Carmelite Office Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday 9am - 6 pm

Saturday & Sunday 9am - 3pm

Inquiries: Call 219.397.1085

Upcoming Events and Fundraisers




In answer to the need in the community, your gift will allow us to begin to provide additional support to children with more extreme needs.

Give a one-time gift or sign up for monthly recurring gifts that fit into your budget, here.

News and Events

  • Carmelite Home particpates in Strack & VanTil and Town & Country "Round Up" Campaign

        Monday, October 18, 2021 through Sunday, October 24, 2021 / Facebook & In-Store Campaign

  • Carmelite Home launches $100,000 Fire Relief Fund

         May 19, 2021 / Facebook

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Current Needs

In addition to needed dollars, suggested perfume free, hypoallergenic/unscented items include:
  • Eatery Gift Cards Ex: McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, Taco Bell
  • Shopping Gift Cards Ex: Walmart, Target, Visa
  • Body Wash, Shampoo, Conditioner
  • Latex Powder Free Gloves-Large Size
  • Bottles of Hand Sanitizer & Sanitizing Wipes
  • Lysol Spray & Lysol Sanitizing Wipes
  • Tide Laundry Detergent
  • 18 Gallon Bins With Lids
  • Call 219.397.1085 for additional inquiries
All items dropped off at the Carmelite Home are best delivered to 4840 Grasselli in East Chicago at the front door between the hours of 10am and 2pm. Monday through Friday to be documented.

100% of donations supports services

Give Back

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


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.


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


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


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