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Emergency Shelter Care

This care is limited to twenty days of less for children needing immediate care due to a family and/or personal crisis. All services provided to long-term residents 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 for pregnant teenagers and teenaged mothers needing additional education, guidance and support, as mother’s to be and young mothers. 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 twenty days. Open Residential Care means that a child participates in the community life outside of the Carmelite Home; community schools, recreation, cultural events, etc., in addition to the benefits derived from our therapeutic program of care.

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 nneds 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
219-201-1084
219-588-8079
219-614-8554

Carmelite Home

Contact Us

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

StJoeCarmelite@gmail.com



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