Social Security Administration
Northwest Indiana Community Action
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.
Renters needing rental assistance are encouraged to
contact Indiana Housing Now or call 2-1-1
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)
Maternal & Child Health (MCH)
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.
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