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Porter County Community Resource Reference Guide

Indiana 2-1-1

If you aren't sure where to find the help you need, Northwest Indiana Community Action 2-1-1 is a confidential service that helps connect you to the organizations you need. Simply dial 2-1-1.

Emergency Financial Assistance

Porter Co. Aging & Community Service (Utility Help) (219) 464-9736
Consumer Credit Counseling (800) 982-4801
First Contact (219) 462-8332
Department of Family Resources (Medicaid, TANF, SNAP) (800) 403-0864
Salvation Army (219) 762-9191
Social Security Administration (888) 472-6120

Legal Services

Indiana Legal Services (888) 255-5104
NWI Volunteer Lawyers, INC. (866) 945-1799
Valparaiso Univ. Law Clinic (219) 465-7903

Township Trustees

Boone (219) 996-7121
Center (219) 462-0810
Jackson (219) 926-8270
Liberty (219) 241-2484
Morgan (219) 733-2415
Pine (219) 874-6531
Pleasant (219) 766-3216
Portage (219) 762-1623
Porter (219) 988-4444
Union (219) 759-1482
Washington (219) 531-0050
Westchester (219) 926-1405

Health Care/Medical Services

Affordable Care Act www.healthcare.gov
Chesterton Health & Emergency (219) 877-1493
HealthLinc (219) 462-7173
Healthy Indiana Plan (877) 438-4479
Hoosier Rx Program (over age 65) 1-866-267-4679
North Shore Health Care Clinic (219) 763-8112
Porter Health Systems (Portage) (219) 364-3000
Porter Health Systems (Valparaiso) (219) 983-8300
Porter County Health Dept. (Portage) (219) 759-8239
Porter County Health Dept. (Valparaiso) (219) 465-3525
Recovery Center-Methadone Clinic (219) 476-4676
Senior Health Insurance Program (219) 464-1028
St. Mary’s Health & Emergency (219) 286-3700
Visiting Nurse Assoc/VNA Hospice (219) 462-5195

Housing

Caring Place (domestic violence) (219) 464-2128
Day Spring Women’s Shelter (219) 510-5432
Gabriel’s Horn (homeless shelter) (219) 364-1448
Porter Co. Aging & Community Services (Section 8) (219) 464-9736
Housing Opportunities, Inc. (219) 548-2800
New Creations Men’s Center (219) 548-3548

Services for the Handicapped

All About Kids (Birth-3yrs.) (219) 462-0786
Companion Homemaker/VNA (219) 462-5195
Deaf Services (219) 769-6506
Exceptional Equestrians (219) 945-0726
Jacobs Ladder (219) 764-4888
Kidworks (219) 983-9675
Northwest Indiana First Steps 1-800-387-7837
Opportunity Enterprises (219) 464-9621
Tradewinds (219) 945-0100

Food/Nutrition

Boone Grove Food Pantry (219) 988-4700
Chesterton Food Pantry (219) 926-4278
Hebron Food Pantry (219) 996-7161
Kouts Food Pantry (219) 766-2395
Portage Township Food Pantry (219) 617-8046
Valparaiso Food Pantry: First Christian Church (219) 462-5615
Valparaiso Food Pantry: Immanuel Lutheran Church (219) 462-8207
Hilltop Pantry (219) 531-1991
Meals on Wheels/VNA (219) 462-5195
Purdue Family Nutrition Program (219) 465-3555
WIC (Portage) (219) 762-3185
WIC (Valparaiso) (219) 464-9220

Mental Health

Behavior Specialists of Indiana (219) 462-6705
Family Focus (219) 462-9200
Family & Youth Services Bureau (219) 464-9585
Mental Health America (219) 462-6267
Porter County Family Counseling (219) 364-2732
Porter Starke Services (219) 531-3500

Clothing Assistance

Bethesda Nifty Thrifty Resale (219) 528-3931
Duneland Resale Shop (219) 926-8602
Goodwill (219) 548-1314
Methodist Resale Shop (219) 465-0207
Portage Resale Shop (219) 764-3375
Presbyterian Resale Shop (219) 462-4281
St. Paul Clothing Center (219) 462-0074
The Tot Shop (219) 464-9585
United Churches Resale (219) 926-1404

Pregnancy Assistance

Catholic Charities (219) 844-4883
Christian Care Counseling (219) 465-7777
Planned Parenthood (219) 462-5976
Porter County Health Department (219) 465-3525
WIC (Portage) (219) 762-3185
WIC (Valparaiso) (219) 464-9220
Women’s Center of NW Ind. (219) 477-4460

Education

Adult Education (219) 762-6113
Chesterton Adult Education (219) 921-0567
Hebron Adult Education (219) 996-9022
Portage Adult Education (866) 391-1039
Valparaiso Adult Education (219) 462-4230
Family Focus (Parenting) (219) 462-9200
Family & Youth Services(Parenting) (219) 464-9585
Indiana University NW 1-888-968-7486
IVY Tech (219) 464-8514
Porter County Library - Valparaiso (219) 462-0524
Porter County Library - Hebron (219) 996-3684
Porter County Library - Kouts (219) 766-2271
Porter County Library - Portage (219) 763-1508
Porter County Library - South Haven (219) 759-4474
Westchester Township Library (219) 926-7696
Porter (Hageman Library) (219) 926-9080
Porter County Career & Tech Ed (219) 531-3170
Porter County Education Services (219) 464-9607
Purdue North Central (219) 462-4197
Purdue North Central - Valparaiso Campus (219) 531-6500
Purdue Extension Porter County (219) 465-3555
Tobacco Education & Prevention (219) 464-6823
Valparaiso University (219) 464-5000

Senior Services

Adult Protection Services (219) 326-6808 x2420
Bonner Senior Center (219) 762-1522
Opportunity Enterprises (219) 464-9621
Vocational Rehabilitation (219) 462-0521