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The Gardens on Carolina

The Gardens on Carolina

521 Carolina Street
Gary, IN 46402


  • 1BR
  • 38 Units
  • SeniorsWe provide housing for seniors who want to live independent lifestyles where they can thrive and age in place.
  • Equal Housing Opportunity
  • Handicap accessible
  • Partnership for Sustainable Communities


The Gardens on Carolina is designed for the special needs of elderly persons and includes highly efficient floor plans, energy conscious design solutions and quality site amenities. The building is organized with adjoining parking for the residents' convenience, safety and accessibility. All apartments open onto interior corridors providing the highest degree of security as well as accessibility via elevator and stairs. The three-story concept allows for the design of shortened corridors on each floor to reduce the walking distance.

How to Apply

Each Volunteers of America property has its own leasing office and its own application process.

Please contact each property directly if you or someone you know is interested in applying for an affordable apartment in one of our communities. The property staff can answer your questions regarding apartment availability, rent, income requirements or restrictions and how to obtain an application to apply for housing.