Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Fifth Street is closed between Madison and Monroe while the city repairs a sinkhole. The road will be closed until Wednesday, May 22, unless work is delayed by the weather. more
Monday, May 20, 2019
All City of Goshen offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019, due to the Memorial Day holiday. Garbage pickup will be delayed by one day the week of May 27. Trash will be collected starting on Tuesday, May 28. Due to the holiday, the Goshen Board of Works Meeting has been rescheduled to... more
Monday, May 20, 2019
The May brush pickup will begin on Tuesday, May 28. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Please have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that first day in the morning at 7 a.m. Brush will not... more
New policy, to be enacted immediately (May 8, 2019), addresses concerns over the growing encampment along the Millrace and other public properties in the city. Click here to read it.
The following are local and national resources for those in need of shelter or a home:
Goshen Interfaith Hospitality Network: A flexible, cooperative ministry providing an opportunity for our community to be actively involved in caring for the needs of homeless families.
Bashor Children's Home Shelter: A secure temporary or emergency home for teenagers in Elkhart County
Oaklawn: Oaklawn provides mental health and addiction treatment for children, adolescents and adults in Elkhart and St. Joseph counties. Specialized services range from skills training and case management to outpatient therapy and inpatient care.
The Window: Providing services to meet the essential needs of anyone with limited income
Faith Mission Elkhart: faith-based programs and services that minister to the homeless and other individuals so they may have positive life-changing opportunities.
Elkhart County Women's Shelter: The Elkhart County Women's Shelter (ECWS) is the only domestic violence shelter in Elkhart County. One of the largest programs of iFiT, the ECWS serves nearly 400 women and children annually. The 40 bed shelter is open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year to provide crisis intervention and safe shelter for victims of domestic abuse.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – Homelessness assistance
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Resources for Persons Experiencing Homelessness
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – Homelessness programs and resources