Resources

Support Groups

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alzheimer's Support Group

3rd Thursday of the Month @ 6:00 p.m.
St. Joseph County Christ the King Lutheran Church

17195 Cleveland Rd. South Bend, IN

Stroke Support Group

A support group for stroke survivors, their friends and family.
Southlake Campus, Pavilion B Conference Room
200 E. 89th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410
RSVP by phone: 219-757-7440

Local and State Resources

Veterans Angels (Non-Profit)

vetangels.org
1 (888) 319-1117

Life Care Funding

lifecarefunding.com

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana

1 (888) 303-0180
alzServicesNI@sbcglobal.net

American Cancer Society of St. Joseph County

1 (866) 522-2111
shelby.peck@cancer.org

American Council of the Blind

1 (800) 424-8666
info@acb.org

American Dietetic Association

1 (800) 877-1600
rmoen@eatright.org

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

1 (800) 633-4227

Developmental Disability Waiver Ombudsman

1 (800) 622-4484
brian.reynolds@fssa.in.gov

Disability Rights Commission

1 (574) 255-1333

Division of Family Resources of St. Joseph County

1 (574) 236-5300

Indiana Department of Veterans’ Affairs

1 (800) 400-4520

Indiana State Department of Health

1 (317) 233-1325

St. Joseph County Veteran’s Service Office

1(574) 235-9978

Transpo (Access)

1 (574) 233-2131
transpocustserv@sbtranspo.com

NWI Parkinson’s, Inc.

Office: 219-237-2342
email: director@NWIParkinson.org

Lake County Veterans Service Office

Building A - Room 311
2293 N. Main Street
Crown Point, IN 46307
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM (By Appointment Only)
Contact Us By Phone or Fax
Phone: 219-755-3285
Fax: 219-648-6040

Northwest Indiana Community Action Corporation (NWICA)

For more information regarding the services and programs NWICA offers or to learn how you can join NWICA to help people to be independent, please contact us
5240 Fountain Drive
Crown Point, IN 46307
Main Office: 219.794.1829
Toll-Free: 800.826.7871
Email: director@nwi-ca.org

Division of Aging, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration

402 West Washington Street, W454
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(800) 622-4484 State Long-Term Care Ombudsman
http://www.in.gov/fssa/da/3454.htm

Ombudsman

Indiana Long Term Care Ombudsman
(800) 622-4484 State Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Indiana Attorney General

302 West Washington Street, 5th Floor
Indiana Government Center South
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(800) 382-1039 Patient Abuse and Neglect Program
http://www.in.gov/attorneygeneral

Indiana State Department of Health, Division of Long Term Care

2 North Meridian Street, Suite 4B
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(800) 246-8909 Complaint Report Line - Toll-Free
(317) 233-7241 Complaint Voicemail
(317) 233-7494 Complaint Fax
http://www.in.gov/isdh

Volunteer Advocates for Seniors

5454 Hohman Avenue
St. Margaret Mercy
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 932-2300 Front Desk
http://www.volunteeradvocatesforseniors.org

Maria Reiner Senior Center

705 East Fourth Street
Hobart, IN 46342
(219) 947-1864 Front Desk

American Red Cross of Northwest Indiana, Merrillville

Immediate relief to disaster victims. Emergencies for Armed Forces and their families. Teaches volunteers CPR, First Aid and Water Safety. Collects blood and blood products.
(219) 756-5360 or (800) 589-8502
www.nwindiana-redcross.org

Gary Neighborhood Services Inc.

Provides child day care, youth activities, senior programs, group meeting space and case management.
(219) 883-0431
www.garyneighsrvc.org

Hobart Family YMCA

Provides programs for all people that promote moral, social, mental and physical development.
(219) 942-2183
www.hobartymca.org

National Resources

Alzheimer's Care

Alzheimer's Association

1-800-272-3900

www.alz.org

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR)

1-800-438-4380

www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers

National Institute on Aging Information Center

1-800-222-2225

www.nia.nih.gov

 

Assisted Living

What is Assisted Living? - (Assisted Living Federation of America)

www.alfa.org

Discovering Assisted Living - (American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging)

seniorlivingmap.org

 

Healthy Aging

Fifty-Plus Lifelong Fitness

www.50plus.org

International Council on Active Aging

www.icaa.cc

 

On Caregiving

National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP) - National Aging Network, U.S. Administration on Aging

www.aoa.gov

 

Transition Aging Parents BlogTalk Radio

www.blogtalkradio.com/dalec

 

Online Support Groups

www.caring.com/support-groups

 

Home Care

National Institute on Aging

www.nia.nih.gov

Administration on Aging

www.aoa.gov

Independent Living - National Council on the Aging (NCOA)

www.ncoa.org

AARP - American Health Care Association, Advancing Quality in Long Term Care

www.aarp.com

Resources available at Tanglewood Trace.