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.
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.
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
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
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.
Resource Center Hours
2001 N Calumet Ave.
Showers, laundry facilities, and computer access for individuals seeking employment and housing.
Housing Opportunities and Northwest Indiana Community Action are exploring the benefits of joining forces. Read more about the possible merger.Learn More
Take a Tour
Meet our Director of Development, Lisa Franko, see the Housing Opportunities facilities firsthand, and ask questions one-on-one!Schedule
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.