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The 'homeless' Gary fire station

The 'homeless' Gary fire station

GARY | For more than two years, firefighters from the city’s Station 5 in the Glen Park neighborhood have been without a permanent home. In fact, the firefighters haven’t even been in Gary.

October 09, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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The 'homeless' Gary fire station

The 'homeless' Gary fire station

The fire engine is on the opposite side of the L-shaped building where firefighters are housed. Accessing it when responding to a call entails walking downstairs and out the front door of the multipurpose center and hustling across the parking lot that, in this case, is filled with water.

October 09, 2014 7:30 pm
The 'homeless' Gary fire station

The 'homeless' Gary fire station

Engine 5 heads out on a call from a garage shared by the Calumet Township maintenance facility.

October 09, 2014 7:30 pm
The 'homeless' Gary fire station

The 'homeless' Gary fire station

The former Gary Station 5 is located at 41st and Washington Street. According to firefighter James Powell, this station cannot accommodate their Engine 5.

October 09, 2014 7:30 pm
The 'homeless' Gary fire station

The 'homeless' Gary fire station

Gary Station 5 firefighters are unhappy with the conditions of their station at the Calumet Township Multipurpose Center. This is their lounge area.

October 09, 2014 7:30 pm
The 'homeless' Gary fire station

The 'homeless' Gary fire station

Firefighters say the conditions in Gary Station 5 at the Calumet Township Multipurpose Center are cramped. This is one of their sleeping areas.

October 09, 2014 7:30 pm
The 'homeless' Gary fire station

The 'homeless' Gary fire station

Gary firefighters make their way across a parking lot to get to their engine parked at the Calumet Township Multipurpose Center.

October 09, 2014 7:30 pm
The 'homeless' Gary fire station

The 'homeless' Gary fire station

This is the view from the living quarters at Gary Station 5. During a call, firefighters must make their way across a parking lot to get to their engine.

October 09, 2014 12:00 am

Homeless shelter opening in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | A vacant, four-unit apartment building on Alexander Avenue is being converted into the city's first homeless shelter.

August 31, 2014 10:00 pm

LaPorte County Home could be in jeopardy

LAPORTE | For over 100 years, the LaPorte County Home has been a shelter for the homeless, but its future now appears in serious jeopardy.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am
Sleep lab donates bedroom furniture to shelter for homeless women

Sleep lab donates bedroom furniture to shelter for homeless women

Nothing beats a good night's sleep, and a Munster medical facility is helping provide that very thing for homeless women in Valparaiso.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Gabriel's Horn provides a safe place for a second start

SOUTH HAVEN | Each year Gabriel's Horn helps some 35 women and children get a new start at life.

October 17, 2013 11:00 pm
YOUNG VOICES: For the homeless, hunger is no game

YOUNG VOICES: For the homeless, hunger is no game

I'm not too proud to beg! Actually, I realized I am, which is why I spent most of last Friday hungry. I got to have the unique experience of walking a mile in someone else’s shoes as a participant in a homelessness awareness sleepout.

November 19, 2012 12:00 am

Fundraisers to benefit Gabriel's Horn

SOUTH HAVEN | Two events are in the works to continue to support Gabriel's Horn Shelter.

August 19, 2012 6:30 pm
Shelter's new gardens aimed at growing food, hope for homeless

Shelter's new gardens aimed at growing food, hope for homeless

GARY | Volunteers and residents of Brother's Keeper men's shelter helped bring some new green to Gary on Wednesday in the form of a new vegetable garden.

June 15, 2012 6:30 pm

Rebuilding Together Portage rebuilds self to help others

PORTAGE | Portage Rebuilding Together has rebuilt itself after a difficult year and volunteers will be tackling multiple projects on 10 homes April 28.

April 10, 2012 12:00 am
Influential Women of Northwest Indiana award $8K to five charities

Influential Women of Northwest Indiana award $8K to five charities

CROWN POINT | Diversified Marketing Strategies Inc. has awarded $8,000 to five charities associated with the United Ways serving Lake and Porter Counties with donations from the Influential Women of Northwest Indiana event.

August 14, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Spring Valley Shelter rebounds

It was a welcome relief when the Spring Valley Shelter in Valparaiso reopened last week. The homeless shelter's services have been missed.

December 20, 2010 12:00 am Related
Gabriel's Horn welcomes new director

Gabriel's Horn welcomes new director

SOUTH HAVEN | Mignon Kennedy is hoping to help turn around lives.

December 19, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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