Detroit Warming Centers Meeting Rising Demand The city of Detroit says two warming centers have extended their hours to accommodate rising demand during the bitter cold snap.
Consumers Energy, Contractors Boost Energy Efficiency For Michigan NonprofitsConsumers Energy and several mechanical contractors made the holidays a little brighter for 10 Michigan-based food banks and homeless shelters.
Report: Homelessness Declines In MichiganThe report, presented by leaders of Michigan's Campaign to End Homelessness, shows that there were 6,143 fewer Michigan residents who were homeless for any part of 2011 than who were homeless during 2010.
Judge: Sex Offenders May Stay In Homeless Shelters Near SchoolsA federal judge has ruled that homeless sex offenders may stay overnight at shelters near schools in Grand Rapids despite a state law prohibiting them from living within 1,000 feet of a school.
Striking DSO Musicians To Play At Homeless SheltersThe music will play today at three Detroit area homeless shelters as striking musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra perform free concerts as part of their "Let the Music Play at Christmas!" tour.