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Emergency Financial Assistance

Emergency Financial Assistance

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TRANSIENTS- All Transients should be sent to the Jasper County Sheriff where they will (following a police check) be offered food, gasoline, or housing for one night provided by our Salvation Army Fund.

RESIDENTS- There are several agencies in Rensselaer that may be of help. However, their funding is limited.
Your Township Trustee: May be able to assist with rent, utilities and telephone bills.

Filed as: Emergency Financial Assistance
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Jasper County Community Services

(219) 866-8071

967 E Leopold St, Rensselaer, IN 47978
Senior center with hot lunches and social events. Emergency Energy Assistance Program.
Administers local public transportation by appointment. See Arrowhead Transit.
Nutritition Site 219-866-4333

Filed as: Child Care, Community Organizations, Emergency Financial Assistance, Housing, Nutrition / Food Assistance, Public Transportation, Senior Services, School and Education, Social Services
Last Posted: 4/9/13

KV Ministerial Assocation

(219) 987-2771

Emergency Financial Assistance

Filed as: Community Organizations, Emergency Financial Assistance, Philanthropy and Charity, Social Services
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Northwest Indiana 2-1-1

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Northwest Indiana 211 is confidential telephone assistance provided by trained call specialists, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for information about health and human service organizations in your community.

Click "Find Help" on the website or dial 2-1-1 from your phone to speak with a live Call Specialist. The Call Specilaist will refer and educate about government programs, community-based organizations, support groups, and other local resources.

Serving Lake, Porter, Newton, Jasper, Starke, and Pulaski Counties, NWI 2-1-1 is operated by Northwest Indiana Community Action and is part of North America's 211 service initiative.

Filed as: Counseling Services, Health Care / Medical Services, Emergency Financial Assistance, Housing, Nutrition / Food Assistance, State Government, Other Social Services, Government, Senior Services, Health and Medical, Social Services
Last Posted: 7/9/20

Northwest Indiana Community Action Corporation

800-826-7871 (Toll Free)

Northwest Indiana Community Action Corporation (NWICA), a government-partnered not-for-profit, is the largest combined Area Agency on Aging and Community Action Agency in Indiana.

Visit online for more information about the services available to Jasper and Newton County residents, from WIC to tax preparation assistance.

Or contact: Central Administrative Office: Northwest Indiana Community Action Corporation (NWICA) 5240 Fountain Drive Crown Point, IN 46307

Main Office: 219.794.1829 (Crown Point) Toll-Free: 800.826.7871 Email: director@nwi-ca.org

Filed as: Counseling Services, Health Care / Medical Services, Emergency Financial Assistance, Housing, Nutrition / Food Assistance, State Government, Other Social Services, Government, Senior Services, Health and Medical, Social Services
Last Posted: 7/9/20

Rensselaer Ministerial Association

(219) 394-2339

Helping Hands - Burr Oak Church

Emergency Financial Assistance - By Appointment ONLY - Leave message

Filed as: Community Organizations, Emergency Financial Assistance, Philanthropy and Charity, Social Services
Last Posted: 7/9/20

Salvation Army

Burr Oak Church By Appointment ONLY Leave Message 219-394-2339

Also: Newton County: Trinity United Methodist Church 219-474-6225

Gary/Merrillville (219) 887-6588 / Lafayette (765) 742-0006

Filed as: Emergency Financial Assistance, Social Services
Last Posted: 7/9/20