Northwest Indiana Community Action provides services that help people to be independent in Lake, Jasper, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski and Starke Counties.
1-800-826-7871 or 1-219-794-1829
Help available with Resource connections, services for veteran families, long term care services, housing voucher program, aging & disabilities, volunteer Income tax assistance, EAP (energy assistance) nutrition, WIC, NWICA Senior Corps and more.
Contact WorkOne for unemployment benefit help, job applications, job fairs, resume writing, and lots more. Check out their website or Facebook page.
Tax Information: Starting with the 2021 tax season, DOR will no longer provide income tax forms or booklets for libraries to distribute to patrons.
Order Tax Forms By Mail:
Internal Revenue Service – Federal forms
1-800-829-3676 (Monday – Friday, 7 am – 7 pm)
Indiana Department of Revenue – State forms
1-317-615-2581 (Leave order on voicemail, available 24 hours/day)
Indiana Dept. of Health has added OB Navigator to its resources. Use the MCH link above to find out more about it. The MCH Moms Helpline is 1-844-MCH-MOMS
Hoosiers may apply for SNAP or TANF at www.FSSABenefits.in.gov. They may also call 800-403-0864 for assistance.