Federal Communications CommissionGovernment
A $3.2 billion federal initiative to help lower the cost of high-speed internet for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic The FCC expects the Emergency Broadband Benefit program to be open to eligible households before the end of April, 2021. Please check the FCC’s website, www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit , regularly for the latest information.
St. Vincent dePaul - Our Lady of Perpetual HelpNon-profit
We refer individual situations to resources in our Community for assistance if we do not provide what is needed.
Sojourner Truth HouseNonprofit
COVID-19: STH is currently closed to clients.
410 W. 13th Ave.
Gary, IN 46407
Northwest Indiana Community ActionNonprofit
Call Toll-free: 800.826.7871 | TTY: 711 Northwest Indiana residents will be can connect to local resources such as: • food banks, clothing, homeless shelters, warming/cooling shelters, domestic violence shelters • medical information lines, crisis intervention services, support groups, counseling, drug and alcohol intervention, rehabilitation, Medicaid and Medicare, maternal health, children’s insurance programs. • financial assistance, job training, transportation assistance, education programs, Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) filing assistance, free tax preparation sites • home health care, adult day care, congregate meals, home delivered meals, respite care, transportation, homemaker services, wellness programs • quality childcare, after school programs, Head Start, family resource centers, summer camps and recreation programs, mentoring, tutoring, protective services.
Early Learning ConnectionsNonprofit
Call us at (219) 685-1500 for back up child care options due to COVID-19/Coronavirus School Closings. Follow @earlylearningconnections on Facebook for additional resources. https://www.in.gov/fssa/childcarefinder/
Lake Area United Way
221 West Ridge Road
Griffith, IN 46319
United Way of Porter CountyNonprofit
Call 219-464-3583 x 111 between hours of 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday. Outside of these hours, call 211.
951 Eastport Center Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383