Indianapolis, IN Homeless Shelters

Indianapolis, 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 Indianapolis, 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. 

Indianapolis is in Marion County, IN. Search listings by Marion County.

Homeless Shelters In Indianapolis, IN

Direct Paths Family Services

N Sbeffield Ave
Indianapolis , IN - 46222
shared affordable housing

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Horizon House Indianapolis

1033 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN - 46202
Supportive Housing, Halfway House, Transitional Housing

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Community Action Of Greater Indianapolis, Inc Indianapolis

2445 N Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN - 46208
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs

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Wheeler Mission Ministries - Care Center (for Women And Children)

23 North Rural Street
Indianapolis, IN - 46201

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Wheeler Mission Ministries - Shelter For Homeless Men (for Men)

245 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN - 46204
temporary emergency shelter to homeless and/or disadvantaged men

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Pathway To Recovery Indianapolis

2135 N Alabama St
Indianapolis, IN - 46202
housing and support necessary for homeless persons suffering from addictive and mental disorders

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Dayspring Center Indianapolis

Po Box 44105
Indianapolis, IN - 46244
(317) 635-6780
family crisis shelter, case management, homeless children assistance.

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Lincoln Apartments

530 N. Holmes Avenue
Indianapolis, IN - 46222
permanent, supportive housing for homeless and disabled veterans

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Spains Residential Living For Women

Indianapolis, IN - 46205
transitional housing for women recovering from substance abuse.

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Julian Center Indianapolis - Domestic Violence Shelter And Assistance

2011 N. Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN - 46202
(317) 920-9320
Transitional Housing, Shelter, Supportive Housing for women

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Coburn Place Safe Haven For Women

604 East 38th St
Indianapolis, IN - 46205
(317) 923-5750
Domestic violence shelter for women and children. Transitional housing

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Ggennesaret Health Recovery Program For Homeless Men

2401 Central Avenue
Indianapolis, IN - 46205
(317) 920-1554
Gennesaret Free Clinic is a free clinic that provides a health recovery program for homeless men.

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Indianapolis Housing Agency Indianapolis

1919 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN - 46202
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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Salvation Army Harbor Light Center Indianapolis

2400 North Tibbs Avenue
Indianapolis, IN - 46222
(317) 972-1450
halfway house, substance abuse treatment, detox programs.

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Volunteers Of America Indianapolis

927 N. Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, IN - 46204

Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization

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Transitional Life Connections Indianapolis

373 N Holmes Ave
Indianapolis, IN - 46222
Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization

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Partners In Housing Development Corp. Indianapolis

2811 East 10th Street
Indianapolis, IN - 46201
(317) 633-1861
Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance

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Mapleton-fall Creek Housing Development Corporation Indianapolis

130 E. 30th Street
Indianapolis, IN - 46205
Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance

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Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic Indianapolis

3333 N. Meridian Street, Suite 201
Indianapolis, IN - 46208
Agency that provides HUD Approved Housing Assistance Programs

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HUD Apartments Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis, IN HUD Apartments

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. 

Financial Help For the Needy

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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.