Floyd County assistance programs.
The two places to turn to for help and information include Community Action of Southern Indiana and the Salvation Army of New Albany.
The Salvation Army, which is based in New Albany but services residents of all of Floyd County and can be called at (812) 944-1018, offers numerous social services, information and financial aid to people who need help. The Social Service programs offered by this particular branch will provide emergency cash grants and financial assistance such as funds for paying rent and offering mortgage assistance, money for utilities (electric/water/heat), free food, clothing, transportation, and other basic and unique needs to individuals or families in a crisis situation.
In addition to running many of their own programs., the Floyd County Salvation Army partners with the Community Action Agency of Southern Indiana to provide the casework services and information on other resources. Examples include the state of Indiana Energy Assistance Program in Floyd County.
Some of the other services for New Albany and Floyd County include Holiday assistance and meals, Disaster & Emergency Services, Back-to-School Clothing Giveaway, Energy Bill Assistance, and also a Back-to-School Clothing Giveaway.
The other main place to go to is the Community Action of Southern Indiana. Phone (812) 288-6451. They run the following for low to moderate income individuals.