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Help for Families

Family Development Program

The Family Development Program is a service designed to assist families on the path to self-sufficiency.

NWICA Family Development Specialists work with families to set goals. Our strengths-based assessment process promotes, empowers, and nurtures families towards economic and social self-sufficiency.

The Family Development Program is a service designed to assist Section 8 Voucher Participants and other Low-Income families on the path to self-sufficiency.  For more information, please contact Annette King at 219-794-1829 extenstion 2441 or dial 2-1-1.

Family Development services could include the following:
• Employment, job training and retention skills
• Budgeting
• Parenting instruction
• Education assistance
• Credit counseling referrals
• Housing referrals
• Advocacy

Northwest Indiana Community Action's Family Development Program works with families and community partners in four counties: Lake, Porter, Newton, and Jasper.

If you would like to learn more about these services and find out if you qualify, contact NWICA 2-1-1 or Information and Assistance at 1-800-826-7871.