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TradeWinds Services

Nonprofit
Adult Day Care

Please call 219-945-0100 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

TradeWinds Services

Nonprofit
Child Care

Please call 219-945-0100 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

Benchmark Human Services

Nonprofit
Day Services

Day Services participants explore their communities by visiting and volunteering at venues such as parks, zoos, and museums. Though most services are community-based, many programs have a home base where individuals learn life skills like cooking and money management. Individuals can also participate in sports, arts, and personal hobbies including music and recreational therapies. Through these experiences, participants often: * Improve physical abilities, including fine motor skills * Develop social skills * Build healthy relationships with peers and community members * Increase independence * Raise self-esteem Day Services is designed for individuals of all abilities, including those with extensive medical and behavioral needs. Contact us at 219-945-5776.

Please call 219-945-5776 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

TradeWinds Services

Nonprofit
Deaf Services

Please call 219-945-0100 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

Down Syndrome Association of NWI & Chicagoland

Nonprofit
Disabilities

Please call 219-838-3656 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

Everybody Counts

Nonprofit
Disability Resources

Provides services for people with disabilities in Lake & Porter Counties to support independent living: * Peer Counseling from people who truly understand what you are dealing with. * Advocacy Services: Helping you to resolve problems and showing you how to self-advocate. * Independent Living Skills: Individual or group training activities. * Transition Services: Helping youth to succeed and seniors to live in their own homes. * Information & Referral for people with disabilities: Connecting you to valuable resources. * Deaf Services program: Working with people of all ages (and parents of children under 18 years of age) No fees of any kind for individualized services. We operate out of two centers: * 9111 Broadway, Suite A, Merrillville Voice: 219-937-5055 VP: 219-501-0099 * 438 Fayette Street, Hammond Voice: 219-937-5055 VP: 219-232-1063

Please call 219-769-5055 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

Vocational Rehabilitation Services Areas 1 & 2

Government
Disability Services

For information regarding Vocational Rehabilitation Services, such as employment services, supported employment, assistive technology, transition services or the Independent Living Program in Lake or Newton Counties, call us at 219-981-5326.

Please call 219-981-5326 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

Center for Possibilities

Nonprofit
Education for Children & Adults with Developmental Disabilities

The mission of Center for Possibilities is to improve the quality of life for children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families by offering toddler, preschool and adult education opportunities. Center for Possibilities is a not-for-profit 501(c)3, State Licensed Child Care Center with 50+ years of experience serving children ages 2-3 with developmental disabilities and delays. We provide a full day, full year developmental Preschool & Childcare Program along with therapy and nutrition programs for children ages 3-6 with mild to severe developmental disabilities and delays. CenterforPossibilities also offers an Adult Learning Program for adult 22 and older with developmental disabilities. We provide a full day, full year program with strong focuses on the developing self-care skills and providing learning opportunities. Contact us at 219-962-5751.

Please call 219-962-5751 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

New Star

Nonprofit
Employment Services

New Star offers consumers a full spectrum of opportunities when it comes to career development. From working in the community to training as a member of our e-recycling or janitorial teams to contributing within our sheltered workshop, we cultivate a culture of personal success by putting employment first and providing personalized supports every step of the way.

Please call (219) 440-7430 for hours of operation.
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WorkOne - Gary

Government
Employment Services

M,T,W,F
TH
Disability Resources

WorkOne - Hammond

Government
Employment Services

M,T,W,F
TH
Disability Resources

Planting Possibilities

Nonprofit
Employment Services

Our mission is to provide fulfilling employment, job skills training, and volunteer opportunities in Lake County, Indiana, to adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Contact us at 219-937-9353 or 219-838-7073.

Please call 219-237-9353 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

TradeWinds Services

Nonprofit
Job Seeker Services

Please call 219-945-0100 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

SAFE Coalition for Human Rights, NFP

Nonprofit
Rapid Outreach Amplified Response (ROAR)

Rapid assistance for the citizens of NWI in a variety of areas: Provider Support/First Responder Support Testing Sites Food Shortage Housing/Homeless Emergency Supplies Senior Support Spiritual Care Educational Support Mental Health Support for Families in Crisis If you need help in any of these areas, please call 219-200-0003 Weekdays 8am-6pm Saturday and Sunday 9am-6pm

Weekends
M-Friday
Disability Resources

TradeWinds Services

Nonprofit
Residential Living

Please call 219-945-0100 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

Benchmark Human Services

Nonprofit
Residential Services

Benchmark has been at the forefront of developing residential options for individuals with disabilities, including transitioning individuals from state-run facilities and nursing homes into community settings. Whether someone is in a Benchmark-owned group home or chooses to receive Medicaid waiver-funded services in a privately owned home or apartment, we believe there’s nothing more important than the opportunity to live a full life. Benchmark’s broad spectrum of residential care ranges from 24/7/365 to several hours a week, serving individuals with a wide range of abilities, including those with extensive medical and behavioral needs and forensic background. Contact us at 219-945-5776.

Please call 219-945-5776 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

Chasing Dreams Learning Center

Resource library

We have an overabundance of resources to help you find organizations, services, medical assistance, advocate, legal and etc.

Disability Resources

TradeWinds Services

Nonprofit
Respite Care

Please call 219-945-0100 for hours of operation.
Disability Resources

Hammond Public Library

Nonprofit
Sorensen Video Relay Service

Hammond Public Library offers Sorenson Video Relay Service® (SVRS®) during library hours. This is a free service that enables users to place and receive calls through a professional American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter via a videophone and a high-speed internet connection.

Monday through Thursday
Friday and Saturday
Disability Resources