Need Housing

Housing is a common barrier when people return to the community after incarceration. Various housing options may be available to you if you are eligible.

Project Hope

Project Hope for the Homeless is Lake County’s only homeless shelter. Contact 2-1-1 for reservations beginning each morning at 9 a.m. This shelter serves men, women, and families. Visit

Forbes House

Forbes House is an emergency shelter for men, women, families that are survivors of domestic violence. Contact 440-357-1018 for details. Visit

Extended Housing

Extended Housing supports individuals with severe and persistent mental illness to live as independently as possible by creating, developing and sustaining safe, decent, affordable housing options. Visit or call 440-352-8424

The Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority

The Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority is the local public housing and housing choice voucher provider. For more information, visit or call 440-354-3347


Lifeline: Lake County’s community action agency- serves low income residents with emergency and long term programs that promote self-sufficiency. Housing programs include the Security Deposit Program and HCRP (Homeless Crisis Response Program). Visit or call 440-354-2148