Mayor Joe Hogsett announced that Central Christian Church can provide shelter for up to 50 men every night during January - March 2018. This partnership was due to a collaboration between the City of Indianapolis, CHIP, Wheeler Mission, Central Christian Church, and Family Promise of Greater Indianapolis.
Ensuring every homeless person in Indianapolis has a safe and warm place to get relief this winter is top priority, and the addition of the winter night overflow shelter is major step toward fulfilling that mission
– Alan Witchey
Read more about the collaboration project below:
- CBS 4 - "Mayor Announces New Overflow Shelter for Winter Nights"
- IndyStar - "Extreme Cold Prompts Downtown Indy Church to Open for Homeless"
- FOX59 - "Mayor Hogsett Announces New Overflow Shelter for Winter Nights"
- WISH-TV - "Organizations Work to Protect Homeless in Severe Cold Weather"
- WFYI - "New Shelter to Help More of Indy's Homeless Get Out of the Cold"