Our Clients

Homelessness shows no prejudice and can happen to all types of people from all walks of life. Families with children account for 40% of the 15,000 people who become homeless in Indianapolis each year. Any series of unfortunate events could cause a family to become homeless:

Homelessness is growing in Indianapolis especially for families with children. On any given night, over 3,000 children are homeless in central Indiana. Poverty and the lack of affordable housing are cited as the principal causes of family homelessness.

Effects on Families

Homelessness is devastating for families. It disrupts virtually every aspect of family life and can tear families apart. From the 150 families seeking assistance at Dayspring Center each year:

Effects on Children

Facts on Homelessness

One in five homeless adults is a veteran.

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