A Hand up and the Gift of Hope

Crossroads is a social service outreach agency with two locations in Detroit. Founded in 1971, Crossroads exists to support the community at large by providing emergency assistance, advocacy, and counseling to anyone in need.

Acting in partnership with many other agencies, parishes, hospitals, companies and organizations in the metro area, Crossroads offers assistance in the form of a hand-up. We work with our clients to meet their immediate needs and help them assess their situations to lessen the likelihood of future problems. Our efforts are funded by foundations, individuals, and friends who are committed to bringing hope to those living on the edge of despair… Donations of time, talent, and resources are always welcome.

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“Love, and then go where love demands.”
– The late-Rev. James A. McLaren,
Crossroads’ Founding Director

News & Events

January Ask of the Month: Toothbrushes & Toothpaste

January’s Ask of the Month: Toothbrushes & Toothpaste Crossroads accepts donations M-F from 9am-4pm at our Main Office. Donations may also be brought to our...
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350 to Begin 2022

Crossroads began our 51st Year of Service by serving 350 meals at our Sunday Soup Kitchen on January 2, 2022.  Thank you to all our...
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December Ask of the Month: TOYS

Crossroads continues to accept donations of toys for children and teens during the month of December.  Please bring your donations of new and gently used...
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Mission Statement

The purpose of Crossroads is to care for any person in need by providing counseling, advocacy and material assistance when possible and appropriate, and responding to other human needs in the community as we are enabled to do so.

Charity Navigator Recognizes Crossroads of Michigan
as a 4-Star Rated Charity. View Certificate

Crossroads 2019 Facts

Prescriptions &
Medical Supplies

In 2019, Crossroads distributed 226,224 pounds of food, one bag at a time.

Donation Wish List

  • Hotel-Size Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner and Lotion
  • Toothbrushes/Toothpaste
  • Female Hygiene Products
  • Clothing (Men, Women And Children)
  • Non-Perishable Food
  • Adult Diapers (Men & Women)
  • Baby Diapers (All Sizes)

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Crossroads is funded by friends, foundations and individuals who are committed to bringing hope to those living on the edge of despair. Donations of any amount are always welcome!

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