City of Hammond Legal Aid Clinic Hammond City Hall 5231 Calumet Avenue Ste 605, Hammond, IN 46320 Director Kris Costa Sakelaris (219) 853-6611
Provides legal assistance to senior citizens and the economically disadvantaged residents of Hammond.
Division of Family & Children 5255 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320 (800) 403-0864 3714 Main Street, East Chicago, IN 46312 (219) 398-4163
Provides a food stamp program, TANF, Impact program and Medicaid.
International Community Alliance 4506 Tod Ave. East Chicago, IN 46312 Jose Moralez Jr. (219) 397-7465
Immigration service and counseling, lakeshore responsible fatherhood alliance, domestic violence conseling and youth
Ishmon & Associates, Inc. 5950 Hohman Ave., Suite 1, Hammond, IN 46320 Senior Associate Jean Ishmon (219) 931-0605
Consultants providing board development, communications, data management systems, grant proposal writing, management training, data research, networking and events planning, program development and evaluation, leadership training, conflict resolution, staff training, financial and budget analysis, total quality management systems.
Meals On Wheels 8446 Virginia Street, Merrillville, IN 46410 (219) 756-3663
Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana exists to deliver nutritious meals to those in need with the support of community volunteers.
The Arc Northwest Indiana 2650 W. 35th Avenue, Gary, IN 46408 Executive Director Kris Prohl (219) 884-1138
Supports the needs of people with mental retardation by raising and distributing needed funds. The foundation seeks to support greater knowledge of the issues facing retardation and its effect among the general public and to further programs, services, training, education, inclusion in society, and community, and maximum opportunity for people with mental retardation.
Social Security Administration 418 Douglas Street, Hammond, IN 46320 (219) 937-5248
Apply for benefits: SSI, SSD, RSDI and social security. Request social security benefits statements for taxes, request a replacement Medicare card, request proof of income letter, apply for social security cards and replacement cards, change of name on social security card and report when someone who receives social security benefits dies.
TradeWinds Rehabilitation Center, Inc. 3198 E. 83rd Place, Merrillville, IN 46410 Executive Director Jon Gold (219) 945-0100
Employment, residential and vision services available.