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Indiana State and Local Level Referrals
When a disaster occurs, local governments often work together with community leaders and organizations to provide on-the-ground emergency management. You may also reference our national-level referrals list.
Please contact us with questions or corrections.
For reference, the local resources we list provide disaster recovery services in the categories noted below.
For reference, see the full list of disaster recovery service categories covered in the below local resource list.
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Indiana State and Local Level Referrals
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|Category||Entity||Type of Assistance||Telephone Number|
|Access and Functional Needs and Disabilities||Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS)||Information on state and public resources for citizens with disabilities.||800-545-7763|
Online directory for local offices
|Aging Services||Indiana Division of Aging||Links and referrals to state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organization.||888-673-0002|
Online directory for local offices
|Agricultural Aid||USDA-Indiana Farm Service||USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides emergency loans to help producers recover from production and physical losses due to drought, flooding, other natural disasters, or quarantine.||Online directory for local numbers|
|Agricultural Aid||USDA - Indiana Rural Development||USDA Rural Development provides low interest mortgages, guaranteed mortgages, 1% interest mortgages for seniors, loans for repairs and mortgage payment assistance for families living in rural areas.||317-290-3100|
|Animal Health & Assistance||Indiana State Board of Animal Health||Various links to disaster resources||317-544-2400|
|Consumer Services/ Contractors||Indiana Office of the Attorney General||Information on price gouging and consumer complaint services.||800-382-5516|
|Contractors||Indiana Professional Licensing Agency||Contractor's license verification and consumer complaints services.||317-232-2980|
|Crisis Counseling||Indiana Suicide & Crisis Hotlines||24-hour toll-free suicide prevention helpline available to people in crisis. (website has list of other local crisis lines)||Emergency: 911|
Online directory for local hotlines and offices
|Crisis Counseling||Crisis Center Line - Northwest Indiana||24-hour toll-free suicide prevention helpline available to people in crisis.||Emergency: 911|
|Disaster Specific Information|
|Disaster Unemployment||Indiana Department of Workforce Development||When Disaster Unemployment Assistance is activated, the agency will provide disaster information. This assistance provides weekly beneﬁt payments to those out of work due to the disaster, including self-employed persons, farm and ranch owners, and others not covered under regular unemployment insurance programs.||800-891-649|
|Essential Needs||Indiana Family and Social Services: Division of Family Resources||Information and assistance in filing public assistance benefits such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or food stamps) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).||800-403-0864|
|Essential Needs||Indiana Department of Health: Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)||WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is a nutrition program. Nutrition evaluation and monthly vouchers to receive free supplemental, highly nutritious foods such as cereal, cheese, milk, eggs, peanut butter and dried beans.||800-522-0874|
|Essential Needs||Feeding America - Food Bank of Northern Indiana||Referrals to organizations providing emergency food, utility and rental assistance.||574-232-9986|
Online directory to local offices
|Essential Needs||Indiana United Way 211 - Information & Referral Helpline||Referrals to organizations providing emergency food, clothing, shelter, medical, crisis counseling, rental, and utility assistance. Search Indiana 211 Resource Database.||21|
|Family & Protective Services||Indiana Department of Child Services||Child Abuse Hotline. Report suspected cases of child a abuse or neglect to child protective services.||Emergency: 911 |
|Family & Protective Services||Indiana Adult Protective Services||Adult Abuse Hotline. Report suspected cases of adult abuse or neglect to adult protective services.||Emergency: 911|
|Financial Assistance||Indiana Department of Family & Social Services||Information and assistance in filing public assistance benefits such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).||800-403-0864|
|Financial Assistance||State Information Center||Indiana information and referral services for emergency food assistance and assistance in applying for food stamps. Online agency search for Indiana.||800-457-8283|
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|Health Care Services||Indiana Family & Health - Medicaid||Assistance in filing an application for medicaid programs.||800-457-4584|
|Health Care Services||Indiana Hoosier Healthwise for Children (CHIPs Program)||Information and application assistance in applying for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIPS) which provides free or low cost medical insurance for children.||800-889-9949|
|Health Care Services||Indiana "MOMS"Helpline||The MOMS Helpline is committed to improving pregnant women’s access to early and regular prenatal care and connecting them with a network of prenatal and child health care services within their local communities, state agencies and other organizations around Indiana.||844-624-6667|
|Health Care Services||Indiana United Way 211 - Information & Referral Helpline||Directory assistance for state agencies.||211|
Health Finder: 800-433-0746
|Housing Information||Social Serve.com - Housing Resource Helpline||Socialserve.com is a non-profit organization that assist tenants and agencies in finding affordable housing for callers free of charge. Using a toll-free number, callers work with trained, bilingual call center specialists to find available housing.||877-428-8844|
|Housing Information||Indiana HUD - Public & Indian Housing Resource Center||HUD resources, housing counselor referral, and local office information||800-955-2232|
|Insurance||Indiana Department of Insurance||General insurance information and fraud reporting services.||317- 232-2395 |
|Legal Services||Indiana Coalition for Court Access||Information and referrals to attorneys providing free or reduced fee legal services to individuals affected by a disaster.||"Materials" listing on middle of webpage for Pro Bono Contacts|
|Legal Services||Indiana Legal Services (ILS)||Information and referrals to attorneys providing free or reduced fee legal services to individuals affected by a disaster.||Web site for topics and referrals|
|Legal Services||Indianapolis Legal Aid Society||Information and referrals to attorneys providing free or reduced fee legal services to individuals affected by a disaster.||317-635-9538|
|Roadside Assistance &||Indiana State Police - Road Conditions Hotline||Online map of road conditions and closures. Recorded road condition information||1-800-261-ROAD|
|Tax Assistance||Indiana Department. of Revenue - Taxpayer Services||State tax information assistance||317-232-2240|
|Veterans Services||Indiana Department of Veteran Affairs||Information regarding veteran benefits including pensions, medical care, home loans, burial, and life insurance.||317-232-3910|
|Vital Statistics||Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles||Duplicate drivers licenses, auto registrations, and title services.||888-692-6841|
|Vital Statistics||Vital Records||Duplicate birth/death/marriage certificates and other vital documents.||Online directory|
|Vital Statistics||Indiana Health Department - Vital Records||The Indiana State Department of Health Division of Vital Records is responsible for maintaining and issuing certified copies of vital records, including birth, death, and fetal death certificates for events that occurred in Indiana||317-233-2700|
|Volunteer||VOLUNTEERS SHOULD NOT SELF-DEPLOY|
Referrals Last Updated: April 2021