Degage Ministires

Bringing Hope to the Homeless

Dégagé Ministries offers hope and opportunity to those facing homelessness in our community.

I NEED HELPDONATE

Testimonials

Upcoming Events

Sept 24 - Free Cat Vaccinations

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Sept 25 - Volunteer Orientation

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HOW WE HELP

Our Programs

dining room

Dining Room & Community Center

7:30am-11:30am and 4:30pm-7:30pm

7 days a week

Each meal costs $2. Patron pay with cash or Dégagé Dollars.

1st floor of our building

ID PROGRAM

ID Program

We have helped thousands of people successfully get State IDs. We do not issue identification, only the Michigan Secretary of State can issue an ID.

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PATRON ADVOCATE

PATRON ADVOCATE

Our Patron Advocates will partner with you and help make connections to jobs, housing, and other area services.

HYGIENE SERVICES

Hygiene Services

Our Life Enrichment Center provides time and space for self-care and basic hygiene needs. Take a shower, get a haircut, wash laundry, and more.

PATRON ADVOCATE

The Open Door Women’s Center

The Women’s Center provides a safe haven for women in crisis during the overnight hours. 40-80 women stay in our building each night. Women must be 18 years of age or older.

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thrift store

Thrift Store: Thrift on Div

Our new next-door store, Thrift on Div, is a beautiful storefront full of affordable clothing and accessories.

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bakery

Open Door Bakery

Open Door Bakery gives women currently or previously staying in the Open Door Shelter a chance to give back by using their talents to serve the community through baking. Our community gives back by purchasing cookies!

 

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We believe that everyone deserves dignity and respect.

No one needs to face homelessness alone.

WE PROVIDE:

  • A safe place to sleep for women in crisis
  • Balanced meals to order in a welcoming community center
  • Hygiene services to shower, wash clothing, and get a haircut
  • An ID program to attain State IDs necessary for jobs and housing
  • Patron Advocates to work one-on-one in identifying and overcoming unique barriers to gaining jobs and housing
  • An opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience, like Dégagé’s cookie business and thrift store, employing and equipping individuals for a successful future in the workforce
IMPACT

LIVES CHANGED

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Pet Adoption Notes

Our community is stronger when everyone has what they need.

 

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How to Find the Perfect Pet

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