First Presbyterian Church
8737 Delaware Avenue, Highland, IN 46322
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 prequalified by Salvation Army before asking for a pledge. Gas cards available to individuals in service area.
First United Methodist Church
6635 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46324
Rev. Shanon Stringer
Donor for the following agencies: Love Inc., Haven House, State Street Shelter, Northwest Family Services, and Salvation Army.
Food pantry 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday thorugh Thursday for Hammond, Highland, Munster and Griffith residents only.
Greater First Baptist Church
4862 Olcott Avenue, East Chicago, IN 46312
Bishop Travis L. Grant
NIPSCO assistance once a year from East Chicago Foundation proceeds.
824 Hoffman Street, Hammond, IN
Tax filing service, Legal aide service, Section 8, Energy Assistance Program, Nipsco assistance, Food and Clothing pantry.
New Community Baptist Church
5461 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320
Rev. Patrick Gillis
Soup kitchen to the rescue mission in Hammond first Saturday of month.
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
1117 Merrill Street, Hammond, IN 46320
Rev. Herman A. Polk Sr.
Clothing for youth and young adults by appointment only.
Food bank held the second and fourth Thursday.
North Township Trustee’s Office - Frank J. Mrvan
947 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN 46320
2105 Broadway, East Chicago, IN 46312
Pays utility bills through application process.
St. John Bosco Church
7113 Columbia Avenue, Hammond, IN 46324
Rev. Richard Orlinski
Food distribution once a month at Columbia Center.
Annual clothing give-a-way in July.
Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets during the holidays.
St. John the Baptist Church
1849 Lincoln Avenue, Whiting, IN 46394
Rev. John E. Kalicky
Helps with utility bills and rent.
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 that assist the clients in service area. All assistance by appointment, except the bread program at 1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursdays.
Salvation Army ECC
513 W. Chicago Avenue, East Chicago, IN 46312
Office: (219) 398-2939
Fax: (219) 398-9692
Energy assistance, NIPSCO, EFSP, gas vouchers, household vouchers, counseling amd prescriptions.
Food pantry once every two weeks.
Rent assistance by appointment only.
Gas ad food program noon Monday through Friday.
Music classes -- guitar and brass.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
7132 Arizona Avenue, Hammond, IN 46323
Diane McKern, Coordinator
Provides temporary emergency assistance to people in need.
Food pantries open year round. Also provides financial assistance for utilities, rent, mortgage, water, medicine, etc.
Tabernacle Baptist Church
3715 Butternut, East Chicago, IN 46312
Pastor James H. Hunter
Counseling by appointment only.
3724 Main Street, East Chicago, IN 46312
Home energy efficient services.