Financial Resources

On Campus Resources

Community Social Services Resources

  • Women, Infants, Children (WIC): (574) 647-2100
    WIC provides supplemental food assistance for pregnant women and their children under the age of 5 and food vouchers for families who qualify under monetary guidelines.
  • Saint Joseph County West Division of Family Resources: (574) 236-5300
    Several financial assistance programs are available to residents of Saint Joseph County, including health insurance and food stamps for low-income qualifying families. Most services are limited to US citizens, which includes American-born children of international students. Applications are available on a walk-in basis.
  • Saint Vincent de Paul Society:(574) 234-6211
    The Saint Vincent de Paul Society provides emergency assistance to low-income families in need of household items, clothing, and furniture. Emergency financial assistance is also provided for rent, utilities, or other needs.  
  • The Christ Child Society: (574) 288-6028
    The Christ Child Society provides new layettes for newborns and clothing for children up to the age of 12. Call to find out what identification and referral documents are needed to qualify for services.
  • Women's Care Center: (574) 234-0363
    Offers on-site pregnancy testing and initial prenatal care in addition to maternity clothing, baby clothing, and supplies. Supportive assistance for pregnant women and new mothers is offered. All services are free and confidential.
  • Catholic Charities: (574) 234-3111
    Catholic Charities is a voluntary, private community resource that helps to meet needs of social welfare for families. Food, clothing, and counseling are provided.
  • Northern Indiana Food Bank: (574) 232-9986
  • Family and Children's Center: (574) 968-9660
    The Family and Children's Center offers early childhood and parent education and support programs.
  • Kroc Center (Salvation Army): (574) 233-9471
    Community Center and Salvation Army offices.
  • REAL Services: (574) 232-4121
    REAL Services in an umbrella organization for more than 20 programs that assist elderly, disabled, and low- income individuals.


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