Fort Wayne, IN Homeless Shelters

Fort Wayne, IN list of housing resources we have uncovered: Homeless Shelters, Supportive Housing, Halfway Housing, Transitional Housing, Day Shelters, Low Income Housing, Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers.

Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income.  We have listed out the shelters and low cost housing services we have in Fort Wayne, IN below. This list has homeless shelters, halfway houses, affordable housing, etc. The database consists of over 3,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, shared housing, residential drug alcohol rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing. 

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Homeless Shelters In Fort Wayne, IN

Premier Palace Women's Transitional Housing Fort Wayne

3326 Chestnut
Fort Wayne, IN - 46803
(260) 745-3037
Transitional Housing for women and children

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YWCA Shelter Fort Wayne

1610 Spy Run Ave
Fort Wayne, IN - 46805
(800) 441-4073
domestic violence Shelter

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Fort Wayne Women's Bureau Fort Wayne

2417 Fairfield Ave
Fort Wayne, IN - 46807
Transitional Housing

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The Potter's House

419 E. Lewis St.
Fort Wayne, IN - 46802
(260) 420-2584
Transitional housing for men.

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Genesis Outreach

2812 Gay Street
Fort Wayne, IN - 46806
Transitional Housing

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Fort Wayne Rescue Ministries - Emergency Homeless Shelter

301 W. Superior Street
Fort Wayne, IN - 46855
(260) 426-7357
Shelter, Meals, Housing

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Freedom House Inc.

806 Walnut Street
Fort Wayne, IN - 46802
Transitional Housing

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The Thirteen Step House Inc

1317 W. Washington Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN - 46802
260 424-2341
Recovery house for men

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Fort Wayne Housing Authority Fort Wayne

7315 Hanna Street
Fort Wayne, IN - 46816
(260) 449-7725
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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Vincent House Ft. Wayne

2827 Holton Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN - 46806
Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization

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Vincent Village Fort Wayne Family Transitional Housing Fort Wayne

2827 Holton Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN - 46806
Transitional Housing

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Fort Wayne Urban League, Inc. Fort Wayne

2135 S. Hanna St.
Fort Wayne, IN - 46803
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs

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Housing Authority Of The City Of Fort Wayne, Indiana Fort Wayne

7315 Hanna Street
Fort Wayne, IN -
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs

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Just Neighbors Interfaith Homeless Network

2925 East State Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN - 46805
shelter for homeless families.

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Types of Shelters and Services we provide

We provide many categories of shelter for those in need and in need of services. They include:

Day Shelters

supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities.  Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered.  Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.

Emergency Homeless Shelters

both provide short term relief for the homeless & low-income. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day.  Meals and other supportive services are often offered.  3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.

Halfway Housing

helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.

Permanent Affordable Housing

is a long-term solution for housing. Residents are often allowed to stay as long as they remain in the low-income bracket but is sometimes limited 3 - 5 years.  Residents pay no more then 30% of their income toward rent. Emergency shelters, homeless shelters and transitional housing programs that allow their clients to stay without a maximum stay is also classified under this category.

Drug And Alcohol Rehab

programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency.  The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment. 

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Supportive Housing

Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

Shared Housing

Programs helps bring low income persons together and helps prevent homelessness by providing affordable housing options. This service is good for families, disabled persons, and others wanted more companionship. finds these shared housing locations and lists them throughout our website.

Rooming House or Boarding House

A rooming house is a building in which renters occupy single rooms and share kitchens, bathrooms, and common areas. The location may be a converted single family home, a converted hotel, or a purpose built structure. Rooming houses may have as few as three rooms for rent, or more than a hundred. The same goes for boarding houses. We list these types of residences throughout

Transitional housing

is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessnessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficience to move toward independent living on their own. Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information.