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BUDGETING /MONEY MANAGEMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

CHILDCARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

COUNSELING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

DISABILITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

EDUCATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

EMPLOYMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

FOOD / CLOTHING FURNITURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

HEALTHCARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

          LOCAL DENTIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

          LOCAL PHYSICIANS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

          LOCAL OPTOMETRISTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

HOSPITALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

HOT LINES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

HOUSING /SHELTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

LEGAL AID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

LIBRARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

ORGANIZATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

PREGNANCY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

SENIORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

SOCIAL SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

SUPPORT GROUPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

TRANSPORTATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

TRUSTEES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

UTILITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

W ELFARE (CHILD & ADULT ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

YOUTH SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
DeKALB COUNTY INFORMATION
                                   DeKalb Community Network, Inc.
                                         www.dekalbnet.org
                                    DeKalb County Visitors Bureau
                                         www.dekalbcvb.org


                                       - INFORMATION -
                FOR NUMBERS OUTSIDE YOUR LOCAL CALLING AREA
                          1 (AREA CODE) 555 - 1212
                            FOR LOCAL NUMBERS
                                   1 - 411

                                      FIRST CALL FOR HELP
                                                 211
                                      (multi-county help center)
                                         www.firstcallinfo.org


                                       TOLL FREE NUMBERS
                                         800, 866, 888, 877

                            DEKALB COUNTY AND AREA ZIP CODES

AVILLA . . . . . . . . . . 46710     GARRETT . . . . . . . . . 46738         LEO . . . . . . . . . . . .   46765
ASHLEY . . . . . . . . . 46705       GRABILL . . . . . . . . . .   46741     NEWVILLE . . . . . . . . 46785
AUBURN . . . . . . . . 46706         HAMILTON        . . . . . . . . 46742   ST. JOE . . . . . . . . .     46785
BUTLER . . . . . . . . . 46721       HUNTERTOWN . . . . . 46748              SPENCERVILLE . . . 46788
CORUNNA . . . . . . . 46730          KENDALLVILLE . . . . . 46755            WATERLOO . . . . . .          46793

                       DEKALB COUNTY AND AREA PREFIX EXCHANGE
                                   (AREA CODE 260)

AVILLA . . . . . . . . . . 994,897 GARRETT . . . . . 357,226,553 LEO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 627
ASHLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . 587 GRABILL . . . . . . . . . . . . . 627 NEWVILLE . . . . . . . . . 337
AUBURN . . . . . 925,927,920 HAMILTON . . . . . . . . . . .           488 ST. JOE . . . . . . . . 645,337
908,909,655,333,570,572,573
BUTLER . . . . . . . . . 230,868 HUNTERTOWN                 338,633,637 SPENCERVILLE . . . . 238
                                                                818,207
CORUNNA . . . 281,233,541 KENDALLVILLE . 347,349,343 WATERLOO . 232,235,837
                           599,242,302,318,330,544,482

                                          www.area-codes.com

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                                                EMERGENCY NUMBERS
                                        TO REPORT A FIRE or ANY EMERGENCY
                                                                     911
                                                   TDD / TTY (260) 925-3365

                              CITY                                     POLICE                       FIRE
                              ASHLEY                                   587-9388                     587-9222
                              AUBURN                                   920-3200                     925-8255
                              BUTLER                                   868-2171                     868-2044
                              CORUNNA                                  925-3365                     281-2271
                              GARRETT                                  357-5151                     357-6670
                              HAMILTON                                 488-3721                     488-2311
                              ST. JOE                                  925-3365                     925-3365
                              SPENCERVILLE                             925-3365                     925-3365
                              WATERLOO                                 837-3131                     837-5461



                                  EMS - ALL DEKALB COUNTY - (260) 920-2763

                                   DEKALB COUNTY SHERIFF - (260) 925-3365

                                      INDIANA STATE POLICE - (800) 552-0976

                                DEKALB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - (260) 925-4600
                                           or 1-800-925-4600




AM ERICAN RED CROSS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 513-2599
1212 E. California Rd., PO Box 5508                                                                                               (260) 484-9336
Fort W ayne, IN 46895                                                                                                       Fax (260) 471-1851
Meets urgent needs of disaster victim s and first aid. Focus: provides public awareness inform ation on health
m atters. Provides training for CPR, first aid, universal precautions, and life-guarding. www.redcrossofnei.org
www.redcross.org


FIRST CALL FOR HELP (call center for m ulti-county inform ation) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211
www.firstcallinfo.org


POISON CONTROL CENTER                    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 222-1222
24/7 www.aapcc.org


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                                  BUDGETING / MONEY MANAGEMENT
CAM BRIDGE CREDIT COUNSELING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) CAMBRIDGE
67 Hunt St                                                                                                           (800) 235-1470
Agawam , MA 01001
For fam ilies struggling with credit card dept, we provide education and counseling to consum ers in the area of
financial wellness. www.cam bridgecredit.org www.goodpayer.com /

CAREONE CREDIT COUNSELING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (866) 325-0397
Lower m onthly paym ents, reduce interest rates, one easy paym ent each m onth. www.careonecredit.com

CONSUM ER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE, INC. OF NORTHEASTERN INDIANA . . . . . (800) 432-0420
4105 W est Jefferson Boulevard, P.O. Box 11403 (zip for po 46804)                                 (260) 432-8200
Fort W ayne, IN 46858
Free financial counseling including: budgeting, becom ing debt free and financial independence. Offices in Auburn,
Fort W ayne, Huntington, and W arsaw. Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday 9:00-5:00. W ed 10:00-5:00. www.financialhope.org

DEBT RELIEF HELPLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 453-1738
Consolidated Credit Counseling Services                                                                                            (800) 704-5469
5701 W . Sunrise Blvd.
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33313
Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. is a non-profit credit counseling agency that helps consumers deal with life-altering
credit, debt, and financial issues. Through credit counseling and debt management, our agency helps consumers get out of debt
faster. www.ConsolidatedCredit.Org

JK HARRIS & COM PANY (Debt Relief Helpline) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 454-1236
825 Barr St, Suite 200                                                                                                (800) 925-9609
Ft W ayne, IN 46802
Agency works directly with the IRS on behalf of citizens who generally owe over $10,000 in back taxes. Services
include: offers in com prom ise, paym ent plans, innocent spouse relief, and garnishm ent relief. Free consultation.
www.jkharris.com

LEGAL HELPERS BANKRUPTCY ADVISE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 303-0431
Bankruptcy advise. For fam ilies who cannot use other dept solutions m ay need to speak with an attorney. The
nation’s largest consum er law firm has m ade this hotline available. You m ay call for a free conversation to discuss
whether dept relief under bankruptcy m akes sense for you. (800) 379-0985 www.legalhelpers.com

PACIFIC DEBT, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (877) PAC-DEBT
919 4 th Ave, Suite 2500
San Diego, CA 92101
If you are presently in a position of financial hardship, Pacific Debt, Inc m ay be able to help you settle your unsecured
debt for less than you owe. Negotiation can provide an alternative to credit card debt consolidation and/or bankruptcy.
Call us today for a free no obligation consultation. www.pacificdebt.com

PURDUE COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 481-6826
4001 Crescent Ave                                                                                    Fax (260) 481-6439
Fort W ayne, IN 46815
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm. W hen payday rolls around, many consumers try to figure out which bills they will pay and which ones
will wait until another paycheck comes in. W ith costs increasing for necessary expenses such as gasoline, utilities and
healthcare, consumers are finding it harder to make ends meet. Stretch your paycheck and make your money go further by
participating in basic money management programs. www.extension.purdue.edu/allen

W OM EN’S ENTERPRISE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 424-7977
Ft. W ayne W om en’s Bureau
3521 Lake Avenue, Suite 1
Fort W ayne, IN 46805
A wom en’s business center providing entrepreneurial assistance to wom en through business counseling, one-on-
one m entoring, technical assistance, networking and business-oriented classes and workshops. Nom inal fee.
www.wom ensenterprise.org




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                                                            CHILD CARE
BUREAU OF CHILDCARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 441-7837
Care Finder. Inform ation about child care rules and regulations, records of inspection of regulated child care,
acceptance of com plaints or concerns about children in care of persons other than their parents, guidance for
parents seeking child care. 8:00am -4:30pm . www.in.gov/fssa/carefinder/ (877) 511-1144

BUTLER EARLY EDUCATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2091
408 E. W ashington St., PO Box 397                                                                                    Fax: (260) 868-1491
Butler, IN 46721
Non-profit organization that serves 6 weeks to 12 years of age. Mon - Fri 5:30am - 5:30pm . Accepts vouchers.
Reduced fee scale based on incom e.

CHILD CARE AW ARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 424-2246
1515 N Courthouse Rd, 11 th Floor
Arlington, VA 22201
A program of the NACCRRA. Child Care 101, Parent inform ation, Helpful tools, Articles & Videos, Resources. TTY:
866-278-9428. www.ChildCareAware.org

CHILD CARE RESOURCE & REFERRAL SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 744-0298
Early Childhood Alliance                                                                                   (800) 423-1498
3320 Fairfield Avenue                                                                               Fax: (260) 744-3473
Fort W ayne, IN 46807-1821
Counselors offer one-on-one help to parents who call or com e in, looking for help in finding child care. As a
sponsoring agency for this statewide program , Early Childhood Alliance m aintains a database of child care providers
in six counties within northeast Indiana. Free services include: helping parents locate child care in a variety of child
care settings by providing a list of caregivers; providing inform ation to help parents m ake well-inform ed decisions
about child care; indicating which child care providers participate in Paths to Quality, a voluntary, quality system that
identifies levels of quality; offering support and resources for child care providers. Referrals on-line through the Early
childhood Alliance website: www.ecalliance.org

CHILD CARE VOUCHERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 437-5009
CANI                                                                                                                            (260) 927-0162
209 N. Jackson
Auburn, IN 46706
Mon and W ed, 8:00am -5:00pm . Appointm ent only. Assist fam ilies towards self-sufficiency, help fam ilies afford
quality child care, provide parents with a broad range of child care options, and strengthen the role of the fam ily.
Provides subsidized child care voucher services for eligible low incom e households. Parents m ust be working or in
school. www.canihelp.org E-m ail: dekalb@ canihelp.org

COBURN CORNERS PRESCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 238-4679
Coburn Corners Church of Christ, SR 101
6813 CR 64
St. Joe, IN 46785

EARLY CHILDHOOD ALLIANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 744-0298
3320 Fairfield Avenue                                                                                                    (800) 423-1498
Fort W ayne, IN 46807                                                                                             Fax: (260) 744-3473
Early Childhood Alliance provides program s and services to m eet the needs of children, parents and caregivers,
including Child Care Resource and Referral, Parent Education/ Parents as Teachers, Early Childhood Care and
Education, Food Program , Mentoring, and Professional Training and Support. The agency is com m itted to prom oting
the well-being of children and their fam ilies by creating a continuum of quality services in child developm ent, early
childhood education, child care and fam ily support. ECA serves 6 counties of northeast Indiana including Allen,
DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, and W hitley counties. www.ecalliance.org




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                                                             CHILD CARE, CONT.

FIRST BEGINNINGS DAY CARE M INISTRY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 837-5900
900 S. W ayne
W aterloo, IN. 46793
Accepts vouchers. Mon thru Fri, 6:00am -6:00pm .

INDIANA ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD CARE RESOURCE & REFERRAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 299-1627
3901 N Meridian, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Provides inform ation and referral services for fam ilies seeking child care including care for children with special
needs. W orks with providers for licencing requirem ents. www.iaccrr.org

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHILD CARE RESOURCES & REFERRAL AGENCY . . . . . . . (800) 424-2246
W hen daycare costs are too high, there is help. The NACCRRA is a federally funded agency, providing helpful
inform ation about assistance in your local area, and finding all options for child care paym ent assistance program .
www.naccrra.org

NOAH’S ARK PRESCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2687
Butler Church of Christ
Butler, IN 46721
3-5 year olds.

SCHAAB’S CHILDCARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3885
740 N. Main
Auburn, IN 46706
Accepts vouchers. 7:00am -4:30pm .

TLDC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-0360
602 Roselawn
Auburn, IN 46706
Does not accept vouchers.

YM CA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 927-9622
533 North St.
Auburn, IN 46706
310 N. Main St., Auburn, IN 46706
Daycare Monday through Friday 6:00am - 6:00pm . Kindergarten, Before school and after school program Monday
through Friday 6:00am - 6:00pm . Sum m er Program . www.ym cadekalb.org

YM CA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-1700
1200 E. Houston
Garrett, IN 46738
Childcare hours 6:00am - 6:00pm www.ym cadekalb.org




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                                                            COUNSELING
A FRIEND’S HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (877) 821-5556
1001 South Clark Ave., PO Box 22                                                                                                       (260) 824-5556
Bluffton, IN 46714                                                                                                               Fax (260) 824-5165
Serving wom en 18-28 struggling with life issues. Residential facility. Must be serious about wanting help.
www.afriendshouse.net

A HOPE CENTER AT GRABILL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 422-3544
13410 Main St.
Grabill, IN 46741
Mondays 4:00-7:00pm . (Office hours phone (260) 627-2242)

A HOPE CENTER -MAIN OFFICE NORTH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 422-3544
3630 Hobson Rd
Ft. W ayne, IN 46815
Tues 9:00am -9:00pm ; W ed, Thurs, Fri 9:00am -5:00pm . Pregnancy and relationship resources.
www.ahopecenter.org

A HOPE CENTER AT PRIM E TIM E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 969-4357
3701 South Calhoun Street, Suite C
Fort W ayne, IN 46807
Mon 12:00pm -9:00pm ; Tues 12:00-5:00pm ; W ed 9:00am -5:00pm ; Thurs 12:00pm -6:00pm . Fri 9:00am -
3:00pm . www.ahopecenter.org

A HOPE CENTER SOUTHW EST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 969-6633
4705 Illinois Rd., Suite 115
Fort W ayne, IN 46804
Mon 10:00am -4:00pm ; Thurs 10:00am -8:00pm ; Fri 10:00am -6:00pm ; Sat 10:00am -4:00pm .

CENTER FOR NONVIOLENCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 456-4112
235 W est Creighton Avenue                                                                                            Fax: (260) 456-1086
Fort W ayne, IN 46807-1311
A program that helps m en, wom en, and children to learn to express them selves without violence and to end their
use of violence against wom en, children and other m en. Support group for wom en who have been affected by
violence. www.centerfornv.org

CROSSROAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 484-4153
2525 Lake Avenue                                                                                                                          (800) 976-2306
Fort W ayne, IN 46805                                                                                                              Fax: (888) 814-4521
Outpatient, individual & group counseling, residential diagnostic evaluations, residential treatm ent, and day
education /treatm ent. Mon.-Fri. 8:00am -5:00pm . www.crossroad-fwch.org

DAYBREAK CRISIS HOM E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 421-5004
500 W . Main
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Provides short term respite care in Allen County. Call to schedule interviews and appointm ents.

DRUGFREE DEKALB COUNTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 927-1706
101 N. Main Street, Suite A, PO Box 406
Auburn, IN 46706
Resources on alcohol, drug abuse, and sm oking cessation

FAM ILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICE (FCS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 744-4326
2712 South Calhoun                                                                                            Fax: (260) 744-0188
Fort W ayne, IN 46807
Professional counseling to fam ilies and individuals in dealing with problem s relating to alcohol, m arital conflicts,
parent-child and child abuse. Sex offender program . www.fam ilychildren.org

FAM ILY COUNSELING CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2017
117 W . 9 th St.                                                                                                   Fax: (260) 925-9713
Auburn, IN 46706
Dr. Jam es Spink. Various counseling, individual, group and m arital.


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                                                        COUNSELING, CONT.
FOUR COUNTY TRANSITIONAL LIVING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 665-7700
227 ½ W . Maum ee St.                                                                                        Fax: (260) 665-8998
Angola, IN 46703
Providing an environm ent for drug addicts and alcoholics where recovery can take root. 24 hours per day.

HEALTHY FAM ILIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-1637
Children’s First Center
1752 W esley Road, PO Box 562
Auburn, IN 46706 voice
This is a voluntary program , providing hom e visits to parents of a new baby to offer support. Mon.-Fri. 8:00am -
5:00pm and by appointm ent .

INDIANA COUNCIL OF COM M UNITY M ENTAL HEALTH CENTERS, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (317) 684-3684
101 W . Ohio, Suite 610                                                                         Fax: (317) 684-3686
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Directory for Mental Health Centers. W e serve and protect the interests of our m em bers while prom oting
com prehensive and accessible com m unity m ental health care services for all citizens in Indiana.www.iccm hc.org

IPFW COM M UNITY COUNSELING CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 481-5405
Indiana/Purdue Ft. W ayne, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Neff Hall #250, Ft. W ayne, IN 46805                   Fax: (260) 481-0728
Dolnick Learning Center, 4900 St. Joe Rd., Ft. W ayne, IN 46835
The IPFW Com m unity Counseling Center is a nonprofit agency that offers free com m unity m ental health services
to individuals, couples, and fam ilies in the Greater Fort W ayne area. Counseling services are provided by advanced
Counselor Education graduate students who are pursuing a degree in Marriage and Fam ily Therapy or School
Counseling. Appointm ent only. Mon 10:00am -5:00pm ; Tues, W ed, Thurs 10:00am -4:00pm , Fri 10:00am -Noon.

