Emergency Services

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Rental & Mortgage Assistance

Past Due Rent / Mortgage
We are happy to assist individuals and families when they are behind on their rent or mortgage. Please call to make an appointment: 219-886-3549

Security Deposit / First Month's Rent
Sometimes we have funding to help individuals and families move into secure and safe housing. Please call to make an appointment: 219-886-3549

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Utility Assistance

Past Due Utilities
Are your bills past due on water, sewer, electric or gas? We may have funds to help. Please call to see if you qualify: 219-886-3549

NIPSCO Deposits
Do you need help establishing NIPSCO services in East Chicago? We may have funds to help. Please call to learn about program requirements: 219-397-5803

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Food Pantry

We are happy to help provide food for all residents of Lake County. Proof of address is required. Each Household may receive food once every 30 days.

  • Pantry schedule: Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month
  • 9 a.m. to Noon
  • 3901 Fir Street, East Chicago IN 46312

Free Legal Assistance

Legal Aid counseling is available in our Gary offices on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Gary: Every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (No Divorce or Criminal cases)


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Office Locations:

(Please call for program requirements and to make an appointment)

East Chicago:
3901 Fir Street, East Chicago IN 46312
219-397-5803
Mon: 8:30-7:00 (Closed 12:30-1:30)
Tues-Fri: 8:30-4:30 (Closed 12:30-1:30)

Hammond:
6919 Indianapolis Blvd., Hammond IN 46324
219-844-4883
Mon-Fri: 8:30-4:30

Gary:
940 Broadway, Gary IN 46402
219-886-3549
Mon: 8:30-7:00
Tues-Fri: 8:30-4:30

Michigan City:
321 W. 11th Street, Michigan City IN 46360
219-879-9312
Mon-Fri: 9:00-5:00

EMERGENCY SERVICES PROGRAM
LaShawn Jones-Taylor – Director of Client Services
ljtaylor@catholic-charities.org

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