Community Resources

Organizations in and around our communities that provide services to individuals and families in need.

313 on 3rd

313 South Third Street

Goshen

574.535.0880

Several independent businesses are located at 313 on 3rd offer a variety of services including mental health counseling, psychological testing, and community acupuncture.  

A Bridge to Hope

3111 E. Center St. 

Warsaw

574.527.3224

A Bridge to Hope provides solutions for those with substance use disorders.

B.A.B.E. Boutique

1515 Provident Drive

Warsaw

574.268.2273

B.A.B.E. (Beds and Britches, Etc.) Boutique is an incentive program designed to encourage parents to take an active role in their baby's health and wellbeing. Earned coupons are redeemed at the Boutique for items needed to care for an infant or toddler.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana

2439 Fairfield Ave

Fort Wayne

260.456.1600

Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 22, in communities across the country. 

Bowen Center Syracuse

901 South Huntington Street

Syracuse

574.457.4400

Bowen Center offers a variety of caring and confidential Mental Health and Substance Use services to children, adults and families.

Bowen Center Warsaw

850 N. Harrison St.

Warsaw

574.267.7169

Bowen Center offers a variety of caring and confidential Mental Health and Substance Use services to children, adults and families.

Brightpoint Childcare Assistance Program

1515 Provident Drive

Warsaw

Appointment Line: 800.589.2264

The child care assistance program helps families afford quality child care for children younger than 13. Parents must be working, going to school, or receiving job training to qualify.

Cancer Care Fund

2170 North Pointe Drive

Warsaw

574.269.5188

The Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund, administered by K21 Health Foundation, provides assistance to financially-eligible residents of Kosciusko County who are suffering from cancer. The purpose of the fund is to relieve some of the financial strain that often accompanies that dreaded diagnosis. The assistance provided includes but is not limited to items such as rent or mortgage payments, utilities, insurance, food, car payments, and prescription medications.

Cardinal Services of Indiana

504 N Bay Drive

Warsaw

574.267.3823

The mission of Cardinal Services is to assist and advocate for people with disabilities and challenges to live lives full of dignity, growth, and opportunity. Programs that serve adults with disabilities include adult day services, residential (group home) living, and community (apartment) living. Programs that serve families with young children include Early Head Start, Head Start, Healthy Families, and the Kosciusko County WIC Program. Programs that serve other community members include Career Links, KABS (Kosciusko Area Bus Service), and CCI Manufacturing (provides employment to those with disabilities).

Center for the Homeless

813 S. Michigan St.

South Bend

574.282.8700

Emergency shelter provided on a first come first serve basis.

Child Support Enforcement

121 N. Lake Street

Warsaw

574.372.2425

The Child Support office deals with paternity duties and establishing and enforcing child support, establishes orders for health insurance where appropriate and regularly deals with other issues related to child support such as modification of support, emancipation questions, locating absent parents, review and adjustment of support orders, support in foster care cases, collection of medical reimbursement for parents and criminal felony nonsupport cases.

Combined Community Services

1195 Mariners Drive

Warsaw

574.269.6019

Members of the Kosciusko County Bar Association offer pro bono (free) consultations every second and fourth Thursday of the month. The participating attorneys offer information and referrals to assist you if you are in need. Please call to schedule an appointment. Make sure that you bring any relevant documents or paperwork with you to your scheduled appointment. This will make it much easier for the generous volunteers to assist you with your needs.

Combined Community Services

1195 Mariners Drive

Warsaw

574.269.6019

Combined Community Services provides food to those in need once a month. Clients make their own selection from available items.

Combined Community Services

1195 Mariners Drive

Warsaw

574.269.6019

Combined Community Services (CCS) is a non-profit organization that "helps neighbors help neighbors" by providing a single location for multiple community programs that serve Kosciusko County residents. They provide comprehensive assistance to those in crisis and remove barriers for low-income individuals and families by offering programs that educate, support, and equip them to achieve a higher quality of life. CCS offers an Emergency Assistance program that works with people to stabilize their situation in a crisis. CCS also provides economic Self-Sufficiency programs to help individuals and families down a path toward independence through case management.

Community Coordinated Childcare, Inc.

224 W. Jefferson Blvd.

South Bend

1.800.524.4533

Community Coordinated Child Care believes in improving and maintaining the health and nutritional status of children in child care while promoting the development of good eating habits.

Danen Counseling Services

109 E. Clinton St.

Goshen

574.537.9868

Substance abuse counseling services

Elkhart County Women’s Shelter

PO Box 2684

Elkhart

574.294.1811  (24 hr Crisis Line)

The Elkhart County Women's Shelter (ECWS) is the only domestic violence shelter in Elkhart County. The 40 bed shelter is open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year to provide crisis intervention and safe shelter for victims of domestic abuse.

