The RISE! Transitional Housing FAQs

Below are the most frequently asked questions we receive.
Is housing at The RISE! immediate?

No. There is always a waitlist. There is an application process and there is always a waitlist.

How can I get an application?

You may request an application by calling our help & crisis line, (812) 336-0846.

How long will I be on the waitlist for an apartment?

This is determined by your place on the waitlist and when folks choose to move out of The RISE!.

What can I donate to The RISE!?
New or gently used clothing, shoes, unused toiletries, household items, cleaners, small kitchen appliances, household items, linens, and more. For a list of our current needs please visit, We also have an Amazon wish list,, that includes items needed in our Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing, Childcare, and Youth Program.
How do I donate to The RISE!?
Prior to dropping off donations for The RISE!, please call, (812) 337-4510, to determine current needs or for additional information; you can also contact

Middle Way House is ALWAYS open for folks looking for help.