Open Spots: Men: 10         Women: 5
Welcome Inn Day Center:
Proof of negative COVID-19 test required for entry (less than 24hrs old)
Monday - Friday: 7a.m. - 7p.m.
1717 W 13 Mile Road
(via Crooks Rd.)

Overnight Shelters (no walk-ins):
Proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination AND negative COVID-19 test 
7-days a week: 7p.m. - 7a.m.
Rotating Volunteer Churches

Please read the following rules regarding entry.
Entry must occur at the day center ONLY
This season, guests must:
  • Provide proof of a complete COVID-19 vaccination (overnight shelter requirement)
  • Provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test (not more than 24-hours old)
    • Testing is available at
      • Hazel Park Urgent Care (348 E 9 Mile Rd. east of John R)​
      • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital (44405 Woodward, Pontiac)
        • ​​Photo ID required
        • Tell them a test is needed for shelter entry​
  • Wear masks at all times other than when eating or drinking
  • Comply with distancing requirements
  • Receive weekly COVID-19 tests (administered onsite)
  • Actively avoid exposure with unregistered guests
Guests are allowed to leave the day center but must return within 1 hour of departure and not later than 6pm (Mon-Fri).
Those who don't return on-time will lose their spot to the next person on the wait-list (exceptions for confirmed appointments are determined by Welcome Inn's case-manager only).
On the weekends, the return time will be determined by the overnight host.