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Portage Township Community Resource Information

Portage Township Trustees Office
Phone: (219) 762-1623
3484 Airport Rd.
Portage, IN  46368


The Portage Township Trustee’s Office is committed to elevating the quality of life in Portage Township serving Portage Township residents with temporary and emergency assistance for food, clothing, shelter and health and safety needs while assisting clients in reaching financial independence.

Portage Township residents who meet township guidelines may apply for financial assistance with their rent, utility bills, as well as, referrals to other agencies for food and clothing.  Any Portage Township resident in need of assistance is encouraged to call the Trustee’s Office at (219) 762-1623.


Energy Assistance
Phone: (219) 762-1623
3484 Airport Rd.
Portage, IN  46368

The Portage Township Trustee’s Office is also an Energy Assistance Site.  Energy Assistance is a federally funded block grant offered through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  This grant provides funds for individual states to assist low-income families with the high cost of energy.


Comcast Internet Essentials
Phone: (855) 846-8376

Comcast Internet Essentials is a low-income based program that offers affordable home internet and in-home Wi-Fi for $9.95 a month plus tax.​

Eligibility Requirements:
Residence must be in a Comcast service area
Applicant must not have had Comcast service within the last 90 days
Applicant must not have a past unpaid Comcast debt that is less than a year old.
Applicant must be enrolled in the Free or Reduced School Lunch Program, receive public housing assistance or be a senior citizen receiving public assistance​.
Applicants may apply online or by calling (855)846-8376.


Porter County Council on Aging
Phone: (219) 464-9736
1005 N Campbell St.
Valparaiso, IN 46385
PCACS extends a helping hand to seniors, the disabled, and the low income by providing compassionate services to improve their quality of life while maintaining their dignity and independence.


FSSA Family and Social Services
SNAP | TANF | Medicaid
Phone: (800) 403-0864
2602 E. Chicago Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383


First Contact
Phone: (219) 764-7322
3484 Airport Road
Portage, IN 46368
First Contact is a ministry based non-profit organization.


Salvation Army
Phone: (219) 762-9191
799 Capitol Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46385


United Way of Porter County
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Community Resources
Phone: (219) 464-3583
951 Eastport Centre Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383


Wireless Providers
Contact your wireless providers for any possible discounts they may be offering to customers.
AT&T: 1-800-288-2020
Sprint: 1-888-211-4727
Verizon Wireless: 1-800-922-0204
T-Mobile US: 1-800-937-8997
Cricket Wireless: 1-800-274-2538
Straight Talk: 1-877-430-2355
Metro by T-Mobile: 1-888-863-8768
TracFone Wireless, Inc.: 1-800-867-7183
Consumer Cellular: 1-888-345-5509


Credit Card Companies
Contact your credit card company or bank for any options they are offering customers.


Disaster Unemployment Assistance
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