Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS)



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// MISSION

The Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS) exists to alleviate homelessness by providing services that enable people to achieve self-sufficiency and obtain quality affordable housing. COTS also exists to advocate for long-term solutions to the problem of homelessness.


// KEY SERVICES PROVIDED

For 35 years, COTS has served the most vulnerable members of the Detroit community. With a rich continuum of programs and services that empower people, COTS is continually committed to creating opportunities to succeed. Programs include a family-only emergency shelter; specialized transitional housing for victims of domestic violence; long-term supportive housing with assistance for addiction, disability, or illness; and child care for homeless infants and toddlers at Bright Beginnings. COTS provides housing and support to more than 800 people daily, but it offers more than beds — it offers hope. COTS’ Passport to Self-Sufficiency™ assists families in reaching their housing, economic, health, education, and career goals through coaching, mentorship, and support as they overcome homelessness and break the poverty cycle for the next generation and beyond.


// LEADERSHIP

TOP EXECUTIVES
Cheryl P. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer
Reginald Conyers, Chief Financial Officer
Sharyn W. Johnson, Chief Operating Officer
Frankie M. Piccirilli, Chief Development Officer
Joyce Johnson-Maples, Chief HR Officer
Delphia Simmons, Chief Strategy and Learning Officer

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Avery Williams, President
Mary Kay Jerneycic, Vice President
Judy Gruner, Treasurer
Mike Friedman, Secretary
Timothy J. Anderson, CLU, CWA, CFP
Mark Denis
Mike Dingwall
Dr. Rita Fields
Ashok B. Jain, M.D.
Daniel J. Jerneycic, CPA
Linda M. A. Koos
Mark Lanfear
Tony Saunders
Norman L. Schmitt
Sammye E. Van Diver


// CONTACT INFORMATION

Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS)
313-576-0209
fpiccirilli@cotsdetroit.org
www.cotsdetroit.org

 

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