The Anchor House Family Assistance Center and Pantry (Anchor House) ( 

Our shelter is a safe place for families with children in times of need. By providing our families with a safe home in a drug- and alcohol-free environment, we are guiding them to create a new path in life.

Shelter Program Director – Autumn Welch

Food Pantry Mondays 10am-3pm and Thursdays 12pm-5pm.  For questions about attending the food pantry, or if you would like to make a donation or volunteer, please contact our Pantry Director – Deanna Fletcher  812-271-1253

Jackson County Residents only.   Contact Megan Cherry at 812-522-9308

Schneck Medical Center - Healthy Jackson County | Schneck Medical Center Tobacco and Nicotine Prevention, Cessation, & Education for people of all ages.  By appointment.  Contact: Tosha Cantrell-Bruce at or 812-523-5185 Girls Inc. of Jackson County’s mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold. We provide intentional, research based programming during the critical afterschool hours and during summer camp for girls ages 5 – 18. Our programming is designed to build girls’ capacity to become adults who are responsible, confident, economically independent and personally fulfilled. Our teen volunteers are mentors – teaching them invaluable leadership skills for girls age 5-18. Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. /Afterschool Hours: Monday through Friday 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m./ Summer Camp Hours: Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Contact Ginger Schneck at 812-522-2798 or