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Love Chapel

292 Center Street

812-372-9421

Columbus

IN

47201

Brighter Days Housing

Description

Brighter Days is a homeless Shelter for men and women experiencing temporary homelessness. This shelter is provided by the Columbus Township Trustee and operated by Love Chapel.

Hours

Shelter Intake 6pm-9pm daily

Eligibility

Bartholomew County men and women, age 18+, who are homeless

Fees

Intake Procedure

Call or walk-in for an assessment

What To Bring

Photo ID; proof of residency from last 30 days

Address

421 S Mapleton Street

Columbus

IN

47201

Phone Number

(812) 344-4512

Additional Languages

Website

Brighter Days Shower Facilities

Description

Offers showers for those experiencing homelessness.

Hours

Daily 8am-9am and 6pm-8pm

Eligibility

Bartholomew County residents

Fees

Intake Procedure

Walk in

What To Bring

Address

421 S Mapleton Street

Columbus

IN

47201

Phone Number

Additional Languages

Website

Financial Assistance

Description

Assistance funds provided by Love Chapel cover various needs including rent, rent deposits, utilities, utility deposits, and other essential items based on individual circumstances. Clients must seek assistance from the Trustee and other eligible sources. The amount of assistance granted may vary depending on specific needs and circumstances. All assistance checks are directly mailed to the vendor or landlord. Additionally, cooperation and coordination with other relevant organizations are often pursued to address the assistance request comprehensively.

Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-12pm

Eligibility

Bartholomew County resident

Fees

Intake Procedure

Call to schedule an appointment

What To Bring

Photo ID, proof of residency, paperwork to show proof of needed assistance, paperwork from other organizations who may be helping

Address

311 Center Street

Columbus

IN

47201

Phone Number

(812) 372-9421

Additional Languages

Website

Food Pantry

Description

The Food Pantry is one of the main facets which Love Chapel uses to ensure that the people of the community are provided with basic necessities.

Hours

Mon-Sat 9am-12pm
First Mon of each month 3pm-6pm (2nd Mon in September)

Eligibility

Bartholomew County residents may visit one time per month and may return every 7 days for produce/bread only.

Fees

Intake Procedure

Take a number and wait outside; volunteers will call numbers to come in and register

What To Bring

Proof of residency dated in the last 30 days for EACH TIME YOU VISIT (bill, paystub, prescription bottle, etc.)

Address

292 Center Street

Columbus

IN

47201

Phone Number

Additional Languages

Website

Hot Meal Sites

Description

Hot meals are offered throughout Bartholomew County on a daily basis thanks to partners across the community. Please go to website for up to date information with location times.

Hours

Site times vary, please visit the website for up to date information.

Eligibility

Fees

Intake Procedure

Walk in

What To Bring

Address

Various locations

Columbus

IN

47201

Phone Number

Additional Languages

Website

Mobile Outreach Pantry

Description

Outreach pantry where families can receive their full pantry food without going to to the pantry on Center Street.
These outreach pantries are offered each week in a different part of the county. The amount of food received will equate with what a family would have gotten by coming to both the main pantry and the mobile.

Hours

1st Tuesday of each month 4:30-6:30 pm

Eligibility

Bartholomew County resident

Fees

Intake Procedure

Walk-in; one person from each household (address) may visit the main pantry OR an outreach pantry each month

What To Bring

Proof of residency dated in the last 30 days for EACH TIME YOU VISIT (bill, paystub, prescription bottle, etc.)

Address

200 Washington Street

Elizabethtown

IN

47232

Phone Number

Additional Languages

Website

Mobile Outreach Pantry

Description

Outreach pantry where families can receive their full pantry food without going to to the pantry on Center Street.
These outreach pantries are offered each week in a different part of the county. The amount of food received will equate with what a family would have gotten by coming to both the main pantry and the mobile.

Hours

3rd Tuesday of each month 4:30pm-6:30pm

Eligibility

Bartholomew County resident

Fees

Intake Procedure

Walk-in; one person from each household (address) may visit the main pantry OR an outreach pantry each month

What To Bring

Proof of residency dated in the last 30 days for EACH TIME YOU VISIT (bill, paystub, prescription bottle, etc.)

Address

142 Deaver Road

Columbus

IN

47201

Phone Number

Additional Languages

Website

Mobile Outreach Pantry

Description

Outreach pantry where families can receive their full pantry food without going to to the pantry on Center Street.
These outreach pantries are offered each week in a different part of the county. The amount of food received will equate with what a family would have gotten by coming to both the main pantry and the mobile.

Hours

4th Tuesday of each month 3-5 pm; NO pantry in December

Eligibility

Bartholomew County resident

Fees

Intake Procedure

Walk-in; one person from each household (address) may visit the main pantry OR an outreach pantry each month

What To Bring

Proof of residency dated in the last 30 days for EACH TIME YOU VISIT (bill, paystub, prescription bottle, etc.)

Address

Southside of Hope Town Square

Hope

IN

47246

Phone Number

Additional Languages

Website

Mobile Outreach Pantry

Description

Outreach pantry where families can receive their full pantry food without going to to the pantry on Center Street.
These outreach pantries are offered each week in a different part of the county. The amount of food received will equate with what a family would have gotten by coming to both the main pantry and the mobile.

Hours

2nd Wednesday of each month 2-4 pm

Eligibility

Bartholomew County resident

Fees

Intake Procedure

Walk-in; one person from each household (address) may visit the main pantry OR an outreach pantry each month

What To Bring

Proof of residency dated in the last 30 days for EACH TIME YOU VISIT (bill, paystub, prescription bottle, etc.)

Address

1361 Tannehill Road

Taylorville

IN

47280

Phone Number

Additional Languages

Website

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