Community Resources

313 on 3rd

313 South Third Street

574.535.0880

Goshen

There are several independent businesses located at 313 on 3rd that offer a variety of services including mental health counseling, psychological testing, and community acupuncture.  

B.A.B.E. Boutique

1515 Provident Drive

574.268.2273

Warsaw

B.A.B.E. (Beds and Britches, Etc.) Boutique is an incentive program designed to encourage parents to take an active role in their baby's health and wellbeing. Earned coupons are redeemed at the Boutique for items needed to care for an infant or toddler.

Bowen Center Syracuse

901 South Huntington Street

574.457.4400

Syracuse

Bowen Center offers a variety of caring and confidential Mental Health and Substance Use services to children, adults and families.

Brightpoint

1515 Provident Drive

800.589.3506

Warsaw

Brightpoint provides multiple programs and services. Brightpoint helps communities, families, and individuals remove the causes and conditions of poverty.

Cancer Care Fund

2170 North Pointe Drive

574.269.5188

Warsaw

The Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund, administered by K21 Health Foundation, provides assistance to financially-eligible residents of Kosciusko County who are suffering from cancer. The purpose of the fund is to relieve some of the financial strain that often accompanies that dreaded diagnosis. The assistance provided includes but is not limited to items such as rent or mortgage payments, utilities, insurance, food, car payments, and prescription medications.

Center for the Homeless

813 S. Michigan St.

574.282.8700

South Bend

Emergency shelter provided on a first come first serve basis.

Child Support Enforcement

121 N. Lake Street

574.372.2425

Warsaw

Monday-Friday 8 - 4:30

The Child Support office deals with paternity duties and establishing and enforcing child support, establishes orders for health insurance where appropriate and regularly deals with other issues related to child support such as modification of support, emancipation questions, locating absent parents, review and adjustment of support orders, support in foster care cases, collection of medical reimbursement for parents and criminal felony nonsupport cases.

Combined Community Services

1195 Mariners Drive

574.269.6019

Warsaw

Members of the Kosciusko County Bar Association offer pro bono (free) consultations every second and fourth Thursday of the month. The participating attorneys offer information and referrals to assist you if you are in need. Please call to schedule an appointment. Make sure that you bring any relevant documents or paperwork with you to your scheduled appointment. This will make it much easier for the generous volunteers to assist you with your needs.

Community Coordinated Childcare, Inc.

224 W. Jefferson Blvd.

1.800.524.4533

South Bend

Monday-Thursday 8:00 - 4:30, Fridays 8:00 - Noon

Community Coordinated Child Care believes in improving and maintaining the health and nutritional status of children in child care while promoting the development of good eating habits.

Elkhart County Women’s Shelter

PO Box 2684

574.294.1811  (24 hr Crisis Line)

Elkhart

The Elkhart County Women's Shelter (ECWS) is the only domestic violence shelter in Elkhart County. The 40 bed shelter is open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year to provide crisis intervention and safe shelter for victims of domestic abuse.

Faith Mission

801 Benham Ave

574.293.3406

Elkhart

Faith Mission of Elkhart, Inc. is a Christian social service agency which provides food, shelter, clothing and other services for homeless individuals.

Family Concern Counseling

1401 Kings Highway

574.376.4333

Winona Lake

Family Concern Counseling is committed to offering comfort and hope through counseling, consultation and education. These services are provided by professionally trained clinicians and educators who strive to integrate Biblical truth and principles of psychological health.

First Steps

700 E Beardsley Ave Ste 14A

574.293.2813 or 866.725.2398

Elkhart

Monday-Friday 8:00 – 4:30

The goal of First Steps is to help Hoosier families make sure their infants and toddlers receive services now to help them in the future. Services through First Steps are designed to meet the developmental needs of the child.

Gospel Hill Community Food Pantry

P.O. Box 432

260.352.2928

Silver Lake

Mondays 1-5

Food pantry serves residents of Kosciusko County.

Harvest With A Heart

201 S Higbee St

574.658.4156

Milford

Hours Vary

Milford Charity Garden Market provides fresh local produce to our community for a donation. All proceeds will benefit Milford charities.

Head Start: North Webster Elementary

5745 N 750 E

574.834.2200

North Webster

Head Start is a federally funded program that provides early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.

Heartline Pregnancy Center

1515 Provident Drive

Call 574.267.5110 or Text 574.635.1272

Warsaw

Mondays 9:00 – 7:00, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 9:00 – 5:00, Fridays: 9 – Noon

Heartline Pregnancy Center offers free pregnancy testing, Medicaid verification, and limited obstetrical ultrasounds. Additional services offered include Rock Solid Fatherhood, Sexual Integrity, Earn While You Learn (EWYL), and STD Testing. Through the EWYL program, clients receive education and support for pregnancy and infant care as well as B.A.B.E. coupons. All services are free. Call or Text 24 Hours a Day.

