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Bedford Branch Library (734) 847-6747
Blue Bush Branch Library (734) 242-4085
Carleton Branch Library (734) 654-2180
Dorsch Memorial Branch Library (734) 241-7878
Dundee Branch Library (734) 529-3310
Ellis Library & Reference Center (734) 241-5277
Erie Branch Library (734) 848-4420
Frenchtown-Dixie Branch Library (734) 289-1035
Ida Branch Library (734) 269-2191
L.S. Navarre Branch Library (734) 241-5577
Maybee Branch Library (734) 587-3680
Newport Branch Library (734) 586-2117
Rasey Memorial Branch Library (734) 848-4572
Robert A. Vivian Branch Library (734)241-1430
South Rockwood Branch Library (734) 379-3333
Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library (734) 279-1025
Bedford Branch Library
8575 Jackman Rd. Temperance, MI 48182 Phone: (734) 847-6747
Fax: (734) 847-6591
Sun: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Mon - Thu: 9:00 am-9:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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Blue Bush Branch Library
Blue Bush Branch Library
2210 Blue Bush Road Monroe, MI 48162-9643 Phone: (734) 242-4085
Fax: (734) 242-4085
Mon - Tue: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Wed: 1:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thu: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
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Carleton Branch Library
Carleton Branch Library
1444 Kent Street Carleton, MI 48117-0267 Phone: (734) 654-2180
Fax: (734) 654-8767
Mon: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Tue - Wed: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Thu: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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Dorsch Memorial Branch Library
Dorsch Memorial Branch Library
18 East First Street Monroe, MI 48161-2227 Phone: (734) 241-7878
Fax: (734) 241-7879
Mon - Tue: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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Dundee Branch Library
Dundee Branch Library
144 East Main Street Dundee, MI 48131-1202 Phone: (734) 529-3310
Fax: (734) 529-7415
Mon: 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
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Ellis Library & Reference Center
Ellis Library & Reference Center
3700 South Custer Rd. Monroe 48161-9716 Phone: (734) 241-5277
Toll Free: (800) 462-2050
Fax: (734) 242-9037
Sun: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Mon - Thu: 9:00 am-9:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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Erie Branch Library
Erie Branch Library
2065 Erie Rd. Erie, MI 48133-9757 Phone: (734) 848-4420
Mon: 2:00 pm-8:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Thu: 2:00 pm-6:00 pm
Fri: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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Frenchtown-Dixie Branch Library
Frenchtown-Dixie Branch Library
2881 Nadeau Monroe, MI 48162-9355 Phone: (734) 289-1035
Fax: (734) 289-3867
Mon - Tue: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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Ida Branch Library
Ida Branch Library
3016 Lewis Ave. Ida, MI 48140-0056 Phone: (734) 269-2191
Fax: (734) 269-3315
Mon: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Wed - Fri: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
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L.S. Navarre Branch Library
Navarre Branch Library
1135 East Second Street Monroe, MI 48161-1920 Phone: (734) 241-5577
Fax: (734) 241-5577
Mon: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed - Thu: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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Maybee Branch Library
Maybee Branch Library
9060 Raisin St. Maybee, MI 48159-0165 Phone: (734) 587-3680
Fax: (734) 587-3680
Mon: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Tue: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am-2:00 pm
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Newport Branch Library
8120 N. Dixie Hwy. Newport, MI 48166-9703 Phone: (734) 586-2117
Fax: (734) 586-1116
Mon: 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Thu: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
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Rasey Memorial Branch Library
Rasey Memorial Branch Library
4349 Oak, Box 416 Luna Pier, MI 48157-4572 Phone: (734) 848-4572
Fax: (734) 848-4572
Mon: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Tue: 2:00 pm-8:00 pm
Wed: 2:00 pm-6:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Fri: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
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Robert A. Vivian Branch Library
2664 Vivian Road Monroe, MI 48162-9212 Phone: (734)241-1430
Fax: (734)241-1430
Mon: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Wed: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am-2:00 pm
Fri: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
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South Rockwood Branch Library
12776 Dixie Hwy. P.O. Box 47 S. Rockwood, MI 48179 Phone: (734) 379-3333
Fax: (734) 379-3333
Mon: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Tue: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
Wed: 1:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thu: 2:00 pm-6:00 pm
Fri: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library
Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library
60 East Center St. Petersburg, MI 49270 Phone: (734) 279-1025
Fax: (734) 279-2328
Mon - Tue: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Wed: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thu: 3:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
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9:00 AM
Bedford Branch"Hall of Trees"
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Playgroup
4:00 PM
Pizza and Pages-Dundee Branch Library
6:30 PM
CCN Training
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Common Thread - Frenchtown Dixie Branch Library
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Krafty Krafters-South Rockwood
3:30 PM
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Network on Homelessness

