iFiT: individuals & Families in Transition

Where do you fit?

Elkhart County Women's Shelter

The Elkhart County Women's Shelter (ECWS) is the only domestic violence shelter in Elkhart County.  One of the largest programs of iFiT, the ECWS serves nearly 400 women and children annually.  The 40 bed shelter is open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year to provide crisis intervention and safe shelter for victims of domestic abuse.

How to Help...

The Shelter is constantly in need of various items.  In addition to monetary donations, we accept in-kind contributions.  For a detailed list of what we need, download our Wish List

Donated items can be dropped off at the iFiT office at 101 E Hively Ave, Elkhart, IN 46517.  Monetary donations can be made payable to iFiT and mailed to the same address. 

You may also make a donate online through PayPal

All contributions are tax deductible.

How to Contact Us...

Because of the nature of our services, the location of the ECWS is not publicized in order to maintain the confidentiality of the people we serve.  If you or anyone you know is need of our services, contact our Crisis Hotline at 574-294-1811.

Elkhart County Women's Shelter

PO Box 2684

Elkhart, IN 46515

574-294-1811 (phone)

574-294-1259 (fax)


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