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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

RAINN

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

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

Recovering Hope Substance Abuse Help

219-775-7380 

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

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

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

Robert A. Fase Center

(219) 987-7909

Community center for all ages. Located on U.S. 231 near DeMotte.

Filed as: Senior Services, Social Services
Last Posted: 4/12/21

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

SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Counseling)

(219) 869-3520

There is no official SHIP location for Jasper County at this time. A SHIP volunteer can be reached at this number.

Filed as: Senior Services, Social Services
Last Posted: 4/12/21

Sorrowful Mother Church Food Pantry - Wheatfield

219-828-7611

Open Saturdays 9-11am.  Located at Sorrowful Mother Church, 157 S. Grace St Wheatfield, IN 46392 Linda Duttlinger, Manager.

Filed as: Nutrition / Food Assistance, Social Services
Last Posted: 7/9/20

The Women's Center of Northwest Indiana

219-987-8000

Unplanned pregnancy, contraceptive education, limited ultrasound
Serving Crown Point, Valparaiso, DeMotte and Highland

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

Uplink - Unemployment

File for unemployment through the state

Filed as: Important Numbers, Employment Services, State Government, Government, Social Services
Last Posted: 4/9/13

Warming Centers

To find a location near you call 2-1-1 or 3-1-1

You can also Text: SHELTER and your zip code to 43362

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

Wheatfield Food Pantry

219-956-3534
Filed as: Nutrition / Food Assistance, Social Services
Last Posted: 4/9/13

WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

219-866-8662

WIC is a nutrition program for pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five years of age. Qualifying parents receive nutrition education and vouchers for nutritious foods to supplement their diets.

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

Work One Northwest Indiana

Work One Northwest Indiana
Regional Employment Assistance Services, help with UPLINK CSS and other services.
105 E Drexel Pkwy Ste. 1, Rensselaer, IN 47978
Call: 219-866-4330 or Text: 574-444-2664 Fax: 219-866-2746 

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, office is open by Appointment Only

Hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 8am-4:30pm | Thu 10am-4:30pm
Other offices in Morocco, Winamac, Knox and Michigan City

Filed as: Employment Services, Social Services
Last Posted: 9/18/20