Community Services

American Cancer Society

Phone 800-227-2345


Our new Personal Health Manager Kit is an easy-to-use tool designed to help patients organize and keep track of appointments, medication, test results, insurance, bills, and various other logistical and practical details associated with cancer. The kit's content can be personalized to provide information and resources which will help address the needs of a particular cancer patient or caregiver. Kits order and shipment is free of charge.

Will assist with transportation for any cancer treatment.  It requires 4 business days advance notice.  Please provide the date, time, location and duration of appoint.  They will work with you if you have a regular schedule of appointments needed.  This program is 100% based on volunteers and patient must be able to get in and out of vehicle without help.

American Red Cross

Phone 765-742-6975


(Clinton & Boone County) 51 W. Clinton St. #106, Frankfort, IN 46041
(765) 659-2921 (Christie or Kathy) currently on hold, call 888-684-1441 for information

Provides transportation for residents of Clinton and Boone counties. No fee, but donations appreciated. Call a week in advance--only one vehicle available.

(Tippecanoe County), 615 N 18th St., Suite 101, Lafayette, IN 47904
(765) 742-6975 currently on hold, call 888-684-1441 for information

Provides free transportation for the elderly, adult-disabled, & single-parents within Tippecanoe county; first come first serve. Will transport to out of county appointments. Monday-Friday

Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs, Inc.

Address 660 N. 36th St., Lafayette, IN 47905
Phone 765-447-7683 or 800-382-7556


Provides energy assistance for utility services, rental assistance, food and transportation.  Family Caregiver Program to assist caregivers.  SHIP Medicare counselors.  Provides the Pre-Admission Screening for persons wanting to enter a nursing home.
Check your local listing for what is offered in your area.                                                                                                                                                      
• 660 N. 36th St., Lafayette, IN 47905 
Phone: 765-447-7683 or 800-382-7556

• 901 Prince William Rd, Delphi, IN 46923
Phone: 765-564-6466

• 301 E. Clinton St., Frankfort, IN 46041
Phone: 765-659-1408

• 116 E Marion St., Monticello, IN 47960
Phone: 574-583-6048


Bauer Family Resources

Address 330 Fountain Street, Lafayette, IN 47902
Phone 765-742-5046


Support Families in need in so many ways through their 19 programs and services.

Community Action Program, Inc of Western Indiana



Check your local listing for what is offered in your area.

• 105 S. Howard Street, Oxford, IN  47971
Phone: 765-385-0623
• 22 W. 2nd St., Williamsport, IN 47993
Phone: 765-762-0420                                                                                             
• 201 E Jefferson St., Crawfordsville, IN 47933
Phone: 765-362-4096
• 418 Washington Street, Covington, IN  47932
Phone: 765-793-4881


Community Cancer Network (CCN)

Phone 765-446-5464


Mission: To support the non-medical needs of area cancer patients in collaboration with care providers and other community resources.

Service Area:  11 North Central & West Central Indiana counties - Benton, Cass, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Tippecanoe, Warren, White

Call CCN direct or be referred by health care provider, family or  friend  to become a Community Cancer Network client

Free Services (not limited to):
-Client Advocacy
-Food Pantry (Shelf Stable Food/Limited Toiletries/Limited Cleaning Supplies)
-Durable Medical Equipment (Wheelchairs, Walkers, Canes)
-Limited Financial Assistance (qualifying guidelines/ex: Fuel Card, Utility/Rent/Mortgage/Prescription Payments)
-Transportation to/from cancer treatment
-Wig Salon (intimate environment with broad selection)
           ~And so much more! 

Clients are encouraged to share their unique needs so CCN may address them or refer them on to a collaborating organization

Food Finders

Phone 765-471-0062


The Mobile Pantry Outreach Program directly serves clients in areas where food is needed in an effort to supplement other hunger relief agencies in that area. The mobile pantry truck travels around Mid-North Indiana providing nutritious perishable and non-perishable food. ***check website to confirm dates and distribution locations.  Income guidelines are also shown on the website.  Listing of all agency-partners in the program:

Hanna Community Center

Address 1201 N. 18th Street, Lafayette, IN 47904-2267
Phone 765-742-0191


Provides programs and services to the Greater Lafayette community in an effort to improve community standards, and facilitate the development of those efforts.