Faith Mission

801 Benham Ave

Elkhart

574.293.3406

Faith Mission of Elkhart, Inc. is a Christian social service agency which provides food, shelter, clothing and other services for homeless individuals.

Family Christian Development Center

P.O. Box 227

Nappanee

574.773.2149

Family Christian Development Center, often referred to as 'FCDC' or 'The Center' offers a food pantry, provides regular assistance to area residents through a Medication Assistance Program, provides rent and utility assistance if funds are available, offers baby check-ups and vaccinations at no charge, and operates Clothing and Baby Care Closets.

Family Concern Counseling

1401 Kings Highway

Winona Lake

574.376.4333

Family Concern Counseling is committed to offering comfort and hope through counseling, consultation and education. These services are provided by professionally trained clinicians and educators who strive to integrate Biblical truth and principles of psychological health.

Fellowship Missions

1520 Winona Ave

Warsaw

574.268.9555

Fellowship Missions provides shelter, clothing, meals, hot showers, and mentoring to those in crisis. Their program is not permanent. Residents are required to participate in programs aimed to teach, help and plug into the community.

First Steps

700 E Beardsley Ave Ste 14A

Elkhart

574.293.2813 or 866.725.2398

The goal of First Steps is to help Hoosier families make sure their infants and toddlers receive services now to help them in the future. Services through First Steps are designed to meet the developmental needs of the child.

God’s Highway to Heaven

P.O. Box 574

Warsaw

574.267.4061

God's Highway to Heaven church provides food items, including meat, fresh produce, and milk, to people in need living in Kosciusko County

Gospel Hill Community Food Pantry

P.O. Box 432

Silver Lake

260.352.2928

Food pantry serves residents of Kosciusko County.

Hambright and Associates

503 E. Ft. Wayne St.

Warsaw

574.267.2906

Hambright & Associates Provides Individual and family counseling for all ages.

Harvest With A Heart

201 S Higbee St

Milford

574.658.4156

Milford Charity Garden Market provides fresh local produce to our community for a donation. All proceeds will benefit Milford charities.

Head Start: Kosciusko County

811 S Buffalo St.

Warsaw

574.267.2451 ext. 2403 or 1.800.315.2308

Head Start is a federally funded program that provides early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.

Head Start: North Webster Elementary

5745 N 750 E

North Webster

574.834.2200

Head Start is a federally funded program that provides early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.

Healthy Families

1515 Provident Drive

Warsaw

574.267.2451 ext. 1310

Healthy Families is a family support program for parents of newborns to get their children off to a healthy start. Weekly home visits are provided through the first three years of the child's life. The program offers developmental screenings, parenting information, and community resources.

Heartline Pregnancy Center

1515 Provident Drive

Warsaw

Call 574.267.5110 or Text 574.635.1272

Heartline Pregnancy Center offers free pregnancy testing, Medicaid verification, and limited obstetrical ultrasounds. Additional services offered include Rock Solid Fatherhood, Sexual Integrity, Earn While You Learn (EWYL), and STD Testing. Through the EWYL program, clients receive education and support for pregnancy and infant care as well as B.A.B.E. coupons. All services are free. Call or Text 24 Hours a Day.

Hoosier Healthwise

Apply Online or

Call to connect with a representative

1.800.403.0864

Hoosier Healthwise (HHW) is the State of Indiana's health care program for children and pregnant women with low income. Based on family income, children up to age 19 may be eligible for coverage. HHW covers medical care like doctor visits, prescription medicine, mental health care, dental care, hospitalizations, surgeries and family planning at little or no cost to the member or the member's family.

Hope Rescue Mission

532 S. Michigan St

South Bend

574.288.4842

Emergency shelter on first come first serve basis. Tends to fill up in the afternoon. Includes a community kitchen which provides free meals (lunch and dinner) for any man, woman, or child in need of food, 365 days a year.

Indiana Department of Workforce Development

715 South Buffalo Street

Warsaw

574.269.3050

Job search assistance.

Indiana Medicaid

Apply Online or

Call to connect with a representative

1.800.403.0864

Traditional Medicaid is a program created to provide health care coverage to individuals with low income. Like other health care programs, eligibility and coverage are based on the member's aid category. Members in the following categories will be covered by Traditional Medicaid:
Members eligible for home and community-based services
Members who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid
Members in nursing homes, intermediate care facilities for the intellectually disabled, and state-operated facilities
Some individuals may be eligible for emergency services only. Applicants will automatically be enrolled in the program that is right for them.

