Housing and Utilities

Sometimes it is difficult to make ends meet.

There are organizations near you that can help. Here are organizations near you that can help you with housing and utility needs.
MDwise promotes and participates in events around the state to help members understand their MDwise health plan and benefits. At these events, members of our outreach team can answer any questions you may have including questions about housing and utilities. To find MDwise events happening near you, visit our events calendar.

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Agency/Program Phone Number Website Description
Indiana Community Action Association 317-638-4232 incap.org Energy Assistance Program, Weatherization Program, Individual Development Accounts, Homeownership Counseling, Owner Housing Development & Child Care.
Salvation Army   800-589-1037   Energy assistance resources.
IN Housing and Community Development Agency 317-232-7777 needhelppayingbills.com Housing Assistance.
Affordable Housing Resources 800-872-0371 in.gov/ihcda/2329.htm Receive information and resources on Affordable Housing. 
Indiana Township Association 317-813-3240  indianatownshipassoc.org Energy assistance.

Indiana 211 

211 in211.org  211 is available in all Indiana counties. Services are available in multiple languages. Call 211 for help finding services for things like food, housing and utilities. Indiana 211 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 
MCH MOMS Helpline 



TTY (for Hearing Impaired)

Web: in.gov/isdh/21047.htm
The Helpline can refer you to community resources for: 
Day care/respite care services. 
Dental care services. 
Emergency shelter. 
Medicaid transportation providers. 
Mental health providers. 
Pregnancy/child health care services. 
Substance abuse programs.
Handbook of Help  317-630-0853 handbookofhelp.org A resource guide for individuals experiencing homelessness


Central Indiana

(Boone, Hamilton, Hendricks, Marion, Hancock, Morgan, Johnson, Shelby)

Agency/Program Phone Number Website Description
Anderson Housing Authority – Madison County 765-641-2620 ahain.org/ Affordable housing and utility assistance.
Elwood Housing Authority – Madison County  765-555-2148 affordablehousingonline.com Affordable housing.
United Way of Madison County’s Friend to Friend Utility Assistance Program – Madison County 765-643-7493 unitedwaymadisonco.org This program helps local families reduce their utility bills during the winter months.
Hawthorne Community Center 317-637-4312 hawthornecenter.org Provides a variety of services, including case management, for community members living within set boundaries on the west side of Indianapolis. When funds are available, clients in crisis may apply for help with rent, mortgage, or utilities
Christ Church Cathedral 317-636-4577 cccindy.org Provides up to $50 of assistance for utility bills or rent (not both) to a limited number of people each Tuesday morning. Assistance is offered to the first 10-20 people.
Indiana National Guard 812-376-3555
ext. 85101 Office
in.ng.mil Provides financial assistance to Indiana service members and veterans in need. Funds may be used for essential family support expenses that have become difficult to afford, including housing, utilities, medical services, and transportation. Assistance is limited to $2500 and may only be requested one time. Processing time can be up to four to six weeks.
La Plaza 317-890-3292 laplazaindy.org Provides a variety of services including case management for the Latino/Hispanic community in Central Indiana. When funds are available, eligible clients in crisis may apply for help with rent, mortgage, or utilities. Financial assistance is dependent on funding and individual assessment.
Interlocal Community Action – Henry, Rush, Madison, Wayne 765-529-4403 afforablehousingonline.com Housing assistance.

