Member Assistance Intake Form
Please read the options and resources below. If you still need help with any of these areas of assistance, please fill out the Member Assistance Intake Form, and someone from the Member Assistance team will contact you.
General Financial Assistance
United Way and Catholic Charities have grocery gift cards for Lake County hospitality workers, as well as other financial assistance available for Lake and LaPorte County residents. To apply for assistance with rent/mortgage payments, utilities, gift cards for fuel, medicine or groceries, contact Catholic Charities at 219-886-3549 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or click HERE for more information at the Catholic Charities website.
Need affordable access to healthcare now?
Healthlinc – East Chicago is a Federally Qualified Health Center that offers free primary care regardless of insurance coverage, and has been recommended by Local 1 members. Heathlinc East Chicago also offers pharmacy, dentistry, mental and behavioral health treatment, pediatrics, and has a licensed social worker and family nurse practitioner. Make an appointment by calling (219) 398-9695.
To find a different FQHC closer to you, click HERE for a list.
Check out our new Healthy Local 1 page HERE to complete our intake form and to answer your questions about which healthcare options may be best for you.
Want to learn about the UNITEHERE Health Super Saver plan ? Click HERE for more information.
Sign up for the FamilyWize prescription discount card HERE.
Looking for food banks in northwest Indiana? United Way’s Resource Round Up For Northwest Indiana Families has a site to help find food pantries and other food resources in northwest Indiana.
Local 1’s Guide to Unemployment and the New Federal Stimulus Bill is HERE
Local 1’s Troubleshooting Guide for Indiana Unemployment is HERE.
If you would like help finding employment, please fill out this FORM.
NIPSCO offers no-cost weatherization appointments that could lower your energy bills. More information is available HERE.
Diapers: Search on the Indiana 2-1-1 website for organizations that distribute diapers in your zip code.
Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor: http://nwifed.org/