Lake County, IN

Community Health Worker Training

Forty hour classroom curriculum focusing on roles, skills and competencies of a successful Community Health Worker (CHW). Community Health Worker training prepares dedicated individuals to serve as constituent/community advocates with health organizations and/or social services systems.

Emergency Shelter Grant

Lead: William Gillespie, Continuum of Care Network of NWI, Inc

The Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) program provides financial assistance and services to prevent individuals and families from becoming homeless and to help those who are experiencing homelessness qualify for rapid re-housing and stabilization assistance. The local grantee for this funding is the Continuum of Care Network of NWI, Inc (COC) for Gary, Hammond and East Chicago, Indiana. Their phone number is (219) 886-9966. HealthVisions Midwest (HVM) administers the funds for the Continuum of Care.