Northwest Indiana

(Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, Benton, White)
Agency/Program Phone Number Website Description
NWI Community Action 800-826-7871 nwi-ca.com Help for families and individuals to be independent in Lake, Porter, LA Porte, Starke, Newton and Jasper Counties.
Calumet Township Trustee  219-880-4000 calumettwp-in.gov Provides emergency relief to eligible residents in a timely and professional manner. The Calumet Township consists of the city of Gary, the town of Griffith, and unincorporated Calumet Township.
Ross Township Trustee 219-769-2111 rosstownship.org Emergency relief and assistance for Ross/Merrillville area.
La Porte County Cool Spring Township trustee 219-872-2181 N/A Resources, utility assistance, shelter, job search, energy assistance.
Housing Opportunities 219-548-2800 terrehautehousing.org Providing housing for the homeless, helping families keep their homes and coaching sustainable lifestyles for residents in NW Indiana.
North Central Community Action Agency 219-872-0351 www.nccomact.org Offers utility and rental assistance.
Center Township Trustee 219-362-2736 / 219-851-8739 centertownshiplaporte.com Utility and rental assistance.
Michigan Township Trustee 219-874-5201   Utility, rental assistance.
Envision Center /Gary Housing Authority 219-883-0387 garyhousing.org Housing assistance and other resources.
Gary Neighborhood Services 219-883-0431   Utility assistance and housing.

North Central Indiana

(St. Joseph, Elkhart, Marshall, Kosciusko, Fulton, Cass, Miami, Wabash)

Agency/Program Phone Number Website Description

Pulaski County Human Services

humanservices.pulaskionline.org Assists the low income, elderly, disabled and or otherwise socially or economically disadvantaged to attain economic self-sufficiency and or appropriate living.
Jasper County Community Services 219-866-8071 jaspercountycommunityservices.com Jasper County Community Services, Inc. is a not for profit organization that was formed in 1975 to serve the community. 
Housing Authority of South Bend 574-235-9346 hasbonline.com Provides Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program.
Area Five – Cass, Miami, Howard, Fulton, Tipton & Wabash  574-722-4451 areafive.com Energy and weatherization for
Cass, Miami, Howard, Fulton, Tipton and Wabash Counties.

Northeast Indiana

(LaGrange, Steuben, Noble, DeKalb, Whitley, Allen, Huntington)

Agency/Program Phone Number Website Description
Brightpoint –
Allen, Whitley, Noble, DeKalb, Steuben counties 
260-423-3546 mybrightpoint.org Community Resource for energy assistance for Allen, Whitley, Noble, DeKalb and Steuben Counties.
Community Family Services–Huntington 260-726-9318 communityandfamilyservices.org Energy assistance.
Common Grace Ministries 260-349-1942 commongraceministries.org Assist with energy assistance and rent.
Fort Wayne Housing Authority 260-267-9300 fwha.org Affordable housing assistance.
Project Help of Steuben County 260-665-9697 helpprojecthelp.org Listing of key agencies to assist in energy and housing questions.

West Central Indiana

(Warren, Tippecanoe, Carroll, Clinton, Montgomery, Fountain, Vermillion, Parke, Putnam, Vigo, Clay, Owen, Sullivan, Greene)

Agency/Program Phone Number Website Description

Lafayette Housing Authority

765-771-1300 lafayette.in.gov The Lafayette Housing Authority administers federal housing assistance for families with very low-income, people who are elderly and people with disabilities in Lafayette, West Lafayette and the five-mile radius surrounding the cities.
Area IV Agency on Aging & Community Action Programs, Inc. 765-447-7683 areaivagency.org Covers Tippecanoe, Carroll, Clinton and White Counties. 
Affordable Housing Development 765-659-0978 areaivagency.org Housing Resources.
Area IV Aging 765-485-5106 areaivagency.org Affordable housing and rental assistance.
Community Action of Western Indiana 765-793-4881 capwi.org Housing and utility assistance for Benton, Fountain, Montgomery and Warren Counties.
Western IN Community Action 812-443-0122 wicaa.org Covers Clay, Putnam and Vigo Counties.
Sullivan County Housing Authority 812-268-4600 cityofsullivan.org Housing assistance.
Terre Haute Housing Authority 812-232-1381
ext. 159
terrehautehousing.org Affordable housing and rental assistance.
Community action Program of Western Indiana 765-385-0623 capwi.org Affordable housing and WIC in Benton County.
Area IV Aging  765-485-5106 areaivagency.org Affordable housing and utility assistance.


