Local Assistance Resources: Elkhart, Indiana

Page Updated June 2021


Clothing Pantry offers clothes to people in need. We distribute only clothing without rips, tears, or buttons missing.


Food Pantry by St John's Episcopal Church 

226 West Lexington Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46516

Website: www.stjohnselkhart.org
Phone: 574.295.1725

The entrance to the Food Pantry is at the north (rear) door. A greeter will be on hand to assist if there are any mobility needs. The Food Pantry is on the lower (basement) level of the church with adequate seating and restroom access.


  • Food Assistance

Please note, waiting lines are not uncommon. If the weather is inclement, the shelter will be provided inside, but serving will not begin until 8:30 a.m.

Please bring photo identification. You may wish to bring your own bags, although the Pantry does provide bags. If you have not visited the Pantry within the last 6 months, you may need to fill out the new registration.

Home Repairs

Includes financial assistance for home repairs 

Rebuilding Together by Rebuilding Together          

803 Lincoln Way West, South Bend, IN 46616

Website: www.rebuildingtogether.org

The Rebuilding Together program transforms the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing their communities.


  • Home repairs


Emergency Shelter by Goshen Interfaith Hospitality Network      

105 South 3rd Street, Goshen, IN 46526

Website: www.goshenihn.org
Phone: 574.534.2300

If you and your family need emergency shelter, please call our office and speak with one of our staff members to set up an appointment. We serve everyone from low-income families, single parents, senior citizens, unemployed individuals, disabled veterans, working poor, and anyone else that comes to us for shelter. We serve everyone regardless of their race, color, or religion.