Friday, May 25, 2018
Date: Monday, May 28, 2018 Place: Police and Courts Building, Goshen, IN to Oakridge Cemetery As a combined project, the Goshen VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), American Legion and DAV (Disabled American Veterans) are again this year, putting together the Memorial Day Observance. The day's events... more
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Hours of operation at the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Elkhart and South Bend will change over the Memorial Day weekend. The changed hours for both recovery centers are as follows: Sunday & Monday, May 27 & 28: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The DRCs are at the following addresses: ELKHART... more
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
[caption id="attachment_1790" align="alignnone" width="625"] Mayor Jeremy Stutsman and current youth adviser Jason Barahona pose with the four youth adviser candidates at Goshen High School. Pictured, from left, are Felix Perez Diener, Ben Bontrager-Singer, Mayor Jeremy Stutsman, Youth Adviser Jason... more
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
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