is to help people to be independent and advocate for those who can't.


    We are the industry leader and respected voice for our constituents through demonstrated expertise and outstanding community service in a competitive environment


    Services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, national origin, ancestry, or status as a veteran.


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News and Announcements

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NWICA Sponsors WIC Program effective October 1st...More>

The NWI Times 'Price of Poverty' Special Section..More>

'FAST TRACK' Individual Development Account (IDA) available now...More>

Energy Assistance Program opens November 1 for the 2018-2019 heating season... More>

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Who We Are:

inconnectlogoNorthwest Community Action Corporation (NWICA), a member of the INconnect Alliance and community-minded not-for-profit, is the largest combined Area Agency on Aging and Community Action Agency in Indiana. We help to eliminate barriers to independence through a variety of services and advanced regional knowledge.


Our families live and work in the neighborhoods we serve and we envision communities that offer safe and affordable housing, various living wage jobs, and access to opportunities for families and individuals including caregivers, those with disabilities, aging adults, infants and young children.

Below is a listing of programs that may be of interest to you, your family, friends or neighbors:   Map


      • Asset Building & Tax Preparation (Lake, Porter, Pulaksi,
  • Starke Counties)

  • Family Development (Lake, Jasper, Newton, Porter)

    • Home & Community Based Services (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • Energy Assistance (Lake, Jasper, Newton, Porter)

  • Nursing Home Pre-Admission Screening (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • Long Term Care Ombudsman (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • Housing Choice Voucher Program (Lake, Porter, Jasper, Newton, Starke, Pulaski, La Porte)
    *Except where served by Housing Authorities

  • Nutrition Services (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • Weatherization Assistance (Lake County only)

  • Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC)/Options Counseling (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • 2-1-1 Information & Assistance (Lake, Newton, Jasper, Porter, Pulaksi, Starke)

  • Preventative Health & Wellness Programs (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program (Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter & Pulaski)

Last year alone, NWICA reached over fifty thousand individuals, implementing action plans with transparency, integrity, sincerity and passion.  

For more information on the items above or on any of the programs NWICA offers, please dial 1-800-826-7871 option #1 for an Information & Assistance Call Specialist, or click for live chat.