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Indiana Legal Services - Merrillville

1-888-255-5104

Providing free legal services to the low-income and elderly of Indiana.

Filed as: Legal Services, Social Services
Last Posted: 6/16/14

Jasper County Bar Association

219-866-8810
Filed as: Legal Services, Social Services
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

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 Extension

(219) 866-5741

Purdue Extension - Jasper County provides resources for the family and home from gardening to health to parenting to budgeting.

2530 North McKinley Avenue, Suite 1, Rensselaer, IN 47978

Filed as: Community Organizations, Nutrition / Food Assistance, Pregnancy Assistance, Social Services
Last Posted: 8/19/15

Jasper County Extension

(219) 956-3606 ext. 4961

Purdue Extension - Jasper County provides resources for the family and home from gardening to health to parenting to budgeting.

2530 North McKinley Avenue, Suite 1, Rensselaer, IN 47978

Filed as: Community Organizations, Nutrition / Food Assistance, Pregnancy Assistance, Social Services
Last Posted: 8/19/15

Jasper County Recovery House

574-226-0789

Men 18 and older - one year program - Ask for Andy in Jasper County

Filed as: Other Social Services, Social Services
Last Posted: 7/9/20

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

Meals on Wheels

219-756-3663

Sign up to receive meals delivered to your home.

Meals on Wheels Northwest Indiana is a division of Meals on Wheels America, a 501(C)(3) nonprofit recognized by the IRS.

Filed as: Nutrition / Food Assistance, Senior Services, Social Services
Last Posted: 2/7/20

National Sexual Assault Hotline

800-656-4673
Filed as: Other Social Services, Social Services
Last Posted: 7/9/20

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-8255

Northwest Indiana 2-1-1

211

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

Pet Neutering & Adoption Services

(219) 987-7297 (PAWS) / (219) 345-4204

Private pet adoption service.

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

Pro Bono Legal Service Providers

1-866-945-1799

Legal providers for qualifying low-income residents.

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