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Emergency Housing
St. Joseph County Housing Resources

Center for the Homeless

  • Emergency shelter and meals

  • Housing counselor

  • Health and legal services

  • GED classes

  • Employment training

)  Phone: 574.282.8700

:  Email:

l  Address: 813 S. Michigan St., South Bend, IN 46601

Emerge Ministries

  • Emergency and transitional housing for women/children

  • Clients are assigned a caseworker to assist with accessing resources, job search and readiness, personal development, and life skills train

)  Phone: 574.293.0776

:  Email:

l  Address: 731 Wagner Ave., Elkhart, IN 46516

Emergency Housing Vouchers

  • Emergency vouchers assisting those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or high risk of housing instability

  • Cooperation between US Department of Housing and Urban Development and Public Housing Authorities

  • Contact us for assistance connecting with this program in your area

Faith Mission of Michiana

  • Emergency shelter for up to 14 days

  • Long-term housing/recovery programs available

  • Provides meals, clothing, classes, counseling, and employment assistance

)  Phone: 574.293.3406

:  Email:

l  Address: 801 Benham Ave., Elkhart, IN 46516

First Light Mission

  • Emergency shelter

)  Phone: 574.534.2300

:  Email:

l  Address: 801 W. Wilkinson St., Goshen, IN 46527

YWCA - St. Joseph County

  • Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault

  • Housing and self-sufficiency services

  • Financial literacy education

  • Job preparedness and retention assistance

  • Legal services for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault

)  Phone: 574.233.9491

:  Email:

l  Address: 1102 S. Fellows St., South Bend, IN 46601

¸  Hours: 8a-4p

Page Index

All resources are listed here in alphabetical order. 

  1. Center for the Homeless

  2. Emerge Ministries

  3. Emergency Housing Vouchers

  4. Faith Mission of Michigan

  5. First Light Mission

  6. YWCA - St. Joseph County

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