Community Resources and Information

 

Mt. Carmel Church Benevolence Fund 

If you have received assistance from the Mt. Carmel Benevolence Funds during the last 12 months, you do not qualify for assistance at this time. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Please see additional resources below or call 211 for assistance!

The benevolence fund is intended as a source of last resort, to be sought only when the family or individual requesting assistance has explored all other possibilities of help from family, friends, savings, investments, or any other resources. It is intended to be a temporary help during a time of crisis.  Assistance from the benevolence fund is intended to be a one-time gift.  Please submit your request through our application process.  

Completion of this application does not guarantee approval

Requirements:

    • Must not have received assistance from Mt. Carmel during the last twelve months
    • Have explored all other possibilities of help from other sources
    • All request must be in delinquency of 30 days+
    • Lease/Mortgage:
      • Attach lease
      • Attach current bill/statement to include the amount owed
      • The lease agreement must state who to pay with address, the amount to pay, must be attached
    • Utilities:
      • Attach the first page of the utility bill
    • Must attach drivers license or state identification

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Rent/Mortgage/Utilities

Indiana’s Hardest Hit Fund………………………………1-877-438-4673 Mortgage assistance for Indiana Homeowners based on income

Military Family Relief COVID-19 Emergency Grant….in.gov/dva/2329.htm. 317-232-3910  Covers up to 2 months of household needs with at least 12 months qualifying military service.

Marion County COVID-19 Rental Assistance…..indyrent.org  Sign up to receive notification of future opportunities under this program.

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Food

Urban League Foodbox Drive-thru

Food boxes and cooked meals available every Tuesday from 9a to 1p @ Urban League 777 Indiana Ave enter from MLK street follow flagger.

Free Lunch!

Capital City Church of Christ 8925 E. 42nd St. (corner 42nd Post Rd) is offering free lunch to all every 2nd & 4th Saturday, April – October, 1 pm to 2 pm.

Community Cupboard

Community Cupboard of Lawrence……7101 Pendleton Pk. 317-355-7395 Foodbank sponsored by the Lawrence Township Trustee’s Office and Community Health Network Hours: Wednesday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m – 4 p.m.

CAFE’s Pull-up Pantry

CAFE has partnered with Gleaners Food Bank to provide a pull-up pantry for Far Eastside residents. Food boxes will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Simply drive up to our office 8902 E 38th St, during the hours of 2 pm-5 pm and one of our staff members will place a food box directly into your car. Food boxes are limited and on a first come first serve basis.

Gleaners, Indy Hunger Network, and 913 Sports

Partnering on delivery service. If you know someone who cannot access a food pantry because they are seniors, pregnant, immunocompromised, or have been asked to stay home by a physician, this program will deliver a box of emergency food to their homes (in Marion County). To request a food delivery, clients can text “Gleaners” to 55433 or call 317-742-9111.

SNAP

Pending further direction from the federal government, the State of Indiana (FSSA) is exempting able-bodied adults without dependents so that SNAP (food stamp) benefits will continue. Individuals who had previously timed out of benefits can apply and should be approved.

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Employment

WorkOne Indy Career Services………………………..Workoneindy.com

CAFE Indy Center for Working Families…………cafeindy.org

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Academic Support

AskRose Homework Help…………1-877-ASK-ROSE (1-877-275-7673)  Rose-Hulman’s AskRose hotline for math and science homework problems.  Hours are Monday through Friday from noon to 3 p.m. (Eastern); Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Eastern).  Students in grades 6-12 may call or email/chat on AskRose.org.  The site offers more than 500 resources through videos and downloadable reference materials.

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Pandemic Community Resource Bank

(wide variety of help): https://kheprw.org/pandemic/#

➢ State of Indiana COVID-19 information and FAQ: https://coronavirus.in.gov/
➢ FSSA COVID-19 information and FAQ: https://www.in.gov/fssa/5772.htm
➢ For information for workers who have lost pay or been denied benefits: https://www.indianalegalservices.org

CDC What You Need To Know About Hand Washing

CDC Teaching Children About Hand Washing

Community Partners:

Café – A Community Alliance of the Far Eastside.
Address: 8902 E. 38th St. 46226-6073
Office hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-12pm, 1:00pm-5pm.
Contact Information: (317)890-3288
Fax (317) 898-4397.
CEO: Michael Howe mhowe@cafeindy.org

Pathway Resource Center-A HUD “Service Coordinator Center
10119 John Marshal Drive 46235
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 9 am-5 pm, closed Friday
Contact Information: (317)890-9816
Fax (317)890-9816
Website: www.pathwayindy.org                 Email: pathwaycenter@sbcglobal.net

Cupboard of Lawrence Township
7101 Pendleton Pike Contact Information: (317)964-0801
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday: 10am-4pm & 6pm-8pm
Thursday: 1pm-4:40pm
Friday: 10 am-4 pm & every 3rd Saturday provide monthly shopping.