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NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE 5049, AMENDING ORDINANCE VIOLATIONS BUREAU

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Ordinance 5049, Amending Ordinance Violations Bureau, was passed by the Goshen Common Council on August 4, 2020, and approved and adopted by Mayor Stutsman on August 5, 2020.  Ordinance 5049 describes the City of Goshen Ordinance Violation Bureau, defines the City of Goshen ordinance violations subject... more

ROAD CLOSURE: NORTH MAIN STREET

Thursday, August 6, 2020

North Main Street, just north of Rock Run Creek (south of the junction with Middleburu Street), is closed to traffic Thursday, August 6, 2020, to allow for work replacing a damaged sewer pipe. The section of North Main Street may remain closed through Friday morning if work cannot be completed... more

BRIDGE CLOSURE: MONROE STREET

Thursday, August 6, 2020

The Elkhart County Highway Department will close the bridge on Monroe Street at Rock Run Creek for maintenance, which will consist of sealing the concrete bridge deck. The work will take place Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, and is expected to be completed in one day. Traffic will be diverted at Logan... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, August 10, 2020, 2:00pm

To access a live streaming of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82013237905

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 3:00pm

To access the live stream of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88473622441

Community Relations Commission

Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 7:00pm

To access the live streaming of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82047667254

Homelessness: Resources

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