Community Resources

Struggling to find rent relief, food, or other resources? We’ll do our best to connect you to the community resources you need to pull through the COVID-19 crisis and any other challenges you may be facing. You’ll find links and phone numbers from some of the most commonly asked for resources below.


2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps Hoosiers across Indiana find the local resources they need. Dial 2-1-1 to connect with a navigator. Navigators are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Whatever you’re facing, we recommend you start by contacting Indiana 211.

Broadband Internet

The Affordable Connectivity Program is a federal broadband subsidy of up to $30/month available for qualifying applicants (Up to $75/month on tribal lands). Paper applications can be obtained by calling 833-511-0311. A one time discount of up to $100 may be available for the purchase of a laptop, tablet or a desktop computer.
Xfinity provides a $10/month broadband service called Internet Essentials. If you also qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program, this service qualifies for reimbursement.


Families can contact Brighter Futures Indiana staff at 1-800-299-1627 for help locating or paying for childcare. There is a special earmarked fund available for essential workers who need help paying for childcare.
Community Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (CCR&R) can connect parents with local child care options and provide referrals. Contact them at 1-800-299-1627

Funeral Expense Assistance and Reimbursement for Covid-19 Deaths

U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or qualified aliens who incurred funeral expenses after January 20, 2020 can apply by calling 844-684-6333, TTY: 800-462-7585 from 9am - 9pm (ET) Monday through Friday. FEMA may reimburse up to $9,000 of qualifying expenses.  

*The death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia and be attributed to Covid-19 on the death certificate.

Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance

Rental assistance can provide up to 12 months of relief to help pay past due and on going rent and utilities. Landlords can participate in the program as well and are encouraged to share program details with their tenants who are behind on rent. If you are unable to apply online, contact 211 for assistance.  

*Elkhart, Hamilton, Lake, Marion, and St. Joseph Counties, and the City of Fort Wayne will be administering their own programs

Legal Assistance

Indiana Legal Services provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income residents.


NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) national non-profit that connects people to programs that will help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs.

Mortgage Relief

$167 Million in new mortgage relief for Hoosiers will be available soon. Sign-up to get updates on Indiana’s mortgage relief program.

Township Trustees

Township Trustees are local elected officials who can provide a variety of different support to Hoosiers who qualify. They can also direct you to resources in your community.


Visit the state unemployment portal to apply.


Indiana Power and Light can provide one time relief through Power of Change.
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