LIFELINE YOUTH AND FAM ILY SERVICES, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 509-6884
7136 Gettysburg Park                                                                                             (260) 745-3322
Fort W ayne, IN 46804                                                                                     Fax: (260) 745-0234
m ail: PO Box 80487, Ft W ayne, IN 46898. Services offered include: structured living, individual counseling, group
counseling, fam ily counseling, on grounds alternative school and the ability to participate in com m unity school. Mon-
Fri 8:00am -5:00pm www.lifelineyouth.org

NORTHEASTERN CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2453
1800 W esley Road                                                                         after hours em ergency (800) 790-0118
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                                       Fax: (260) 925-0830
Trained therapists in each county offer psychotherapy and specialized counseling services to persons of all ages
and walks of life. Persons seek assistance with depression, anxiety, panic, fam ily conflicts, coping with loss,
unem ploym ent and other life stresses. www.necm h.org/

PARK CENTER, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 481-2700
909 East State Boulevard                                                                                                             (260) 481-2701
Fort W ayne, IN 46805                                                                                                         Fax: (260) 481-2717
Individual counseling, m arital counseling, child and adolescent services, alcohol and drug abuse counseling,
educational workshops, em ployee assistance program s. Services for seriously m entally ill adults.
www.parkcenter.org

SALVATION ARM Y (FORT W AYNE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 424-1655
427 W est W ashington Boulevard                                                                                    Fax: (260) 424-6409
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Drug & Alcohol rehabilitation Center. Thrift stores throughout Fort W ayne with used clothing for children and
adults, household item s and toys. www.salvationarm yusa.org

SERENITY HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 927-8902
2438 County Road 50                                                                                                             Fax: (260) 927-9416
Auburn, IN 46706
12-step support group program . Transitional living house for recovering alcoholics. www.serenityhouseinc.org

VICTIM ASSISTANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 427-1205
1320 E. Creighton                                                                                                            Fax: (260) 427-1000
Ft. W ayne, IN 46803
Inform ation on dom estic violence, including safety plan, tem porary shelters and counseling. In Allen County,
protective order inform ation and referrals for charges.


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ALLEN COUNTY DEAF CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 467-1090
Ft. W ayne Com m unity Schools                                                                                  Fax: (260) 467-1189
203 East Douglas
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Referral agency, counseling and services for school-age deaf children. Ask for Linda E-m ail:
linda.andringa@fwcs.k12.in.us

ALLIANCE INDUSTRIES (form ally W ee Haven) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-5595
901 East Quincy, PO Box 233                                                                                            (888) 684-8884
Garrett, IN 46738                                                                                               Fax: (260) 357-5459
Provides em ploym ent to individuals with various disabilities. Provides structure, work ethics and training for area
industries. 16 years of age and older. Alliancedirector@ verizon.net

AW S (Anthony W ayne Services) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 744-6145
8515 Bluffton Rd.                                                                                                                  (877) 456-2971
Fort W ayne, IN 46809                                                                                                       Fax: (260) 444-0006
Provides vocational, residential, recreational and therapeutic services to infants, children and adults with disabilities.
www.awsusa.com . E-m ail: aws@ awsusa.com .

DEKALB COUNTY PARENT GROUP FOR HANDICAPPED CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3865
Children’s First Center
1752 W esley Rd., P.O. Box 562
Auburn, IN 46706
Provides screening and services to developm entally delayed infants and toddlers from birth through ages three.

DIVISION OF DISABILITY, AGING & REHABILITATIVE SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 423-2571
219 W est W ayne Street                                                                              Fax: (260) 424-2830
Fort W ayne, IN 46802-3605                                                                                (877) 218-3061
Serves people who are developm entally disabled due to m ental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy or other
conditions closely related to m ental retardation. Referrals are provided to vocational, residential and other com m unity
services. TDD (260) 424-1595 www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs

DIVISION OF DISABILITY & REHABILITATIVE SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 545-7763
402 W . W ashington St.
PO Box 7083
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
Offers vocational rehabilitation services. Office hours Mon-Fri, 8:00am -4:30pm . www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs

EARLY INTERVENTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3865
Children’s First Center                                                                                                          (800) 824-2698
1752 W esley Rd., P.O. Box 562                                                                                            Fax: (260) 925-3892
Auburn, IN 46706
Educational, therapeutic and support services for children and fam ilies who are First Steps eligible.
www.childrenfirstcenter.org E-Mail: barb@ childrenfirstcenter.org

EASTER SEALS ARC OF NORTHEAST INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 456-4534
4919 Coldwater Rd.                                                                                   Fax: (260) 745-5200
Fort W ayne, IN 46825
Respite care for adults and children. Child care, workshops, em ployee m edical, sem i-independent living, recreational
program , group hom e, work crew program , Alternate Fam ily for Adults & Children program .               www.esarc.org
http://neindiana.easterseals.com

FIRST STEPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (866) 725-2398
700 E Beadssly Ave., Suite 14A                                                                                                              (574) 293-2813
Elkart, IN 46514                                                                                                                      Fax (574) 293-2300
Provides early intervention services to infants and up to age 3 with disabilities or who are developm entally delayed.
www.indianafirststeps.org


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HEIM ACH SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3311
1800 East 7th Street                                                                                                  (888) 220-2242
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                               Fax: (260) 925-0071
Assistance to the Hom ebound: The purpose of the AHB program is to offer regularly scheduled one-on-one services
to hom ebound senior citizens and the disabled throughout DeKalb County. Hom em aker Program : The purpose of
the Hom em aker Program is to offer light housekeeping to senior citizens and the disabled through-out DeKalb
County. E-Mail address: dccoa@heim ach.com (260) 925-3314

INDIANA PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 622-4845
4701 North Keystone Avenue, Suite 222                                                                  (317) 722-5555
Indianapolis, IN 46205                                                                          Fax: (317) 722-5564
Provides services to protect and prom ote the rights of individuals with disabilities, through em powerm ent and
advocacy. TTY (800) 838-1131 www.in.gov/ipas

IN*SOURCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 332-4433
1703 S. Ironwood Dr.                                                                                                                          (574) 234-7101
South Bend, IN 46613                                                                                                                   Fax: (574) 234-7279
IN* Source is a parent training and inform ation center for fam ilies with special needs children - birth thru age 21.
Mon- Fri 8:00am -4:00pm . www.insource.org                                                                                                    (574) 239-7575

LEAGUE FOR THE BLIND AND DISABLED, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 889-3443
5821 South Anthony Blvd.                                                                                     (260) 441-0551
Fort W ayne, IN 46816                                                                                 Fax: (260) 441-7760
Youth services, com m unity inclusion, parent advocacy training, Orientation & Mobility, recreation opportunities, peer
support, independent living skills, Braille transcriptions and Deaf Link interpreting services. www.the-league.org

M IZPAH SHRINE TEM PLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 426-4543
407 W est Berry Street                                                                                                    Fax: (260) 426-4544
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Orthopedic, cleft palette, birth defects, and burn center for children. www.m izpahshriners.com /

NAM I (NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 447-8990
Ft. W ayne, IN 46896                                                                                   Fax: (260) 441-7196
NAMI is a nonprofit, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consum ers, fam ilies, and friends of people with
severe m ental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, m ajor depressive disorder,
obsessive-com pulsive disorder, panic and other severe anxiety disorders, autism and pervasive developm ental
disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other severe and persistent m ental illnesses that affect the
brain. Meets every Tuesday. www.nam iindiana.org www.nam i.org (260) 483-1190

NORTHEAST INDIANA SPECIAL EDUCATION COOPERATIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 589-5236
1607 Dowling Street                                                                                 (260) 347-5236
Kendallville, IN 46755                                                                        Fax: (260) 347-1657
A four-county cooperative educational program for disabled students ages 3-21. Serves physically, m entally, sensory,
and em otionally handicapped students. www.neisec.com

NORTHEAST INDIANA RADIO READING SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 421-1376
7615 DiSalle Blvd.                                                                                Fax: (260) 421-1387
Fort W ayne, IN 46825
Volunteers read local and area newspapers for broadcast on special radio frequency. Radio receivers are provided
free of charge for those who need them . Part of the Allen County Library and Foundation. www.acpl.lib.in.us/neirrs




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RES-CARE OF NORTHERN INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 490-3230
4410 Executive Blvd.                                                                                          Fax: (260) 459-8363
Fort W ayne, IN 46808
Developm ental disability facility. Mon - Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm www.rescare.com

RISE, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 665-9408
1600 W ohlert Street                                                                                                                     Fax: (260) 665-1012
Angola, IN 46703
Rehabilitation of people with disabilities to their highest physical, em otional, social, intellectual and vocational level
through therapy, job placem ent, social services, and training. riseangola@ info.com

SOCIAL SECURITY ADM INISTRATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-1655
1240 South Grandstaff Drive                                                                                           (800) 772-1213
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                               Fax: (260) 927-1962
Includes benefits for people who are retiring, people who are disabled, survivors of workers who have died and
dependents of workers. TTY (260) 927-7250. www.socialsecurity.gov

TURNSTONE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 483-2100
3320 North Clinton                                                                                                                        (866) 483-1278
Fort W ayne, IN 46805                                                                                                              Fax: (260) 484-5059
Provides a variety of services for disabled children and adults including First Steps, preschool, hom e-based and
Hom ebound Therapy Services, adapted recreation activities for youth, group activities and support groups for
fam ilies and parents. www.turnstone.org

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 424-1595
219 W . W ayne St.                                                                                      Fax: (260) 426-3617
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Provides the following services to eligible individuals: Assessm ent, counseling and guidance, occupational
equipm ent, training and m ore. Mon-Fri 8:00am -4:30pm .




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                                                            EDUCATION
ASPIRE at Northeastern Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2453
1800 W esley Rd
Auburn, IN 46738
ASPIRE is a com m unity-based after-school program and sum m er cam p designed to serve the em otional and social
needs of children 6-17 years old. Mon-Thurs 8:30am -6:30pm . www.nec.org

CENTER FOR STUDENT LEARNING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (877) 851-4106
151 W est Ohio                                                                                                        (317) 232-0570
Indianapolis, IN 46204
8:00am -4:30pm . www.doe.state.in.us/

CREATIVE PLAY SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 627-2482
County Line Church of God
 7716 N. County Line Rd East
Auburn, IN 46706
2-Pre-K aged children. Teaching thru playing. Mon - Thurs 9:00am - Noon. Have a 2-day or 4-day program .
www.creativeplayschool.org

DEKALB CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT www.dekalb.k12.in.us/

          SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-1011
          3326 County Road 427, W aterloo, IN 46793                                                                Fax: (260) 837-7767
                                                                                                                          (877) 368-1010
          COUNTRY M EADOW ELEM ENTARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-1017
          2410 County Road 10, P.O. Box 9, Ashley, IN 46705                                                               (260) 587-3309
          http://www.dekalb.k12.in.us/cm e/index.htm l                                                             Fax: (260) 587-9232

          DEKALB HIGH SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-1012
          3424 County Road 427, W aterloo, IN 46793                                                                     Fax: (260) 837-7841
          http://www.dekalb.k12.in.us/district/m ain/dhs/index.htm l

          DEKALB M IDDLE SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-1013
          3338 County Road 427, W aterloo, IN 46793                                                                  Fax: (260) 837-7812
          http://www.dekalb.k12.in.us/dm s2/index.htm l

          JAM ES R. W ATSON ELEM ENTARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-1014
          901 N. Eckhart St., Auburn, IN 46706                                                                   Fax: (260) 925-5612
          http://www.dekalb.k12.in.us/jrw/index.htm

          M CKENNEY-HARRISON ELEM ENTARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-1015
          320 Van Auken St., Auburn, IN 46706                                                             Fax: (260) 925-4668
          http://www.dekalb.k12.in.us/m ck/index.htm

          W ATERLOO ELEM ENTARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-1016
          300 E. Douglas Street, W aterloo, IN 46793                                                                 Fax: (260) 837-7051
          http://www.dekalb.k12.in.us/waterloo/index.htm

          CHOICE ACADAM Y PROGRAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-1172
          1011 W 7 th St, Auburn Plaza, Auburn, IN 46706                                                         Fax: (260) 927-1384
          An alternative education program for students who could benefit from a different learning environm ent which
          m eets their unique needs through independent learning and personalized instruction. (877) 368-1010

          TRANSPORTATION DEPARTM ENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-1171
          3424 County Road 427, W aterloo, IN 46793                                                           Fax: (260) 927-8340

DEKALB COUNTY LEARNING LINK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-0311
PO Box 111, 650 W . North St.
Auburn, IN 46706
W ith the support of the com m unity and m ost im portantly fam ilies, our goal is to ensure that all children are ready to
learn in kindergarten and throughout school. Learning Link is an educational initiative of the DeKalb County
Com m unity Foundation. www.dekalblearninglink.org


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DEKALB EASTERN SCHOOL DISTRICT                                  www.dekalbcountyeastern.com

           SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2125
           300 E. W ashington Street, Butler, IN 46721                                                              Fax: (260) 868-2562

           BUTLER ELEM ENTARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2123
           1025 S. Broadway, Butler, IN 46721                                                                            Fax: (260) 868-1709
           www.butlerelem entary.net

           EASTSIDE JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2186
           603 E. Green Street, Butler, IN 46721                                                       Fax: (260) 868-5773
           www.eastsideblazers.net

           RIVERDALE ELEM ENTARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 337-5464
           6127 State Road 1, St. Joe, IN 46785                                                                       Fax: (260) 337-5114
           www.riverdalecom ets.net

           THE CROSSING - ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2125
           300 E. W ashington Street, Bldg B, Butler, IN 46721

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (FW CS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 467-1060
1200 South Barr Street                                                                                          Fax: (260) 467-1029
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Must be an Indiana resident. Provides instruction for individuals who are not English proficient. Focus is on English
literacy skills: speaking, writing and listening.

FAM ILIES FIRST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   (260) 925-3865
1752 W esley Road, PO Box 562                                                                                                                 (800) 824-2698
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                                                     Fax:     (260) 925-3892
Hom ebased early literacy for children ages zero to 5 years of age living in a DeKalb County                                                  School District.
www.childrenfirstcenter.org

FOUR COUNTY VOCATIONAL COOPERATIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 349-0250
1607 Dowling Street                                                                                        (260) 349-0250
Kendallville, IN 46755
Free classes and m aterials to assist in preparing to take the GED tests. Classes are offered in DeKalb, Noble,
LaGrange, and Steuben Counties. Call for dates. Applicants over 18 m ay test for GED without attending classes.
Must pre-register. A.B.E. assists adults with below 9 th grade reading and/or m ath skills to im prove those skills. E.S.L.
works with adults who need English as a Second Language instruction. www.fourcountyvocational.org

GARRETT-KEYSER-BUTLER SCHOOL DISTRICT www.gkb.k12.in.us/

           SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-3185
           801 E. Houston St., Garrett, IN 46738                                                                    Fax: (260) 357-4565

           GARRETT HIGH SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-4114
           http://www.gkb.k12.in.us/garretths/

           GARRETT M IDDLE SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-5745
           http://www.gkb.k12.in.us/GMS/

           J.E. OBER ELEM ENTARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-3112
           http://www.gkb.k12.in.us/JEOweb/

           GARRETT LEARNING CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-6216
           510 S. Second St., Garrett, IN 46738                                                                   Fax: (260) 357-1601




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                                                        EDUCATION, CONT.

G-K-B HEAD START . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-3333
504 South Second Street                                                                                                       Fax: (260) 357-3044
Garrett, IN 46738
GKB Head Start and Early Head Start program provides com prehensive health, social services and education
program to pregnant wom en, infants and children birth - age 5 and their fam ilies in DeKalb County with incom es at
or below federal poverty guidelines and fam ilies with children with disabilities. www.gkbheadstart.org

HAM ILTON COM M UNITY SCHOOLS

          SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 488-2513
          903 S. W ayne, Ham ilton, IN 46742                                                                       Fax: (260) 488-2348

          HAM ILTON JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 488-2161
          www.ham iltoncom m .com

          HAM ILTON ELEM ENTARY SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 488-2101

INDIANA ASSOCIATION OF HOM E EDUCATORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (317) 467-6244
320 E. Main St
Greenfield, IN 46140
Mailing address: PO Box 530, New Palestine, IN 46163. Mon, W eds, & Fri 8:00am -2:30pm State hom e school
organization that provides encouragem ent, inform ation, socialization, and friendship for hom e schooling fam ilies.
www.inhom eeducators.org

INDIANA SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (317) 253-1481
7725 N. College Ave                                                                                               Fax: (317) 251-6511
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Offers pre-school through high school program s, free of charge on a residential or day school basis, to the young
people of Indiana who are blind and visually im paired. http://intra.isbrockets.org/public

INDIANA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 722-6166
1200 E. 42 nd Street                                                                                                      (317) 920-6311
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Prom otes academ ic and social excellence for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students through a Bilingual/Bicultural
environm ent and serves as a state wide resource. www.deafhoosiers.com

LAKEW OOD PARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-1393
5555 CR 29 South
Auburn, IN 46706
Educational excellence in partnership with the Christian hom e and church. www.lakewoodpark.org/

PURDUE UNIVERSITY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE OF DEKALB COUNTY . . . . (260) 925-2562
215 East 9 th Street, Suite 300                                                                   Fax: (260) 925-3130
Auburn, IN 46706
Inform ation on 4-H, Fam ily Resource Managem ent, Parent & Child Developm ent, Nutrition (free and inform al
education program to develop skills related to nutrition and m eal planning, purchasing, preparation, safety; and
resource m anagem ent for individuals and fam ilies with lim ited resources.), Agriculture, Hom e and Garden, canning
and hom em aking skills. www.ag.purdue.edu/counties/dekalb

SAINT JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-5137
301 W . Houston St.                                                                                             Fax: (260) 357-5138
Garrett, IN 46738
Pre-school thru grade 6. www.stjosephgarrett.org

STATE STUDENT ASSISTANCE OF INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 528-4719
150 W . Market St., Suite 500                                                                            Fax: (317) 232-3260
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Helps Indiana college students locate financial aid. www.ssaci.in.gov


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                                                       EDUCATION, CONT.

