The shelter is now open to guests.
New guests can check in between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm, 7 days a week.
Please call the Shelter Administrator at 231-629-8033, Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm for more information.
For after hours, please call the shelter directly at 231-629-8160.
Our Brothers Keeper is a shelter that provides temporary housing for those homeless and looking for safety or a place to stay as they transition into more permanent housing. Our shelter is open to guests 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with an 8:00 pm curfew for guests. New guests may check in 7 days a week between 8:00 am - 8:00 pm.
Our Brothers Keeper features separate sleeping facilities for women and men as well as 3 rooms dedicated for homeless families. Guests are given clean bedding and limited storage for their personal belongings. In addition they have access to a fridge and microwave, provided 3 meals a day, a sitting area featuring computer use. Guests have access to agencies assisting in housing, employment, and health services.
“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me a drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me in.” - Matthew 25:35
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We are located at 405 S. Third Ave, Big Rapids in the Eastside Care Center building. Drive to the rear of the building and ring the doorbell.