If you're in need of shelter tonight, please start by contacting New Creation Men's Center at 219-548-3548. They are open 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday, at 653 Axe Ave. in Valparaiso. We do work with the police, so if there's a warrant for your arrest, they'll be happy to take you to some alternative housing. Alcohol, weapons, and violent behavior are not permitted.
In addition the host churches, there are dozens of partner churches who provide meals, volunteers, and other resources. Hundreds of volunteers are involved. Thank you to all who are giving and serving to provide shelter and hospitality!
Here are the seven summer locations (Apr. 16 to Oct. 14). Check-in starts anywhere from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, depending on the site. Check-out in the morning is 7:00 am.
SUNDAY - To Be Determined
MONDAY - Bethel Valparaiso All Nations Church, 552 Morthland Dr. (corner of US 30 & Horseprairie Ave)
TUESDAY - Calvary Church, 1325 Evans Ave.
WEDNESDAY - St. Teresa of Avila, 1511 Laporte Ave.
THURSDAY - Life Bridge Christian Church, 1701 Laporte Ave.
FRIDAY - BridgePoint Church, 105 N. Washington St.
SATURDAY - Christ Lutheran Church, 2610 N. Campbell St., across from the high school on the corner of Campbell and Vale Park Rd.
Here are the seven winter locations (Oct. 15 to Apr. 15). Check-in is from 7:00 to 10:00 pm, and check-out is at 7:00 am.
SUNDAY - Valparaiso Mennonite Church, Silhavy Rd north of Evans Ave.
MONDAY - First United Methodist Church, Franklin Rd north of Jefferson Ave.
TUESDAY - Liberty Bible Church, Calumet Ave. north of Route 6
WEDNESDAY - First Presbyterian Church, corner of Valparaiso St. and Bullseye Lake Rd.
THURSDAY - Grace Chapel, corner of Lafayette and Monroe
FRIDAY - Valparaiso Nazarene Church, corner of Glendale and Silhavy
SATURDAY - Immanuel Lutheran Church, corner of Monticello and Glendale