ADULT EDUCATION / UNIVERSITIES / COLLEGES
          FREEDOM ACADEM Y, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 347-0887
          743 East North Street, Kendallville, IN 46755                                                                     (800) 200-6499
          Adult continuing education. www.freedom academ y.net                                                       Fax: (260) 347-7106

          HARRISON COLLEGE (form erly Indiana Business College) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 471-7667
          6413 N. Clinton, Ft W ayne, IN 46825                                                              (888) 544-4422
          www.harrison.edu                                                                           Fax: (260) 471-6918

          INDIANA TECH (form erly Indiana Institute of Technology) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 422-5561
          1600 E. W ashington Blvd, Ft W ayne, IN 46803
          www.indianatech.edu

          INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY FT W AYNE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 324-4739
          2101 Coliseum Blvd., Ft W ayne, IN 46805                  Adm inistration Fax: (260) 481-5450
           www.ipfw.edu

          INDIANA W ESLEYAN UNIVERSITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (866) 248-2435
          8211 W . Jefferson Blvd., Ft W ayne, IN 46804
          www.indwes.edu

          INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 589-6363
          5699 Coventry Lane, Coventry Plaza, Ft W ayne, IN 46804
           www.ibcfortwayne.edu

          ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 866-4488
          2810 Dupont Com m erce Court, Ft W ayne, IN 46825
           www.itt-tech.edu

          IVY TECH COM M UNITY COLLEGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 482-9171
          3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Ft W ayne, IN 46805
          www.ivytech.edu

          TRINE UNIVERSITY (form erly Tri-State University) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 665-4100
          1 University Ave., Angola, IN 46703
          www.trine.edu

          UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 729-4732
          2701 Spring St., Ft W ayne, IN 46808
          www.sf.edu

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid www.fafsa.ed.gov

ABE/GED Classes. The Butler Public Library offers ABE (Adult Basic Education)/GED (General Educational
Developm ent) classes. See Libraries for m ore inform ation.

DIRECT LOAN CONSOLIDATION CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 557-7392
Public service forgiveness program , consolidation, lower interest rates for federally funded loans, no in school
judgem ent or active garnishm ents. www.loanconsolidation.ed.gov

INCOM E-BASED REPAYM ENT (IBR) If you are a teacher or work in governm ent or at a nonprofit (501(c)(3))
organization, you m ight qualify for a new type of public service loan forgiveness after 10 years of eligible paym ents
and em ploym ent. www.ibrinfo.org

SCHOLARSHIP AM ERICA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 537-4180
One Scholarship W ay, P.O. Box 297
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Their m ission is to help m ake post-secondary education possible for all students. http://scholarshipam erica.org

STUDENT LOAN RELIEF HOTLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (866) 836-9168
This agency works with students and graduates who wish to reduce their m onthly paym ents by consolidating.
Candidates m ust have over $10,000 in student loan debt, and be less than 150 days past due.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) USA LEARN
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
W ashington, D.C. 20202
Finding for aide for college, grant opportunities, applications, m anaging grants, and additional inform ation .
http://www2.ed.gov/fund/landing.jhtm l



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                                                             EMPLOYMENT
AM ERICAN BUSINESS CORPORATION JOB CORPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (866) 204-2538
222 E. Ohio St., Suite 500                                                                        Fax: (317) 217-1280
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Governm ent paid program for at-risk young people in need of additional education and job training; perform ed at
Job Corps Centers. Mon-Fri 8:00am -5:00pm http://abcworks.net http://jobcorps.dol.gov/

EM PLOYM ENT SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 478-7617
Goodwill Industries of Northeast Indiana, Inc.                                                                             Fax: (260) 436-3800
1516 Magnavox W ay
Fort W ayne, IN 46804
Program provides services to assist people with disabilities and barriers to em ploym ent to becom e em ployed in the
com m unity. Services include Job Preparedness classes, assistance with job hunting, resum e preparation, interview
skills, as well as job leads. Client m ust be referred from the State Office of Vocational Rehabilitation or a partner
agency. www.fwgoodwill.org

INDIANA CAREER CONNECT COM Official career site of the state of Indiana. www.indianacareerconnect.com

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (317) 232-2655
402 W . W ashington Street, Rm W 195                                                                           Fax: (317) 233-3790
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Enforces the labor laws which protect Indiana workers. www.in.gov/dol Mon-Fri 8:00am -4:30pm

INDIANA DEPARTM ENT OF W ORKFORCE DEVELOPM ENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 891-6499
Indiana Governm ent Center South
10 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
m anages and im plem ents innovative em ploym ent program s for Hoosiers, unem ploym ent insurance system s, and
facilitates regional econom ic growth initiatives for Indiana. www.in.gov/dwd

KELLY SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 927-9034
1564 Shook Dr.                                                                                                                  Fax: (260) 927-9120
Auburn, IN 46706
Tem porary job placem ent.  www.kellyservices.com

M ANPOW ER STAFFING SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3996
221 North Main Street, Suite 200                                                                                   Fax: (260) 925-1822
Auburn, IN 46706
Staffing service. www.m anpower.com

STAFFM ARK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 347-0582
328 W . North St.                                                                                                                      Fax (260) 347-0586
Kendallville, IN 46755
Staffing Com pany. www.staffm ark.com

US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 422-3700
W age and hour referral line. www.dol.gov www.dol.gov/wecanhelp                                                            (866) 487-9243

W ORKONE NORTHEAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-0124
936 W est 15 th Street                                                                                                    Fax: (260) 925-5118
Auburn, IN 46706
W orkOne is a service institution for both em ployers and job seekers. W orkOne provides work related services from
a num ber of regional offices. www.workone.com /links.htm l Job Placem ent and Referral services, Veteran Services,
Unem ploym ent Insurance, Career Counseling, Job Search W orkshops, Job Search Planning, Training. Mon, Tues,
W eds, Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm ., Thurs 10:00am -4:30pm www.in.gov/dwd




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                                         FOOD / CLOTHING / FURNITURE
ANGEL FOOD M INISTRIES (New Life Ministries) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-4550
130 N Randolph St
Garrett, IN 46738
Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denom inational organization who help distribute food to those in need. For
a nom inal fee you can receive a box of food containing both fresh and frozen item s. Menu item s are different each
m onth. The program is open to anyone in the area. www.afm dekalb.org www.AngelFoodMinistries.com

BUTLER FOOD PANTRY (Butler United Methodist Church) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2098
501 W est Green Street
Butler, IN 46721
Open last W ednesday of the m onth 5:00 - 7:00pm (Serving D.E. School District and Franklin township only).

COM M UNITY CENTER OF CARING FOOD PANTRY (RSVP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-0917
113 W . Fifth St.                                                                                   (800) 875-4917
Auburn, IN 46706
Hours: Monday 4:30-6:30pm , Tuesday 9:30-11:30am , W ednesday 1:30-3:30pm . Closed on holidays.

COM M UNITY HARVEST FOOD BANK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 774-1465
999 East Tillm an Road                                                                                                (260) 447-3696
Fort W ayne, IN 46816                                                                                          Fax: (260) 447-4859
Services include Disaster Relief, Crisis Food Assistance, Hunger W orkshops, SeniorPak, Com m unity Cupboard,
the Farm W agon, Kids Café, & a Volunteer Program . www.com m unityharvest.org

COM PASSION CUPBOARD (New Hope Christian Center) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 837-3631
900 South W ayne
W aterloo, IN 46793
Applications taken Monday-Friday 8:30am -3:30pm . The Com passion Cupboard provides non-perishable food, and
som e toiletries to those in need of grocery assistance. Requires com pleted application. www.newhope.in/outreach/

CURIOSITY SHOP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-1148
304 East 10 th Street
Auburn, IN 46706
Used clothing for children and adults at low cost. Also household and kitchen item s, toys and bedding. HRS: W ed,
Thurs & Fri 9:30am -4:30pm , Sat 9:30am -1:00pm . Donations taken when open or use drop-off box when closed.

FARM W AGON
      Ashley-Hudson Manor, 830 W State, Ashley, Tuesday 11:00am
      Garrett Methodist Church, 110 W Houston, Garrett, Tuesday 9:00-10:00am
      Heim ach Center, 1800 E 7 th St., Auburn, Monday 9:30am

FRIENDS TABLE (Auburn Presbyterian Church) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2987
111 W . 12 th St
Auburn, IN 46706
Lunch served Mondays 11:00am -12:30pm .

GARRETT COM M UNITY CARE (United Methodist Church) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-3315
108 W est Houston Street
Garrett, IN 46738
Food bank. Monday 5:00-6:00pm and W ednesday: 9:00-11:00am , & 5:00-6:00pm . Bring two form s of id; (not license
or state id) utility bill and som ething with your current address. Bring tote bag.

GOODW ILL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 572-0042
430 N. Grandstaff Dr.
Auburn, IN 46706
Thrift shop. www.goodwill.org

GOODW ILL FT W AYNE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 747-0537
3127 Brooklyn Avenue
Fort W ayne, IN 46809
Provides rehabilitation, training, evaluation, job placem ent and em ploym ent for the disabled and veterans. Thrift
shop. Corporate Office - 1516 Magnavox W ay, Fort W ayne, IN 46804 (260) 478-7617 www.fwgoodwill.org


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                                       FOOD / CLOTHING / FURNITURE CONT.
HELPING HANDS (Christ’s Church of Butler) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-6924
136 W . Main St
Butler, IN 46721
Tues 5:00pm -7:00pm and Saturday 10:00am -1:00pm

INDIAN VILLAGE PANTRY (IV Church of God) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-1795
602 Erie Pass
Auburn, IN 46706
Food Pantry is open Tuesdays from 9:00am - 12:00pm and 6:00pm - 7:00pm . Must have photo ID. www.ivcog.org

JEHOVAH’S PANTRY (Coburn Corners Church of Christ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 238-4567
6813 County Road 64
St. Joe, IN 46785
Jehovah's Pantry provides assistance on a m onthly basis to low-incom e fam ilies. Clients m ust reside in Concord,
Newville or Spencer Townships, DeKalb County. Thursdays from 5:00pm - 7:00pm . www.coburncorners.com

M USTARD SEED FURNITURE BANK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 471-5802
3636 Illinois Rd.                                                                                                Fax (260) 484-4842
Ft. W ayne, IN 46804
Their m ission is to help rebuild the lives of fam ilies and individuals who have suffered disaster, personal tragedy or
adverse circum stances by proving household furniture. Beds4Kids. Mon thru Fri 10:00am - 4:00pm .
www.m ustardseedfortwayne.com

NEW LIFE TABERNACLE FOOD PANTRY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 347-8488
609 N. Patty Lane
Kendallville, IN 46755
Em ergencies ONLY. Must have referral. www.get-a-newlife.org

SAINT M ARTIN’S HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-0382
312 S. Peters St.
Garrett, IN 46738
Clothes Closet, ext 26 - gently used clothing for all ages. Tues & W ed 9:00am -12:00pm , Thurs 4:00pm - 6:00pm .
Soup Kitchen, ext 29 - a hearty, nourishing m eal. Mon & Thurs 4:00pm - 6:00pm .

SAINT M ARY'S SOUP KITCHEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 426-1217
1101 South Lafayette, Fort W ayne, IN 46802 (m ail: P.O. Box 11383, Ft. W ayne, IN 46857)
Serves carry-out m eals. Mon - Fri 10:00am - 2:00pm ; Sat 10:00am - 1:00pm ; Sun 11:30am - 1:00pm .

SALVATION ARM Y (FORT W AYNE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 424-1655
427 W est W ashington Boulevard                                                                                           Fax: (260) 424-6409
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Thrift stores throughout Fort W ayne and Auburn with used clothing for children and adults, household item s and toys.
www.salvationarm yusa.org
          Auburn Family & Thrift Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 927-9641
          1006 W . 7 th St., Auburn, IN 46706 Hrs Mon-Sat 9:00am -8:00pm
          Northw est Family & Thrift Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 497-9544
          6031 Lim a Rd., Ft. W ayne, IN 46818 Hrs Mon-Sat 9:00am -9:00pm

SHELTER M INISTRIES FOOD BANK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-9125
2100 S. W ayne St.
Auburn, IN 46706
Food for fam ilies in need. Clients will need a photo ID. Mon 2:30-5:30pm and Thurs 4:30-6:30pm .
shelterm inistries.org/food-and-clothing.htm

UNTO OTHERS (NEW CREATIONS Food Program ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 422-9934
1651 Cass Street                                                                                        Fax (260) 422-5268
Fort W ayne, IN 46808
Thrift shop Mon - Sat 9:00am -2:00pm . Donation accepted. Food Program Mon, Thurs and 1 st & 3 rd Sat of the m onth.
Registration from 9:00-9:30. Sm all donation according fam ily size. Need proof of residency (i.e utility bill) and ID of
everyone in household

W IC - W OM EN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . see pregnancy


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                                                           HEALTHCARE
ALLEN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTM ENT
4813 N Haven Ave
Fort W ayne, IN 46803
www.fw-ac-deptofhealth.com
        IM M UNIZATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 449-7514
        Inform ation on free im m unization. No im m unizations on Mon, Tues or Thurs. W eds & Fri 8:30 - 11:30am
        and 1:00 - 4:00pm . Call for appointm ent. Free Lead Screening Fri 1:00-3:30pm .                                         Fax: (260) 449-3996
        S.T.D. CLINIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 449-7504
        Free Testing for sexually transm itted diseases, HIV/AIDS by appointm ent only. W alk-in clinic Mon and
        Thurs., m ust be there by 7:50am                                                                                         Fax: (260) 449-3507

BYRON HEALTH CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 637-3166
12101 Lim a Road                                                                                                       Fax :(260) 637-6150
Fort W ayne, IN 46818
Provides interm ediate care, boarding unit, rehabilitation and supportive services. Skilled care unit for adults (18+).
www.byronhealth.org/

CANCER SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 484-9560
6316 Mutual Dr                                                                                        Fax: (260) 484-9572
Fort W ayne, IN 46825                                                                                        (866) 484-9560
Mon-Fri 9:00am -5:00pm . Focus on client services. Rehabilitation and education. www.cancer-services.org

CHILDREN’S SPECIAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 475-1355
2 North Meridian St., ISDH/CSHCS Section 7B                                                               (317) 233-5600
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Provides financial assistance for needed m edical treatm ent to children with serious and chronic m edical conditions.
Child m ust be aged newborn to 21 years old and be both m edically and financially eligible.
www.in.gov/isdh/19613.htm

CHRISTIAN COM M UNITY HEALTHCARE CLINIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 609-9190
13410 Main St.
Grabill, IN 46741
Offers healthcare services for the first 12 walk-in patients. No restrictions. Tues, W eds, and Thurs 6:00pm -7:30pm

DEKALB COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTM ENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2220
220 E 7 th St.                                                                                          Fax: (260) 925-2090
Auburn, IN 46706
Com m unicable disease investigation, cholesterol screening, anim al bite follow-up, T.B. testing, birth/death
certificates, educational program . Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm .

DISCOUNT PRESCRIPTION HELPLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 291-1206
Fam ilies can save between 20% and 75% on their prescription m edications. www.careconnectusa.org

FAM ILY NUTRITION PROGRAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 481-6826
Purdue Cooperative Extension Service                                                                                  Fax (260) 481-6439
4001 Crescent Ave
Fort W ayne, IN 46815
Mon-Fri 8:00am -4:30pm . Nutrition education through individual or group presentations in nutrition and m eal planning,
food purchasing, preparation, and safety, and m oney m anagem ent. The m ission is to increase the ability of the
individuals or fam ilies to utilize their food dollars and stam ps to provide a safe m eal environm ent. Eligibility:
Individuals and fam ilies on food stam ps or eligible for food stam ps.

HEALTHY INDIANA PLAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (877) GET HIP9
HIP is for uninsured Hoosier adults between the ages of 19-64. www.hip.in.gov www.in.gov/fssa/hip



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HEALTHFINDER.GOV
PO Box 1133
W ashington, DC 20013
W elcom e to healthfinder.gov, a governm ent W eb site where you will find inform ation and tools to help you and
those you care about stay healthy. www.healthfinder.gov

HOOSIER HEALTHWISE HELPLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 889-9949
Hoosier Healthwise for Children will cover all children, birth through age 18, and pregnant wom en who live in
fam ilies that m ake at or below 200% of the federal incom e guidelines. www.healthcareforhoosiers.com

INDIANA FAM ILY HELPLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 433-0746
Call to locate or receive inform ation on: pregnancy health care, W IC site/breast feeding support, child/adolescent
healthcare, fam ily planning services, food pantries, support groups, daycare, dental care, and m uch m ore.

INDIANA LIONS EYE BANK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 232-4384
727 E 86 th st                                                                                                                 (260) 925-0268
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Assistance for low incom e fam ilies to receive glasses. Recycling assistance program . www.tbionline.org

INDIANA STATE DEPARTM ENT OF HEALTH
2 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Investigates health and safety concerns on behalf of all Hoosiers. www.in.gov/isdh

IPFW DENTAL HYGIENE CLINIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 481-6575
2101 East Coliseum Boulevard                                                                                        Fax: (260) 481-0503
Neff Hall - Room 109
Fort W ayne, IN 46805-1499
Septem ber - April. Students of IU dental offer com plete cleaning and full-m outh x-rays which can be m ailed to your
dentist. All services are provided by dental hygiene students under the supervision of a dentist. Appointm ents
required. Nom inal fees. Lafayette Street Dental Clinic, 2700 S. Lafayette St., Ft. W ayne, IN 46806. Open 1 day a
week, call for appointm ent.

KOOL SM ILES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 479-1086
1852 Bluffton Rd.                                                                                                                            (800) 910-7186
Ft. W ayne IN 46809
W e provide com prehensive high quality general dental care to under served children and young adults ages 1-20
who are covered by Medicaid or Hoosier HealthW ise. W ill also file with insurance com pany. www.koolsm ilespc.com

M ENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2963
902 Deer Ridge Crossing
Auburn, IN 46706
Prom otion and preservation of m ental health and prevention of m ental illness. Raising standards for care of those
suffering from this affliction.

