The Apartment Shelter Project (ASP)

family

 

The idea…

Why do big family shelter buildings exist, serving tens or even hundreds of people in one location?  Why don't we just rent and furnish short-term apartments around town for families without housing till they get their own lease somewhere?

The quick answer is probably cost.  Large family shelters in Indy housing a dozen or more families in one building has got to be more economical.  It serves the most families per dollar invested, right?

We think that century-old assumption is wrong.  Here's why...   Read more

COVID-19

 

covid19blog 

Can you chip in $10 to help defray the hotel costs we're facing

to not sacrifice shelter services through COVID-19?

 

Dear Friends,

It's been a long week for us, and I imagine for so many of you too.We rarely email for financial support outside of our special events and EOY appeal, and hesitate to now. But we placed every family in a hotel recently on faith, and now we have to pay for it.Our huge thanks to the dozen or so friends who already donated a total of $4,200 before we even asked for a cent!  [.....]

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An eviction story

Kelly speaking at eviction event 11 19 19The following is a transcript of the remarks by Kelly McGhee at the event "Indy's Eviction Problem (and what can be done about it)" and Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation.   .....DETAILS  

25 years of serving families at the Family Promise Reunion

Family Promise of Greater Indianapolis celebrated 25 years of serving families at the Family Promise Reunion on Sunday, May 19, 2019, presented by Strada Education Network

Lawrence United Methodist and West Morris Free Methodist new members

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