Providing shelter in Valparaiso

Churches and other organizations are working together to provide shelter for people without housing in Valparaiso, Indiana.  We created this site to help you and your friends find the help you need.

For Men

Every night, churches in Valparaiso are providing overnight shelter for men. The location rotates from church to church each night. Intake is handled by New Creation Men's Center, a day center for homeless men that provides a range of helpful services. They can be reached at 219-548-3548.

Click here for shelter locations and other details.

For Women

Every night for the colder half of the year (Oct. 15 to Apr. 15) churches provide overnight shelter for women, including dinner and breakfast. The location rotates from church to church each night.  They call this the Open Arms Women's Shelter. Intake is handled by Dayspring Women's Center, a day center for women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.  They can be reached at 219-510-5432.

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And That's Not All

There are other sheltering groups in Valparaiso as well.  

Housing Opportunities provides temporary, transitional, and permanent housing for people in Porter and LaPorte counties. Learn more at www.housing-opportunities.com or 219-548-2800.

The Caring Place provides shelter for both men and women who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Learn more at www.thecaringplacenwi.org or at their 24-hour hotline: 219-464-2128 or toll-free at 1-800-933-0466.