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.



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.



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Active Listings In Merrillville Indiana

Brother's Keeper Homeless Shelter

Gary, IN 46407
6.50 miles from city center Merrillville
(219) 882-4459
My Brotherís Keeper is a male mentoring program dedicated to providing Straight Talk  Sound Direction mentoring services to assist boys and men who are dealing with the hardships of life by helping them live with Integrity, Respect and Standards (IRS Code). We are committed to provid
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The Rainbow- Ark Shelter - Gary Commission for Women

Gary, IN 46402
8.11 miles from city center Merrillville
219-886-1600
Office hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pmDomestic violence shelter for women and childre. Provides emergency and transitional housing as well as a domestic violence shelter for persons and families in need in the city of Gary in Lake and Porter County. <
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Gabriel's Horn Homeless Shelter

Portage, IN 46368
10.83 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 Homeless Shelter

Valparaiso, IN 46385
10.85 miles from city center Merrillville
219-364-8018
Gabriel's Horn Shelter serves single women and mothers with children of Porter County, Indiana.?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
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NorthStar Homes

Sauk Village, IL 60411
11.54 miles from city center Merrillville
7083290089
We are a transitional home located in the south suburbs of chicago. We serve the homeless and mentally ill community. We have a controlled coed affordable home and provides case management needs.
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Dayspring Women's Center

Valparaiso, IN 46385
13.94 miles from city center Merrillville
219.510.5432
Women's ServicesDayspring Offers:    Case Management, Information, and Referral Services    Group Classes    Counseling    Optional Spiritual Counseling    Lunch for Women Who Participate i
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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: 219.464.2128Toll-free Long Distance: 1.800.933.0466The 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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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 HOMELESSHousing 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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New Creation Men's Center

Valparaiso, IN 46383
14.84 miles from city center Merrillville
219-548-3548
Office HoursMonday - Friday: 8am - 4pmSaturday - Sunday: 7am - 10am  We are open to single men experiencing homelessness who are from, work, or have family in Porter County.  Each guest will need to pass a drug and alcohol screen.  Also, a criminal background c
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Respond Now

Chicago Heights, IL 60412
15.53 miles from city center Merrillville
(708)755-4357
We provide immediate, short-term assistance so families can meet their day-to-day needs and focus on looking for more long-term solutions. With the assistance of partners, donors, staff and volunteers we strive to break the cycle of poverty.We assist our clients through the following ser
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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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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
(773) 264-5665
Women & Childrenís ShelterMoms with up to four children (ages 0-13) are welcome to stay at the shelter for up to 12 months. We offer individual rooms for families, providing a stable home as moms attend school or seek employment and permanent ho
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Kingdom Residential Housing

Calumet Park, IL 60827
21.15 miles from city center Merrillville
7083149899
Kingdom Residential Housing is a group home transitional living quarters looking for adult people with disabilities or who otherwise have difficulties that keep them from living on their own. People with physical or mental disabilities, or a combination of both. Residents can expect:
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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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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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Pacific Garden Mission - Shelter

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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Darkim Responsible Living for Women Inc Nfp

Chicago, IL 60604
30.93 miles from city center Merrillville
(312) 934-8203
Hours of OperationMon-Fri: 9-5pmSaturday/Sunday-not in public operation:Our lines are periodically checked during weekends, please leave a voice message 0r a text message.If any calls should need immediate attention, please dial 911 or 311 for further assistance.D
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A Safe Haven Foundation

Chicago, IL 60608
32.25 miles from city center Merrillville
773-435-8300
Administrative Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm. Provides transitional housing, 3 meals daily, and individualized services for adults, youth, families with children and military veterans with a multidisciplinary team of professionals to help get people access t
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Franciscan Outreach

Chicago, IL 60612
32.63 miles from city center Merrillville
773-278-6724
Franciscan Outreach provides 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, Fr
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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 HavenDolores'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 and
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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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