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. As water continues to recede in the southern portion of the state, the need for additional state assistance centers will be assessed. (For more information about relief and recovery visit http://in.gov/dhs/4055.htm).