M ICHIANA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 795-6252
1800 North Oak Drive                                                                                             (574) 936-3784
Plym outh, IN 46563                                                                                       Fax: (574) 936-2887
Mental health, psychologic, alcohol and substance abuse treatm ent center. JACHO approved.
www.m ichianabehavioralhealthcenter.com

NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH AND DENTAL CLINIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 458-2641
1717 S. Calhoun                                                                                    Fax: (260) 458-2574
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Mailing address: PO Box 11949, Ft. W ayne, IN 46862-1949. Full fam ily care clinic, fam ily practice, pediatrics,
pregnancy, OB/Gyn and dental care. Medicare/ Medicaid accepted. Sliding fee scale. Must provide docum entation
of the household incom e. Mon & W ed 8:00am -7:00pm , Tues, Thurs, & Fri 8:00am -5:00pm . www.nhci.org


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                                                    HEALTHCARE, CONT

NEW EYES FOR THE NEEDY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (973) 376-4903
549 Millburn Ave                                                                                                      Fax: (973) 376-3809
Short Hills, NJ 07078
New Eyes for the Needy purchases new prescription eyeglasses for low-incom e individuals in the US through a
voucher program . Mon-Thurs 9:00am -4:00pm and Fri 9:00am -noon. www.neweyesfortheneedy.org

PHYSICIAN’S REFERRAL LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-2556
No charge. Assists individuals in locating a fam ily physician or specialist. www.dekalbm em orial.com

PREVENT BLINDNESS INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 232-2551
70 E. 91 st St, Suite 204                                                                                                   (317) 815-9943
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Eye exam and glasses for children and adults if no eye care insurance is available. www.pbeye.org

PREVENT BLINDNESS OF AM ERICA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 331-2020
211 W . W acker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, Illinois 60606
W ill assist with glasses or exam s for adults or children. www.preventblindness.org

REDIM ED CLINICS
       RediMed North, 11635 Coldwater Rd., Ft W ayne, IN. Daily 8:00am -8:00pm . . . . . . . . . (260) 637-1661
       RediMed Northeast, 3717 Maplecrest Rd., Ft W ayne, IN. Daily 10:00am -10:00pm . . . . . (260) 486-7334

RX FOR INDIANA (PARTNERSHIP FOR PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (877) 793-0765
Rx for Indiana was created to help qualified Hoosiers, who have no m edical insurance, take advantage of
appropriate patient assistance program s for prescription m edications. Through the Rx for Indiana website and toll-
free call center, Hoosiers can get help identifying and applying for the pharm aceutical assistance program s that best
m eet their needs. www.rxforindiana.org www.pparx.org

RXLIST The internet drug index for prescription drugs. www.rxlist.com

SM ALL SM ILES DENTAL CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 441-8500
7524 S. Anthony Blvd. (Km art Plaza)                                                                                Fax: (260) 441-0887
Ft. W ayne, IN 46816
Serving those who need it m ost. Quality Dental Care for underserved and lower-incom e children and young adults.
Accepts Hoosier HealthW ise and private insurance. www.sm allsm ilesusa.com

ST. M ARTIN’S HEALTHCARE SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-0077
1359 S. Randolph St.
Garrett, IN 46738
St. Martin’s is a free clinic whose purpose is to m eet the m edical needs of the uninsured in DeKalb County. Offers
quality healthcare to those individuals without the m eans to provide for them selves. Mon and W ed 9:00am -1:00pm ,
Thursday 4:00pm - 8:00pm . Cleaning and restorative dental services offered to 18+ adults. Call for an appointm ent.

SHOTS FOR TOTS (Dept. of Health) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2220
1359 S. Randolph St.
P.O. Box 38
Garrett, IN 46738
Free childhood im m unizations and physicals. Second W ednesday of each m onth 1:30 - 5:00pm . May be held at
other locations in DeKalb County. Bring shot record.

YM CA OF DEKALB COUNTY
Health, recreation, and educational classes. Program s offered for ages 6                         m onths through senior citizens.
Scholarships available for som e activities. Child care center.
                310 North Main Street               Auburn, IN 46706  (260)                       925-9622
                533 North Street                    Auburn, IN 46706  (260)                       927-9622
                1200 E. Houston St.                 Garrett, IN 46738 (260)                       357-1700



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                                 HEALTH - LOCAL DENTISTS
Dr. Kenneth Arnt                (260) 868-2221   Fax (260) 868-2485   106 E. Green St.
                                                                      Butler, IN 46721
Auburn Dental Associates
       Dr. Daniel Schm idt      (260) 925-3110   Fax (260) 925-5690   1100 N. Main St.
       Dr. Andrew Schm idt                                            Auburn, IN 46706

Auburn Pediatric Dentistry      (260) 927-0707   Fax (260) 927-0808   1005 Nicholas Street
       Dr. Caroline Derrow                                            Auburn, IN 46706

Dental Referral Service         (260) 459-9441   Fax (260) 459-9442   6415 Constitution Dr
                                                                      Ft. W ayne, IN 46804

Dewald NE Dental Group          (260) 925-2660   Fax (260) 925-4630   405 Sm ith Dr.
       Dr. Gina Dewald                                                Auburn, IN 46706
       Dr. Frank Duncan
       Dr. Angela Ojeda

Dr. W ayne Dawes                (260) 459-0903   Fax (260) 459-0673   7750 W Jefferson Blvd
Dr. Andrew Hobbs                                                      Ft. W ayne, IN

Dr. K. Michael Hayes            (260) 925-0300   Fax (260) 925-5916   702 W . 7 th St.
                                                                      Auburn, IN 46706

Healthy Sm iles                 (260) 668-7645   Fax:(866) 285-1772   101 N. Terrace Blvd.
       Dr. Tam ara W atkins                                           Angola, IN

Huntertown Dental, Inc          (260) 637-5848   Fax (260) 637-6153   14932 Old Lim a Rd.
       Dr. Linda Sodano                                               Huntertown, IN
       Dr. Thom as Sodano

Dr. Brett T. Mann               (260) 357-3454   Fax (260) 357-3177   616 S. Randolph St.
                                                                      Garrett, IN 46738

Dr. David Painter               (260) 925-7645                        751 North St.
                                                                      Auburn, IN 46706

Dr. Larry Payne                 (260) 837-2138   Fax (260) 837-7810   605 S. W ayne St.
                                                                      W aterloo, IN 46793

Dr. Jam es Roberts              (260) 925-4660   Fax (260) 925-4661   102 N. Clark St.
                                                                      Auburn, IN 46706

Dr. Gary Scheum ann             (260) 925-2812   Fax (260) 925-2864   1212 N. Main St.
                                                                      Auburn, IN 46706

Dr. W illiam Schlem m er        (260) 357-3171   Fax (260) 357-0907   125 S. Randolph St.PO 227
                                                                      Garrett, IN 46738

Sm all Sm iles                (260) 441-8500     Fax (260) 441-0887   7524 Anthony Blvd
        Dr. Steven Clute                                              Km art Plaza
        Dr. Jennifer Sisson                                           Ft W ayne, IN
        Dr. Theresa Nicholson

Sm iles for Life                (260) 925-4290   Fax (260) 925-4411   1210 E. 7 th St.
        Dr. Nate Heffelfinger                                         Auburn, IN 46706

Kool Sm iles                    (260) 479-1086   Fax (260) 478-4621   1852 Bluffton Rd.
       Dr. Kent Gross                                                 Ft. W ayne IN 46809
       Dr. Betta Gere


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                                      HEALTH - LOCAL PHYSICIANS
Dr. Scott Arm strong, DO              (260) 927-0400   Fax: (260) 927-0440   1310 E. 7 th St., *MAC-W , Suite G
        Tina Leavill - PA                                                    Auburn, IN 46706

Auburn Fam ily Medicine               (260) 925-1255   Fax: (260) 925-1256   1306 E. 7 th St., *DMB, Suite A
       Dr. Lance Burton                                                      Auburn, IN 46706
       Dr. Todd Page
       Dr. Dana Forrest

Auburn OB/GYN                   (260) 927-0035         Fax: (260) 927-0036   1310 E. 7 th St., *MAC-W , Suite M
       Dr. Kenneth Chaffee                                                   Auburn, IN 46706
       Dr. Thaddeus W eghorst
       Stephanie Vanderhorst, CNM
       Michele Hilem an, CNM, MSM

Dr. Trina Chapm an-Sm ith             (260) 925-0666   Fax: (260) 925-0669   1306 E. 7 th St., *DMB, Suite C
         Pat Hickm an NP                                                     Auburn, IN 46076

DeKalb Medical Services-Auburn        (260) 925-3500   Fax: (260) 925-3195   1314 E. 7 th St., *MAC-E, Suite 204
       Dr. Lee Ann Pixley                                                    Auburn, IN 46076
       Ronda Schiffli NFP, -C

DeKalb Medical Services-Buttler       (260) 868-5843   Fax: (260) 868-5844   409 E. W ashington
       Dr. Em ilio Vazquez                                                   PO Box 10
       Dr. Nicholas Finley                                                   Butler, IN 46721

DeKalb Medical Services-Garrett (260) 357-6557         Fax: (260) 357-0373   128 N. Randolph St.
       Dr. Bret D. Kueber                                                    Garrett, IN 46738
       Linda Huett MSN, NFP, -C

Fam ily Practice Associates           (260) 925-0403   Fax: (260) 925-9545   1314 E. 7th St., *MAC-E, Suite 101
         Dr. Philip Chase                                                    Auburn, IN 46706
         Dr. Jam es Ingram
         Dr. Paul Rexroth
         Dr. Richard Toupin

Dr. Rex Flenar                        (260) 349-9240   Fax: (260) 349-9244   130 Lake Terrace
                                                                             Kendallville, IN 46755

Dr. W illiam Goudy                    (260) 927-1982   Fax: (260) 927-8380   1306 E. 7 th St., *DMB, Suite B
                                                                             Auburn, IN 46706

Dr. Shawn Kidder                      (260) 927-9514   Fax: (260) 927-9521   1314 E 7 th St., *MAC-E, Suite 103
                                                                             Auburn, IN 46706

Dr. Thom as Mason                     (260) 925-4939   Fax: (260) 925-4941   1314 E. 7 th St., *MAC-E, Suite 206
       Erica Keuber NP                                                       Auburn, IN 46706

Parkview First Care in Avilla
       Dr. Gerald W arrener           (260) 897-2520   Fax: (260) 897-3650   104 Nicholas Place
       Dr. Lisa Lane                  (260) 897-3349                         Avilla, IN 46710
       Dr. Phillip Corbin             (260) 897-3308

Parkview First Care in Kendallville   (260) 347-0977   Fax: (260) 347-8204   512 N. Professional W ay
        Dr. Michael Mansfield                                                Kendallville, IN 46755
        Dr. Sadas Bangash


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                                    HEALTH - LOCAL PHYSICIANS, CONT
Mattox Fam ily Physicians             (260) 665-2646        Fax: (260) 665-8707       3250 Intertach Dr
        Dr. Dean Mattox Jr                                                            Angola, IN
        Michelle Parr NP
        Robin Moffitt NP

Dr. Dean Mattox Sr                    (260) 665-2131        Fax: (260) 665-2133       1109 W . Maumee, PO Box 360
                                                                                      Angola, IN

Dr. Joseph L. Putman                  (260) 927-0599        Fax: (260) 927-8756       1306 E. 7th St., *DMB, Suite D
                                                                                      Auburn, IN 46706

Dr. David Ringel                      (260) 357-6860        Fax: (260) 357-6871       112 N Randolph St
                                                                                      Garrett, IN 46738

Dr. Mark Souder                       (260) 925-0305        Fax: (260) 925-6041       1310 E. 7th St., *MAC-W , Suite J
        Kristin Hauck PA                                                              Auburn, IN 46706
        Mary Caffee NP

St. Martins’ Health Care Inc.         (260) 357-0077        Fax: (260) 357-1359       1359 S. Randolph St.
                                                                                      Garrett, IN 46738

Dr. Teresa Tallon                     (260) 497-0602        Fax: (260) 497-0657       2821 E Dupont Rd
                                                                                      Ft W ayne, IN 46825

*MAC-W =Medical Arts Center W est, MAC-E=Medical Arts Center East, DMB=DeKalb Medical Building
**For a current listing of DeKalb County Physicians accepting new patients go to www.dekalbmemorial.com


                                       HEALTH - LOCAL OPTICIANS
Auburn Eye Care                       (260) 925-1916        Fax: (260) 925-2632       1212 N. Main St.
        Dr. Douglas Morrow            (800) 385-9961                                  Auburn, IN
        Dr. Michelle Frye

Garrett Eye Care                      (260) 357-6261        Fax: (260) 357-6263       110 N. Randolph St
         Dr. Douglas Morrow                                                           Garrett, IN
         Dr. Michelle Frye

Indiana Vision Development Center     (260) 497-7973        Fax: (260) 497-7986       10343 Dawsons Creek,
         Dr Carl Myers                                                                Bldg 6, Suite B
                                                                                      Ft. W ayne, IN

Lounge Optical                        (260) 925-5944        Fax: (260) 925-5944       650 N. Grandstaff
       Dr. Richard Klaehn                                                             Auburn, IN

Midwest Eye Consultant                (260) 925-3116        Fax: (260) 925-3269       407 Smith Dr.
        Dr. Allison Good              (800) 732-3937                                  Auburn, IN
        Dr. Thomas Johnson
        Dr Brent Harberts

RX Optical                            (260) 927-0405        Fax: (260) 927-0798       918 W . 7th St.
        Dr. Gerald Hanna                                                              Auburn, IN
        Dr. Thomas Baker

Vision Care Associates                (260) 459-9595        Fax: (260) 459-9494       7750 W . Jefferson
        Dr Donald Bollheimer                                                          Ft W ayne, IN 46804
        Dr. Susan Eggebrecht
        Dr. Eric Purdy


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                                                             HOSPITALS
CAM ERON M EM ORIAL COM M UNITY HOSPITAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 665-2141
416 East Maum ee                                                                                               (800) 942-9583
Angola, IN 46703                                                                                        Fax: (260) 665-8929
A wide range of health services. Adult and adolescent chem ical and behavior treatm ent. Urgent Care, a
convenient walk-in clinic to treat non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. http://www.cam eronm ch.com /

DEKALB M EM ORIAL HOSPITAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-4600
1316 East 7 th Street                                                                                                      (800) 925-4600
Auburn, IN 46706
Visiting Hours: General & Maternity 12:00 - 8:30pm www.dekalbm em orial.com

DUPONT HOSPITAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 416-3000
2520 E. Dupont Rd                                                                                                                     (866) 938-7668
Ft. W ayne, IN 46825
Visiting Hours: Noon - 8:30pm www.theduponthospital.com

LUTHERAN HOSPITAL OF INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 435-7001
7950 W est Jefferson Boulevard                                                                                           (800) 444-2001
Fort W ayne, IN 46804
Visiting Hours: 8:00am -8:00pm www.lutheranhospital.com www.lutheranhealthnetwork.com

PARKVIEW BEHAVIORAL HEALTH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 373-8000
1720 Beacon Street
Ft. W ayne, IN 46805

PARKVIEW HOSPITAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 373-4000
2200 Randalia Drive                                                                                                               (800) 727-8439
Fort W ayne, IN 46805
Visiting Hours: 9:00am - 8:30pm www.parkview.com

PARKVIEW NORTH HOSPITAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 672-4000
11115 Parkview Plaza Dr                                                                                                     (888) 856-2522
Ft. W ayne, IN 46845
Visiting Hours: 5:30am - 8:30pm www.parkview.com

PARKVIEW NOBLE (Form ally McCray Mem orial Hospital) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 347-8700
401 Sawyer Rd.
P.O. Box 728
Kendallville, IN 46755
Visiting Hours: 11:30 - 8:00 www.parkview.com

RILEY'S HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (317) 274-8244
702 Barnhill Drive                                                                                                      (317) 962-2000
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Pediatric hospital with m ultiple specialty clinics. www.clarian.com

SHRINERS HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 237-5055
2900 Rocky Point Dr.
Tam pa, FL 33607
Provide care for orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate. www.shrinershq.org

ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 425-3000
700 Broadway                                                                                                                      (800) 552-4844
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Visiting Hours: 11:00am - 8:30pm . http://www.stjoehospital.com /

VA NORTHERN INDIANA HEALTH CARE SYSTEM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 426-5431
(Form erly Veteran's Adm inistration Hospital)
2121 Lake Avenue
Fort W ayne, IN 46805
Provides health services to honorable veterans. Visiting Hours: 8:00am - 8:00pm .



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                                                                HOT LINES
211 - GET CONNECTED GET ANSW ERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211
One num ber. One way way to find help. Dial 2-1-1 for free, confidential, 24-hour inform ation and referral assistance.
Food, Counseling, Utility Assistance, Health Care, Transportation, Housing, Shelter, Legal Aid, Clothing, Education
and m ore. www.firstcallinfo.org

AM ERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
CANCER AM ERICA HOTLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) ACS-2345
111 E. Ludwig Rd. Suite 105                                                                                                  (260) 471-3911
Fort W ayne, IN 46825
24-7 days provides inform ation regarding cancer. Office 8:30am -5:00pm www.cancer.org
        CANCER INFORM ATION AND COUNSELING LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 525-3777
        NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE INFORM ATION (Quit Sm oke Line) . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 4-CANCER

ARSON HOTLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 382-4628
P.O. Box 2282
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Anonym ous reporting of arson suspects.

