Community Services


Blackford Townships — Blackford County Licking Township Trustee - Utility assistance ( electric, gas, & water), rent assistance, indigent burials, life sustaining medications (diabetic, heart, etc. no mind altering or pain medication, food, propane). Low income families. Eligibility determined by number of people in the home. Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday 9:00 - 11:30 am By Appointment only.  Contact Chris Holtzleiter at 765-348-0920 or lickingtrustee@gmail.com

Content / Our Counties / Blackford - Community & Family Services, Inc. (communityandfamilyservices.org) Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) program. USDA nutrition program that provides individual nutrition counseling, referrals, supplemental foods, and breastfeeding education and support. Pregnant women, breastfeeding women, post partum women, infants, and children up to the age of 5 years. Thursdays and odd Wednesdays from 9:00am to 4:30pm and the first Thursday is 11:30am to 7:00pm.  Contact Amanda Slentz at WICDirector@comfam.org or 765-348-0744

Silver Lining of Hartford City (Find us on Facebook).  Silver Lining opportunity store provides items that are necessary and helpful for raising small children. Families attend appointments with WIC, doctors, eye doctor, dentist or participate in programs like Healthy Families, Extension, Early Headstart, Headstart or do healthy activities like storytime at the library or parent teacher conferences. Families earn Silver Lining coupons for their participation then bring the coupons to the Silver Lining store on the 2nd Saturday of each month to "buy" items with. No money is exchanged. All items are purchased with earned coupons. The store carries a wide variety of new and very gently used items from clothes, diapers, wipes, soaps, to potty chairs, toddler beds, safety gates, playards to books, toys, and many other necessities. The store focuses on 5T and under.  Eligible: Families who earn the Silver Lining coupons in Blackford County.  Contact Amanda Slentz at WICDirector@comfam.org or 765-348-0744

Addiction Support | Indiana, Ohio | A Better Life - Brianna's Hope (ablbh.org) Hartford City, IN.  “A Better Life-Brianna’s Hope is a participant driven, faith-based, compassion filled support and recovery movement for those that are battling the battle with substance abuse.” We care more about the addict than the addiction. We care more about the struggler than the struggle. We care more about your today and tomorrow than we do about your yesterday.  Contact Bob Antrim at (765) 669-0580 or indyvickie09@gmail.com

Community & Family Services, Inc. (communityandfamilyservices.org) Senior Community Service Employment Program ( SCSEP). People 55 years old age or older within the income guideline.  Monday- Friday 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.  Contact Amy Caldwell  at 260-766-4814 or acaldwell@comfam.org

Cornerstone Behavioral Health Individual therapy, case management, skill based case management, psychiatric evaluations, medication management, supervised visits, home/school based services, parenting classes, parent functioning assessments.  Grant and Blackford County residents. M-Thursday 8a-7p and F 8a-5p.  Contact LeAnne Bingham at 765-6185189 or leanne.bingham@cornerstone.org.