Faith Mission Of Elkhart - Shelter
801 Benham Avenue
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Elkhart, IN 46516
Class of Housing: shelter, supportive housing (permanent)
Shelter Michelle Grant with babyFaith Mission provides lodging accommodations to qualified residents. A resident’s stay can be short term (as little as one night) or long term (up to two years). To qualify for longer term stay, they must be enrolled in a track program which gives them the opportunity for positive life changing experiences during their stay. As part of their lodging, residents are provided hygienic supplies and laundry facilities. Permanent Supportive Housing Program The Permanent Supportive Housing Program (PSHP) exists to provide intermediate-term housing for select Faith Mission program track graduates and families who need further assistance in attaining personal stability. This program provides low cost housing while moving clients toward financial independence and long-term stable housing.
Faith Mission is the only emergency facility in Elkhart County where shelter, meals, clothing and life skill programs are provided all in one place. Our doors are open 365 days a year to Elkhart County’s homeless men, women and children, regardless of origin, creed, age or gender. Once each person’s basic needs are met, we go to work restoring lives through our long-term residential and life skill programs. What are the steps to becoming a resident of Faith Mission of Elkhart? Check on bed space availability by contacting the Mission at (574) 293-3406, ext. 101. All residents are required to get a wants and warrants check with the Elkhart City Police Department. This is a free service. Must be able to physically and mentally self care. Must not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Must be in good standing with Faith Mission of Elkhart. If you have been convicted of a sex crime or arson, then you are not eligible to reside at Faith Mission. If you have any questions about residency issues, please feel free to contact the Mission directly at (574) 293-3406, ext. 101.
Helpful Definitions For Faith Mission Of Elkhart - Shelter:
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.
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