BABY SAFE HAVEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 510-BABY
If you're pregnant and do not feel you can care for your baby, or if you have a baby you cannot care for, with Safe
Haven, no one ever has to abandon a child again . www.safehaven.tv

CDC INFO (CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) CDC-INFO
www.cdc.gov                                                                                    (800) 232-4636

CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 4-A CHILD
National child abuse database for child protective services. Crisis counseling and inform ation and referrals.
www.childhelpusa.org

CHILD PROTECTION SERVICES HOTLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 449-7138
http://www.in.gov/dcs/

CLEFT LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 24-CLEFT
24 hour hotline to provide education, inform ation, and referrals regarding com m on cleft palate and crania facial
issues. Also provides a referral service for professional m edical care and support groups. www.cleftline.org

CONSUM ER PRODUCT SAFETY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 638-2772
8:30am -5:00pm www.cpsc.gov

CRIM E STOPPERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 237-7867
www.crim estoppersfw.org -or- Crim e Stoppers International www.c-s-i.org

FARM SAFETY 4 JUST KIDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 423-5437
How to prevent accidents through farm safety. Mon- Fri 8:00am -4:00pm www.fs4jk.org

FEDERAL INFORM ATION CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 688-9889
www.usa.gov                                                                                                             (800) 333-4636

FIRST CALL FOR HELP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . call center for m ultiple counties 211
334 E. Berry St.                                                                                                         (260) 744-0700
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Inform ation and referral service. 9 counties in NE Indiana. English & Español. www.firstcallinfo.org

BOYS TOW N NATIONAL HOT LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 448-3000
13940 Gutowsky Rd.                                                                                                       (317) 234-1381
Boystown, NE 68010
Crisis counseling, parenting assistance, teen and fam ilies www.boystown.org



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                                                             HOT LINES, CONT.
HOOSIER RX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (866) 267-4679
Indiana's Prescription Drug Plan for Low-Incom e Senior http://www.in.gov/fssa/elderly/hoosierrx (317) 234-1381

IM M UNIZATION HOTLINE (CDC INFO) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 232-4636
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention can answer any questions you have about issues such as vaccine
side effects, and schedules. www.cdc.gov

INDIANA FAM ILY HELP LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 433-0746
Indiana State Departm ent of Health
2 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Maternal and Child Health, W IC program s, dental providers, early prenatal and child health care, locating em ergency
housing, food, utility assistance, literacy, vocational and GED program s. Other services include, but are not lim ited
to, transportation providers for m edical appointm ents, inform ation, referral(s), follow-up, and advocacy assistance.

INDIANA STATE INFORM ATION CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(800) 457-8283
402 W . W ashington Street, IGC South, Rm W 160A
Indianapolis, IN 46204
The State Inform ation Center is the single point of contact for the general public and businesses to find answers to
questions relating to all aspects of state governm ent. Our goal is to m ake governm ent m ore accessible to it’s
residents. W e provide answers to your questions, m ail you inform ation, or refer you to the appropriate source for
assistance to m eet your specific needs.

INDIANA W ORKER'S COM PENSATION HOTLINE                                    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 824-COMP
www.in.gov/workcom p

NATIONAL CENTER FOR M ISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 843-5678
www.m issingkids.com www.ncm ec.org/

POISON CONTROL CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 222-1222
First aid advice in suspected poisonings. 24 hours. www.clarian.org/poisoncontrol

RAPE AW ARENESS HOTLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 426-7273
24 hour rape crisis hotline. Plus counseling and W om en’s Bureau.

STATE OF INDIANA INFORM ATION CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                               . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 457-8283
General inform ation on state governm ent phone num bers, agencies and                                 program s.
       HOUSING & COM M UNITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                   . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 872-0371
       www.in.gov/ihcda/
       FAM ILY, SOCIAL SERVICES, TANF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                          . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 622-4932
       www.in.gov/fssa/dfr/2684.htm
       INDIANA HEALTH COVERAGE PROGRAM S . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                     . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 457-4584
       www.indianam edicaid.com
       HOOSIER HEALTHW ISE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                   . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 889-9949
       http://www.in.gov/fssa/m aternal/hoosier_healthwise/

SUICIDE HELP LINE               . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 273-8255

SUPPORT KIDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 801-KIDS
Court Ordered Child Support Enforcem ent Agency.

W INTER ROAD CONDITIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 261-7623
Seasonal road and weather conditions. Not to be a sole source of inform ation when driving in inclem ent weather.
Decem ber 1st - March 31st . www.in.gov/isp/roadinfo/weather.htm l

YW CA W OM EN'S SHELTER & CRISIS HOTLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 441-4073
P.O. Box 11242                                                                                                   (260) 447-7233
Ft. W ayne, IN 46856
Deals with dom estic violence. Provides counseling, support and assistance for wom en in need. Outreach Service.



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                                                HOUSING / SHELTER
ASHLEY-HUDSON M ANOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 587-9171
830 W est State St
Ashley, IN 46705
Senior, handicapped, or disabled apartm ent rentals, I.B.R., air-conditioning, laundry facilities, nutrition site and
com m unity center. Council-on-Aging van available to residents. Office hrs: Mon & Tues 8:30-4:30, W eds 10:00-
3:00.

(CANI) COM M UNITY ACTION OF NORTHEAST INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 927-0162
209 N Jackson St                                                                                  Fax: (260) 927-9980
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                         (888) 437-5009
http://www.canihelp.org/ Mon & W ed 8:00am -5:00pm . Appt only. Has m any housing program s:
         Housing Choice Voucher Program -Provides rental subsidy paym ents for NE IN low incom e households.
         Rental units m ust pass a quality inspection. Annual dwelling unit and fam ily re-certification is required.
         Shelter Plus Care -Provides rental subsidies for NE IN low-incom e residents who suffer from a severe
         m ental illness, substance abuse and/or HIV. Households m ust be referred.
         Hom e Owner Occupied Program - One tim e, necessary, m oderate hom e repair program .

CHARIS HOUSE (FW A RESCUE MISSION) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 426 8123
553 W . W ashington Blvd                                                                                    Fax: (260) 423-4528
Ft W ayne, IN 46802
Mailing address: PO Box 11116, Ft W ayne, IN 46855-1116. For single wom en over 18 years old, or single m om s
with children under 18 years. Shelter, em ergency hotline, substance abuse. www.rescuem inistries.us

DEARDORF PROPERTY M ANAGEM ENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 281-2500
PO Box 127                                                                                                Fax: (260) 281-2770
Corunna, IN 46730
O perates 5 Farm er's Hom e sponsored apartm ent com plexes in DeKalb County. One, two and three bedroom
apartm ents are available to incom e eligible fam ilies at reduced rates. To apply, contact the m anager at the
apartm ent com plex. www.dpm apartm ents.com Proof of incom e will be required. Deardorf Property Managem ent
apartm ent com plexes are:
         IN ASH LEY:                               IN AU BU R N:                         IN W A TE R LO O :
         C hapel Lane Apartm ents                  Indian Terrace Apartm ents            Knoll C reek Apartm ents
         107 C hapel Lane                          1100 H uron W ay                      300 K noll C reek D rive
         Ashley, IN                                Auburn, IN                            W aterloo, IN
         (260) 587-3850                            (260) 925-2429                        (260) 837-7351

         IN BU TLER :                              IN GA R R ETT:
         Fawn H aven Apartm ents                   O ne Oak P lace
         233 N orth High                           400 Oak Trail
         Butler, IN                                G arrett, IN
         (260) 868-5383                            (260) 357-5159


FORT W AYNE RESCUE M ISSION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 426-7357
301 Superior St                                                                                                       Fax (260) 424-4953
Ft W ayne, IN 46802
Mailing address: PO Box 11116, Ft W ayne, IN 46855-1116. Shelter, em ergency hotline, substance abuse for m en
over 18 years old. www.rescuem inistries.us

FOUR COUNTY TRANSITIONAL LIVING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 665-7700
2271/2 W . Maum ee St.                                                                                       Fax: (260) 665-8998
Angola, IN 46703
Providing an environm ent for drug addicts and alcoholics where recovery can take root.

HABITAT FOR HUM ANITY OF DEKALB & STUEBEN COUNTIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2508
P.O. Box 620                                                                                 Fax: (260) 927-1175
101 N. Main St. Suite A
Auburn, IN 46706
Building houses in partnership with God's people in need. Providing decent houses in decent com m unities for those
in need. E-m ail: don@dekalbcountyhabitat.com www.dekalbsteubenhabitat.org www.habitat.org




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                                                  HOUSING / SHELTER, CONT.

INDIANA HOUSING & COM M UNITY DEVELOPM ENT AUTHORITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 872-0371
30 South Meridian Suite 1000                                                                   (317) 232-7777
Indianapolis, IN 46204                                                                  Fax: (317) 232-7778
Offers 1st tim e hom e buyers incentives, funding, and tax credits. Assistance finding affordable housing.
www.in.gov/ihcda

M ORTGAGE RELIEF HOTLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 995-HOPE
For em ployees falling behind on m ortgage paym ents, this agency will work with a em ployee’s m ortgage com pany
to arrange a workout plan to catch up m issed paym ents. Counselors will discuss all options available to avoid
foreclosure. Agency does not m ake loans or buy property. www.MakingHom esAffordable.gov

NOBLE HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 636-7160
205 E. Highland St.                                                                                                                 Fax (260) 636-7817
Albion, IN 46701
Provides shelter and advocacy for hom eless wom en and children. A dom estic violence program is offered. Must
be drug and alcohol free and have no warrants or record of violence towards others. Men’s shelter.

SERENITY HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 927-8108
2278 County Road 50
Auburn, IN 46706
12-step support group program . Halfway house for recovering alcoholics.

SHELTER M INISTRIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-9200
315 East 7th Street                                                                                                          Fax: (260) 925-1123
Auburn, IN 46706
Provides transitional housing to m en, wom en and children. Provides program m ing to help develop independent living
skills. Food Bank, and Christm as Bureau. Office hours and Com m unity Assistance Mon - Fri 8:30am - 12:30pm .
www.shelterm inistries.org

USDA RURAL DEVELOPM ENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 636-7682
104 East Park Drive                                                                                                                   ext 4
Albion, IN 46701                                                                                                      Fax (260) 636-2525
Monday-Friday 8:00am -4:30pm . This agency m akes low incom e housing loans to purchase or repair. Applicants
m ust have good credit history, be low incom e, m eet certain debt ratios and be unable to obtain credit elsewhere.
www.usda.gov

VINCENT VILLAGE, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 456-4172
2827 Holton Ave.                                                                                                            Fax: (260) 456-4075
Ft W ayne, IN 46806
Providing shelter, care, advocacy, affordable housing and supportive services for hom eless fam ilies. It is the only
transitional shelter in Allen County serving two-parent fam ilies and single-m ale headed fam ilies. Office hrs Mon-Fri
8:00am -5:00pm . www.vincentvillage.org

YW CA BATTERED W OM EN’S SHELTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 441-4073
1610 Spy Run Ave                                                                                              Fax: (260) 447-0136
Ft W ayne, IN 46805
Battered wom en’s shelter. Hot Line (260) 447-7233 www.ywca.org/fortwayne

W OM EN IN TRANSITION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 624-3178
408 North W ayne Street #130
Angola, IN 46703
Provide residential living for 8 wom en who want sobriety. Mon- Fri 9:00am -5:00 (260) 316-3144. Require residents
to attend 12-step m eetings, obtain a job, do household chores, and learn to be responsible for them selves and their
actions. Require a 90 day com m itm ent from residents. Must rem ain clean and sober at all tim es.




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                                                               LEGAL AIDE
CASA-COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 636-6101
116 W est Main Street                                                                             Fax: (260) 636-3759
P.O. Box 111
Albion, IN 46701
Trains volunteers to advocate in court for the best interest of abused and neglected children, and custody disputes.
E-m ail: neincasa@ m aplenet.net www.neincasa.net www.nationalcasa.org

CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEM ENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3450
220 E 7 th St.                                                                                                    Fax: (260) 927-2353
Auburn, IN 46076
This is the agency for establishing and enforcing Child Support in DeKalb County.

CIRCUIT COURT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-0912
100 S. Main St., PO Box 239, DeKalb County Courthouse 2 nd floor                                                                    Fax (260) 925-5126
Auburn, IN 46706
Child Support, Voter Registration
Judge Kirk Carpenter

FAM ILY W ATCHDOG
Search engine for registered sex offenders. www.fam ilywatchdog.us Or check out our local www.dekalbsheriff.com

INDIANA LEGAL SERVICES, INC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 424-9155
919 South Harrison Street, Suite 200                                                                                Fax: (260) 424-9166
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Provides the following services for low-incom e and elderly: Divorce, ( with Protective Orders, Dom estic Violence, and
Custody Issues) Collections, Governm ent Benefits, Living W ills, Power of Attorney, Uncontested Guardianships.
Intake application hotline (888) 442-8600. Tues-Thurs 9:00-11:00am . www.indianajustice.org

LAW YER REFERRAL SERVICES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 423-2358
ALLEN COUNTY INDIANA BAR ASSOCIATION, INC                                                                            Fax (260) 423-1440
924 S. Calhoun
Ft. W ayne, IN 46802
If you have a legal question call Tuesday, 5:00pm -7:00pm . Lawyer referral Mon-Fri 9:00am - 2:00pm .
www.allencountybar.org/

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSUM ER ADVOCATES (NACA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (202) 452-1989
1730 Rhode Island Avenue NW , Suite 710                                                         Fax: (202) 452-0099
W ashington, DC 20036
Represent consum ers victim ized by fraudulent, abusive and predatory business practices such as auto fraud, lem on
law, m ilitary consum er rights, debt collection abuse, identity theft, and m ore. www.naca.net

PUBLIC DEFENDER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-1863
215 E. Ninth St., Suite 301                                                                                                  Fax: (260) 927-4784
Auburn, IN 46706

SUPERIOR COURT . . .             . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-0912
100 S. Main St., PO Box          230, DeKalb County Courthouse 2 nd floor
Auburn, IN 46706
Sm all Claim s, Civil . . . .    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-4575
Infractions, Crim inal . . .     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-4576

SUPERIOR COURT 1 Judge Kevin W allace                                                                                                     (260) 925-4723
SUPERIOR COURT 2 Judge Monte Brown                                                                                                        (260) 925-5277


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                                                         LEGAL AIDE, CONT.


TITLE IV-D (4D) OFFICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3450
220 E 7 th St.                                                                                                                  Fax: (260) 927-2353
Auburn, IN 46076
This is the agency for establishing and enforcing Child Support in DeKalb County.

US PROBATION AND PRETRIAL SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 423-3200
1300 South Harrison St., Rm 3134                                                                                 (800) 267-9882
(3134 E. Ross Adair Federal Building)                                                                      Fax (260) 423-3217
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Mon-Fri 8:00am -5:00pm . Investigates and supervise offenders whom the courts have conditionally release to the
com m unity on probation, parole or supervised release in the Northern District of Indiana. www.innp.uscourts.gov

VOLUNTEER LAW YER PROGRAM OF NE INDIANA, INC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 407-0917
927 S. Harrison Street                                                                                 (877) 407-0917
Fort W ayne, IN 46802                                                                            Fax: (260) 407-7137
Initial intake by telephone ONLY, Mon-Fri 9:00am -4:30pm . Need financial info for household, then m atched with
and referred to an attorney in private practice who will handle the case without charging the usual attorney fees. The
program accepts only civil m atters, no crim inal, drivers, or traffic. http://vlpnei.org




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                                                              LIBRARIES


BUTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2351
340 S. Broadway Street                                                                                                   Fax: (260) 868-5491
Butler, IN 46721
www.butlerpubliclibrary.net/

ECKHART PUBLIC LIBRARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2414
603 S. Jackson Street                                                                                                   Fax: (260) 925-9376
Auburn, IN 46706
www.youseem ore.com /eckhart/default.asp

GARRETT PUBLIC LIBRARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-5485
107 W est Houston Street                                                                                                Fax: (260) 357-5170
Garrett, IN 46738
www.gpl.lib.in.us

INDIANA DIGITAL DOW NLOAD CENTER
W ith download m edia available 24/7, your library is always open! http://iddc.lib.overdrive.com

W ATERLOO PUBLIC LIBRARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 837-4491
300 S. W ayne Street                                                                                                  Fax: (260) 837-9145
W aterloo, IN 46793
www.waterloo.lib.in.us

W ILLIAM H. W ILLENNAR GENEALOGY CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2414
700 S. Jackson St                                                                                                    ext. 420
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                       Fax: (260) 925-3635
Locating fam ily history. Hrs Tues, Thurs, Fri, and Sat 9:00am -5:00pm , W ed Noon-5:00pm .
www.epl.lib.in.us/genealogy

LENDING LIBRARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 672-8950
Nat'l MS Society Indiana Chapter                                                                                                      (800) 344-4867
7301 Georgetown Road, #112
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Fees charged: Mem bership is free to those with MS, for all others there is a one-tim e fee of $25. Intake procedure:
Call 1-800FIGHT MS for m aterials. A collection of books, articles, audiotapes, videocassettes and archived
teleconferences. Three week lending period. All postage paid. www.nationalm ssociety.org




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                                                      ORGANIZATIONS

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU OF NORTHERN INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 423-4433
4011 Parnell Ave                                                                               Fax: (260) 423-3301
Fort W ayne, IN 46805                                                                                (800) 552-4631
Mon-Fri 9:00am -4:00pm . Prom oting and fostering the highest ethical relationship between businesses and the public
through voluntary self-regulation, consum er and business education and service excellence. www.fortwayne.bbb.org

D.A.R.E. DRUG AW ARENESS RESISTANCE EDUCATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3365
215 East 8 th St.                                                                            Fax: (260) 925-2661
Auburn, IN 46706
Drug prevention education program for children grades K through 12. www.dekalbdare.com

DEKALB COUNTY COM M UNITY FOUNDATION, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-0311
650 W . North St., PO Box 111                                                                             (888) 727-3834
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                   Fax: (260) 925-0383
DeKalb County Com m unity Foundation, Inc., provides grants to charitable organizations that serve DeKalb County
citizens. DeKalb County Learning Link is an initiative of DeKalb County Com m unity Foundation, Inc.
www.dekalbfoundation.org

DEKALB COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE (P U R DU E CES) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2562
215 East 9 th Street, Suite 300                                                                      Fax: (260) 925-3130
Auburn, IN 46706
4-H and Youth -To develop educational program which em power young people to becom e independent
participating m em bers of fam ily and com m unity. Fam ily Nutrition Program - To increase the ability of individuals
and fam ilies with lim ited resources to utilize their food dollars and food stam ps appropriately and to provide a
safe m eal environm ent. Consum er & Fam ily Sciences - To enable fam ilies and individuals to im prove the quality
of their lives. Extension program s in Consum er and Fam ily Sciences provide a vehicle to reach people with
reliable, research-based inform ation. Agriculture and Natural Resources and Com m unity Leadership
Developm ent.

