Fort Wayne, IN – July 28, 2020 – Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana (MHANI) recently received notification that The Lutheran Foundation will renew funding that provides housing services to women facing homelessness and mental health conditions.

The Lutheran Foundation is providing funding to Cedars Hope, a supportive housing program of Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana located in downtown Fort Wayne. Residents of Cedars Hope are all single women with moderate to severe mental health conditions who are at high risk of homelessness. In addition to safe housing, residents receive supportive services to nurture their independence and self-efficacy. In 2019, Cedars Hope served 24 women.

Cedars Hope also recently received funding from the Dr. Louis and Anne B. Schneider Foundation.

The Lutheran Foundation invests in Lutheran and community organizations to advance Gospel sharing and promote mental wellness that silences the stigma of mental illness.