Community News |Jan 27, 2023|1 min read

MUSKEGON, MICH:  With the weather forecast showing temperatures dropping to the low 20s and below in West Michigan over the coming week, men, women and children in need of shelter are reminded the Muskegon Rescue Mission emergency shelters and warming centers at the Men’s Shelter located at 400 W. Laketon Ave and the Women’s and Family Shelter located at 1691 Peck St. are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Warm beverages and hot meals will be provided free of charge.

Although Muskegon Rescue Mission has 134 spots to meet urgent emergency shelter needs, they are prepared to add floor mats to accommodate everyone seeking refuge from the below-freezing temperatures.

“Over the past two days, we have welcomed nearly 30 additional individuals needing shelter from the cold and expect this number to rise significantly,” said Dan Skoglund, Muskegon Rescue Mission Executive Director.


About Muskegon Rescue Mission: Muskegon Rescue Mission is one of the largest providers of emergency shelter services in West Michigan. For 116 years, they have provided meals, shelter, clothing and life-changing programs to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.