is to help people to be independent and advocate for those who can't.


    We are the industry leader and respected voice for our constituents through demonstrated expertise and outstanding community service in a competitive environment


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News and Announcements

EITC Day- See INCAA's IN Institute For Working Families & NWICA Press Release..More>

Older Americans Act: Aging Well Since 1965. Click here for more on OAA50...More>

What Are My Options; In-Home Services or Long Term Care? More>

NWICA Sponsors WIC Program effective October 1st...More>

The NWI Times 'Price of Poverty' Special Section..More>

Go4Life is a national exercise and physical activity campaign for people 50+...More>

Energy Assistance Program opens November 2 for the 2015-2016 heating season... More>

Enhance Fitness Senior Fitness Program returns from winter break on February 2, 2016... More>

NWICA New Logo, same committment to helping.... More>

VITA Vounteers wanted Volunteering promises big returns! ... More>

Bank on Northwest Indiana. Open your own Checking or Savings Account... More>

NWI Asset Building Campaign offers Free Income Tax Filing
in 5 Indiana Counties. Click here for more information... More>

Who We Are:

Northwest Community Action Corporation (NWICA), a community-minded not-for-profit, is the largest combined Area Agency on Aging and Community Action Agency in Indiana. We help to eliminate barriers to independence through a variety of services and advanced regional knowledge.


Our families live and work in the neighborhoods we serve and we envision communities that offer safe and affordable housing, various living wage jobs, and access to opportunities for families and individuals including caregivers, those with disabilities, aging adults, infants and young children.

Below is a listing of programs that may be of interest to you, your family, friends or neighbors:   Map


      • Asset Building & Tax Preparation (Lake, Porter, Pulaksi,
  • Starke Counties)

  • Family Development (Lake, Jasper, Newton, Porter)

    • Home & Community Based Services (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • Energy Assistance (Lake, Jasper, Newton, Porter)

  • Nursing Home Pre-Admission Screening (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • Long Term Care Ombudsman (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • Housing Choice Voucher Program (Lake, Porter, Jasper, Newton, Starke, Pulaski, La Porte)
    *Except where served by Housing Authorities

  • Nutrition Services (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • Weatherization Assistance (Lake County only)

  • Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC)/Options Counseling (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • 2-1-1 Information & Assistance (Lake, Newton, Jasper, Porter, Pulaksi, Starke)

  • Preventative Health & Wellness Programs (Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)

  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program (Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter & Pulaski)

Last year alone, NWICA reached over fifty thousand individuals, implementing action plans with transparency, integrity, sincerity and passion.  

For more information on the items above or on any of the programs NWICA offers, please dial 2-1-1or 1-800-826-7871 for an Information & Assistance Call Specialist, or click for live chat.