Jasper County Community Service (Jasper County)

Address 967 Leopold St., Rensselaer, IN 47978
Phone 219-866-8071/888-826-0305


Provides public transportation for residents of Jasper County. Fee of $30-$42.50 applies for a round trip. Advance notice appreciated; can try to bill Medicaid.

For qualified individuals: assistance for individuals in Jasper county with lunch meals, in home services, and energy assistance.


Lafayette Urban Ministry (LUM)

Address 420 N. 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone 765-423-2691


LUM is an organization of 47 local churches that serves as a social safety net in our community for families and children with critical needs. Please call to see if they have any assistance to help you. (ie assistance with utitiles, rent).  Monthly we offer cooking class with a nutrition specialist.

Look Good/Feel Better

Phone 800-227-2345 or 800-395-LOOK


This Program is a program through the American Cancer Society, and the lines are open 24/7 to help with your questions.  This is a free service for women who are currently undergoing treatment for a cancer diagnosis (chemotherapy, radiation therapy or other forms of treatment), Look Good Feel Good is designed to help women gain the skills and confidence for increased independence in personal appearance. Registration is required. Local facilities offering the program are listed below. If the locations aren’t convenient, patients may request the mail-order video, Just for You: A Step-By-Step Guide to Help You Look Good Feel Better During Cancer Treatment. Call 1-800-395-LOOK to order.             

• Community Howard Regional
3500 S. Lafountain Street
Kokomo, IN 46902

• St. Vincent Kokomo Cancer Center
1907 W. Sycamore Street
Kokomo, IN 46901

• IU Health Ball Memorial Cancer Center
2401 W. University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47303

• Community Hospital Anderson
1515 N. Madison Avenue
Anderson, IN 46011

• Progressive Cancer Care
831 N. Theatre Drive
Marion, IN 46952

alternating months
Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health East
1701 S. Creasy Lane
Lafayette, IN 46905
IU Health Arnett Cancer Center
420 N. 26th Street
Lafayette, IN  47904


Medicare Savings Program



If a person has Medicare and they meet the income and asset guidelines, they may be eligible to have their Pt. B. premium paid for them by the State.

Riggs Community Health Center

Address 1716 Hartford Street or 2316 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47904
Phone 765-742-1567 ext 3210


Health Insurance Marketplace (ask for Luisa or Lynette).  You do not need to be a patient at Riggs for this service.


Salvation Army

Address 1110 Union Street, Lafayette, IN 47904
Phone 765-742-0006


Possible assistance with qualitied individuals for rent, utilities, bus passes and limited medications.  Ask to speak with Dawna Whitus.

Tippecanoe County Division of Family Resources (Medicaid, TANF, Food Stamps)

Address 3847 State Road 26 E, Lafayette, IN 47905
Phone 765-742-6698


The Department of Family Resources (DFR) administers public assistance program such as food stamps, temporary assistance to needy families.  Services that relate to financial and resources to help a low-income family.

Veterans Affairs



Benefits to veterans with disabilities either service-connected or non service-connected. Aid and Attendance benefit to assist with paying for home health services may be available. For veterans who receive services through the VA healthcare system, there are other home health services, etc. available, including a caregiver resource line.

YWCA Greater Lafayette Women's Cancer Program

Address 604 N. 6th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone 765-742-4375


Patient Navigation Services available for those diagnosed with Breast or Cervical Cancer once enrolled into the program. Cancer Wellness Program available as described in Nutrition and Wellness section. Funding provided for Mammograms, Pap tests and other diagnostic services/treatment related to breast and cervical cancers provided at no charge for eligible women. Referrals to volunteer wound care nurses that work with clients enrolled in our program to provide dressing changes and wound care assistance. Wound care supplies in limited quantities available to clients with breast cancer once enrolled in our program.

Program serves 23 Indiana counties. Spanish speaking staff available. “ The YWCA does not provide medical advise, consultation or direct medical care. All referrals are made for informational purposes only.”

In partnership with Purdue University Department of Health and Kinesiology; a fitness program to improve the quality of life of cancer survivors is offered at various times throughout the year. For class schedule and registration contact the YWCA.