DEKALB COUNTY HUM ANE SHELTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2409
5221 US Highway 6                                                                                                   (260) 416-1840
Butler, IN 46721
Shelter for strays. May adopt - m inim al costs. Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri 1:00 - 4:00pm , W ed 1:00-7:00pm , Sat
10:00am -2:00pm , and by appointm ent. www.dekalbhum anesociety.org www.petfinder.com

DEKALB COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 927-1499
500 S Grandstaff Dr., Suite C, PO Box 430                                                                    Fax: (260) 927-1599
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                                    (877) 833-3282
Mon-Fri 9:00am -4:00pm . www.dekalbcvb.org

FIRE PROTECTION, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-8040
750 W est North Street                                                                                                      Fax: (260) 925-8044
Auburn, IN 46706
Services fire extinguishers, sprinkler system s, alarm s, and hoods. Mon-Fri 8:00am -5:00pm www.fpiweb.com

INDIANA DEPARTM ENT OF REVENUE
100 N. Senate Ave. IGC North, Rm N240
Indianapolis, IN 46204
www.in.gov/dor
        Autom ated taxpayer inform ation hotline (including refund status)                                                  (317) 233-4018
        Taxpayer services “Live person” but norm ally a wait                                                                (317) 232-2240
        For Spanish, Large print, or Audio Cassette IT-40                                                                   (317) 232-2348



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                                                     ORGANIZATIONS, CONT.

INDIANA FATHERS & FAM ILIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (317) 232-4924
420 W . W ashington St., Room W 360
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Indiana Fathers & Fam ilies to support com m unity-based efforts to help prom ote and restore a better quality of life
for fathers and their fam ilies. www.in.gov/dcs/fathers www.fathers.com

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 829-1040
1415 Directors Row, Suite 1B                                                                                               (800) 829-3676
Fort W ayne, IN 46808                                                                                                      (260) 484-4194
Federal Tax Form s. Mon-Fri 8:30am -4:30pm www.irs.ustreas.gov

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF FORT W AYNE, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 425-3447
700 Broadway                                                                                                 Fax: (260) 425-3448
Plaza 302
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
An organization com m itted to prom oting voluntarism , developing the potential of wom en, and im proving the
com m unity through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational
and charitable. Tues, W ed, Thurs 9:00am -2:00pm . www.jlfw.org

LICENSE BUREAUS, AUTO - STATE OF INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (317) 233-6000
www.in.gov/bm v www.m ybm v.com
       AUBURN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-1910
       500 North Grandstaff Drive, Auburn, IN 46706
       Tues 8:30am -7:00pm , W ed-Fri 8:30am -5:00pm , Sat 8:30am -12:30pm . Closed Mondays

S.C.A.N. (STOP CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 421-5000
500 W . Main St.                                                                                         Fax: (260) 421-5003
Fort W ayne, IN 46802                                                                                           (800) 752-7116
Mon-Fri 8:00am -8:00pm . Saturday by appointm ent. Preparing Parents - Protecting Children. Helping fam ilies
prevent child abuse and neglect. Also Network for Safe Fam ilies. www.scanfw.org

SOCIAL SECURITY ADM INISTRATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 772-1213
1240 South Grandstaff                                                                                                 (260) 925-0494
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                                      (260) 925-1655
Process applications for social security num bers, retirem ent benefits, survivor's benefits, SSI disability benefits.
Mon-Fri 9:00am -4:00pm . www.socialsecurity.gov

UNITED HISPANIC AM ERICANS, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 456-5000
(Form ally Benito Juarez Cultural Center)                                                                          Fax: (260) 456-2255
2424 Fairfield Ave.
Fort W ayne, IN 46807
Provides job placem ent, basic com puter classes, transportation, referrals and translation services. Referrals for
food stam ps, child care services, im m unization, im m igration office and m ore. Hispanic W om an’s Program and
Youth Program s (6-17). Has a m usic and art program . Tobacco cessation classes. Notary Public. English and
Español. E-m ail: rgerra@ uha-bjc.org www.unitedhispanicam ericans.org

UNITED W AY OF DEKALB COUNTY, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 927-0995
Cham ber of Com m erce Building                                                                              Fax: (260) 927-0996
208 S. Jackson, P.O. Box 307
Auburn, IN 46706
To im prove lives by m obilizing com m unity resources for m axim um com m unity im pact! www.unitedwaydekalb.org




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                                                      ORGANIZATIONS, CONT.

USDA RURAL DEVELOPM ENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 636-7682
104 East Park Drive                                                                                                                ext. 4
Albion, IN 46701
5 county. Provides housing assistance in Northeastern IN through reduced paym ents when purchasing a hom e.
To purchase a hom e apply at the above address. Proof of incom e, proof of em ploym ent and fair credit history
m ay be required. Call for m ore inform ation. www.usda.gov

US POSTAL SERVICE . . . . . .               . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) ASK-USPS
www.usps.com W indow Hours:
      AUBURN                                  GARRETT                              W ATERLOO                                 BUTLER
      201 S. Jackson St.                      115 W . Keyser                       180 W . Marion                            119 N. Broadway
      Auburn, IN 46706                        Garrett, IN 46738                    W aterloo, IN 46793                       Butler, IN 46721
      (260) 925-4760                          (260) 357-4540                       (260) 837-2981                            (260) 868-2179
      M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm                     M-F 8:45am - 4:45pm                  M-F 8:30am - 11:00am                      M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm
      Sat 8:00am - Noon                       Sat 9:00am - Noon                         12:30pm - 4:00pm                     Sat 9:00am - Noon
                                                                                   Sat 8:00am - 10:00am

VETERAN AFFAIRS (DEKALB COUNTY) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-0131
220 E 7 th St.
Auburn, IN 46706
Helps veterans and their fam ilies get services they are entitled to. Mon, Tues, Fri 9:00am -noon.
www.invsoa.hom estead.com /dekalb.htm l, or www.state.in.us/veteran

VET CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 460-1456
W orthm an Mall, Suite 265                                                                                                                 (800) 360-8387
5800 Fairfield Ave.                                                                                                                             Ext 71456
Fort W ayne, IN 46807                                                                                                               Fax: (260) 456-0829
Provides counseling for all com bat veterans. www.vetcenter.va.gov




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                                                               PREGNANCY
A HOPE CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 422-3544
3630 Hobson Rd., Fort W ayne, IN 46815 -or-                                                                                            Fax: (260) 422-1824
3701 S. Calhoun, Fort W ayne, IN 46807 -or-
4705 Illinois Rd., Suite 115, Fort W ayne, IN 46804
Offers free pregnancy testing, education and referrals. Provides ultrasounds for at-risk clients. Operates 24-hour hotline.
Ongoing parenting classes, topics includes Help Me Make It Through the Day, Com m unication Between Parent & Child,
My How You’ve Grown, How & W hat to Train Your Child, Developm ent of Your Child’s Self-Esteem , Nutrition and Meal
Tim e Ideas, The Balance of Discipline, and m uch, m uch m ore. www.ahopecenter.com

BABY SAFE HAVEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 510-BABY
If you're pregnant and do not feel you can care for your baby, or if you have a baby you cannot care for, with Safe Haven,
no one ever has to abandon a child again. www.safehaven.tv

CHILDREN FIRST CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-1637
1752 W esley Road                                                                                                                     (800) 824-2698
PO Box 562                                                                                                                     Fax: (260) 925-3892
Auburn, IN 46706
Baby Steps - A prenatal H om e Visiting Program designed to provide guidance and support at no cost to pregnant
wom en. Healthy Fam ilies - Prenatal m om or infant less than 3 m onths of age. Provides hom e visits to parents of a new
baby to offer support and helpful tips on baby care and responses and questions, developm ental screenings, tim ely
inform ation on what to expect as the child grows and develops, activities to prom ote thinking, language, physical and
social skills, and connections to resources and program s available in the com m unity. Early Interventions - program
offers services for children ages birth to 3 years with special needs. H.O.M.E. - Helping Others Meet Expectations, offers
fam ily preservation and reunification services for fam ilies at risk. Parenting Classes
 www.childrenfirstcenter.org

DEKALB COUNCIL ON PREGNANCY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3267
211 North Jackson Street                                                                                           Fax: (260) 925-3267
Auburn, IN 46706
To offer education and encouragem ent of sexual abstinence before m arriage, always prom oting the sanctity of hum an
life, alternatives to abortion, parenting skills and life planning, without regard to age, race, education, econom ic standing,
m arital status or pregnancy circum stances. Provides free pregnancy test, peer counseling, prenatal classes, occasional
m edical expenses. Som e clothing and diapers, em ergency form ula, m any infant item s through our Helping Hands
program . Mon -Thurs: 9:00am -12:00pm and 1:00-4:00pm with additional hours on Monday. Closed on Friday.

EARLY HEAD START . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (866) 844-8800
300 S. W ashington                                                                                                                       (260) 837-4211
W aterloo, IN 46793                                                                                                               Fax: (260) 837-3121
Mailing address: 504 S. 2nd Street, Garrett, IN 46738. Free com prehensive services for qualifying pregnant
wom en, infants, and toddlers to age 3. www.gkbheadstart.org

HEALTHY EXPECTATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-2510
DeKalb Mem orial Hospital                                                                                                     Fax: (260) 925-2827
1316 E. 7 th St., PO Box 542
Auburn, IN 46706
The program focuses on im proving the health of expectant m others and their babies by providing folic acid education,
sm oking cessation inform ation and m ulti-vitam ins.                  Prenatal classes $20.00, Breast Feeding $5.00
www.dekalbm em orial.com /

INFANT & TODDLER SERVICES (AW S) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 744-6145
8515 Bluffton Rd.                                                                                                            (877) 456-2971
Fort W ayne, IN 46809                                                                                                 Fax: (260) 434-1754
Anthony W ayne Services. Infant services is a source for parents to turn to when their child under the age of three has
a risk of developing a problem or a developm ental delay. Infants m ust exhibit a 25% developm ental delay in one area,
or a 20% developm ental delay in two or m ore areas to receive services. Other areas include developm ental, speech,
physical, occupational, fam ily and nursing. www.awsusa.com /aws/hom e.shtm l


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LA LECHE LEAGUE
Proving support for breast feeding m om s. Meetings 1 st Tues of each m onth at 6:30pm. Call Tam m i at (260) 572-
0510. www.LLLofAuburn.org        www.llli.org/W eb/Indiana.htm l

LIFE & FAM ILY SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 347-5720
201 South Park Avenue.                                                                                                                  (877) 696-7465
Kendallville, IN 46755                                                                                                           Fax: (260) 347-6837
Helping to transform fam ilies’ lives. Mon 10:00am -7:00pm , W ed 10:00am -3:30pm , Fri 10:00am -3:30pm . BABE (Bed
& Britches Etc.) - Provides all things babies need. Pregnancy and Parenting Resource Center - Assist with unplanned
pregnancies and choices, free pregnancy testing; support and guidance. Teen Parent Coop, Day care for high school
aged m om s. Ligoneer address: 200 S Calvin St. Tuesdays 4:00-6:00pm BABE www.lfsfam ilies.org

M AD ANTHONY CHILDREN’S HOPE HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 459-8550
7922 W . Jefferson Blvd.                                                                                      Fax: (260) 459-8551
Fort W ayne, IN 46804
Overnight lodging with kitchen facilities in a hom e-like and supportive environm ent for parents and fam ilies while
caring for their hospitalized infant or children. $10.00 a night. www.childrenshopefw.org

M ARCH OF DIM ES FOUNDATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 921-9255
303 Stable Dr                                                                                                                   (260) 482-4201
Fort W ayne, IN 46825                                                                                                    Fax: (260) 471-2556
Educational m aterials for pregnant wom en. www.m archofdim es.com

M OM S & BABES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-1700
Garrett Com m unity YMCA
1200 E. Houston, PO Box 32
Garrett, IN 46738

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF INDIANA, FORT W AYNE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 230-7526
3914 W . Jefferson                                                                                           (260) 423-1322
Fort W ayne, IN 46804
Provides birth control, sexually transm itted disease tests, fam ily planning exam s, educational program s, workshops,
and referrals. Em ergency contraception available. Mon: 8:30am -5:00pm , Tues:10:30am -7:00pm , W ed: 8:30am -
1:30pm , Thurs: 10:30am -7:00pm , Fri: 8:30am -5:00pm , Sat: 8:30am -1:30pm . www.plannedparenthood.org

W IC - W OM EN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-1740
265 N Grandstaff                                                                                                     Fax: (260) 925-1743
Auburn, IN 46706
W IC is a special supplem ental food program for wom en, infants and children, available to all eligible participants without
regard to race, color, natural origin, age, sex or handicap. Monitors the growth of infants and children. Provides
inform ation on nutrition. Tests for anem ia. Provides vouchers for nutritious food. Mon, Tues, and Thurs 8:00am -Noon
and 1:00-5:00pm . W eds 10:00am -2:00pm and 3:00-7:00pm . www.nwica.org www.fns.usda.gov/wic

W OM AN’S CARE CENTER SUPPORT SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 424-9377
823 W ebster Street                                                                           Spanish line (260) 420-8232
Fort W ayne, IN 46802                                                                                      Fax: (260) 424-9380
On-going assistance for educational, em otional and m aterial support, as well as needs-assessm ent and appropriate
com m unity referrals to wom en, pregnant wom en or parents or guardians of young children concerning the following
issues: pregnancy, prenatal care, childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting skills, adoption, abstinence, STD's, healthy
relationships, life skills, goals, abortion, post-abortion support, contraception and natural fam ily planning. W e offer
alternatives to abortion and birth control. Free pregnancy testing and written verification to apply for social services and
prenatal care are available. Material support consists of baby clothes, baby furniture and accessories, infant car seats,
diapers, form ula and m aternity clothes. Mon-Fri 9:00am -5:00pm . www.wom enscarecenter.org




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                                                                SENIORS
AARP (ASSOCIATION OF AGING AND RETIRED PEOPLE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 687-2277
601 East Street NW
W ashington, DC 20049
www.aarp.org

AGING & IN-HOM E SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 673-0002
402 W . W ashington
Indianapolis, IN
Fam ily & Social Services - Departm ent of Aging www.in.gov/fssa/da

AGING & IN-HOM E SERVICES OF NORTHEAST INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 552-3662
2927 Lake Ave.                                                                                           (260) 745-1200
Fort W ayne, IN 46805
Private not-for-profit organization that provides single point of entry for long-term care services for all ages, through
Aged & Disability Resource Center and case m anagem ent; daily senior nutrition program s in the com m unity and
hom e; advocacy, healthy aging program s aging in place initiative; inform ation, fam ily caregiver services, general
guidance for older persons to access services and benefits and their fam ilies.. www.agingihs.org

BETZ NURSING HOM E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3814
116 Betz Road                                                                                                               Fax: (260) 925-3467
Auburn, IN
Nursing Hom e. www.betzinc.com /

CHANDLER HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 349-1030
2879 S. Lim a Rd.                                                                                                              Fax (260) 349-1250
Kendallville, IN 46755
Assisted Living Center www.assistedlivingconcepts.com

COUNCIL ON AGING, INC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3311
Heim ach Senior Center                                                                                                           (260) 925-3314
1800 East 7 th Street                                                                                                     Fax: (260) 925-0071
Auburn, IN 46706
Im proving the lives of Older Am ericans. www.ncoa.org

ELDERCARE LOCATOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 677-1116

HAM ILTON HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 471-0944
2116 Butler Road                                                                                                                 Fax: (260) 482-7476
Fort W ayne, IN 46808

HEIM ACH SENIOR CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3311
1800 East 7 th Street                                                                                                          (260) 925-3314
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                                        Fax: (260) 925-0071
Senior m eals, transportation, hom em aking, and bingo on Thursdays. Senior Center, transportation (including
lifts) for all types of needs, in-hom e services for senior citizens and the disabled. SeniorPak is designed to
address hunger am ong senior citizens. www.dekalbnet.org/Com m unity/heim ach.htm

INDIANA ASSOCIATION OF HOM E & SERVICES FOR THE AGING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (317) 733-2380
PO Box 68829                                                                                 Fax (317) 733-2385
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Non-profit organization proving high quality health care, services, and housing. www.iahsa.com

LAURELS OF DEKALB COUNTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2164
520 W . Liberty                                                                                                   Fax: (260) 868-2166
Butler, IN 46721
Assisted Living Center www.laurelhealth.com


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                                                             SENIORS, CONT.

LUTERAN LIFE VILLEGES (form erly SHEPHERD OF THE HILL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 347-2256
351 N. Allen Chapel Road                                                                      Fax: (260) 349-0376
PO Box 429
Kendallville, IN 46755
Assisted Living Center. www.lutheranlifevillages.org

M EDICARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) MEDICARE
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
7500 Security Blvd.
Baltim ore, MD 21244-1850
www.m edicare.gov

M ILLERS M ERRY M ANOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-5174
1367 S. Randolph St                                                                                                         Fax: (260) 357-5177
Garrett, IN 46738
Nursing Hom e www.m illersm errym anor.com

M Y SENIOR SITE Your 55 and better lifestyle portal                      www.m yseniorsite.ca

RSVP (RETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-0917
107 W . 5 th St.                                                                                  Fax: (260) 925-1732
Auburn, IN 46706
Volunteer program for senior citizens 55 years old and older. Lead agency DeKalb County Triad endorsing senior
safety, and the Com m unity Center of Caring. Mon-Fri 9:00am -5:00pm .

SACRED HEART HOM E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 897-2841
515 N. Main St.                                                                                                             Fax: (260) 897-3724
Avilla, IN 46710
Nursing Hom e. www.provena.org/sacredheart

SENIOR BLIND SERVICES PROGRAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 441-0551
League for the Blind and Disabled                                                                                   (800) 889-3443
5821 South Anthony Boulevard                                                                                Fax: (260) 441-7760
Fort W ayne, IN 46816
55 years of age and older and be visually im paired. Program provides inform al low vision evaluation, access to
assistive devices, in-person m anagem ent and com m unication skills training. Peer support, inform ation and referral,
and advocacy services. Mon-Thur 8:00am -5:00pm ; Fri 8:00am -3:00pm . www.the-league.org

SHIP, State Health Insurance Assistance Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 452-4800
714 W est 53rd Street                                                                                                    ext. 222
Anderson, IN 46013                                                                                         Fax: (765) 608-2322
Provides free objective assistance and inform ation regarding health insurance for people with Medicare. Issues can
be about Medicare, Medicare Supplem ent Insurance, Medicare Managed Care Plans, long term care insurance and
prescription coverage. www.m edicare.in.gov

SM ITH FARM M ANOR RETIREM ENT COM M UNITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-4800
406 Sm ith Dr.                                                                                        Fax: (260) 925-4801
Auburn, IN 46706
Assisted Living Center.

