Safe, quality, and affordable housing is a basic human need. The Center owns, operates, and manages more than 220 units of housing. From the homeless, mobility impaired, elderly to potential home buyers, the Center helps those who are in need of stable housing and provides services needed to help improve their quality of life.
- Jefferson Apartments Designed for individuals or families who have the dream of homeownership, but need time to establish and achieve financial goals. Residents work with Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP) and Center staff to create a personalized financial plan to enable them to achieve the goal to purchase a home.
- Centennial Homes Located in Saint Clair Place Neighborhood, homes are rented to individuals or families who currently live in inadequate conditions or are at risk of becoming homeless. Center staff work with residents to receive the tools needed to improve their financial situation so they can become long-time residents of the Near Eastside.
- New Life Manor and Byrne Court Apartments Available for individuals ages 62 or older and for the mobility impaired, New Life Manor and Byrne Court Apartments provide safe and affordable studio and one-bedroom apartments. The Center provides residents with an on-site service coordinator that acts as a community resource specialist. Not only does the services coordinator help individuals prepare and acquire necessary documentation for any medical or social service needs, but they also develop hands-on workshops and other activities for residents as a way to increase socialization to maintain their independence.
Studio and one-bedroom apartments are available to those with special needs or who are homeless. Two to three bedroom duplexes, as well as single family units with up to four-bedrooms provide a sense of stability and community for individuals and families. Additional assistance is also provided. Through the work of the Center’s support coordinator gaps are filled where needed to provide direct services, case management, and resource referrals. Residents work one-on-one with Center staff to meet their set personal goals.
As a way to further assist residents, the support coordinator also secures needed resources, such as transportation, and explore avenues to help connect individuals with other agencies and services as needed. In an effort to make all individuals feel at home, recreational activities are organized to help residents make friends and feel a sense of belonging to the Near Eastside The Center’s on-site registered nurse provides blood pressure and wellness screenings to residents as needed.