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Pathway is the only program in Indianapolis providing income- based, peer driven, substance-free permanent housing. Pathway provides a solution for individuals graduating from other programs, which allows those agencies to decrease their waiting lists and serve those in desperate need of help.


Pathway offers three levels of substance-free supportive housing.  Each level has different criteria with placement depending on status of housing, recovery and or  stability and employment and income needs.  Applicants may enter advanced phases from other community programs and are not required to begin at Pathway-I.

Level I – Supportive Housing


2135 N Alabama St, Indianapolis, IN 46202

ENTRY LEVEL (Pathway-1) Transitional Supportive Housing with shared rooms; 24/7 structure & support. Meals included.  The average length of stay 6-9 months prior to advancing to next level.

Admission Criteria

  1. Men over 18
  2. Without a permanent night time residence
  3. With a current substance abuse issue
  4. Willing to accept mental health treatment (if applicable)
  5. Willing to commit to minimal 90-day stay
  6. Willing to adhere to program structure
  7. Willing to work toward Successful Discharge (Listed Below)

Successful Discharge Criteria (for Level II Advancement) 

  • 90 Days substance-free,
  • 90 Days mentally stable,
  • 90 days financially self-sufficient
  • 90-days employment or disability income


Level II – Semi-Independent

2149-51 N Alabama St, Indianapolis, IN 46202

203 E. 22nd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Level-II –  Semi-Independent Pathway 2 or 3. Transitional (Average length of stay 12-18 months). Furnished private rooms w/shared common areas. Rents based on income starting at $425 utilities included.

  1. Men over 18
  2. 90-days Substance-Free, engaged in 12-step program with a support network
  3. 90-days compliance with mental health treatment plan (if applicable)
  4. 90-days same employer or consistent benefit income
  5. 90-days of self-pay rent history
  6. Willing to sign 6 or 12 month lease
  7. One month rent with $200 Security Deposit

Level III – Permanent Housing  

3173 N. Central, Indianapolis, IN 46205

3742 N. Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46205

3427 N. Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46208

Level III – PERMANENT HOUSING Independent Apartments (Pathway 4, 5 or 6). Gated parking, security cameras with on-site laundry. Rents based on income starting at $425 utilities included. 1 & 2 bedroom apartments Unfurnished.

  1. Adults or families
  2. 180-days Substance-Free
  3. 180-days actively engaged in 12-step recovery program
  4. 180-days actively engaged in 12-step support network
  5. 180-days compliance with mental health treatment plan (if applicable)
  6. 180-days employment with same employer or consistent benefit income
  7. 180-days of self-pay rent history
  8. Willing to sign 12 month renewable lease
  9. One month rent with one month Security Deposit

If Pathway’s programs are not a fit for you, here is a list of other recovery resources: