Merrillville Homeless Shelters & Services For The Needy

Welcome to our Merrillville, Indiana Homeless Shelters and Services for the needy page. Below are all of the homeless shelters and services for the needy that provide help to those in need for Merrillville, IN and surrounding cities.



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We also provide other homeless resources such as transitional resources for the homeless. Homeless clinic and treatment center resources are also provided on the right navigational bar.

Many shelters also provide services such as alcohol and drug rehab treatment along with clinics. I try to provide as much information as possible on my details pages.

Active Listings In Merrillville Indiana

Bakery House

Gary, IN 46409
3.00 miles from city center Merrillville
(219) 670-3625
This is a live in facility for indigent men, provides three meals a day and lodging.

How many men live at the Bakery House?
Our capacity is 32 beds which are filled especially in the winter.

Who qualifies to live in the Bakery House?
Anyone who is homeless
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Gary Commission for Women/The Rainbow Shelter

Gary, IN 46402
8.11 miles from city center Merrillville
(219) 883-4155
The Rainbow - Domestic violence shelter for women and children
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Gabriel's Horn Homeless Shelter

Portage, IN 46368
10.33 miles from city center Merrillville
(219) 364-8018
Gabriel's Horn Shelter serves single women and mothers with children of Porter County, Indiana.

Mission Statement:
Gabriel's Horn Shelter provides a protected refuge for homeless women and their children by establishing and maintaining a facili
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Gabriel's Horn - Women & Children Assistance

Valparaiso, IN 46385
10.85 miles from city center Merrillville
219-364-8018
Gabriel's Horn Shelter provides a protected refuge for homeless women and their children by establishing and maintaining a facility which will provide for them a safe and temporary shelter and outreach services. We will empower women by giving them the tools to become self-sufficient through collabo
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Haven House - Family Advocacy Center

Hammond, IN 46320
10.87 miles from city center Merrillville
219-931-2090
Hotline/Crisis: 219-931-2090.

Maximum length of stay for domestic violence victims for emergency shelter at Haven House is forty-five (45) days. However, if within that maximum length of time safe placement for the client and her family has not been made, then client and her dependents ar
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The Caring Place Domestic Violence Shelter

Valparaiso, IN 46383
14.23 miles from city center Merrillville
800-933-0466
For help - Call The Caring Place 24 HOUR CRISIS LINE:
Local: 219.464.2128
Toll-free Long Distance: 1.800.933.0466

The Caring Place, Inc. provides service and shelter for victims of violence and their children. Through education and awareness, we empower all members of our commun
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New Creation Men's Center

Valparaiso, IN 46383
14.55 miles from city center Merrillville
(219) 286-7061
New Creation Men's Center is a Christian-based daytime center open to homeless men of Porter County, Indiana, providing a safe environment for struggling homeless men when the burden of being homeless becomes too much, and they desire a change. The Men's Center provides fundamental, day-to-day servi
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Housing Opportunities Housing For Homeless

Valparaiso, IN 46383
14.74 miles from city center Merrillville
219-548-2800
Housing Opportunities has several housing programs designed to help individuals and families who are ready to move from inhabitable conditions to safe housing. Our housing for the homeless programs provide affordable, safe apartments where individuals and families gain the personal and economic emp
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Spring Valley Homeless Shelter

Valparaiso, IN 46383
14.75 miles from city center Merrillville
(219) 548-2800
Spring Valley provides transitional housing for homeless families in Porter County.

HOUSING FOR THE HOMELESS
Housing Opportunities has several housing programs designed to help individuals and families who are ready to move from inhabitable conditions to safe housing.  Our housi
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Respond Now

Chicago Heights, IL 60412
15.53 miles from city center Merrillville
(708)755-4357
RESPOND NOW attempts to help all people who have a genuine need. We strive to provide our services in a manner that maintains dignity and choice. We treat our clients as individuals and maintain a supportive environment for individuals who require assistance. On a daily basis, some of the problems w
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South Suburban PADS SOUTH TIER

Chicago Heights, IL 60411
16.84 miles from city center Merrillville
708-754-4357
Hours: Monday thru Thursday 9am to 5pm Friday, 9am until noon.

Our mission is to prevent and end homelessness. Key characteristics of SSPADS' model are interfaith partnerships, hospitality, compassion, service and dignity.

Emergency Shelter Network The ESN provid
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Victory House - For Women

Riverdale, IL 60827
18.61 miles from city center Merrillville
708-880-1470
Our facility includes:
One bathroom
One living room/ dining room
One basement 90 day contract to be extended upon progress.

We are a non profit organization so we ask that the women who apply will help with fees as we pay lights, gas, water and for maintenance. We a
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Believe shelter (Institution for women and kids)

Chicago, IL 60617
19.78 miles from city center Merrillville
773-374-7705
 50 bed program expanded IWTís services to include families headed by fathers and intact families due to the emergence of this as a major need since the economic downturn. Each year, Believe serves more than 200 women, children and men.
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HRDI Women's Supportive Housing

Chicago, IL 60628
20.34 miles from city center Merrillville
773-660-4630
A HUD funded program that provides supportive housing and mental health services to 16 women over the age of 18 who are homeless
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A Little Bit of Heaven Homeless Mens Overnight Shelter

Chicago, IL 60628
20.61 miles from city center Merrillville
1-773-264-5332
Shelter for single males.