Hope Rescue Mission

532 S. Michigan St

574.288.4842

South Bend

Emergency shelter on first come first serve basis. Tends to fill up in the afternoon. Includes a community kitchen which provides free meals (lunch and dinner) for any man, woman, or child in need of food, 365 days a year.

Indiana Medicaid

Apply Online or

1.800.403.0864

Call to connect with a representative

Traditional Medicaid is a program created to provide health care coverage to individuals with low income. Like other health care programs, eligibility and coverage are based on the member's aid category. Members in the following categories will be covered by Traditional Medicaid:
Members eligible for home and community-based services
Members who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid
Members in nursing homes, intermediate care facilities for the intellectually disabled, and state-operated facilities
Some individuals may be eligible for emergency services only. Applicants will automatically be enrolled in the program that is right for them.

Kosciusko Cares Youth Services Bureau

1515 Provident Drive

574.372.3528

Warsaw

Kosciusko Cares is comprised of seveal programs that use evidence-based strategies to create positive community change and strengthen families, teens, adolescents, and children. Programs include: Strengthening Families, a 14-week family skill building program; Al's Pals a program that teaches children how to make healthy choices; Botvin Life Skills Training Program for elementary, middle, and high schools; Safe Place Program: coming soon; Teen Court; Drug Free Kosciusko Coalition and iCare Youth Coalition.

Kosciusko County Clerk

121 N. Lake Street

574.372.2331

Warsaw

The County Clerk maintains court records, collect court fees, issues marriage license, collects and distributes child support payments, voter registration and conducts Federal, State and Local elections.

Kosciusko County Shelter for Abuse, Inc. (The Beaman Home)

603 Parker St

574.267.7701

Warsaw

The mission of the Beaman Home is to provide shelter, education and confidential services to survivors of domestic violence, and sexual assault.

Lighthouse Outreach Center

125 W. Fawley St.

574.267.7821

Warsaw

By Appointment Only

Lighthouse Outreach Center provides meals at Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. They also offer thrift store clothing.

McArthur Center

3201 East Center Street

574.267.1700

Warsaw

McArthur Center provides confidential and discrete counseling in a relaxed and empowering atmosphere for all ages.

Mitchell Counseling and Consulting

119 E. Center St.

574 .267.7890

Warsaw

Mental Health Therapists provide counseling services.

Nappanee Open Door Pantry

292 S. Main Street

574.773.3820

Nappanee

Monday-Friday 9-11

Food pantry serves residents of Elkhart and Kosciusko County.

Noble House, INC

205 E Highland St.

260.636.7160

Albion

Noble House is a shelter for Women and children who struggle with homelessness, addiction, or domestic violence.

Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition (NIHHC)

1515 Provident Drive

574.282.3230

Warsaw

NIHHC’s mission is to provide preventative health care programs to the community through education, advocacy, physician referral, research, and the building of leadership among Hispanics, so that they may lead healthier lifestyles.

Our Father's House

Lakeview Shopping Center

574.268.1800‎

Warsaw

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 10-5, Saturays 10-3

Our Father’s House is a thrift store and a food bank. Anyone can purchase items at the thrift store at a reduced cost. Food is available through the food bank at no cost.

REAL Servics Nutrition Site - Pierceton

205 N. 1st Street

574.594.5632

Pierceton

Hot Lunch each weekday at 11:30

Pierceton Nutrition Site serves low income and homeless individuals that are over the age of 60 in Kosciusko County. They provide fruit, vegetables, meat, and box lunches and free Christmas meals.

Rose Home North

7286 County Road 29

574.457.4408

Syracuse

Rehabilitation for women.

Salvation Army

501 E Arthur St.

574.267.5361

Warsaw

Monday-Friday 8-4

Salvation Army provides food to those in need once a month.

Syracuse Food Pantry

203 E Main St.

574.457.5450

Syracuse

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 9-4 , Wednesdays 9-Noon

Syracuse food pantry provides nonperishable food, meat, hygiene products, baby food, baby cereal, diapers, and milk vouchers for persons in need.

The Help Center

1515 Provident Drive

 574.372.3500

Warsaw

The Help Center is dedicated to connecting Kosciusko County residents to health providers and information, increasing appropriate utilization of health and wellness services and providing financial assistance to individuals who are challenged due to a medical condition.

Turning Point Counseling

225 N. Main St.

574.834.1393

North Webster

Turning Point is a small counseling center that provides professional counseling and therapy services to individuals, couples, and families in Northeast Indiana.

Vaccines for Children (VFC)

1515 Provident Drive

574.267.7028

Warsaw

FC is a federally funded program that provides childhood vaccines for those that do not have insurance or have Medicaid and are age 18 and under. This program is provided by the Kosciusko County Health Department.

Victim’s Services

121 N. Lake Street

574.372.2461

Warsaw

Victim's Services assistance to individuals through the maze of the criminal justice system. 

