Day Shelter

 

 
Day Shelter

Shelter Use Statistics:
61% of clients use the shelter for two weeks or less.
31% of clients use the shelter 3 - 12 weeks.
8% of clients use the shelter 3 months or more.

During 2013, the MHA Day Shelter served an average of 53 persons per day.

More than 85% of clients accessing day shelter services for 30 days or more secured transitional, supportive, or permanent housing prior to exiting our services.

More than 85% of clients accessing day shelter services for 30 days or more increased their income prior to exiting our services.

The MHA abides by the privacy practices developed by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) as described in the "HMIS Notice of Privacy Practices."

 
The Day Shelter is open every day of the year, serving local residents who are experiencing homelessness.

MHA Day Shelter Hours - April through October: 

  • Sunday thru Saturday (seven days per week): 8:00am to 2:00pm

MHA Day Shelter Hours - November through March (winter hours):

  • Monday thru Saturday: 7:30am to 2:00pm - and - 5:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Sunday: 7:30am to 8:30pm

The Day Shelter provides daily and emergency services including:

  • Shelter
  • Daily meals
  • Showers
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Clean towels
  • Phone and phone number for applications
  • Mail distribution and address for applications


The Day Shelter also provides:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Emergency services
  • Healthcare
  • Clothing
  • Employment assistance
  • Financial assistance
  • Housing assistance
  • Mental health screenings
  • Social Security assistance
  • Representative Payee Services
  • Case management  
  The MHA Day Shelter is located at
913 Columbia Street, Lafayette, IN
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    Mission

    Achieving better mental health in Tippecanoe County




    Vision

    A just, humane, and healthy community in which all people are accorded respect, dignity, and the opportunity to achieve their full potential free from stigma and prejudice.

  • Mental Health America of Tippecanoe County

  • 914 South Street
    Lafayette, IN 47901
    Phone 765.742.1800
    Fax 765.742.2085

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  • Mental Health America of
    Tippecanoe County is a United Way
    Partner Agency

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