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 2018

247children housed

453adults housed

72homes saved

200families 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 homeowners in financial trouble keep their homes

  • 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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$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.

Coming Up

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Circle of Hope

Join the Circle of Hope, a group of dedicated supporters who rally around the mission to resolve and prevent homelessness with a monthly giving commitment.

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SHAREity Raffle

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Support several regional nonprofits at this yearly raffle event including $266,000 in cash and prizes. Last day to buy tickets—October 1.

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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.