Building a community of hope around those who struggle with poverty and homelessness.

Our Mission

In service to social justice, Advent House Ministries empowers equity for all people through support to build and promote safety, stability and sustainability of basic human needs.

Our Vision

In order to build a community of empowered equity, Advent House Ministries is committed to constructive and collaborative leadership, strong community partnerships and a passion for breaking down barriers, while providing a foundation of service that restores dignity to all community members we serve.

Core Values


We are located within North Westminster Presbyterian Church at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Oakland Avenue.

743 N. Martin Luther King Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48915


Susan Cancro

Executive Director

Working at Advent House this many years has been the source of great inspiration as I’ve had the honor to be a help to so many wonderful people.

Caroline Croom

Director of Housing Programs

I am passionate about working with people because I want to better the Lansing community I grew up in and create equitable opportunities for everyone.

Tricia Braman

Housing Programs Supervisor

Being a beacon of hope is the most precious gift for those facing challenges. It is a privilege for me to offer that hope.

Adrian Kirkpatrick

Administrative Assistant

My passion lies in collaborating with individuals to create a positive impact on the community. I aspire to establish equal opportunities that benefit all members of society.

Frances Gunn

Housing Support Specialist

When life feels like a tough battle, nothing beats a glimmer of hope! I feel privileged to be part of a team that brings hope to the community.

Brittany Kelley

Housing Navigation Liason

Food-motivated bibliophile and documentary buff. Constantly curious.


No Current Openings

While we currently do not have any open positions, if you are interested in exploring potential employment opportunities at Advent House, kindly submit your resume to social@adventhouse.com. This section will be revised once a position becomes available. Thank you for your interest.

Contact Us

PHONE: 517-485-4722
FAX: 517-485-2837
EMAIL: social@adventhouse.com


    A: Please contact us to discuss your housing situation to see how we can help.

    A: Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

    A: During business hours, we provide sack lunches when available to anyone in need who comes to our door. We also provide contacts to community resources.

    A: We will put you in contact with a member of one of our outreach teams.


    Your donation will help Advent House provide food, housing and hope to people who need them in our community.

    Amazon Wish List

    Our Amazon Wish List is regularly updated with our most needed items. Amazon will ship purchases directly to Advent House and we’ll distribute your donated goods free of charge to individuals in need.

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