Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland assistance programs.
Salvation Army - They have branches and offices that provide help all across Indiana. The main assistance program they administer is known as Service Extension, which provides help to the needy and low income for emergency needs, such as rent help, food needs, clothing, shelter, emergency lodging, heating or utility assistance, medical care and other critical needs. Call (812) 926-1585
Batesville Food Pantry - They run a food pantry one per week, and also provide emergency assistance. Get access to rent and utility help, free food pantry, prescriptions, and other aid. It is limited. Phone (812) 934-2622.
Town Trustee in Ripley, Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, or Switzerland Indiana. Call your local town office. Each town and county has a Township Trustees, which may be able to offer assistance, counseling, and information on resources and programs for the needy. The programs are limited in nature, and a Trustee will review each application. Assistance provided by your town is usually provided on a-one-time-per-year basis, and the most common type of aid is rent, heating, or utilities. Individuals should also apply for any types of seasonal program assistance or federal programs that they are eligible for from community organizations or charities such as Energy Assistance or federal government subsidy programs. Call your local town and ask about the Trustee program and poor relief.
Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation - This non-profit serves the entire region. Programs focus on providing short term financial aid, or directing people to assistance programs. At the same time counselors from this community action agency work one on one with residents to help them achieve long term success.