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Government Benefits Available to Citizens of Portage, IN


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The Food Stamp Program is a 100 percent Federally funded program, which is administered through each state. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services develop Federal regulations that govern implementation of the program. In Indi...
Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...
Hoosier Healthwise is a health insurance program for Indiana children, pregnant women, and low income parents/caretakers. Health care is provided at little or no cost to Indiana families enrolled in the program. The enrolled member chooses a doctor t...
Indiana's Energy Assistance Program provides financial assistance to low-income households to maintain utility services during the winter heating season. During cold winter months, this program helps prevent utility companies from shutting off home h...
The Medicaid Program provides medical benefits to low income individuals without medical insurance or adequate medical insurance. The Federal government establishes general guidelines for the administration of Medicaid benefits. However, specific eli...
National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a Federal entitlement program open to public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. Lunch is available to all children at participating schools, and the meals must meet specific ...
The Indiana Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. Schools that participate in the National School Lunch or...
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children eat well and stay healthy. WIC provides: Healthy foods designed to meet special nutrition needs Nutrition and health s...
The Summer Food Service Program for Children (SFSPC) was created to serve nutritious meals to children when National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program meals are not available. To ensure all Indiana children receive proper nutrition throughout...
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is designed to help welfare recipients obtain and maintain jobs. This program provides assistance to families with children and requires adults to work?or prepare for work. Recipients will be provid...
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Indiana's eligibility requirements....
Indiana's Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides residential energy conservation services to the low income citizens of Indiana. Funding comes from Federal sources and is allocated to Community Action Agencies (CAA) to provide services in e...

Other Help & Aid Resources in Portage, IN

Portage, IN welfare resources are available through different outlets. Find the nearest location and make contact with a community outreach center today.

All About Kids

3101 Evans Ave, Valparaiso, IN

(219) 462-0786

Alzheimers Association

15 Franklin St, Valparaiso, IN

(219) 464-9600

American Red Cross

755 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN

(219) 462-8543

American Red Cross

791 E 83rd Ave, Merrillville, IN

(219) 795-1491

Ark Shelter-Homeless Women

445 Connecticut St, Gary, IN

(219) 882-0023

AWS Inc

426 Center St, Hobart, IN

(219) 945-5776

Baptist Children's Home

354 West St # 1, Valparaiso, IN

(219) 462-4111

Brother's Keeper

2120 Broadway, Gary, IN

(219) 882-4459

Catholic Charities Diocese

3901 Fir St, East Chicago, IN

(219) 397-5803

Catholic Charities

1128 Broadway, Gary, IN

(219) 886-3803

Catholic Charities

6919 Indianapolis Blvd, Hammond, IN

(219) 844-4883

Catholic Charities

166 S West St, Crown Point, IN

(219) 662-7677

Catholic Family Services

6350 Central Ave, Portage, IN

(219) 762-1177

Child Protective & Welfare Services

152 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN

(219) 462-7555

Christian Community Action

2001 Calumet Ave # 2, Valparaiso, IN

(219) 548-2379

Community Reinvestment Project

524 W Chicago Ave, East Chicago, IN

(219) 397-4028

Community Service Center

4144 Broadway, Gary, IN

(219) 884-4411

Covering Kids & Families

1614 W 5th Ave, Gary, IN

(219) 886-8980

Dockside Services Inc

9008 Cline Ave, Highland, IN

(219) 838-8001

Down Syndrome Association

2927 Jewett Ave, Highland, IN

(219) 838-3656

Downtown Development Corporation

2610 Portage Mall, Portage, IN

(219) 762-9761

East Chicago Shrine Center

3711 Pulaski St, East Chicago, IN

(219) 398-3774

Edgewater Systems For Balance

5101 Adams St, Gary, IN

(219) 980-4904

Edgewater Systems For Balanced

1100 W 6th Ave, Gary, IN

(219) 885-4264

Edgewater Systems For Balanced

4401 Adams St, Gary, IN

(219) 980-0873