6919 Indianapolis Blvd.
Sister Barbara Sable
Hammond IN - (219) 844-4883
East Chicago, IN - (219) 397-5803
Catholic Family Services – serving East Chicago & Whiting
3901 Fir Street, East Chicago, IN
Rent, mortgage, food and NIPSCO assistance.
First Presbyterian Church
8727 Delaware Avenue, Highland, IN 46322
Rev. Dr. Laura B. Reason
Food pantry from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday.
Works closely with Salvation Army in Munster to provide support to people in need of pledges for rent, mortgages and utility bills. Individuals must be pre-qualified by Salvation Army before asking for pledge. Gas cards available to individuals in service area.
New Salem Baptist Church
833 Conkey Street, Hammond, IN 46320
Rev. Wayne Hudson
Rental assistance, referrals to Salvation Army and counseling services
by appointment only.
North Township Trustee’s Office – Frank J. Mrvan
5947 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320
2105 Broadway, East Chicago, IN 46312
Provides rent and mortgage assistance based on application process.
Ridge United Methodist Church
8607 Columbia Avenue, Munster, IN 46321
Assist with pledges after appointment with the Salvation Army.
St. James Catholic Church
9640 Kennedy Avenue, Highland, IN 46322
Rev. Keith M. Virus
St. Vincent de Paul Society – (219) 650-2152.
St. James Family Help Services – (219) 796-5093.
8225 Columbia Avenue, Munster, IN 46321
NIPSCO, rent, water, prescriptions, transportation, lodging and food.
EFSP program for Lake County residents outside of Gary.
Manages church pledging program for churches in Lake County assisting clients in the service area. All assistance by appointment only, except the bread program at 1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
Salvation Army ECC
513 W. Chicago Avenue, East Chicago, IN 46312
Capt. Daniel E. Paredes
Office: (219) 398-2939
Fax: (219) 398-9692
Energy assistance, NIPSCO, EFSP, food pantry once every 30 days, rent
by appointment only, gas, food program Mon-Wed-Fri 12:00 p.m- 1:00 pm., music
classes (guitar and brass), Gas, household vouchers and counseling, prescriptions.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
7132 Arizona Avenue, Hammond, IN 46323
Coordinator Diane McKern
Provides temporary emergency assistance to people in need.
Food pantry is open year round. Also provides financial assistance for utilities, rent, mortgage, water, medicine, etc.