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Emergency Assistance

How to Find Emergency Assistance

Call 211. 211 is Northwest Indiana's comunity resource directory service that provides information on local nonprofit and government support programs for those in need. It is the simplest way to connect to food, shelter and housing assistance, employment services, counseling resources and much much more. 

Operated by Northwest Indiana Community Action, Northwest Indiana 211 serves residents in Lake, Porter, Newton, Jasper, Starke and Pulaski Counties. For assistance, please visit 211 website or dial 211. If you are unable to dial 211 from a landline or cell phone, you can dial 800-826-7871.

Other Resources:

Porter County Government Victim Assistance

Porter County Trustees’ Offices

Boone Township Trustee
P.O. Box 481
510 West Church Street
Hebron, IN 46341
Phone: (219) 996.7121

Center Township Trustee
100 E. Lincolnway Suite 204
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: (219) 462-0810

Jackson Township Trustee
318 E. 1050 N.
Chesterton, IN 46304
Phone: (219) 962-8270

Liberty Township Trustee
892 N. 100 W.
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: (219) 926-3764

Morgan Township Trustee
82 S. 575 E.
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: (219) 733-9491

Pine Township Trustee
328 E-1 1300 N.
P O Box 599
Chesterton, IN 46304
Phone: (219) 921-0133

Pleasant Township Trustee
308 E. 1000 South
Kouts, IN 46347
Phone: (219) 766-3216

Porter Township Trustee
454 West 300 South, Suite 1
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Phone: (219) 988-4444 or
Phone: (219) 405.8894

Union Township Trustee
330 W. US 30, Suite B
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Phone: (219) 464-2292
Phone: (219) 759-4257

Washington Township Trustee
436N 400 E
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: (219) 531-0050

Westchester Township Trustee
P O Box 843
Chesterton, IN 46304
Phone: (219) 926-1405

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