Washtenaw County Winter Warming Centers

Daytime and Overnight Winter Warming Centers

In cooperation with OCED and other organizations throughout Washtenaw County, the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County (SAWC) is providing emergency shelter for homeless individuals during the winter months.

For access to the daytime or overnight warming centers, each client must call Housing Access of Washtenaw County (HAWC) and obtain a referral to the Delonis Center. More information is available by calling HAWC at (734) 961-1999 or visiting www.housingaccess.net. If you are seeking shelter after 5 pm, there will be onsite assistance provided at the Delonis Center (312 W Huron St, Ann Arbor).

Below is a list of daytime and overnight warming shelter locations available between November 12, 2018 through April 1, 2019. 

Daytime Warming Centers

Weekday daytime shelter accommodations are available at local churches. Most locations will be open as a shelter on weekdays between 9 AM and 4 PM. Please contact the Delonis Center for the specific times for each congregation at 734-662-2829.

Journey of Faith1900 Manchester, Ann ArborDecember 3 - 14
Trinity Lutheran1400 West Stadium, Ann ArborDecember 17 - 31
St. Mary's Student Parish331 Thompson, Ann ArborJanuary 1 - 31
First Congregational608 East William, Ann ArborFebruary 1 - 28 (Mon, Wed, Fri)
First Baptist Church517 East Washington, Ann ArborFebruary 1 - 28 (Tues. & Thurs.)
TBDTBDMarch 1 - 15
Journey of Faith1900 Manchester, Ann ArborMarch 18 - 29

Weekend daytime shelter is available at the Delonis Center, 312 W Huron St, Ann Arbor, from 8 AM to 7 PM.

Overnight Warming Centers

The Delonis Center (312 W Huron Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48103) offers an overnight warming center for those experiencing homelessness.

Shelter is available beginning at 6:30 pm every night between November 12, 2018 and April 1, 2019. There is also onsite dinner provided at 5 pm.

The Delonis Center is also providing an option for ensuring homeless individuals throughout the county are able to travel to the warming center after 5 PM and on weekends. Please call 734-662-2829, ext. 238 for transportation to the overnight warming center.

Winter Weather Havens

During extreme weather there will be additional shelter locations open during the day. The list of locations will be posted on this site and updated regularly.

Weather Havens

For questions, email Daniel Kelly.

View the SAWC Warming Center flyer.