Hoosiers affected by severe weather and flooding in Indiana will have convenient access to assistance, as the State of Indiana opens three state assistance centers in Northern Indiana. Three one-stop disaster centers will open the week of Monday, March 5.
Lake County: 3460 Vermillion Street, Lake Station Indiana 46405
(Polk Elementary School, in the gymnasium.)
Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Jasper County: 112 Carnation Street SE, Demotte Indiana 46310
(Demotte Town Hall)
Open Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Open Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Elkhart County: 608 Oakland Drive, Elkhart Indiana 46516
Open Monday and Friday, noon to 8 p.m.
Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The American Red Cross (ARC) and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) will be on site to deliver basic necessities for those needing food, water or clothing and other essential items. State agencies will have representatives on site to provide immediate assistance and answer questions for those who have suffered a loss, including the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS), Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA), Department of Workforce Development (DWD), Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), Department of Insurance (DOI), Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH), Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA). The Indiana Office of Technology (IOT) and the Indiana State Police (ISP) will be providing additional support. For more information about relief and recovery visit http://in.gov/dhs/4055.htm.