We believe the best way to Empower people, is to believe in them. Believing in people is Empowering them. When we do this, we see change. We believe that many of the resources needed to change the culture of our community already exist. Read More
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 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 Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance (IERA) program is designed to decrease evictions, increase housing stability, and prevent homelessness by helping renter households whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19 with rent and utility assistance. IERA can provide you with up to 12 months of rental assistance. Qualifying applicants may also... 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
The Silver Lining program is an opportunity store in Blackford County that is available to help families with young children. Silver Lining provides items that are beneficial to raising children such as diapers, wipes, new... 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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We understand that many things impact the way we are to operate in our many programs we offer. ...
CFS community needs assessment is an assessment conducted every 3 years. This offers a look at ...
Constitution and by laws outline the guidelines of Community and Family Services, Inc. The ...