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>

Indiana's Family & Social Services Administration (FSSA) needs your help to ensure consumers' voices are heard! 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 is a regional not-for-profit organization that provides assistance to people of all phases and walks of life. We are the designated Area Agency on Aging and Community Action Corporation, as well as Northwest Indiana’s 2-1-1 Information and Assistance Call Center.  Our agency offers a variety of services to individuals and families in order for them to maintain independence and self-sufficiency; while strengthening our community’s local economy.

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


  • Asset Building & Tax Preparation

  • Family Caregiver Support

  • Family Development

  • In-Home Assistance

  • Energy Assistance

  • Nursing Home Pre-Admission

  • Long Term Care Ombudsman

  • Housing Choice Voucher Program

  • Nutrition Services

  • Weatherization Assistance

  • Aging & Disability Resource Center/Options Counseling

  • 2-1-1 Information & Assistance

  • Preventative Health & Wellness Programs

  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program

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.