Warsaw Housing Authority

109 W Catherine Street

574.269.7641

Milford

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 8 – 4:30, Thursdays 1-4:30

Warsaw Hoursing Authority offers several programs, including:
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program: financial assistance for rent and utilities to very low income families; Good Housekeeping Award Program: offers coupon award packets to Section 8 families with good housekeeping skills; General Rehabilitation: offers low interest and deferred payment loans to low income resident homeowners in the City of Warsaw; Family Self-Sufficiency Program: offers case management services to families to become self-sufficient from assistance programs by setting goals and a plan of action to achieve economic independence through training and education. Warsaw Housing Authority also offers a variety of helpful brochures on topics such as: Landlord/Tenant Relations, Housing Discrimination, and Lead-Based Paint.

A Bridge to Hope

3111 E. Center St. 

574.527.3224

Warsaw

A Bridge to Hope provides solutions for those with substance use disorders.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana

2439 Fairfield Ave

260.456.1600

Fort Wayne

Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 22, in communities across the country. 

Bowen Center Warsaw

850 N. Harrison St.

574.267.7169

Warsaw

Bowen Center offers a variety of caring and confidential Mental Health and Substance Use services to children, adults and families.

Brightpoint Childcare Assistance Program

1515 Provident Drive

Appointment Line: 800.589.2264

Warsaw

Wednesdays 8:30 - 5:30

The child care assistance program helps families afford quality child care for children younger than 13. Parents must be working, going to school, or receiving job training to qualify.

Cardinal Services of Indiana

504 N Bay Drive

574.267.3823

Warsaw

Call for Hours

The mission of Cardinal Services is to assist and advocate for people with disabilities and challenges to live lives full of dignity, growth, and opportunity. Programs that serve adults with disabilities include adult day services, residential (group home) living, and community (apartment) living. Programs that serve families with young children include Early Head Start, Head Start, Healthy Families, and the Kosciusko County WIC Program. Programs that serve other community members include Career Links, KABS (Kosciusko Area Bus Service), and CCI Manufacturing (provides employment to those with disabilities).

Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline

No address

800.800.5556

Hotline Only

24 Hours a day, 7 days a week

If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, call Indiana's Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline today. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You do not have to be afraid anyone will find out who made the report because you can report abuse and neglect anonymously.

Combined Community Services

1195 Mariners Drive

574.269.6019

Warsaw

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 9 – 4, Wednesdays 9-Noon

Combined Community Services (CCS) is a non-profit organization that "helps neighbors help neighbors" by providing a single location for multiple community programs that serve Kosciusko County residents. They provide comprehensive assistance to those in crisis and remove barriers for low-income individuals and families by offering programs that educate, support, and equip them to achieve a higher quality of life. CCS offers an Emergency Assistance program that works with people to stabilize their situation in a crisis. CCS also provides economic Self-Sufficiency programs to help individuals and families down a path toward independence through case management.

Combined Community Services

1195 Mariners Drive

574.269.6019

Warsaw

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 9-4 , Wednesdays 9-Noon

Combined Community Services provides food to those in need once a month. Clients make their own selection from available items.

Danen Counseling Services

109 E. Clinton St.

574.537.9868

Goshen

Substance abuse counseling services

Energy Assistance Program

No physical address

800.225.3367 or 574.267.2699

The Low‑Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). LIHEAP assists low-income families with the high cost of home energy. Throughout Indiana, this program is known as the Energy Assistance Program (EAP). The program is managed by the local community action programs known as Local Service Provicers (LSPs). EAP can provide benefits to off‑set the high costs of energy, but does not have the funds available to pay all of a household's energy costs.

Family Christian Development Center

P.O. Box 227

574.773.2149

Nappanee

Monday-Fridays 9-4

Family Christian Development Center, often referred to as 'FCDC' or 'The Center' offers a food pantry, provides regular assistance to area residents through a Medication Assistance Program, provides rent and utility assistance if funds are available, offers baby check-ups and vaccinations at no charge, and operates Clothing and Baby Care Closets.

Fellowship Missions

1520 Winona Ave

574.268.9555

Warsaw

Fellowship Missions provides shelter, clothing, meals, hot showers, and mentoring to those in crisis. Their program is not permanent. Residents are required to participate in programs aimed to teach, help and plug into the community.

God’s Highway to Heaven

P.O. Box 574

574.267.4061

Warsaw

1st and 4th Tuesday of each month 4-5 p.m.

God's Highway to Heaven church provides food items, including meat, fresh produce, and milk, to people in need living in Kosciusko County

Hambright and Associates

503 E. Ft. Wayne St.

574.267.2906

Warsaw

Hambright & Associates Provides Individual and family counseling for all ages.

Head Start: Kosciusko County

811 S Buffalo St.

574.267.2451 ext. 2403 or 1.800.315.2308

Warsaw

Head Start is a federally funded program that provides early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.

Healthy Families

1515 Provident Drive

574.267.2451 ext. 1310

Warsaw

Hours Vary

Healthy Families is a family support program for parents of newborns to get their children off to a healthy start. Weekly home visits are provided through the first three years of the child's life. The program offers developmental screenings, parenting information, and community resources.

Hoosier Healthwise

Apply Online or

1.800.403.0864