W ESLEY HEALTH CARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-5494
1751 W esley Rd.                                                                                                           Fax: (260) 925-6183
Auburn, IN 46706
Assisted Living Center, vent unit www.wesleyhealthcare.us


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                                                      SOCIAL SERVICES
CANI (COM M UNITY ACTION OF NORTHEAST INDIANA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 437-5009
209 Jackson St.                                                                                                (260) 927-0162
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                        Fax: (260) 927-9430
Com prehensive case m anagem ent, low-incom e weatherization, low-incom e energy assistance, hom eless assistance
funds, child care vouchers. W orkshops on self-esteem , finances & energy. www.canihelp.org

CATHOLIC CHARITIES, INC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 686-7459
315 East W ashington Blvd.                                                                                                             (260) 422-5625
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Counseling, Pregnancy and adoption, Case m anagem ent, Older Adult Services, Day Care Center. Sliding fee scale.
Mon and Thurs 8:00am -5:00pm , Tues and W ed 8am -8pm by appt. only, Fri 8:00am -12:00pm . www.ccfwsb.org

CHILDREN FIRST CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3865
1752 W esley Road - PO Box 562                                                                                                        (800) 824-2698
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                                               Fax: (260) 925-3892
Provides screening and services to developm entally delayed infants and toddlers from birth through age three. Early
Intervention, Fam ilies First, Fam ily Advocacy, Healthy Fam ilies, Helping Others Meet Expectations, W IC.
www.childrenfirstcenter.org/

CHRISTM AS BUREAU- SHELTER M INISTRIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-9200
Provides clothing and toys for children. Must provide driver's license, utility bill or other proof of residence in DeKalb
County. Serves all DeKalb County residents EXCEPT GARRETT, which has its own Christm as Bureau.

CHRISTM AS BUREAU, GARRETT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-1542
200 S. Cowen
Garrett, IN 46738
Monday and Friday in Novem ber and Decem ber 9:00am - 5:00pm.

COM M UNITY ACTION OF NORTHEAST INDIANA (CANI) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 589-2264
2260 Lake Avenue, P.O. Box 10570                                                                             (260) 423-3546
Fort W ayne, IN 46853
CANI helps com m unities, fam ilies, and individuals rem ove the causes and conditions of poverty. www.canihelp.org

DIVISION OF FAM ILY RESOURCES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 403-0864
570 N. Grandstaff                                                                                                        Fax: (260) 925-5542
P.O. Box 870
Auburn, IN 46706
DFR office processes applications for TANF, Food Stam ps, Medicaid, Unem ployed Parent Benefit, Children with Special
Health Needs, Child W elfare Services, Im pact Program and Hoosier Healthwise. www.in.gov/fssa/dfr

HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-3333
504 S. Second St.                                                                                                     Fax (260) 357-3044
Garrett, IN 46738
Free com prehensive services for qualifying pregnant wom en, infants, and toddlers to age 5. www.gkbheadstart.org

IM M IGRATION SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 422-5625
Catholic Charities                                                                                                                     (800) 686-7459
315 East W ashington Boulevard                                                                                                   Fax: (260) 422-5657
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Languages spoken: Spanish, Burm ese, Russian, Serbo, Croatin. The agency is recognized and several staff are partially
accredited by the Board of Im m igration Appeals to provide counsel to those in need of im m igration services and to serve
as representatives for them before the USCIS (United States Citizenship & Im m igration Services.) www.ccfwsb.org

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 426-3347
330 Madison                                                                                                    Fax: (260) 424-2248
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
P.O. Box 11329 (Zip 46857)
Counseling, em ergency fam ily assistance, healthy fam ilies, and adoptions. www.lssin.org


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                                                       SUPPORT GROUPS
ADOPTION CENTER (NATIONAL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) TO-ADOPT
1500 W alnut Street, Suite 701
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Adoption opportunities for children throughout the United States. www.adopt.org

ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (310) 534-1815
ACA W SO                                                                                                               (562) 595-7831
1400 East 33 rd                                                                                                 Fax: (562) 595-7822
Singlehill, CA 90755
Mail address: PO Box 3216, Torrance CA 90510. Mon-Fri 8:00am -12:00pm , Sat 7:00-11:00am
www.adultchildren.org

AIDS TASK FORCE, INC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 417-3085
525 Oxford St                                                                                                                     (260) 744-1144
Fort W ayne, IN 46806                                                                                                      Fax: (260) 745-0978
Counseling and inform ation about AIDS/HIV. Educational program available. Free testing Mondays 3:00 - 6:00pm .
http://aidsfortwayne.org

AL-ANON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2987
Auburn Presbyterian Church
111 W est 12 th Street
Auburn, IN 46706
Support group for fam ilies and friends of alcoholics. Meets W ednesdays at 8:00pm .

ALCOHOLICS ANONYM OUS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 471-6262
2118 Inwood Drive, Suite 112                                                                                                (866) 608-3793
Fort W ayne, IN 46815                                                                               DeKalb County (260) 908-4169
Support group for recovering alcoholics. Inform ative pam phlets. Mon & Thurs 4:30pm -8:00pm www.aaftwayne.org

ALZHEIM ER’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3314
Heim ach Center                                                                                           Fax: (260) 925-0071
1800 E. 7 th St.
Auburn, IN 46706
A support group for care givers, fam ily, and friends of individuals suffering from Alzheim er’s Disease or related
disorders. Third Thursday of each m onth at 2:00 p.m .

AM ERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SUICIDOLOGY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (202) 237-2280
24/7 If you are in crisis and need im m ediate help call (800) 273-8255. www.suicidology.org

AM ERICAN CANCER SOCIETY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 471-3911
111 E. Ludwig Rd., Suite 105                                                                                          Fax: (260) 483-5344
Ft. W ayne, IN 46825
Assist cancer patients with inform ation and guidance. If you feel you can't afford the cost of a m am m ogram or
prostrate exam , please call the (800) 227-2345 num ber for inform ation. www.cancer.org

AM ERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 424-8666
1155 15 th Street NW
W ashington, DC 20005
The Council strives to im prove the well-being of all blind and visually im paired people. Mon-Fri 9:00am -5:00pm
www.acb.org

AM ERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (212) 502-7600
11 Penn Plaza Suite 300                                                                                   Fax: (212) 502-7777
New York, NY 10001
The Am erican Foundation for the Blind is com m itted to im proving accessibility in all aspects of life— from cell phones
to ATMs, on web sites and in workplaces. AFB Inform ation Center (800) 232-5463                  www.afb.org


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AM ERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                        (800) 342-2383
6415 Castleway W est Drive, Suite 114                                                                                                       (317) 352-9226
Indianapolis, IN 46250                                                                                       Fax:                           (317) 594-0748
Program s include research funding, public and patient education, professional education updates                                            and inform ation
on support groups. Mon - Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm . www.diabetes.org

AM ERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (317) 873-3640
6100 W . 96 th St., Suite 200                                                                                     Fax (317) 873-3070
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Inform ation on heart disease and strokes. www.am ericanheart.org

AM ERICAN HEADACHE SOCIETY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (856) 423-0043
19 Mantua Road                                                                                                    Fax: (856) 423-0082
Mount Royal, NJ 08061
AHS is a professional society of health care providers dedicated to the study and treatm ent of headache and face
pain. www.Am ericanHeadacheSociety.org
        AMERICAN HEADACHE SOCIETY                                                   www.achenet.org
        NATIONAL HEADACHE FOUNDATION                                                www.headaches.org
        MAGNUM                                                                      www.m igraines.org

AM ERICAN KIDNEY FUND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 638-8299
6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 1010
Rockville, Maryland 20852
Services include research, com m unity service, direct aid to patients, public and professional education, and kidney
donor developm ent. Helpline for general questions about kidney disease (866) 300-2900. www.kidneyfund.org

AM ERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) LUNG-USA
115 W W ashington St., Suite 1180-South
Indianapolis, IN 60601
Sm oking cessation, fam ily asthm a clinic, asthm a support groups, clean air legislation, radon education, speakers
from the bureau and resource library. www.lungin.org Helpline (800) 548-8252

AM ERICAN SOCIAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 230-6039
P.O. Box 13827
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
STI Resource Center Hotline                                                                                     (800) 227-8922
This is where you will find the facts, the support and the resources to answer your questions, find referrals, join HELP
groups, and get access to in-depth inform ation about sexually transm itted diseases. www.ashastd.org

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION, NORTHEAST INDIANA CHAPTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 672-6570
11123 Parkview Plaza Drive, Suite 206                                                           Fax: (260) 672-6571
Ft. W ayne, IN 46845
Provides printed inform ation, public education and services to those suffering from arthritis. www.arthritis.org

AUTISM COM M UNITY OF NORTHEAST INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 609-7412
PO Box 8203
Ft. W ayne, IN 46898
Parenting network. www.actpositive.org

AW S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (877) 456-2971
8515 Bluffton Rd.                                                                                                                                    (260) 744-6145
Fort W ayne, IN 46809                                                                                                                         Fax: (260) 444-0006
Inform ation, referrals, and educational m aterials for fam ily and individuals with disabilities. www.awsusa.com




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                                                   SUPPORT GROUPS, CONT.

CANCER SERVICES OF NE INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (866) 484-9560
6316 Mutual Dr                                                                                                          (260) 484-9560
Ft. W ayne, IN 46825                                                                                              Fax (260) 484-9572
Provides resources, education, support and encouragem ent for clients and their fam ilies. www.cancer-services.org

COVENANT HOUSE NINE LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 999-9999
Crisis counselors are available to talk with kids and with caregivers about all types of problem s; also offer an on-line
forum . Call between 2:00pm -3:00am . www.covenanthouse.org

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUPS FOR ADULTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-4600
1316 East Seventh Street                                                                                       (800) 925-4600
Auburn, IN 46706
Support group for persons dealing with diabetes. Meets the second Tues. of the m onth from 6:30-7:30pm at the
DeKalb County Heim ach Center, 1800 East Seventh Street, Auburn, IN. www.dekalbm em orial.com
       Diabetes Treatm ent Center at Lutheran Hospital, 2 nd floor . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 435-7010
       Heim ach Senior Citizens Center (Auburn) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3311

ERIN'S HOUSE FOR GRIEVING CHILDREN, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 423-2466
3811 Illinois Road, Suite 205                                                                           Fax (260) 432-5089
Fort W ayne, IN 46804
Erin's House conducts bi-weekly support groups for fam ilies who lost an im portant person in their life to death. The
goal is to provide loving support in a safe environm ent to assist fam ilies to share their experience and begin the
healing process. The anticipatory grief program is designed for parents, children and care givers of a loved one who
has been diagnosed with a term inal illness. www.erinshouse.org

FAITH-BASED & COM M UNITY INITIATIVES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 335-9490
Indiana Governm ent Center South, Room E012
302 W est W ashington Street.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Extending a helping hand through their churches and other religious institutions to help form er welfare recipients and
other Hoosiers as they strive to achieve a living wage for them selves and their fam ilies. www.in.gov/ofbci

FAM ILY CARE GIVER PROGRAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 745-1200
Aging and In-Hom e Services of Northeast Indiana                                                                         (800) 552-3662
2927 Lake Avenue                                                                                                  Fax: (260) 469-3037
Fort W ayne, IN 46805
Offers m any option. Grandparents who have responsibility for raising their grandchildren. www.agingihs.org

FAM ILY HELPLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 433-0746

FORT W AYNE W OM EN'S BUREAU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 424-7977
3521 Lake Avenue, Suite One                                                                                       Fax: (260) 426-7576
Fort W ayne, IN 46805
Support, inform ation, referrals and counseling to encourage decision m aking. 24-7 R APE CRISIS HOTLINE (888) 311-
RAPE and Assault Awareness for Teens educational program . Residential treatm ent program for addicted wom en
and their children. Self defense classes. Offers W om en’s Enterprise program , which provides sem inars, workshops
and counseling to acquire skills for entrepreneurs. E-m ail: fwwb@ fwi.com www.wom ensbureau.com

FOSTER CARE SERVICES, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-4142
1016 W est 7 th St., Suite 430                                                                                              (800) 582-4453
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                                     Fax: (260) 925-4142
Foster Care training, licensing and support. Post Adoption Program , Court Ordered Adoptions, and Step-Parent
Adoption. www.FosterCareServicesInc.org



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                                                    SUPPORT GROUPS, CONT.
GAM BLERS ANONYM OUS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (213) 386-8789
P.O. Box 17173                                                                                                          Fax: (213) 386-0030
Los Angeles, CA 90017
NATIONAL HOTLINE (888) GA-HELPS (888-424-3577)                        www.gam blersanonym ous.org

G.A.P. (GRANDPARENTS AS PARENTS) LIM ITED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 585-9637
GAP is a not-for-profit organization that assists grandparents and other relative caregivers who are raising
grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews or other children who are not their own. Meets 1 st Thursday of each
m onth at Zion Lutheran Church, LaGrange, IN.

HEM OPHILIA OF INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 241-2873
5170 E. 65th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Patient services, referrals, scholarships, em ergency financial services, insurance counseling. People with bleeding
disorders only qualify for these services. www.hoii.org

HOPE ALIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 420-6100
1747 North W ells
Fort W ayne, IN 46808
Christian people com m itted to helping other people. Anorexia/Bulim ia Support Group, Facing Hurts/Finding
Encouragem ents, Panic Attacks & Stress Managem ent, Serendipity for W om en, Upward Bound - Support group
for wom en who have depression. Offers support groups for bereavem ent, stress, depression, m arriage,
relationship, and parenting. Individual affordable counseling.                              Transitional housing for wom en suffering from
em otional difficulties. Mon - Thurs 900am - 12:00pm , 1:00pm -3:00pm

IN*SOURCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 332-4433
1703 S. Ironwood Dr.                                                                                                                        (574) 234-7101
South Bend, IN 46613                                                                                                                 Fax: (574) 234-7279
Indiana Resource Center for Fam ilies with Special Needs. www.insource.org

INDIANA TOBACCO QUITLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800 QUIT-NOW
A free phone-based counseling service that helps Indiana sm okers quit. Services include: One on one coaching for
Tobacco Users who have decided to quit; Resources for H ealthcare Providers who want to im prove patient
outcom es; Best Practices for Em ployers who want to im plem ent sm oke-free policies; Support for Fam ily and Friends
who want to help loved ones stop sm oking; Tools for Tobacco Control partners to com plem ent their current
program s. Services are available to you 7days-a-week in m ore than 170 languages. www.in.gov/quitline

M ENTAL HEALTH AM ERICA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 969-6642
2000 N Beauregard St                                                                                                   TTY: (800) 433-5959
Alexandria, VA 22311
Preventative education with regards to m ental disorders. Assistance to youth and adults with m ental illness. No
financial assistance. Crises helpline (800) 273-TALK . www.nm ha.org

M ENTAL HEALTH AM ERICA OF DEKALB COUNTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-8309
902 Deer Ridge Crossing                                                                           Fax: (260) 925-1733
Auburn, IN 46706
Preventative education with regards to m ental disorders. Assistance to youth and adults with m ental illness. No
financial assistance.

NATIONAL M ULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 344-4867
7301 Georgetown Road, Suite 112                                                                                (317) 870-2500
Indianapolis, IN 46268                                                                                  Fax: (317) 870-2520
Offers educational sem inars, workshops, literature and inform ation, support groups, and referrals about m ultiple
sclerosis to their clients, their fam ilies and the com m unity. www.nationalm ssociety.org


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                                               SUPPORT GROUPS, CONT.
NORTHEAST INDIANA BURN COUNCIL, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 423-2221
PO Box 11414                                                                                             Fax: (260) 749-6732
Ft. W ayne, IN 46858
Helps children, adults and fam ilies who have been affected by a burn incident. www.neinbc.org

PARENTS W ITHOUT PARTNERS, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 637-7974
1650 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 510
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Support group and inform ation to single parents. www.parentswithoutpartners.org

RAPE AW ARENESS PROGRAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 424-7977
Fort W ayne W om en's Bureau
3521 Lake Avenue, Suite 1
Fort W ayne, IN 46805

SHRINERS HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 237-5055
2900 Rocky Point Dr.
Tam pa, FL 33607
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 pediatric hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Mexico that provide
specialized care for orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate. All services are
provided at no charge. www.shrinershq.org

QUIT SM OKING SUPPORT & TIPS

         Drug Free DeKalb County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 927-1706
         www.drugfreedekalbcounty.info

         Indiana Tobacco Quit Line              . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) QUIT-NOW
         www.in.gov/quitline

         National Cancer Institute Smoking Quit Line                      . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (877) 44U-QUIT
         www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/sm oking

         Smoke Free.Gov
         www.sm okefree.gov

         W hite Lies TV
         www.whitelies.tv/quit2win.asp

         Quit For Life
         www.quitnow.net




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                                                       TRANSPORTATION
AIM SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 760-0681
P. O. Box 10783
Fort W ayne, IN 46802
Sells cars at cost with 0% interest. Must m aintain insurance & be able to m ake paym ents. Takes donations of
reliable vehicles. www.aim servicesonline.org

AUTOM OTIVE SAFETY PROGRAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) KID-N-CAR
Provides inform ation and incentives for car seat and safety belt usage. www.preventinjury.org

CARE-A-VAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 560-0020
869 W est Fox Lake Rd.                                                                                                                     (260) 665-3726
P.O. Box 293
Angola, IN 46703
Serves DeKalb & Steuben Counties. Transportation for m edical appointm ents. Medicaid preference.

DART - (DEKALB AREA RURAL TRANSIT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 220-2242
Heim ach Senoir Center                                                                                             (260) 925-3311
1800 East 7 th Street
Auburn, IN 46706
The service runs from 6:00am to 6:00pm , Monday thru Friday. Fares are $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children for
an in-town, one-way ride and $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for children for a trip out-of-town, but still inside DeKalb
County.

