Additional service providers

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. TradeWinds Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
    3198 E. 83rd Place, Merrillville, IN 46410
    Executive Director Jon Gold
    (219) 945-0100

    Employment, residential and vision services available.