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Emergency Shelter Care

This care is limited to 20 days or less for children needing immediate care due to a family and/or personal crisis. When necessary long term services are provided to children admitted as Emergency Shelter Care residents. Care may be changed to Open Residential Care when necessary.

Teen Mom and Baby Care

This service is provided to pregnant teens and teenage mothers needing additional education, guidance and support. Participation in community schools, recreation and cultural events is provided and community medical pre-natal care, post-partum care also provided. Hand in hand emotional support and reassurance is given by experienced moms who have the special training needed to meet the needs and calm the anxieties of young women experiencing pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood.

Open Residential Care

This service is meant for children requiring care greater than 20 days. Open Residential Care means that a child participates in the community life outside of the Carmelite Home. Children also recieve benefits derived from our therapeutic program.

Give Back

Please Help the Children at St. Joseph's Carmelite Home. Your love, support and prayers make it happen.

DONATE

Your volunteerism is cherished. The most precious gift you give may be your time. Contact us to discuss how your talents may be best used.

VOLUNTEER

Offering Professional, Loving Care. Your love, support and prayers make it happen.

JOIN OUR STAFF

Opening Our Hearts and Homes to Children in Crisis From Birth to Age 18

Master and Bachelor level professionals provide a range of behavioral health care services for residents and family members in addition to the therapeutic program of care provided by these three services.

The Carmelite Home will accept referrals from Indiana Department of Child Services family case managers every day of the year and 24 hours a day. We open our Home whenever there is an emergency and a child needs a safe place to stay.

To place a referral for care call one of the following numbers:
Main Number during the Day - 219-397-1085
24-Hour Numbers: 219-201-1084 | 219-588-8079 | 219-614-8554

Donors Recognition

We would like to give a special thank you to all our donors, below are just a few of the people and organizations who have given back.

Dyer
Construction
Construction Advancement Foundation
Braman
Insurance
Foundations of East Chicago
Franciscan Alliance Network
Keilman
Austgen & Sinal

NIPSCO
GNAIR
Puntillo & Crane
Smith Sersic
Yahne Law

Get in Touch

The Carmelite Home will accept referrals from Indiana Department of Child Services case workers every day of the year and 24 hours a day. We open our Home whenever there is an emergency and a child needs a safe place to stay.

Contract Number: 71-08-GR-3109
License Number: 300286

To place a referral for care call one of the following numbers:

Main Number during the Day: 219-397-1085
24/7 Numbers: 219-201-1084 | 219-588-8079 | 219-614-8554

Contact Info

St. Joseph’s Carmelite Home
4840 Grasselli Ave.
East Chicago, IN 46312

Email: StJoeCarmelite@gmail.com

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