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Animal Control Shelter

(219) 866-5756

County shelter

Filed as: County Government, Other Social Services, Government, Social Services
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Assessor

(219) 866-4914

Assesses property values for tax purposes.

Filed as: County Government, Government
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Auditor

(219) 866-4930

Administers financial accounts for the county, serves as secretary to various county boards.

Filed as: County Government, Government
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Clerk

(219) 866-4926

Marriage Licenses, Criminal and Civil cases in the Circuit Court

For guardianship, probate or voter registration call (219) 866-4929

Superior Court Cases -- Superior Court Clerk (219) 866-4971

Filed as: County Government, Government
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Courthouse

115 W. Washington Street,
Rensselaer, IN 47978.

Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The courthouse contains most of the offices of the county, but not all. In addition to the courthouse, there are government annex buildings in Rensselaer and near DeMotte. Hours for these offices may vary from the courthouse hours.

County Government Switchboard
(219) 866-4930
(219) 956-3606 (toll free to Wheatfield and DeMotte)

Jasper County Government Official Web Site for the county

County Council and County Commissioners

Virtual Tour of the Jasper County Courthouse (maintained by the Indiana State Judiciary)

Jasper County Courts List of contacts and court policies

Jasper County Extension Office Public services provided through Purdue University

Filed as: County Government, Government
Last Posted: 4/12/13

Jasper County Division of Family Resources

1-800-403-0864 or 219-866-4186

331 S. College Ave. Rensselaer, IN 47978-3087

The Division of Family Resources (DFR) is responsible for establishing eligibility for Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP - food assistance) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF - cash assistance) benefits. Other programs include IMPACT Job Training, Head Start, Hoosier RX and more.

Filed as: County Government, Health Care / Medical Services, Employment Services, Nutrition / Food Assistance, Government, Health and Medical, Social Services
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Health Department

(219) 866-4917

HOURS: MONDAY- FRIDAY 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Immunization clinic is open on FRIDAYS ONLY from 8:00am-11:00am and 1:00pm-3:30pm, serving children from infant through 18 years of age. Summer clinic hours will be available before the start of a new school year and can be found on their website.

Filed as: County Government, Health Care / Medical Services, Government, Health and Medical
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Highway Dept

(219) 866-4958
Filed as: County Government, Government
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Office of Veterans Affairs

(219) 866-4901

The County Veterans Service Offices have all the forms and other information you may need to obtain service from the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs as well as the forms for requesting State veterans' benefits. They are your liaison for all veteran issues.

Filed as: County Government, Veterans and Military, Government
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Planning and Development

(219) 866-4908

Receives fees for construction, septic and well permits. Administers county planning and board of zoning appeals. Fee schedule and FAQ available at website.

Filed as: County Government, Government
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Prosecutor

(219) 866-5321

County law enforcement office responsible for filing legal charges against those accused of crimes occurring within the county. Office also handles child support and bad checks.

Filed as: County Government, Legal Services, Government
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Recorder

(219) 866-4923

Records and maintains public records such as deeds, mortgages, liens, business incorporations and dbas, plats, surveys and floor plans, uniform commercial code documents and more.

Filed as: County Government, Government
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Sheriff's Department

(219) 866-7344

Emergency Line: (219) 866-7334

Filed as: County Government, Important Numbers, Police and Fire, Government
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Step Ahead

(219) 866-4918

County Health Initiative

Filed as: County Government, Health Care / Medical Services, Government, Health and Medical
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Surveyor

(219) 866-4907

Responsible to perpetually maintain all government section corners throughout the county and to maintain official records related to these corners. The Surveyor is the technical authority on the construction, reconstruction and maintenance of all regulated or proposed open and tiled drains in the county.

(219) 866-4364 Drainage Board

Filed as: County Government, Government
Last Posted: 4/9/13