HQ will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, March 16, 2020.
We will continue to monitor this unprecedented situation and we are eager to reopen as soon as it is safe to do so. We remain actively engaged in community conversations and are offering our resources (people and material) to help with this crisis. We are evaluating daily, so please check this website (www.HQGR.org) or our Facebook page (@HQGrandRapids) for the most up to date information. View our full statement here.
We highly recommend our members use these services
Mel Trotter Ministries: 616-454-8249 (ages 18+)
*Temperature checks are being performed on all staff and guests. Those with a fever will go to a quarantine area to build a health safety plan with nursing staff.
- Shelter: Check-In 4:30p to 6pm. Men enter on Williams St. Women enter on Commerce Ave. Youth shelter is open.
- Meals: Breakfast at 7am. Dinner at 7:15pm.
- Day Center: Open daily 7am to 4pm.
Arbor Circle: 616-451-3001 (ages 10+)
- 24/7 Crisis Line
- Emergency shelter for minors
God’s Kitchen: 616-224-0217
*Meals available at the door, dining area closed
- Meals Served: Monday – Saturday: 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Sunday: 2:30 to 4:00 pm
HQ is a drop-in center in Grand Rapids, Michigan for youth between the ages of 14 and 24 who are experiencing unsafe or unstable housing. We believe that everyone should be celebrated for who they are, as they are. At HQ, basic resources are available to youth with no strings attached. We rely on community partners and volunteers to provide critical resources that help break the cycle of homelessness in our community.
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Volunteer at HQ
Volunteers make HQ possible. Give your time, build relationships, and support our staff as we break the cycle of homelessness together. From working drop-in to sorting donations and folding laundry, if you’re passionate about it, there’s a place for you at HQ.
What Our Members Say
"I knew there would be other people in this space that are going through the same situation that I’m going through."
"I feel compassion when I walk through these doors.”
"HQ is open arms. They love everyone. Even though everyone is different, they don’t judge.”
“From when I first stepped in here, we were family.”
HQ is a drop-in center for youth ages 14 - 24 who are experiencing unsafe or unstable housing. We are a place for everyone to belong.
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