About the Network on Homelessness

Mission:

The mission of the Monroe County Network on Homelessness is to work as an advocate group to provide shelter services for those in need in the area (Monroe County homeless), and to work for affordable housing for low-income persons.

Purpose:

The Monroe County Network on Homelessness was established to provide a communication link among various departments, agencies, and private groups dealing with the homeless in our community, with the goal of providing shelter and services to all homeless persons and ending chronic homelessness. Through this link we are committed to become more aware of existing needs and services offered, matching needs of the homeless with services and working to provide additional services as needed and identified by the Network.

Meetings:

The Monroe County Network on Homelessness meets the first Wednesday of every month. Meetings are posted in the Monroe Evening News' Bulletin Board or call for location and time.

Officers:

Chairperson, Stephanie Kasprzak
Vice Chairperson, Tim Kelly 
Secretary, Sandy Imber
Treasurer, Jeff McBee
At Large:
Floreine Mentel, Doug Kuras
Ex Officio: Joe Grifka

Contacts:

Michelle Swartz
CoC Coordinator
(734) 241-2775, ext. 208
mswartz@monroecountyop.org

Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness

4th Ten Year Plan

Monroe Evening News Article – June 25th 2008

Creative Solutions: Next Step to Help Homeless

2007 Annual Update

Monroe County 10-Year Community Plan Draft

Ten Year Plan Advisory Committee

Action Plan Timeline

Resolutions:

County Resolution

Port of Monroe Endorsement

Ash Township Resolution

City of Monroe Resolution

Erie Township Resolution

Frenchtown Charter Township Resolution

Monroe Charter Township Resolution

Raisinville Township Resolution

Membership:

Membership in the Monroe County Network on Homelessness is open to persons who are homeless or who have experienced homelessness, agencies, governmental departments, churches and others who are interested in working on the issues surrounding homelessness. We shall strive to ensure that the members represent all populations within Monroe County. 

Accomplishments / Timeline:

  • 1985: Homeless Committee began meeting as a result of a countywide work session on affordable housing.
  • 1991: MCHN functioned as the coordinating body for a rotating church sheltering and meals program.
  • 1995: Changed name to Monroe County Network on Homelessness. Worked in a pivotal role to bring a Habitat for Humanity chapter to Monroe County.
  • 1996: Established a link with Monroe County Human Services Collaborative Network to implement affordable housing solutions. Joined the Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness.
  • 1997: Initial Continuum of Care Plan written.
  • 1998: Developed a Strategic Housing Plan for submission to the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
  • 2000: As a result of the annual Needs Assessment, Salvation Army started working on plans for a transitional housing facility.
  • 2002: Salvation Army opens the Family Manor House to provide transitional housing to homeless families.
  • 2004:Homeless Management Information System implemented through HUD funding. Paula's House opened to provide shelter for women leaving rehab or incarceration.

Through the annual Continuum of Care Plan the Monroe County Homeless Network continues to plan and advocate for the homeless of Monroe County. Currently they are operating under a ten-year plan with six goals of expanding affordable housing for the residents of Monroe County.

Goal 1: Expand the supply of Permanent Supportive Housing in Monroe County

Goal 2 : Expand Cross-Systems Collaboration in Community Planning.

Goal 3 : Increase Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers for Monroe County.

Goal 4 : Create and develop public transportation for the chronic unsheltered homeless in order to shelter them safely in larger cities when their needs can not be met immediately in our area.

Goal 5 : Increase awareness of services to the chronically homeless.

Goal 6 : Create a Child Services Program for children who have experienced sudden homelessness and trauma due to a domestic violence situation.
 

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