abuse or addiction, or working but unable to find affordable housing. Shelter is provided while individuals work to become self-sustaining.
Salvation Army Shelter
Provides shelter for men at least 18 years of age.
Sylvia’s Place Domestic Violence Shelter
24 Hours (269) 673-8700 (888) 411-7837
Shelter and support services for women and their children
who are fleeing domestic violence.
Van Buren County