Clients seeking emergency housing undergo a criminal background check and have to provide a valid Porter or LaPorte County ID
Some of our clients are not able to work due to crisis or disability. Some clients are professionals with college degrees who’ve hit hard times. Many clients are working or underemployed at minimum wage, struggling to support themselves or their families.
187housing units operated
166families are currently experiencing homelessness in our community.
1 in 3 clients is a child.
Housing challenges can affect people of any gender, age, or socioeconomic status.
Housing Opportunities is a community-sustained nonprofit that resolves and prevents homelessness for adults, children, and seniors in Porter and LaPorte counties. Above all, we provide hope to clients experiencing homelessness and its effects.
Showers, laundry facilities, and computer access are part of this safe, supportive place for individuals pursuing employment and housing solutions
For qualifying clients with low income
Permanent Supportive Housing
For individuals with a diagnosed disability
Rapid Rehousing Program
To quickly get individuals experiencing homelessness back into a home with temporary rental assistance
Rental & Tenancy Counseling Program
To help renters understand leases, tenant and landlord responsibilities, and budgeting
Coaching Clients on the Road to Self-Sufficiency
Helping clients achieve a brighter future
Offers essentials, support, and a listening ear to individuals living on the streets
Funded in part by state and federal grants, Housing Opportunities is sustained by community volunteers, local partners, and donors like you.
As our community works together to resolve homelessness where we live, everyone benefits. Will you help resolve and prevent homelessness in our community? Make a tax-deductible donation today.Donate
$35 = One day of safe housing
$250 = One week of safe housing
$1000 = One month of safe housing
Housing Opportunities is a HUD-approved and state-certified housing 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves Northwest Indiana.
Food Pantry Needs
While our office is closed, our vestibule is open 24/7 for donations to be delivered. Case managers are taking requests from clients and doing no-contact drop offs. Help give hope with just one click on Amazon.Contribute
Thank you, Community Leaders
Thank you for you generous donations! Lakeside Wealth Management, Porter-Starke Services, Law Office of Joanne Baitup, Ivan & Pat Bodensteiner, Jim & Penny Starin, and Langley Construction.
Report to the Community
We are so grateful for your support! With your help, we've been honored to serve 1155 clients in the past year. Discover how else your support has improved our community.Read the Report
Help resolve and prevent homelessness in our community!
Volunteers like you stock our food pantry, coordinate fundraising events, and staff our day resource center where someone experiencing homeless can come for a meal or a shower—and be welcomed by a friendly face.