Kosciusko Cares Youth Services Bureau

1515 Provident Drive

Warsaw

574.372.3528

Kosciusko Cares is comprised of seveal programs that use evidence-based strategies to create positive community change and strengthen families, teens, adolescents, and children. Programs include: Strengthening Families, a 14-week family skill building program; Al's Pals a program that teaches children how to make healthy choices; Botvin Life Skills Training Program for elementary, middle, and high schools; Safe Place Program: coming soon; Teen Court; Drug Free Kosciusko Coalition and iCare Youth Coalition.

Kosciusko Community Senior Services

800 North Park Avenue

Warsaw

574.267.2012

Provides services to Kosciusko County residents over the age of 60, including transportation to anywhere in Kosciusko County (individuals with medical needs are given first priority); Provides one hot meal each weekday for homebound, local area seniors (special diets are available). Offers activities for older adults, including special interest classes, social activities, travel, and field trips.

Kosciusko County Clerk

121 N. Lake Street

Warsaw

574.372.2331

The County Clerk maintains court records, collect court fees, issues marriage license, collects and distributes child support payments, voter registration and conducts Federal, State and Local elections.

Kosciusko County Health Department

1515 Provident Drive

Warsaw

574.267.7028

The Health Department Clinic offers immunizations and TB skin tests every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 to 4:00. The vaccination clinic is walk-in only. No appointment is necessary.

Kosciusko County Shelter for Abuse, Inc. (The Beaman Home)

603 Parker St

Warsaw

574.267.7701

The mission of the Beaman Home is to provide shelter, education and confidential services to survivors of domestic violence, and sexual assault.

Lifetouch Ministries and Counseling Center

2426 E. Pierceton Rd

Winona Lake

574.269.7990

LifeTouch Ministries is a Warsaw & Winona Lake counseling center dedicated to helping you live a joyful, wholehearted life.

Lighthouse Outreach Center

125 W. Fawley St.

Warsaw

574.267.7821

Lighthouse Outreach Center provides meals at Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. They also offer thrift store clothing.

Mary and Jerry’s Helping Hands

10072 W. 600 South

Mentone

574.353.1300

Mary and Jerry's Helping Hands provides food to those in need once a month. Clients make their own selection from available items.

McArthur Center

3201 East Center Street

Warsaw

574.267.1700

McArthur Center provides confidential and discrete counseling in a relaxed and empowering atmosphere for all ages.

Medication and Dental Assistance

1515 Provident Drive

Warsaw

574.372.3604

The goal of Medication and Dental Assistancel is to help low-income individuals afford these basic health needs by issuing vouchers, accessing discounts, enrolling in prescription assistance programs, and locating other health resources.

Mitchell Counseling and Consulting

119 E. Center St.

Warsaw

574 .267.7890

Mental Health Therapists provide counseling services.

Nappanee Open Door Pantry

292 S. Main Street

Nappanee

574.773.3820

Food pantry serves residents of Elkhart and Kosciusko County.

Neighborhood Health Clinics

1717 South Calhoun Street

Fort Wayne

260.458.2641

Counselors

Noble House, INC

205 E Highland St.

Albion

260.636.7160

Noble House is a shelter for Women and children who struggle with homelessness, addiction, or domestic violence.

North Webster Area Community Services

102 South Morton Street

North Webster

574.834.2221

North Webster Area Community Services is a food and clothing pantry. Serves residents of Tippecanoe Township in Kosciusko County.

Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition (NIHHC)

1515 Provident Drive

Warsaw

574.282.3230

NIHHC’s mission is to provide preventative health care programs to the community through education, advocacy, physician referral, research, and the building of leadership among Hispanics, so that they may lead healthier lifestyles.

Northern Indiana Maternal and Child Health Network, Inc. (NIMCHN)

2307 East Center Street, Suite A

Warsaw

574.306.2298

NIMCHN provides reproductive health services for low income families in Northern Indiana. The NIMCHN program is provided at the Warsaw Family Health Center.

Our Father's House

Lakeview Shopping Center

Warsaw

574.268.1800‎

Our Father’s House is a thrift store and a food bank. Anyone can purchase items at the thrift store at a reduced cost. Food is available through the food bank at no cost.

REAL Services – Kosciusko County

401 W. Center St.

Warsaw

574.269.1173

REAL Services is an umbrella organization for more than 20 programs that assist elderly, disabled and low-income individuals in 12 northern Indiana counties.  Our programs address the needs of education, nutrition, self-sufficiency, and protection for 30,000 people in northern Indiana each year.

REAL Servics Nutrition Site - Pierceton

205 N. 1st Street

Pierceton

574.594.5632

Pierceton Nutrition Site serves low income and homeless individuals that are over the age of 60 in Kosciusko County. They provide fruit, vegetables, meat, and box lunches and free Christmas meals.

