Oakland County, MI Homeless Shelters
Oakland County, MI list of housing resources we have uncovered: Homeless Shelters, Supportive Housing, Halfway Housing, Transitional Housing, Day Shelters, Low Income Housing, Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers.

Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income.  We have listed out the shelters and low cost housing services we have in Oakland, MI below. This list has homeless shelters, halfway houses, affordable housing, etc. The database consists of over 3,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, shared housing, residential drug alcohol rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing. 


Lighthouse Path Pontiac

130 Center St
Pontiac, MI - 48342

Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization

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HOPE Hospitality and Warming Center Adult Shelter

249 Baldwin Ave
Pontiac, MI - 48342
(248) 499-7345
HOPE's Adult Shelter is Open Year Round.

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Pontiac Housing Commission Pontiac

132 Franklin Boulevard
Pontiac, MI - 48341
(248)338-4551
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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Ferndale Housing Commission Ferndale

415 Withington Street
Ferndale, MI - 48220
(248)547-9500
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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Lighthouse of Oakland County - Pontiac

46156 Woodward Avenue
Pontiac, MI - 48342
248-920-6060-24
Lighthouse Path Program: 2 year transitional housing program for homeless women and their children.

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Doorway To Recovery Homes Livonia

33634 W 8 Mile Rd
Farmington, MI - 48335
877-751-7925
Transitional housing Recovery Homes

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The Sanctuary For Youths - Royal Oak MI

751 Hendrie
Royal Oak, MI - 48067
(800) 231-1127
services and shelter for runaway youth ages 10-17 for boys and girls.

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Community Housing Network

570 Kirts Blvd, Suite 231
Troy, MI - 48084
(248) 928-0111
Community Housing Network helps people in need find affordable housing solutions.

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Outstretched Arms

PO Box 721364
Berkley, MI - 48072
248 224-0824
Christian Residential Discipleship Program for men battling Substance abuse.

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South Oakland Shelter

18505 W 12 Mile Rd
Lathrup Village, MI - 48076
248-809-3773
Emergency Shelter and Services

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South Lyon Housing Commission South Lyon

432 Washington Street
South Lyon, MI - 48178
(810) 629-9500
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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ADF Counseling Halfway House

31583 Alameda Drive
Farmington Hills, MI - 48336
(586)994-9757
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

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Turning Point Recovery Center Extended Care Unit

54 Seneca Street
Detroit, MI - 48342
(248)334-7760
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

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Agape House Transitional Housing

19201 Birchridge St
Southfield, MI - 48075
248-799-2446
Transitional housing for young women.

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Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency Ferndale

345 E. 9 Mile Road
Ferndale, MI - 48220
248-542-5860
Low Income Housing Assistance and Services

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Madison Heights Housing Commission Madison Heights

300 W. Thirteen Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI - 48071
(248) 583-0843
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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Royal Oak Township Housing Commission Ferndale

8900 Cloverdale
Ferndale, MI - 48220
(248)593-4611
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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Royal Oak Housing Commission Royal Oak

211 Williams Street
Royal Oak, MI - 48068
(248)246-3290
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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Southfield Housing Commission Southfield

26000 Evergreen
Southfield, MI - 48076
(248)796-4172
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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Greenpath, Inc Farmington Hills

38505 Country Club Drive, Suite 120
Farmington Hills, MI - 48331
888-860-4167
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs

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Greenpath, Inc. (mso) Farmington Hills

38505 Country Club Dr., Ste. 210
Farmington Hills, MI - 48331
888-860-4167
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs

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Christian Credit Counselors, Inc Southfield

24300 Southfield Road, Ste. 215
Southfield, MI - 48075
248-557-8811-10
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs

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Greenpath, Inc Southfield

26555 Evergreen Rd Suite 1060
Southfield, MI - 48076
888-860-4167
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs

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Jewish Vocational Service Southfield

29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI - 48076
248-233-4482
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs

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Volunteers Of America Michigan - Mcdonald Senior Apartments (for Ages 62 And Older)

370 Baldwin Avenue
Pontiac, MI - 48342
248-292-2095

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Types of Shelters and Services we provide


We provide many categories of shelter for those in need and in need of services. They include:

Day Shelters supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities.  Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered.  Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.

Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless & low-income. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day.  Meals and other supportive services are often offered.  3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.

Halfway Housing helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.

Permanent Affordable Housing is a long-term solution for housing. Residents are often allowed to stay as long as they remain in the low-income bracket but is sometimes limited 3 - 5 years.  Residents pay no more than 30% of their income toward rent. Emergency shelters, homeless shelters and transitional housing programs that allow their clients to stay without a maximum stay is also classified under this category.

Drug And Alcohol Rehab programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency.  The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment. 



Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

Shared Housing Programs helps bring low income persons together and helps prevent homelessness by providing affordable housing options. This service is good for families, disabled persons, and others wanted more companionship. ShelterListings.org finds these shared housing locations and lists them throughout our website.

Rooming House or Boarding House A rooming house is a building in which renters occupy single rooms and share kitchens, bathrooms, and common areas. The location may be a converted single family home, a converted hotel, or a purpose built structure. Rooming houses are low cost housing and may have as few as three rooms for rent, or more than a hundred. The same goes for boarding houses. We list these types of residences throughout ShelterListings.org.

Transitional housing is affordable low cost supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move toward independent living on their own. Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistanc, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information.