Family Resources

Heart House Homeless Shelter

6815 US 50
Aurora, Indiana
phone number (812)926-4890


We are a 62 Homeless Shelter for men, women and families. We opened our doors in March of 2002 but the original pre-planning and grunt work started in the late 1990s.

The not-for-profit corporation, Heart House Inc., has the mission to minister to homeless persons in crisis in Dearborn County and the surrounding counties of Franklin, Ohio, Switzerland, and Ripley.   Heart House Inc. aspires to lift up the dignity of all persons to prevent homelessness, to provide temporary housing and to help homeless personsto re-enter society as productive citizens.

Company Overview

Offering emergency and temporary shelter to individuals and families in southeastern Indiana, Heart House is also a starting point for those who pass through our doors to gain encouragement and life skills to rebuild their lives.


Men: Stay on the First floor, 7 sets of bunk beds
Women: Stay on Second floor, also 7 sets of bunk beds
Families: Stay in the family room together, we have 6 family rooms with 5 rooms having 6 beds and 1 room with 4 beds and a crib.

General Information

Craig Beckley is the Director

Marie Byrd is the Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper