Jean E. Shepherd ~ Trustee 

St. John Township Trustee

1515 Lincoln Highway, Schererville, IN  46375

Phone (219)865-2705  Fax (219)865-3956

                                  Hours: 9:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:00

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REFERRAL AGENCIES

Before assistance can be considered you must apply with FOOD STAMPS & SLCCS as these agencies are a REQUIREMENT of the State Board of Accounts.  Proof of an appointment or decisions by these agencies must be provided at the time of application.

 

FOOD ASSISTANCE

·         WIC- Women, Infants & Children (Under 5Yrs.)                    663-9279 
      1450 E. Joliet St., Suite 206, Crown Point
 
·         FSSA- Family & Social Services Administration       800-403-0864          
(Food Stamps, Medicaid & Hoosier Health Ins.)                                             
1865 Summit St., Crown Point                                                                     

        Medicaid Info                                                                   800-457-4584

·         Meals on Wheels                                                                   756-3663

 

EMPLOYMENT/UNEMPLOYMENT

·         Accountemps:  707 E. 80th Pl., Merrillville                             736-0830

Mail or fax resume to 736-1303, no fee

·         Davis Staffing:  7017 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond               844-4888

Call for appt. No fee

·         Kelly Services:  127 E. 113th St., Cr. Point                            738-2488

·         Roman Staffing:  2449 – 45th St, Suite D, Highland              924-4413

·         Staff Source:  2500 – 165th St., Hammond                           989-9675

·         Work One:  5243 Hohman Ave., Hammond                        937-0381 or 933-8332

 

ADDITIONAL AGENCIES

·         Social Security:  1401 E. 84th Pl, Merrillville                          769-2671

·         Legal Aide:  504 Broadway, Room 301, Gary                       886-3161

·         Child Support Prosecutor’s:  232 Russell St, Hammond     883-3333

·         GED/ESL:  1515 W. Lincoln Hwy, Schererville                     322-6700

·         Schererville Civic Funds (Schererville Residents Only)        322-1020

 

RENT / MORTGAGE

·         NICAC(Section 8): 5240 Fountain Dr.,  Crown Pt.               794-1829

·         Catholic Charities  940 Broadway, Gary, IN  46402              886-3549

·         Salvation Army 4800 Harrison, Gary, IN ( Daisy )                 887-6588

 

SECURITY DEPOSIT / HOME REPAIRS

·         LCCED:  2293 N. Main St., Crown Point                   755-3232 (Mrs. Hooks)

 

UTILITY / etc.  ASSISTANCE

·         SLCCS:  1450 E. Joliet St., Suite 202, Crown Pt.             663-0627                    

·         Catholic Charities: 940 Broadway, Gary, IN  46402             886-3549

·         Catholic Family Services, 6919 Indianapolis Blvd.               844-4883

·         Salvation Army (Munster)                              (Janet)            838-0380

·         Schererville Civic Funds (Sch. Residents only)                   322-1020

·         St. Michael’s Good Samaritans                                            322-4505 ext. 250

·         St. Maria Goretti                                                                    322-6124                                                         

TRANSPORTATION

·         SLCCS (South Lake County Community Services)             663-0627

·         LEE’S RIDE SERVICE                                                (219) 308-9411

 

PRE-NATAL CARE/PREGNANCY/CHILDREN

·         The Answer                                                                             947-2272                    

·         St. Monica’s Home                                                                 865-2141

·         Geminus (Step Ahead)                                                           985-1417

 

HEALTH CARE / CLINICS

·         Catherine McAulie (FREE): 5514 Hohman Av., Hammond    933-2018                    

·         St. Clare’s (FREE):  1121 S. Indiana St.,  Crown Pt.             663-2160                    

·         East Chicago Comm. Health1313 W Chicago Ave., E.C.  398-9755

 

MEDICINE  - low cost

·         Rx for Indiana                                                                877-793-0765

·         P P A (no prescription coverage)                                 888-477-2669          

·         Your Free Medicine  ($100+per month)                        800-720-9074

·         Fagen Pharmacy                                                                  663-6392

·         WalMart ($4.99 generics)                                                      

·         Meijer’s (Free antibiotics 14 days w/prescription)

 

EYE CARE

·         Senior (65 yrs. Old) Eye Care                                                800-222-3937

·         Glaucoma Eye Care                                                               800-391-3937

·         Senior Diabetic Eye Care                                                       800-272-3937

·         Children’s Eye Care                                                                877-887-6327

·         Medicaid & Hoosier Health Care                                            800-403-0864

 

DENTAL

·         Cleaning & X Rays at IUN                                                      980-6772

·         IN Donated Dental Services:  PO Box 872, Indianapolis       800-452-6022

·         Healthy East Chicago:  100 W Chicago Ave, E. Chicago     398-7645

·         Ophelia Steen Health Ctr.:  5927 Columbia Av., Hammond  853-2360

·         North Shore Health:  6450 US Hwy. 6, Portage                     219-764-5354

·         Hoosier Health Care                                                               800-403-0864

 

AGENCY FOR ABUSED WOMEN

·         Fair Haven Center for Women:  2645 Ridge Rd, Highland     961-4357

(Counseling & Refferals)

 

ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES

·         Sterling House of Merrillville                                                               736-9383

·         Towne Centre Retirement Community                                              736-2900

 

PORTER COUNTY

·         United Way                                                                                 219-464-3583

·         Salvation Army                                                                           219-762-9191

·         Christian Services                                                                      219-462-8332

 

RAPID RE-HOUSING

Catholic Charities (Otilia or Sister Barbara)                                    886-9096 Ext. 313

 

 

THE NUMBER’S YOU NEED

 

The following list of numbers should help you find the answers and/or assistance you may need in a timely fashion.  I hope you keep this list and find it helpful.  I urge you to contact my office if you have additional concerns about state government.

 

            State Information Center                                1-800-457-8283

            Federal Information Center                            1-800-688-9889

            U. S. Senator Richard Lugar                          1-219-548-8035

            U. S. Senator Evan Bayh                               1-219-852-2763

            Congressman Pete Visclosky                        1-219-795-1844

            Indiana House                                                 1-800-382-9842

            Indiana Senate                                                1-800-382-9467

            Office of the Governor                                   1-317-232-4567

            Secretary of State                                          1-317-232-6531

            Medicaid Information                                      1-317-233-4455

            Child Support Helpline                                    1-317-233-5437

            Bureau of Motor Vehicles                               1-317-232-2840

            Natural Resources                                          1-317-232-4020

            Department of Corrections                             1-317-232-5715

            Department of Education                               1-317-232-6611

            Department of Labor                                      1-317-232-2655

            Social Security                                                1-800-772-1213

            Unclaimed Property                                        1-800-447-5598

            Unemployment Claims                                   1-800-437-9136

            Medicare (Federal)                                         1-800-633-4227

            I. R. S. (Federal)                                             1-800-829-1040

            Department of Revenue                                 1-317-232-2240

            Family & Social Services                               1-800-622-4932

 

 

 

Questions or comments email to  St. John Township Trustee