Flourishing Communities

Housing Choice Voucher Program

The housing choice voucher program assists low-income families, the elderly, and those living with disabilities to afford decent, safe, and quality housing.

Participants are able to find their own housing, including single-family homes, townhouses and apartments. They are not limited to units located in subsidized housing projects. We administer vouchers in Lake, LaPorte, Porter, Jasper, Newton, Starke and Pulaski Counties. 

How it works: A family that is issued a housing voucher is responsible for finding a suitable housing unit where the owner agrees to rent under the program. This unit may include where a participant lives today!

We make it easy! NWICA pays the housing subsidy to the landlord directly on behalf of the participating family. The family then pays the difference between the actual rent charged by the landlord and the amount subsidized by the program. 

The Housing Choice Voucher Program waitlist is now closed (updated 12/15/22)

Housing Development

Broadway Lofts will feature a beautiful, pet friendly community comprised of one- and two-bedroom apartment homes.  Each spacious floor plan will include modern amenities you would expect to find in a luxury home, at affordable rental rates: a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with energy-efficient appliances, exceptional closet space, central air conditioning, and a full-size washer and dryer!  The common space will provide comforts of contemporary living which include a fitness center, business center with computer workstations, and outdoor amenities including a bike storage area for residents.  Our building is smoke-free & environmentally friendly.

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Senior Companion

Serve as a friend and companion to older neighbors making sure they can live in their own homes for as long as possible.

The Senior Companion program focuses on providing assistance and friendship to older adults who have difficulty with every-day tasks, such as shopping or paying bills. Through this program, AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers keep seniors independent longer and provide respite to family caregivers. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers themselves report better health and longevity having served their community.

Foster Grandparent

Enrich your life while enriching the lives of others. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers who serve with in the Foster Grandparent program provide the kind of comfort and love that sets a child on a path to success.

See the daily impact of your service as you build on the skills you already have and develop new ones.

Community Loan Center

This program is anticipated in 2022. We will offer workplace loans through payroll deductions throughout Northwest Indiana.

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Low interest, risk-free alternative to pay day loans.