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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 Hospital

219-866-5141

Cancer Support Group ext. 2098
Home Health Hospice ext. 2162
SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Counseling) ask for Sandy Lanoue 219-866-2091
 

Filed as: Health Care / Medical Services, Senior Services, Health and Medical, Social Services
Last Posted: 4/9/13

KV Ministerial Assocation

(219) 987-2771

Emergency Financial Assistance

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

Meals on Wheels

219-866-8277

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: Emergency Financial Assistance, Health Care / Medical Services, Mental Health, Housing, Nutrition / Food Assistance, Other Social Services, State Government, Government, Senior Services, Health and Medical, Social Services
Last Posted: 12/10/16

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

Purdue Cooperative Extension Service

219-866-5741 / 219-866-4961

Find links in menu for Food and Health - food safety information, canning how-tos and more

Educational programs include 4-H Youth Program

Filed as: Nutrition / Food Assistance, School and Education, Social Services
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Rensselaer Care Center

(219) 866-4181

Part of Life Care Centers of America

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

Rensselaer Ministerial Association

(219) 394-2339

(Burr Oak Mennonite Church)

Emergency Financial Assistance - By Appointment Only

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

Robert A. Fase Center

(219) 987-7909

Community center for all ages.

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

Salvation Army

(219) 394-2339

Burr Oak Mennoninte Church By Appointment Only Also: Gary/Merrillville (219) 887-6588 / Lafayette (765) 742-0006

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

SMC Helping Hands Food Pantry - Wheatfield

219-956-3343

Food pantry sponsored by Sorrowful Mother Church, 165 S Grace St Wheatfield, IN 46392

Filed as: Nutrition / Food Assistance, Social Services
Last Posted: 4/9/13