FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who is eligible for residency at Wings of God?
Any women currently or previously incarcerated who are looking for a faith-based, one year in-house program.
How does one get accepted to Wings of God?
The process begins with notifying Wings of God about your interest via a letter in the mail or contact our office for an interview. You may also complete the program application and mail it to Wings of God.
What if I’m pregnant, can I still come to Wings of God?
Our programming is not set up to accommodate pregnant women or children. But we do offer visits with children during scheduled visitation.
What if I am not from Van Buren County, MI and I have probation, parole, or drug court requirements in another county?
Your court-ordered supervision such as probation, parole, and drug court requirements may be eligible to be transferred to Van Buren County.
Is Wings of God a homeless shelter?
We are not a homeless shelter, jail, KPEP, adult daycare, mental health institution, domestic violence shelter, or bed and breakfast.
How long will Wings of God hold a bed for me?
No more than 30 days, however, this is negotiable on a case by case basis. We suggest you contact us 60 days prior to your desired placement date/release date.
Do I have to come right from jail if approved?
Yes. If you are currently incarcerated we want you coming directly to Wings of God; we will pick you up at the jail. Failure to do so may disqualify you from our program.
Do I have to be a Christian to apply?
The simple answer is no. There is no requirement to be a Christian to come to Wings of God. Wings of God Transition Home does provide a Christian living environment where Christian principles are taught and the Word of God is shared daily. It is our hope that you would choose to become a follower of Christ.
How do I inquire for a loved one or friend that could benefit from the program?
Wings of God requires that the person in need of help contact us directly. Family/friends who want information about the program can review our webpage and/or contact us with any questions. We would also be glad to pray with you.
Can I be sentenced to Wings of God?
Yes, provided you have been approved by Wings of God and the court also approves the placement.
Can I be on probation, parole, or other court programs?
Yes, however, we cannot accept those with restraining orders on or against them.
Can I work full-time while in the program?
Pearls are allowed to work part time (25-30 Hours) during phase 2 (after completing 60 days in phase 1). Once they are in phase 3, which is around 6 months in the program, Pearls are allowed to work full time. They must work around programming and classes. We do not allow third shift work hours.
What is your mailing address?
Wings of God Transition House, Inc., PO Box 3, Paw Paw, MI 49079