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Shelter of Flint

Homelessness is a national and local issue. Right here, in Genesee County there are more than 200 individuals living in emergency shelters every night and countless others living on the streets, in their cars, or in abandoned buildings.

We serve more than 1,000 adults and children each day through our programs:

  • emergency shelter
  • transitional housing
  • permanent supportive housing
  • supportive services
  • housing units

Our emergency shelter fills to maximum capacity virtually every night. 60% of the people who come into our emergency shelter are children under the age of 10. Roughly 40% of people who come to us for emergency shelter are homeless for the first time.

Working under the principle that housing is a right, not a reward, Shelter of Flint's comprehensive approach to combatting homelessness is intended to move our clients along a continuum of care that connects families to community resources and works on solving the root cause of their homelessness.

MIssion statement
Integrating programs and services with safe, affordable housing to help low income and homeless individuals and families achieve independence and stability.

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924 Cedar Street | Flint, MI 48503 | Ph 810.239.5433 | Fax 810.238.6001

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