Any consumer wishing to file a complaint against HomesteadCS or the Community Loan Center of West Central Indiana should contact the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions through one of the means indicated below: In Person or U.S. Mail: Department of Financial Institutions 30, South Meridian St., Suite 300
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204. Telephone No.: 800-382-4880. Website:

The Community Loan Center is seeking grants, loans, and investments.  The CLC program puts grant money from foundations and corporate donors  to work year after year, re-loaning the grant funds up to 8 times every 5 years.  The CLC program delivers measurable positive outcomes demonstrating how the CLC helps borrowers improve their financial health.

Reduced interest rate loans make it possible to bring needed relief to local economies by supporting the CLC.  Foundations involved in impact investing can provide  Program Related Investments and Mission Related Investments to CLC local  lenders. Bank loans for CLC capital provide an  excellent way to fulfill bank Community Reinvestment Act obligations.

Social investors may invest in the Community Loan Center directly. By accepting a modest rate of return on investments, private  companies, religious institutions, nonprofit organizations or individuals can  make a difference in their communities by supporting  the Community Loan Center


Who We Are

HomesteadCS, operating as the Community Loan Center ("CLC") of West Central Indiana, is licensed and examined under the laws of the State of Indiana and by state law is subject to regulatory oversight by the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions.

In December 2015, HomesteadCS launched the Community Loan Center of West Central Indiana.  The program is funded thanks to a grant through the JPMorgan Chase PRO Neighborhoods program.  The CLC provides an affordable small loan program to area businesses, allowing them to offer loans as a benefit to their employees.  This program aligns directly with HomesteadCS’ mission and vision by providing an additional resource to ensure financial stability for the development and revitalization of our neighborhoods. 

HomesteadCS is a non-profit HUD-certified Housing Counseling Agency offering Education and Consulting Assistance to all homeowners and potential homeowners regardless of income. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. We serve families in Tippecanoe, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Putnam, Warren, and White Counties. Our agency is certified by the State of Indiana to offer HomeBuyer Counseling, Education, and Foreclosure Prevention Counseling. Our counselors are certified by the State of Indiana, NeighborWorks America, and NCHEC to offer Pre and Post-purchase Counseling, Foreclosure Prevention, and Reverse Mortgage Counseling.

Community Loan Center Locations

Community Loan Center of West Central Indiana

(765) 423-1284
671 N 36th St

Lafayette, IN 47905

Community Loan Center of North East Indiana

​(260) 423-3546 I

Operated by Brightpoint Development Fund

227 East Washington Blvd.

Fort Wayne, IN 46802