Our Mission

The purpose of the Shalom Community Center is to aid and empower people experiencing homelessness and poverty. Read more about our vision and values…

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About Shalom

Shalom Community Center, Inc. is a safe, daytime resource center for people experiencing homelessness and poverty in South Central Indiana.

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Support Our Work

Looking for a unique way to contribute to Shalom? In addition to our numerous Volunteer Opportunities, we accept both monetary gifts and in-kind donations.

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Money matters when fighting homelessness and poverty!

Recent Blog Posts

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The World Is Your Living Room

Joel Rekas, the previous Executive Director of the Shalom Center, used to say,...

Shalom Y’All

If there is one thing that I learned through my internship at Shalom Community Center, it...

Three emergencies… three solutions… one week.

Three emergencies… three solutions… one week. In early May, within the course of a...

On the Occasion of a Graduation

Mario Andretti once said, “Desire is the key to motivation and commitment to an...

The Most Effective Way to End Homelessness

Homelessness has only existed as a sociological phenomenon for about 30 years. We’ve...

Homeless Jesus*

“No one knows his name, a man who lives on the streets, and walks around in rags....

Crawford Resident Billy Young Named 2014 Homeward Bound Spokesperson

The Homeward Bound walk is an annual effort to help raise awareness and funding for...