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NeighborLink

Nonprofit
Home Repair

If you need assistance in Porter County, INDIANA or know someone who does, please submit the following information. Once your project is posted, it will be immediately available to our volunteers for selection. Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide any guarantee that it will get selected. We are a volunteer-based organization and allow volunteers to choose projects they feel they can complete given their time, resources, and skills.

Please call (219) 617-2077 for hours of operation.
Home Repairs & Weatherization

City of Gary - Community Development

Government
Home Repairs

Home Improvement Assistance The City of Gary’s Home Improvement Assistance Programs are funded by the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The funds are awarded to the City of Gary by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The programs’ objectives are to preserve existing low and moderate income housing, to assist very low and low to moderate income owners/occupants in bringing their homes up to an acceptable standard code; and, to enhance and revitalize neighborhoods within the City. The home must be a single -family dwelling, owner-occupied; and, meet the HUD Income Guidelines and Housing Quality Standards. Housing Repair Program CDBG funds will provide rehabilitation grants in target areas for low to moderate income, single-family owner-occupied Gary homeowners. A rehabilitation GRANT, up to a maximum of $25,000, may be awarded to income eligible homeowners for the purpose of making needed repairs to their residential properties to bring them into code compliance, eliminate violations that threaten the health and safety of the occupants of the home, and enable them to remain living in their home for as long as possible. The amount of the total cost of repairs cannot exceed $25,000. Eligible repairs (but not an all-inclusive list) include: Roof, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical. Target Areas are: Aetna, Emerson, Horace Mann, and University Park.

Please call (219) 881-5075 for hours of operation.
Home Repairs & Weatherization

City of Hammond

Government
Home Repairs

Loans up to $10,000 are available for roof repairs to single family homes. Please contact Andria Lewis at (219) 853-6358 ext. 4 for further information.

Please call (219) 853-6300 for hours of operation.
Home Repairs & Weatherization

Lake County Economic Development Department

Government
Home Repairs

Community Development consists of annual Housing and Urban Development Funds (HUD) from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and HOME Program. CDBG Program Funds are further divided into specific projects. The following Cities and Towns annually share CDBG funds in Partnerships with LCCEDD for American with Disabilities Act (ADA) projects for sidewalks and curb crossings, park access and amenities, stormwater projects, and other qualifying projects: Cedar Lake, Crown Point, Dyer, Griffith, Highland, Hobart, Lake Station, Lowell, Merrillville, Munster, New Chicago, Schererville, Schneider, St. John, Whiting, and Winfield. Hammond, Gary, and East Chicago also receive HUD funds as entitlement communities separate from Lake County.

Please call (219) 755-3000 for hours of operation.
Home Repairs & Weatherization

Northwest Indiana Community Action

Nonprofit
Please call (219) 794-1829 for hours of operation.
Home Repairs & Weatherization

Servants At Work, Inc.

Nonprofit
Ramp Builders

SAWs© is a faith-based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing freedom to low-income, permanently disabled individuals through the construction of wheelchair ramps to the exterior of the homes. Our ramps serve as their gateways to the world, re-opening the possibilities of connecting with neighbors and their larger community. Ramps provide independence and dignity.

Please call (317) 844-7664 for hours of operation.
Home Repairs & Weatherization

Community Services of Starke County

Nonprofit
Weatherization

Pre-applications are taken at the office, and forwarded to North Central Community Action Agencies, Inc. for processing. The weatherization program has income guidelines consistent with the EAP program. Weather stripping, caulking, door and window repair, and insulation are some of the benefits of this program

Please call (574) 772-7070 for hours of operation.
Home Repairs & Weatherization