Newton County Resources

Updated 4/30/20

EAP (Energy Assistance Program)

Please use patience-limited staff are working remote

Available for anyone who has not already applied

Call Northwest Indiana Community Action: 800-826-7871

NIPSCO

Offering no disconnects till after May 1st                         

Customers eligible for 3 month credit agreements                                           

Has been extended to 6 months                                               

Call 800-464-7726

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY RESOURCES

Call: 800-403-0864 to apply one line
SNAP/TANF, Health Coverage/HIP, Impact Employment

TRANSPORTATION

Schedule a ride to an appointment, grocery store                                                                             

Call Newton County Community Services:  219-285-2246

Also – follow up on Facebook for updates

FOOD PANTRY SERVICES

Newton County Community Services

Wednesdays  8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  and  1:00p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Drive thru services offered

Call:  219-285-2246

Also – follow up on Facebook for updates

Morocco United Methodist Church

Backpack food program

Call:  219-869-2324

Also – Follow us on Facebook for updates

Community Christian Reformed Church                                                                               

Each Saturday of Month 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Drive thru services offered                                         

Call:  219-345-3388

Faith Harvest

Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Thursdays 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

4th Saturday of Month 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Call:  219-285-2791

Covenant Federated

 1st & 3rd Monday of every month including March 30th

Hours are 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Drive thru only, please stay inside your vehicle

Call:  219-474-5813

Brook United Methodist Church

Thursday nights free hot meal – starting at 5 pm

Drive through the alley behind the church, stop at the kitchen door, stay in your car and your meal(s) will be handed out in to-go boxes.

Call: 219-275-3751

Also – Follow us on Facebook for updates

Lake Village Presbyterian

Call:  219-992-3466

Also – follow us on Facebook for updates                 

Grab & Go Meals – North Newton Schools

www.nn.k12.in.us
North Newton Schools continue to provide Grab and Go Meals for NNSC students. Meal distribution dates have changed! We will only be distributing meals on Tuesday’s from 10am-12:30pm for those who have signed up and from 12:30pm-1:00pm for those who have not.

Huge shout out to our amazing food service staff who has worked very hard the past two weeks to refine their process, package, assemble and organize food and bags! They are OUR NN superheros! We thank them for all they are doing to help our students during this crisis! They are truly amazing!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1WyVUjqYPXHQGxcDgwoZODoFn8GJf1WjdLd7XeU_dgo4/edit#question=798423145&field=359600083                         

Grab & Go Meals South Newton Schools

Email:  bevisa@newton.k12.in.us for details and any current updates

Tuesday Evening’s 5 – 6 p.m. & Wednesday Mornings 9 – 10 a.m. starting March 31st

Goodland, Brook, and Kentland Library Parking Lots

Breakfast and Lunch (5 days’ worth) for children 18 years old and younger.

There is a survey for parents to complete requesting number of meals needed.

 

WorkOne NWI

 

We will be opening up soon! Check this website for updates: https://www.facebook.com/workonenwi

WiFi

Vertical Horizons Networks and the Newton County Fair Board are providing the community free internet access at the Newton County Fairgrounds during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The program will provide free internet from 8 am to 8 pm for those in our community who need internet for E Learning, submitting forms such as unemployment, small business loans, healthcare submissions, and countless online requirements. This service is available throughout the fairgrounds, and we ask that you continue to practice social distancing while using Vertical Horizon Networks free internet access.
Please note: There will be no electricity available, buildings will not be open, and there are no restrooms open. We are happy for you to use the fairgrounds, but any vandalism or misuse of the property will require this service to be terminated.

North Newton School Corporation is providing free WIFI access to our students through mobile hot spots placed on school buses around the district (Lake Village Elementary, Lincoln Elementary and North Newton Jr/Sr High School) at the current time. We ask that you maintain 6 ft. social distancing and stay in your vehicle while using the service. Students will be able to use their school-issued device to access the WIFI to complete assignments. WIFI access is also available at locations closer to the school buildings.

Laundromats

VIP Laundromat

Call:  219-345-5206

11870 W State Road 10 – DeMotte

Goodland Laundromat

Call:  219-964-9245

214 South Newton Street – Goodland

Wash Rite Laundromat

608 North 4th Street – Kentland

 

As we move through COVID-19 things are ever-changing. 

Please be sure to verify with locations before pick up and watch Facebook for any updates. 

Compliments of Newton County Step Ahead