Housing & Shelter

Are you in need of shelter? If this is an emergency situation, please contact 911.


Call 2-1-1 or visit Indiana 211 for help finding a place to stay.

The YWCA Northeast Indiana offers shelter services for individuals suffering with a domestic violence crisis. If you find yourself in an emergency situation, please call 911.

Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault 24 Hour Hotline


Hearten House is a gospel rescue mission for women in DeKalb County.

COVID-19 Rental Assistance


“Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced on June 24, 2020 the allocation of $25 million from Indiana’s CARES Act Discretionary funding to create the Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program. This program is designed to help Indiana renters whose income has been adversely affected by COVID-19 avoid eviction by providing up to $2,000 in assistance to help cover monthly rent payments or late fees.The application to apply will be available here beginning on July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am EST.”

Individuals that are unable to complete the application online should call 317-800-6000.

This phone number is available Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern.­

1-877-GET-HOPE Mortgage Assistance

If you are an Indiana resident that is struggling to make their mortgage payments due to, “involuntary financial hardships”, I-877-GET-HOPE may be able to help.