Resolving
and preventing homelessness.

We are pleased to continue serving clients remotely during this current crisis. We are working hard to provide individual access to needed resources in a safe manner. Thank you for all your support!


Stories

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.

in 2019

306children housed

526adults housed

187housing units operated

205families 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.

Programs

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.

  • Emergency Housing

    Clients seeking emergency housing undergo a criminal background check and have to provide a valid Porter or LaPorte County ID

  • 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

  • For individuals with a diagnosed disability

  • To quickly get individuals experiencing homelessness back into a home with temporary rental assistance

  • To help renters understand leases, tenant and landlord responsibilities, and budgeting

  • Helping clients achieve a brighter future

  • Offers essentials, support, and a listening ear to individuals living on the streets

Give Today

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.

News

Food Pantry Needs

Drop off donations

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.

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Isolation Shelter Referrals

COVID-19 quarantine for those experiencing homelessness

Health and city officials: call Abby Johnson at 219.649.1306.
Shelters and housing orgs: call Jordan Stanfill at 219.286.3307.

Press Release

Virtual Community Conversation

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Let's talk about affordable rentals in our community, with special guest Center Twp. Trustee Jesse Harper.

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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.