A Little Bit of Heaven is a 50 plus bed facility that has been in existence since 2001. Located on Chicago’s far south side, A Little Bit of Heaven assist homeless men in the Chicagoland area, surrounding suburbs and from out-of-state. Each participant is give
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Roseland Christian Ministries Grow Program

Chicago, IL 60628
20.75 miles from city center Merrillville
7732645665
The G.R.O.W. program began in September 2013 for women who are recovering from addiction, recently released from incarceration, or without housing. The women have their own rooms at Roseland Christian Ministries for 18 months. During that time, they attend devotions, Bible study and regular Sunday
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St. Martin de Porres House of Hope - For Women

Chicago, IL 60644
24.30 miles from city center Merrillville
(773)643-5843
St Martin de Porres House of Hope is a private, non‚Äźprofit, faith based recovery home for homeless women who are affected by substance abuse. 

Intake is conducted as follows: Monday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday 1 p.m. to 6 p.m
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St. Sabina Young Adult Samaritan Program Transitional Housing

Chicago, IL 60620
24.62 miles from city center Merrillville
773 783-3760
We are a transitional housing for young adults between the ages of 18-35 and offer employment support, GED preparation, social services, financial education, and benefits support.
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The L.A.M. House Transitional Home

Chicago, IL 60621
25.44 miles from city center Merrillville
773-370-5571
Men's only Transitional Housing. We have beds available, 2 per room for $125 weekly. Large and very clean rooms, nice secure area, big backyard.
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Clara's House Shelter

Chicago, IL 60636
26.65 miles from city center Merrillville
(773) 778-2811
Emergency Shelter. Clara’s House provides services to homeless and neglected women and children in the Englewood community.
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You Can Make It - Family Shelter

Chicago, IL 60609
27.63 miles from city center Merrillville
773-890-9681
Since 2001 YCMI has been providing shelter and meals for homeless individuals and families with an emphasis on emergency shelters. Building upon our original foundation for providing basic shelter, we have expanded to include supportive services through community and other collaborations as well as
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Inner Peace Corp

Chicago, IL 60629
27.83 miles from city center Merrillville
773-744-0613
We are a not for profit women's recover home and shelter. We take pride in our recovery and promote a sisterhood atmosphere. We a very different from most shelters because we make it our home. There is no time limit for stay and we accept limited income from women and up to two children. Intake and
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Pacific Garden Mission

Chicago, IL 60605
30.40 miles from city center Merrillville
312 492-9410
Emergency Shelter. We serve the poor and homeless with the compassion of Christ. We minister to all within our limits with the transforming message of the Gospel.

For Homeless Men:

The Chicago men's homeless shelter division of Pacific Garden Mission is a constant haven for
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San Jose Obrero Mission

Chicago, IL 60608
30.67 miles from city center Merrillville
(312)243-4347
San Jose Obrero Mission is a safe haven for families, women and children and men as they strive to secure permanent housing and improve their lives for the long-term.  Our individualized approach equips clients with the tools needed to gain lasting independence.  By providing safe, interim
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Darkim Responsible Living for Women Inc Nfp

Chicago, IL 60604
30.93 miles from city center Merrillville
(773)567-1317
Darkim is a transitional shelter for women, which aids wrap around services while providing temporary housing for women.

Darkim is operated on the South-side of Chicago. Our mission is to offer outreach programs and temporary housing for women. We provided women with a safe environment fe
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San Jose Obrero Mission - Family Intervention Center

Chicago, IL 60623
31.44 miles from city center Merrillville
(312)243-4347
The mission of San Jose Obrero Mission (SJOM) is to provide housing and employment services for homeless men and families in crisis within Latino communities that lead to self-sufficiency. San Jose Obrero Mission was founded in 1981 by Fr. David Staszak who responded to the growing need of home
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A Safe Haven Foundation for Women and Children

Chicago, IL 60608
32.25 miles from city center Merrillville
773-435-8300
A Safe Haven Foundation provides housing, and other services based on individualized assessment for men, women, women with children, youth, veterans and more with a focus on helping them achieve self-sufficiency. A Safe Haven is funded by public, private entities, insurance providers and individual
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Franciscan House of Mary & Joseph

Chicago, IL 60612
32.63 miles from city center Merrillville
773-278-6724
Franciscan House is a 257 bed shelter with separate men’s and women’s dorms that has been providing refuge for 30 years. The Shelter is located at 2715 W. Harrison Street on Chicago’s West Side, just south of the I-290 expressway.

In 2012, at the urging of the City of Chicago, Franc
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Deborah's Place

Chicago, IL 60612
32.91 miles from city center Merrillville
(773)722-5080
Shelter and supportive housing for women only.


Safe Haven

Dolores’s Safe Haven provides a safe and supportive environment for fifteen women with severe mental illness who have been chronically homeless. These women are considered the hardest to house. Staff reach out an
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Joshua Ministries Shelter

Chicago, IL 60612
33.09 miles from city center Merrillville
(773) 533-0254
Homeless Shelter For Men The overnight shelter operates 365 days a year, providing shelter and a meal for 60 men per night, on a first come first come basis.
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Primo Center For Women And Children

Chicago, IL 60624
34.21 miles from city center Merrillville
(773) 722-0544
A 120-day transitional shelter located on the west side of Chicago for women and children.
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