Moraine House

Mission Statement

To engage in educational, structured and social welfare activities connected with the rehabilitation of individuals suffering from alcohol addiction and substance abuse.  To maintain, operate, and enhance a halfway house as a nonprofit organization.


Moraine House was originally founded in 1976 in Valparaiso, Indiana as a halfway house for recovering alcoholics. Today, Moraine House has broadened its scope to cover people recovering from all chemical dependencies. Well over 90% of Moraine House residents come from treatment centers in Lake, Porter, and Laporte counties in Indiana and Cook County in Illinois. 

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A Program that Works

Moraine House residents participate in a specific program to aid them in their recovery from chemical dependency. Significantly, this participation happens in the atmosphere of family living which sets Moraine House apart from an institutional setting, such as a hospital or a clinic. 

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During your participation in the 180 day program, you will be required to become as self-sufficient as possible and to actively cooperate with the Moraine House program in all ways. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is your fee schedule?  Do you offer detox? What is your employment policy? How long can you stay at Moraine House? Is there a waiting list? 

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Moraine House is centrally located at 353 W Lincolnway in downtown Valparaiso IN.  This location is within walking distance of many amenities, including public transportation.

INARR Certified

The Moraine House is certified by INARR (Indiana Affiliation of Recovery Residences) as a Level III recovery residence. The INARR Standard promotes delivery of quality recovery support services in community-based, residential settings. INARR Certification of Indiana providers ensures availability of recovery-oriented housing to meet the needs of persons in recovery.

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