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Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

Horizon House supports our neighbors experiencing homelessness with integrated, comprehensive services so they can secure and maintain housing.

Vision Statement

Horizon House will serve as Central Indiana’s champion, expert, and trusted leader in placing chronically homeless neighbors into permanent, safe, supportive housing so they can thrive.

Diversity Statement

Horizon House is committed to reflecting and valuing the diversity of the Indianapolis community, and focusing on inclusivity as we extend hospitality, respect and dignity to all people in every aspect of our operation. We believe that individual diversity is valuable and we seek to reach beyond stereotypes. We cultivate trust by treating a person holistically and providing them dignity, hospitality, and respect truly ending homelessness one person at a time.

Values

Housing First: We prioritize connecting our neighbors to permanent housing without preconditions or barriers to entry to support their long-term stability and prevent returns to homelessness.

Equity & Inclusion: We are committed to advancing equity in all aspects of our organization and providing an inclusive environment where everyone can flourish.

Dignity & Respect: We prioritize extending hospitality to our neighbors, treating each person individually and holistically with dignity and respect.

Self Determination: We acknowledge and celebrate the capacity of every person to make positive changes in their own life. We work with our neighbors without judgement to identify their unique strengths, resources, and values.

Continuity of Services: We recognize the complex needs of our neighbors and take a coordinated approach to provide individually centered, quality services.

Trusted Expertise: We build trust with our neighbors and our community through our team’s dedication, knowledge, and leadership in homeless services and housing solutions.

Collaboration: We forge strong, collaborative relationships with trusted community partners to meet the holistic needs of our neighbors and to support community-level solutions to homelessness.