Domestic Violence / Emergency Shelter Needs

  1. Brother’s Keepers, Inc.
    2120 Broadway, Gary, IN 46407 

    Mary Edwards, Executive Director
    (219) 882-4459

    Homeless shelter for men.
  2. B–WARE Resource & Referral Center
    6043 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320 
    Dr. M. Shackelford, President 
    (219) 931-1116

    Better Way Addiction Recovery Education provides prevention, intervention and treatment through a 90-day intensive, comprehensive program. Program empowers communities with knowledge, information and educational opportunities. Provides interim housing to the homeless. Training includes basic life skills, job readiness, computer skills and repair, entrepreneurship, job skills, budgeting & finance classes, mental health services, health and nutrition training as well as substance abuse counseling. The Center also provides ESL, GED preparation, literacy, parenting classes, tutoring and community service referrals.
  3. Capes House Inc.
    662 Sibley Street, Hammond, IN 46320 

    rank Lennon, Executive Director 
    (219) 931-8223

    Emergency Shelter from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for families with children.

  4. Haven House Inc.

    Lisa Wien, Executive Director 
    (219) 931-2090

    Provides 24-hour crisis line as well as residential/support services for victims of family violence. Promotes public awareness. 

  5. Living Water Missionary Baptist Church

    511 jefferson Avenue, Hammond, IN 46324
    (219) 937-4346

    Helps clients in need of food and clothing. Assists with form completion. Offers limited transportation service. Other services include domestic violence prevention, parenting classes, and standardized test prep for classes the GED, ACT, and SAT.

  6. The Warming Shelter of the Calumet Area
    (219) 853-1877

    527 State Street, Hammond, IN 46320 

    Provides shelter and evening meals for the homeless.