South Oakland Shelter: A Primer

What started in 1985 as an impulse to get the homeless out of the harsh Michigan winter elements has grown into a thriving non-profit that offers much more than temporary shelter. South Oakland Shelter (SOS) works with 67 religious congregations, including churches, synagogues and a mosque, to operate a rotating shelter system. Each week a congregation hosts SOS’s shelter guests with overnight accommodations, three daily meals and transportation.

Read More