The Energy Assistance Program provides financial assistance to low-income households to maintain services during the winter heating season. Income eligible families are provided a one-time benefit to their heating and electric companies to offset the high cost of utility bills. Read More
Community & Family Services, Inc.’s Food Pantries work to provide food to those in need for free. We have three locations within Blackford and Jay County. To receive assistance, we ask that you provide proof of your residency within the location you are visiting. This wou... Read More
The objective of Community & Family Services, Inc.’s Head Start Program is to provide all children with a nurturing, engaging, and secure learning environment in order to help children gain the skills and confidence necessary to succeed in their current and future responsibilities in school and life. Each child is treated as an individual in an inclusive community that values, respects and responds to diversity. Read More
The Housing Choice Voucher Program is designed to help low income individuals and families find rental assistance which is provide through tenant-based “vouchers” that pay the difference between the total rent charge (including utility costs) and 30%-40% of a household’s adjusted inco... Read More
The Huntington House Homeless Shelter provides short-term housing for homeless women, women with children and women in recovery who are in need. Housing, meals and weekly case management is provided to assist and guide our clients to become independent and self-sufficient. Intake is conducted over the phone to determine eligibility for the program. All residen... Read More
The Rapid Rehousing & Homeless Prevention (RRHP) program was awarded funds to offer various forms of financial assistance for those in crisis. The purpose of this program is to prevent homelessness by assisting with security deposits, rent arrear... Read More
Created in 1965, SCSEP is the nation’s oldest program to help low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55+ find work. SCSEP matches eligible older adults with part-time training assignments for non-profit organizations. Participants build skills and self-confidence, while ear... Read More
Our Thrift Stores provide food and household items at a discounted rate. Anyone is free to visit our Thrift Stores during our business hours. Read More
The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides energy conservation measures to reduce the utility bills of low-income residents within our six counties. Our clients are offered a permanent solution to reducing their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. This process would include protecting your home from the elements, such as wind, sunlight, and rain. Read More
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, is a public health nutrition program that offers breastfeeding education and support, referrals, nutrition education, and supplemental nutritious foods to those who qualify. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding up to a year after delivery, or non-breastfeeding up to 6 months after delivery, along with infants... Read More
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