Welcome to Haven House
"They helped me build my
self-respect and self-esteem, and
helped me rebuild my life."
- former resident
Haven House provides emergency housing and support services for one-parent and two-parent families with children. The shelter helps families who are homeless prepare for permanent housing by developing and promoting self-sufficiency, stability, and financial responsibility.
In addition to housing, residents receive meals, crisis counseling, assistance with goal setting and referral to other agencies as needed.
Partners in Progress is a transitional housing program to assist families after they leave the shelter. A Haven House staff member works with former residents to set realistic goals and monitor progress in employment, budgeting, and help connecting with the neighborhood and the community. During 2012 we helped 100 families successfully transition into permanent housing. More About Us
Group 31 Foundation Golf Outing
This year we have an opportunity to partner with Group 31 Foundation for their annual golf outing taking place on July 22nd at Lakelands Country Club in Brighton. Group 31 was founded by Ted Kuhns to honor the memory of three of his fraternity brothers who were killed in the early 1980s by a drunk driver. The foundation raises funds to support other charities such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Inner City Soup Kitchens of Detroit and the Penrickton Center for Blind Children.
Not only has Group 31 offered to make Haven House a beneficiary of the July Golf Outing, but we will receive 100% of the proceeds from any Haven House supporters who participate in the outing, sponsor a hole or donate auction items. There will also be a wine-auction dinner which Haven House supporters are encouraged to attend on Friday, October 18th, 2013. As with the Golf Outing, Haven House will receive 100% of the proceeds from any supporter who attends. This should be a wonderful event as well!
Shop for a Cause at Local Area Macy's Stores August 24
Haven House now has Macy's Shopping Passes available! Save 25% off all regular, sale & clearance items, including home, and 10% off electrics/electronics, watches, furniture, mattresses, and rugs/floor coverings at all Macy's Stores on August 24, 2013. The passes cost $5 and 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the passes benefits Haven House.
Passes can be purchased at Haven House or call 517-337-2731 for more information.
Haven House 30th Anniversary
2013 marks our 30th year of service to the community! For 30 years, Haven House in East Lansing has partnered with the community to fulfill its mission of providing emergency housing and support services for one-parent and two-parent families with children. We also help homeless families prepare for permanent housing by developing and promoting self-sufficiency, stability, and financial responsibility through several programs.
30th Anniversary Celebration Purpose
As we begin to celebrate our 30th Anniversary year, it is with gratitude to the Greater Lansing community for their assistance
helping us sustain the worthwhile work that has benefited over 150 families this past year.
We are filled with BIG ideas for enhancing and expanding our existing programs and introducing new programs to help us fulfill our mission! Learn More
Haven House Online Store
Visit our online store to purchase copies of the Tailgating on the Banks of the Red Cedar cookbooks - great gifts for dads, grads, cooks ... or yourself! Volumes One, Two and Three are available.
Haven House 30th Anniversary T-Shirts are also available as well as packages of Greeting Cards with cover designs by Lansing area artist Celeste Crouch and children who have stayed in the Haven House program.
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Check out our PSA with Suzy Merchant, announcing Haven House's 30th Anniversary:
Haven House is in URGENT need of the following items:
Donating items on this needs list is an important way to help meet the needs of the families who stay here.
Residents use these items both during their stay and upon leaving the shelter.
When you donate items on this list you also help defray operating costs of the shelter.
"Sippy" Cups -- Lidded cups for toddlers
Over-the-counter allergy medications
Please click here for more urgent needs >>
The best time to drop off donations is Monday-Sunday between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Go through the Post Office parking lot to reach our parking, marked "Haven House."
Please come to the front door of the building with your donation.
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Looking for a Speaker?
Angie Mayeaux, Executive Director of Haven House, would love to meet with you.
Contact her at 517-337-2731 or by email.
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