DEKALB COUNTY SAFE KIDS PERM ANENT FITTING STATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 920-2551
DeKalb Mem orial Hospital
Free Child Safety Seat Inspection, by appointm ent ONLY. Please call and leave a m essage with your nam e and
contact num ber.

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (317) 232-5533
100 N Senate Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
road construction projects, details on doing business with INDOT, publications, m aps, new project studies, and
m uch m uch m ore. www.in.gov/indot

NORTHERN INDIANA TRANSPORTATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 442-9130
689 Jojo Lane
Coldwater, MI
Provides non-em ergency transportation for wheel-chair and am bulatory patients to m edical appointm ents. 2 day
notice. Accepts m edicaid or self pay. Self pay for wheel-chair is $40 round trip plus $1.25 per m ile, am bulatory $20
round trip plus $1.25 per m ile.

RAND M cNALLY
Online m aps, driving directions, traffic report, travel ideas, and travel store. www.randm cnally.com

ROAD TO RECOVERY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 471-3911
Am erican Cancer Society                                                                                                          (800) ACS-2345
111 East Ludwig Road, Suite 105                                                                                             Fax: (260) 483-5344
Fort W ayne, IN 46825
Trained drivers provide cancer patients with rides to and from treatm ent. www.cancer.org

SAFECAR.ORG
Is the nation’s prem ier source of vehicle safety inform ation www.safercar.gov

W INTER ROAD CONDITIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 261-7623
Seasonal road and weather conditions. Not to be a sole source of inform ation when driving in inclem ent
weather. Decem ber 1st - March 31st.  www.in.gov/isp


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                        TRUSTEES OF DEKALB COUNTY TOWNSHIPS
BUTLER TOW NSHIP                . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 580-1201
JERRY STALLER, 1712 CR 66, Auburn, IN 46706


CONCORD TOW NSHIP                   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 337-5031
CHARLES S. ARNETT, 4928 SR 1, Butler, IN 46721


FAIRFIELD TOW NSHIP                 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 541-0320
ANGELIA DEETZ, PO Box 150, Corunna, IN 46730


FRANKLIN TOW NSHIP                . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-5457
SANDRA HARRISON, 2010 CR 61, Butler, IN 46721


GRANT TOW NSHIP               . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 837-4041
MARY DANGLER, P.O. Box 319, W aterloo, IN 46793


JACKSON TOW NSHIP                   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 927-8770
JEFF COOK, 3390 CR 60, Auburn, IN 46706


KEYSER TOW NSHIP                . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-3195
SUE BLOTKAMP, 2 nd floor of City Hall, Garrett, IN 46738


NEW VILLE TOW NSHIP                 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 657-5492
VANCE HOOK, 8013 CR 72, Harlan, IN 46743


RICHLAND TOW NSHIP                  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 281-2564
ED SHIPPY, 3129 CR 1, Kendallville, IN 46755


SM ITHFIELD TOW NSHIP                 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 587-9359
FRANCIS RICHTER, 3240 CR 4, Ashley, IN 46705


SPENCER TOW NSHIP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 238-4243
CHERI BUSHEE, 6969 CR 59, PO Box 27, Spencerville, IN, 46788


STAFFORD TOW NSHIP                  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2338
CARL CASEBERE, 7341 CR 40, Butler, IN 46721


TROY TOW NSHIP               . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 488-2017
DUANE W HITMAN, 8032 CR 4A, Ham ilton, IN 46742
(After January 2011) MARK JENNINGS (260) 868-5569


UNION TOW NSHIP               . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3564
CRAIG BASSETT, 427 W . 7 th St., Auburn, IN 46706


W ILM INGTON TOW NSHIP                   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-5522
HEATHER JONES, 104 E. Oak St., PO Box 282, Butler, IN 46721




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                                                                    UTILITIES

CANI (COM M UNITY ACTION OF NORTHEAST INDIANA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 437-5009
209 N. Jackson                                                                                           (260) 927-0162
Auburn, IN 46706
Mon and W ed, 8:00am -5:00pm . Appointm ent only.
Energy Assistance Program - Provides supplem ental energy bill assistance for low incom e households in NE. IN.
Hom e W eatherization- Provides energy saving structural im provem ents (caulking, weather stripping, insulation, etc.)
for low incom e dwelling units and funds energy education for the fam ilies. www.canihelp.org

INDIANA OFFICE OF UTILITY CONSUM ER COUNSELOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 441-2494
Advocate for gas, electric and sewer assistance. Lifeline & Link-Up Program s for Participants in the National School
FREE Lunch Program . Lifeline provides a m onthly discount on basic local telephone service for eligible consum ers
and is available only one phone line. Link-Up offers discounts on connection charges. Contact your local phone
com pany. www.lifeline.gov

CALL BEFORE YOU DIG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 811
Know what’s below. One easy phone call to 811 starts the process to get your underground utility lines m arked for
free. Before you call you will need the nam e, address, and phone num ber of the contractor who is doing the digging;
nam e, address, and phone num ber of dig site; the county and township of the dig site. www.iupps.org

ELECTRICAL AND GAS COM PANIES:

           AEP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 311-4634
           • electric www.aep.com

           AUBURN CITY UTILITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-0365
           • electric, water, sewer www.ci.auburn.in.us/m unicipalservices

           CITY OF BUTLER UTILITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-5881
           • water, sewer, garbage www.butler.in.us/departm ents/CityUtilities/index.htm l

           CITY OF GARRETT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-4400
           • electric, water, sewer, garbage www.garrettindiana.us/Services/Utilities.htm

           NATIONAL SERV-ALL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 876-9001
           • trash www.servall.com

           NIPSCO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 464-7726
           • gas www.nipsco.com

           NOBLE REMC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 933-7362
           • electric, m eter propane www.noblerem c.com

           NOLL BROS OIL, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 587-3784
           • fuel oil

           NORTHERN INDIANA FUEL & LIGHT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2700
           • gas                                                                                                       (888) 643-5427
           • account inform ation and billing                                                                          (888) 643-5427
             www.niflco.com

           SEBERT OIL CO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-2191
           • gas propane oils fuel and heating



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                                          WELFARE (CHILD & ADULT)
ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 449-7989
602 S. Calhoun St.                                                                                                 Fax: (260) 449-4618
Ft. W ayne, IN 46802
Investigates abuse, neglect, and exploitation of endangered adults.

CHILDREN FIRST CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3865
1752 W esley Road - PO Box 562                                                                                                  (800) 824-2698
Auburn, IN 46706                                                                                                         Fax: (260) 925-3892
Provides screening and services to developm entally delayed infants and toddlers from birth through age three. Early
Intervention, Fam ilies First, Fam ily Advocacy, Healthy Fam ilies, Helping Others Meet Expectations.
www.childrenfirstcenter.org

DEPARTM ENT OF CHILD SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2810
934 W est 15 th Street                                                                                           Fax: (260) 925-5542
Auburn, IN 46706
Agency to report suspected child abuse or neglect. 8:00am -4:30pm www.in.gov/dcs/

DEPARTM ENT OF CHILD SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 562-2407
Indiana Governm ent Center South
302 W W ashington St., RM E306, MS-47
Indianapolis, IN 46204

DIVISION OF FAM ILY RESOURCES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 403-0864
570 N. Grandstaff, P.O. Box 870                                                                                    Fax: (260) 925-5542
Auburn, IN 46706
DFR office processes applications for T ANF, Food Stam ps, Medicaid, Unem ployed Parent Benefit, Children with
Special Health Needs, Child W elfare Services, Im pact Program and Hoosier Healthwise. www.in.gov/fssa/dfr/

FORT W AYNE RESCUE M ISSION
      Em ergency shelter for m en. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 426-7357
      301 W est Superior, Fort W ayne, IN
      Em ergency shelter for wom en and children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 426-8123
      533 W est W ashington Blvd., Fort W ayne, IN

FORT W AYNE W OM EN'S BUREAU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 424-7977
3521 Lake Avenue, Suite One                                                                                       Fax: (260) 426-7576
Fort W ayne, IN 46805
Support, inform ation, referrals and counseling to encourage decision m aking. Residential treatm ent program for
addicted wom en and their children. Self defense classes. E-m ail: fwwb@ fwi.com www.wom ensbureau.com /

INDIANA DIVISION OF FAM ILY RESOURCES
      Bureau of Child Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 441-7837
      Departm ent of Child’s Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 622-4932

PREVENT CHILD ABUSE INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (317) 542-7002
9130 Otis Ave.                                                                                                   Fax: (317) 542-7003
Indianapolis, IN 46216
A nonprofit organization whose m ission is to serve as a catalyst for preventing child abuse in all its form s and thereby
enhancing the quality of life for children and fam ilies in Indiana. www.pcain.org

YW CA W OM EN'S SHELTER & CRISIS HOTLINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 441-4073
P.O. Box 11242                                                                                                   (260) 447-7233
Ft. W ayne, IN 46856
Deals with dom estic violence. Provides counseling, support and assistance for wom en in need. Outreach Services.




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                                                             YOUTH SERVICES
4-H & YOUTH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2562
Purdue County Extension Services (CES)                                                                                                     Fax: (260) 925-3130
215 East 9th Street, Suite 300
Auburn, IN 46706
Mission is to develop educational program which em power young people to becom e independent participating m em bers
of fam ily and com m unity.

ASPIRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-2453
Northeastern Center
1800 W esley Rd
Auburn, IN 46738
ASPIRE is a com m unity-based after-school program and sum m er cam p designed to serve the em otional and social
needs of children 6-17 years old. Mon-Thurs 8:30am -6:30pm . www.necm h.org

BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 456-1600
2439 Fairfield Avenue                                                                                                              (260) 456-1600
Fort W ayne, IN 46807                                                                                                       Fax: (260) 456-2009
Free service to boys and girls ages 7-15. Serves children who are in need of friendship, affection, advice, and guidance
from a m ature adult. bbbsnei.org

BOY SCOUTS OF AM ERICA, ANTHONY W AYNE AREA COUNCIL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 272-2922
8315 W est Jefferson Blvd.                                                                         (260) 432-9593
Fort W ayne, IN 46804                                                                         Fax: (260) 436-1824
A club where young people are afforded the opportunity to develop a sense of confidence, usefulness, and belonging
using individual services, sm all group activities and large group activities. www.awac.org

BOYS TOW N NATIONAL HOT LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 448-3000
Saving children, healing fam ilies. Resource and referral line. W e can help teens and parents with suicide prevention,
depression, school issues, parenting troubles, runaways, abuse, anger, chem ical dependancy and m uch m ore.
www.boystown.org

COVENANT HOUSE NINE LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 999-9999
Crisis counselors are available to talk with kids and with caregivers about all types of problem s; also offer an on-line
forum . Call between 2:00pm -3:00am www.covenanthouse.org

D.A.R.E. DRUG AW ARENESS RESISTANCE EDUCATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-3365
215 East 8 th St.                                                                                    Fax: (260) 925-2661
Auburn, IN 46706
To increase drug awareness and assist with preventing acts of violence and crim e in young teens.
www.dekalbdare.com www.dekalbsheriff.com

ERIN'S HOUSE FOR GRIEVING CHILDREN, INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 423-2466
3811 Illinois Road, Suite 205                                                                                 Fax (260) 432-5089
Fort W ayne, IN 46804
Support groups for children, teens , and their fam ilies who lost an im portant person in their life to death.
www.erinshouse.org

FILLING STATION YOUTH CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 868-5683
315 S Federal St., PO Box 113
Butler, IN 46721
Children 4 thru 17. Tues and Thurs 4:00- 6:00pm and Fridays 7:00 -10:00pm . Teen night ( 7th grade to age 17) first
two Saturdays of the m onth, 7:00-10:00pm . The C enter has a BMX bike course, basketball, roller skating, billiards,
volleyball, foosball, air-hockey, ski-ball, board gam es, and pinball. http://fillingstationyouthcenter.org

FOSTER CARE SERVICES INC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-4142
1016 W est 7 th Street, Suite 430                                                                                              (800) 582-CHILD
Auburn, IN 46706
Private agency that does hom e studies. www.FosterCareServicesInc.org E-m ail: fostercs@ sbcglobal.net


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                                                      YOUTH SERVICES, CONT.
GET THERE NOW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 349-0250
The Get There! program , m anaged through Four County Area Cooperative, is a collaborative partnership with Indiana
Purdue University Fort W ayne, Ivy Tech Com m unity College and Indiana Tech to provide high school students in
DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble and Steuben counties with college courses during their Junior and Senior years. Visit
www.fcavc.org to visit Four County Area Vocational Cooperative online!

GARRETT COM M UNITY CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 357-1700
1200 E Houston St.
Garrett, IN 46738
Mom ’s & Babes, Youth T.E.A.M., Youth Council, Heart Healthy Day Cam p, Exercise & Fitness Center, Youth &
Adult Sports, Recreational Program s, Youth Program s, Senior Center, Child Care/After School Care.
www.ym ca.net

GIRL SCOUTS OF NORTHERN INDIANA-M ICHIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 283-4812
10008 DuPont Circle Drive East                                                                                  (260) 422-3417
Fort W ayne, IN 46825                                                                                    Fax: (260) 422-0084
Girl Scouts, the world’s largest organization for girls. Helps girls build character and skills for success - strong values,
social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self worth. Girls grades K-12. Volunteer leadership
training provided. Four cam p facilities. www.gsnim .org

HOUSE OF HOPE NORTHEAST INDIANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 824-4774
PO Box 311
Bluffton, IN 46714
A hom e for healing teens. www.houseofhopeheals.com

LIFELINE YOUTH & FAM ILY SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 509-6884
7136 Gettysburg Pike                                                                                                        (260) 745-3322
Ft. W ayne, IN 46804                                                                                                  Fax (260) 745-0234
Mailing Address: PO Box 80487, Ft. W ayne, IN 46898. Lifeline offers struggling youths and fam ilies the tools to have
a hope and a future. www.lifelineyouth.org

S.C.A.N. (STOP CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 421-5000
500 W . Main St.                                                                                                      (800) 752-7116
Fort W ayne, IN 46802                                                                                          Fax: (260) 421-5003
Mon-Fri 8:00am -8:00pm and Sat by appointm ent. Preparing Parents. Protecting Children www.scanfw.org

VOCATIONAL PROGRAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 349-0250
Four County Area Vocational Cooperative                                                                                              (260) 349-0250
1607 Dowling Street
Kendallville, IN 46755
Vocation instruction is provided to high school students in the eleven school corporations within DeKalb, LaGrange,
Noble and Steuben counties. Classes are offered in the following areas: Autom otive, Culinary Arts, Health Occupations,
CAD Drafting, Industrial Maintenance, Cosm etology, Machine Trades, Crim inal Justice, Marine Mechanics, and Direct
Health Care, W elding, Office Supervision and Managem ent. www.fourcountyvocational.org

YM CA OF DEKALB COUNTY
Health, recreation, and educational classes. Program s offered for ages 6 m onths through senior citizens. Scholarships
available for som e activities. Child care center. www.ym ca.net
                 310 North Main Street              Auburn, IN 46706       (260) 925-9622
                 533 North Street                   Auburn, IN 46706       (260) 927-9622
                 1200 E. Houston St.                Garrett, IN 46738      (260) 357-1700

YOUTH FOR CHRIST CAM PUS LIFE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (260) 925-1058
1600 Grandstaff Drive                                                                                                   Fax (260) 925-1101
Auburn, IN 46706
Cam pus Life is an afternoon/evening interdenom inational program for high school teens. High energy activities,
concerts and relationship centered groups for students from each high school are part of the weekly program m ing
which challenges students to develop socially, m entally and spiritually. W orks with Junior High and Senior High
students. http://yfcweb.hom estead.com     www.yfc.net



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                                    MOST COMMONLY USED RESOURCES

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A Hope Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Al-Anon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Alcohol Anonymous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Alliance Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
American Red Cross . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Angel Food Ministries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Area Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Anthony Wayne Services (AWS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

CANI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Care-A-Van . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Child Abuse Hotline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Child Care Resource & Referral Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Child Care Voucher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Child Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Children First Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Christmas Bureau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Circuit Court . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Consumer Credit Counseling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Colleges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Council on Aging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Crossroads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

DART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Deardorf Property Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
DeKalb Central Schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
DeKalb Council on Pregnancy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
DeKalb County Cooperative Extension Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
DeKalb County Health Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
DeKalb County Humane Shelter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
DeKalb County Safe Kids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
DeKalb Eastern Schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Dentists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Department of Child Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Disabilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Division of Family Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Drug Free DeKalb County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Early Childhood Alliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Early Head Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Early Intervention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
EMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
English as a Second Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Erin’s House for Grieving Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Eye Doctors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
FAFSA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Family and Children’s Services (FCS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Families First . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Family Care Giver Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Family Counseling Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
First Call For Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
First Steps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Food Pantries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Foster Care Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Four County Vocational Cooperative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Freedom Academy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Garrett-Keyser-Butler Schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
GKB Head Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Habitat For Humanity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Head Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Healthy Families . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Heimach Senior Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Hoosier Healthwise Helpline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Hospitals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

Indiana Family Helpline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Indiana Legal Services, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Indiana State Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
IN*Source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
IPFW Dental Hygiene Clinic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Kool Smiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Lawyer Referral Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Libraries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
License Bureaus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

Mustard Seed Furniture Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

Neighborhood Health and Dental Clinic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Noble House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Northeastern Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Northeastern Indiana Special Education Cooperative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

OB/GYN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Poison Control Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Post Offices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Prevent Blindness Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Physicians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Physician’s Referral Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Planned Parenthood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
RediMed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Rise, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
RSVP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

Saint Joseph Catholic School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
St. Martin’s Healthcare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
St. Martin’s House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Serenity House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
SCAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Shelter Ministries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Sheriff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Shots For Tots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Small Smiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Social Security Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

Trustees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

United Hispanic-Americans, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
United Way of DeKalb County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Veteran Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Volunteer Lawyer Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

Weatherization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
WIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
WorkOne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

YMCA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
YWCA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Zip Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

				
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