East Central Indiana

(Howard, Tipton, Grant, Wells, Adams, Jay, Blackford, Madison, Delware, Randolph, Henry, Wayne, Rush, Fayette, Union)

Agency/Program Phone Number Website Description

Muncie Housing Authority
Delaware County

765-288-9242 muncieha.com Affordable housing. 
Salvation Army Delaware County 765-289-7924 corps.salvationarmyindiana.org Utility and Rent assistance, Job Search help.
Interlocal Community Action Delaware, Fayette, Rush, Henry, Wayne, Grant 765-288-8732 incap.org Energy assistance.
Community & Family Services By county communityandfamilyservices.org Provides assistance and advocacy for low-income residents of Adams, Blackford, Huntington, Jay, Randolph and Wells Counties. The purpose of Community & Family Services assistance is to help individuals experiencing economic distress to become independent and self-sufficient
YWCA of Delaware County 765-284-3345 ywcacentralindiana.org Housing assistance for women. Connects people with community assistance and volunteer opportunities.
Kokomo Housing Authority
Howard County
765-459-3162 kokomoha.org Affordable housing. 
Area Five Agency on Aging & Community Services, Inc. – Howard and Tipton County 765-454-5562 areafive.com Affordable housing assistance.
Marion Housing Authority - Grant County 765-664-5194 marionha.com Affordable housing.
Affordable Housing Community Development Corporation - Grant County 756-662-1574 ahcgrantcounty.com Affordable housing.
Portland Housing Authority – Jay County 765-288-9242 EXT: 221 thecityofportland.net Affordable housing.
Interlocal Community Action 765-529-4403 icapcaa.org Energy and housing resources. 
Housing Authority of Cass County 574-753-4666 N/A Affordable housing assistance.
Area Five Agency on Aging & Community Resources 1-800-654-9421 areafive.com Energy assistance and community resources.


Southwest Indiana

(Knox, Daviess, Martin, Gibson, Pike, Dubois, Crawford, Perry, Spencer, Warrick, Vanderburgh, Posey)
Agency/Program Phone Number Website Description

Community & Family Services, WELLS COUNTY

260-824-4837 communityandfamilyservices.org Energy assistance.
TRI-CAP 812-482-2233 tri-cap.net Programs designed to help low-income families with mortgage payments and other general housing expenses.
Aurora, Inc. 812-428-3246 auroraevansville.org Housing assistance.
Lincoln Hills Development Corp 800-467-1435 lhdc.org Provides self-help and self-sufficiency opportunities for the low-income citizens of the service area, while continually striving to address the unmet service needs.
CAPE Community Action Program of Evansville N/A capeevansville.org Programs designed to help low-income families with mortgage payments and other general housing expenses.
Evansville Housing Authority 812-428-8500 evansvillehousing.org Provide support services that improve the community and encourage self-reliance.
Pace Community Action Agency 812-882-7927 pacecaa.org Provide caring programs to support grieving children and their families in a safe and confidential atmosphere.

Southeast Indiana

(Monroe, Brown, Bartholomew, Decatur, Franklin, Dearborn, Ripley, Jennings, Jackson, Lawrence, Orange, Washington, Scott, Jefferson, Ohio, Switzerland, Clark, Floyd, Harrison)

Agency/Program Phone Number Website Description

New Albany Housing Authority

812-948-2319 newalbanyhousingauthority.org Provides Housing to Low income families in Floyd County. Also offers resources to GED programs, home ownership program, Computer lab, etc.
Salvation Army Harrison 812-280-0417 satruck.org Community information on housing and utilities.
Salvation Army Jefferson 812-265-2157 corps.salvationarmyindiana.org Community resources for energy assistance.
Southern Indiana Resource Solutions  812-305-8711 sirs.org Affordable housing.

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