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.
168families 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
Foreclosure Prevention Counseling
Helping homeowners in financial trouble keep their homes
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
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Masquerade Ball & Auction
Save the date for an evening of dinner, dancing, exclusive client stories, and charitable auctions at the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City.Tickets
Support several regional nonprofits at this yearly raffle event including $266,000 in cash and prizes. Last day to buy tickets—October 1.Tickets
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.