Community Services


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.Tuesdays & Fridays from 9:00am to 4:30pm but 1st Tuesday 11:30am-7:00pm. Contact Amanda Slentz at WICDirector@comfam.org or  260-726-9318

Addiction Support | Indiana, Ohio | A Better Life - Brianna's Hope (ablbh.org) Dunkirk, 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.  Meet Tuesdays for meal at 6pm and meeting from 6:30-8pm at Dunkirk Nazarene Church Fellowship Hall, 249 E. Center St., Dunkirk, IN 47336.  Contact Ally Raines at (765) 209-4648 or allyssa@jcdpc.org

Addiction Support | Indiana, Ohio | A Better Life - Brianna's Hope (ablbh.org) Redkey, 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.   Meet Wednesdays for meal at 6pm and meeting from 6:30 - 8pm at Redkey United Methodist Church, 122 W. Main St., Redkey, IN 47373.  Contact Travis Jester at (765) 499-4490 or travis@jcdpc.org

Addiction Support | Indiana, Ohio | A Better Life - Brianna's Hope (ablbh.org) Portland- “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.  Anyone who suffers from substance use disorder/addiction.  Meet Thursdays for meal at 6pm, meeting from 6:30-8pm at The Rock Church, 1605 N. Meridian St., Portland, IN 47371.   Contact Dakota Combs at (260) 223-8481 or dakota.recoverypaint@gmail.com

DCS: DCS (in.gov) Ensuring the safety of Children.  Office hours 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, 24 hour emergency services. 260-234-2577 - Jay County office; 1-800-800-5556 to report child abuse or neglect hotline.

Dunkirk Food Pantry - 1:00 pm to 3:00 PM on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month.  Families in need of food assistance.  226 E. Center St. Dunkirk, IN 47336. 765-768-6726

Food Pantry at North Meridian United Methodist.  9:00 am to 10:30 am, Wednesdays.  122 N. Main St. Redkey, IN 47373.  765-369-2728.  Families in need of emergency food assistance.

Food Pantry at Trinity UMC. 323 S. Meridian St. Portland, IN 47371.  9:00 am to 1:00 pm on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays.  260-726-8391

Food Pantry at Jay County West - 891 W. 650 N. Bryant, IN.  4:00 pm to 6:30 pm on Wednesdays. 260-251-2502

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

Community & Family Services, Inc. (communityandfamilyservices.org) As part of Community & Family Services, we provide locally to people who are in need of assistance. The local food pantries provide monthly for people who need food. We also have thrift stores within the pantry so if anybody needs household items or people who want to buy stuff. All items in stores are half off, so there are some pretty good deals. Anyone who needs assistance can come right on in and fill out paperwork to register up. Monday - Thursday 10 am to 3 pm.  Contact Colton Herriford at 260-251-4778 or cherriford@comfam.org

Community & Family Services, Inc. (communityandfamilyservices.org) Education, HSE, Crisis Assistance, One Point Application.  Eligible: Unemployed, Undereducated, Incarcerated.   Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Contact Ashley Thieme at 260-425-0137 or athieme@comfam.org