REMC Budget

370 S 250 E

Warsaw

574.267.6331

REMC provides options budgeting options for those having trouble paying their utility bills.

Rose Home North

7286 County Road 29

Syracuse

574.457.4408

Rehabilitation for women.

SCAN (Stop Child Abuse & Neglect)

500 W. Main Street

Fort Wayne

1.800.752.7116

SCAN is a voluntary, one-on-one home-based case management service that addresses issues impacting families. SCAN provides hort term prevention services to address issues such as parenting skills, poor school performance, behavior issues, employment, housing, cleanliness/household maintenance, appropriate discipline, and connection with area resources. Referrals come from anyone in the community, including families themselves, schools, medical facilities, and the Department of Child Services.

Salvation Army

501 E Arthur St.

Warsaw

574.267.5361

Salvation Army provides food to those in need once a month.

Solutions Counseling LLC

301 W. Lincoln Ave.

Goshen

574.533.6249

Counseling services

Syracuse Food Pantry

203 E Main St.

Syracuse

574.457.5450

Syracuse food pantry provides nonperishable food, meat, hygiene products, baby food, baby cereal, diapers, and milk vouchers for persons in need.

Teen Parents Succeeding

604 Poplar Dr.

Syracuse

574.457.3541

Teen Parents Succeeding educates and encourages student-parents to succeed in life by developing the skills needed to reach their full potential. Teen Parents Succeeding provides quality childcare and education for infants and toddlers while their student parents attend school.

The Help Center

1515 Provident Drive

Warsaw

 574.372.3500

The Help Center is dedicated to connecting Kosciusko County residents to health providers and information, increasing appropriate utilization of health and wellness services and providing financial assistance to individuals who are challenged due to a medical condition.

Theravive Counseling Network

3201 E.Clinton St.

Goshen

574.533.2812

Thearvive is a network of licensed and professional clinical counselors, therapists, and psychologists who strive to make mental health care safe, affordable, and accessible.

Turning Point Counseling

225 N. Main St.

North Webster

574.834.1393

Turning Point is a small counseling center that provides professional counseling and therapy services to individuals, couples, and families in Northeast Indiana.

United Way 2-1-1

334 E Berry St

Fort Wayne

2.1.1

My United Way 2-1-1 connects residents in 19 northern Indiana counties with comprehensive and up-to-date information about social, health and government services. Dial 2-1-1 seven days a week, 24 hours a day and talk to a live phone counselor or browse the online directory to find the resources you need.

Vaccines for Children (VFC)

1515 Provident Drive

Warsaw

574.267.7028

FC is a federally funded program that provides childhood vaccines for those that do not have insurance or have Medicaid and are age 18 and under. This program is provided by the Kosciusko County Health Department.

Veteran's Affairs

121 N. Lake Street

Warsaw

574.372.2436

The Veteran's office provides services such as claims for service and non-service connected disabilities, assistance with VMAC hospitals and pharmacies, pensions, VA home loans and information on burial benefits and obtaining medals.

Victim’s Services

121 N. Lake Street

Warsaw

574.372.2461

Victim's Services assistance to individuals through the maze of the criminal justice system. 

Warsaw Community Care and Counseling

103 Enterprise Dr.

Warsaw

574.268.0448

Warsaw Community Care and Counseling provides a safe, private place where people can move toward healthy relationships. They partner with LifeWorks Counseling to offer hope and healing in times of pain or crisis for families, singles, children, adolescents and adults.

Warsaw Housing Authority

109 W Catherine Street

Milford

574.269.7641

Warsaw Hoursing Authority offers several programs, including:
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program: financial assistance for rent and utilities to very low income families; Good Housekeeping Award Program: offers coupon award packets to Section 8 families with good housekeeping skills; General Rehabilitation: offers low interest and deferred payment loans to low income resident homeowners in the City of Warsaw; Family Self-Sufficiency Program: offers case management services to families to become self-sufficient from assistance programs by setting goals and a plan of action to achieve economic independence through training and education. Warsaw Housing Authority also offers a variety of helpful brochures on topics such as: Landlord/Tenant Relations, Housing Discrimination, and Lead-Based Paint.

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

1515 Provident Drive

Warsaw

574.269.4456

WIC is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new moms, infants, and children eat well and stay healthy. In Kosciusko County, WIC serves the community as a collection site for The Milk Bank. WIC provides healthy foods to meet specific nutrition needs; nutrition and health assessment; nutrition education and counseling; breastfeeding support; and referrals to other Indiana health, family, and social services.

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