Resolving
and preventing homelessness.

Right now, dozens of people in our community have no place to live—including adults who go to work every day and kids who go to school.


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 2021

248children housed

559adults housed

338housing units operated

193families 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

  • 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.

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Up to 6 out of 10 Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. USA Today

17% of households are still not caught up on rent. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

4 out of 5 low income Porter County and LaPorte County residents spend more than half of their total income on housing. National Low Income Housing Coalition

Housing Opportunities is a HUD-approved and state-certified housing 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves Northwest Indiana.

News

Apply for Rental Assistance

If you're having trouble paying your rent due to COVID-19, The Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance program might be able to help.

Apply Now

Trivia Night Postponed

For the health and safety of our community, we've made the difficult decision to postpone until the spring.

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Walgreens Donation Program

You can donate your myWalgreens cash rewards to Housing Opportunities and help resolve and prevent homelessness.

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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 homelessness can come for a meal or a shower—and be welcomed by a friendly face.