Community Resources


COVID-19

If you experience symptoms such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath and have a recent contact with someone suspected of having COVID-19, please contact IN State Department of Health at (317) 233-7125 (day), and (317) 233-1325 (after-hours). Call your doctor for instructions.

RESOURCES AND INFORMATION

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LOCAL RESOURCES

Financial Resources & Assistance

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Food & Essentials Assistance

  • Anderson Community Schools
    • Specific information can be found at this link – each school has different meal times.
    • o Meals for virtual learners are available for pick up on Mondays from 10 am - 1 pm. Please complete the order form
  • Lifestream - Senior Safety Net Food Distributions
    • Senior Safety Net food distribution on the fourth Monday of the month at Visiting Angels located at 110 E. Hartman Rd. Anderson from 3 - 4 pm.

  • Lil Miracles Pregnancy Resource Center
    • 2709 East 38th Street, Anderson, 46015
    • (765) 606-7956
    • Assistance with diapers, wipes, clothing, and food/formula

  • Operation Love Ministries
    • 620 E 21st Street, Anderson, IN 46016
    • Email: info@operationloveministries.org
    • (765) 641-2121
    • Food Pantry is OPEN by drive-through on Wednesdays 9 - 11:30 am and 1 - 3:30 pm. ID required. 
    • Bonus Pantry on 3rd Thursdays of the month 1 - 3 pm (No ID needed). 

  • Park Place Church of God
    • 501 College Drive, Anderson, IN 46012
    • (765) 642-0216
    • The food pantry is currently operating as a drive-thru and with modified hours.
    • Open: Tuesday & Friday 12 - 2 pm & Thursday 6 - 7:30 pm. (Closed on holidays.)
    • We offer food, prayer, listening, nutrition classes, Christmas gift bags, and information for other assistance.

  • Pendleton Community Library
    • 595 East Water Street, Pendleton, 46064
    • (765) 778-7527
    • Patrons provide their names and addresses and may take 10 items of their choosing.
    • Every Thursday at these locations:
      • 5 pm Markleville East Christian Church
      • 6 pm Pendleton First United Methodist Church
      • 7 pm First United Methodist Church, Ingalls Campus

  • Pete's Pantry
    • Located in The Lutheran Church of Our Blessed Savior
    • 309 West Washington Street, Alexandria, 46001
    • (765) 724-7566
    • 9:30 - 10:50 am Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. 

  • Salvation Army
    • 1615 Meridian St. Anderson, IN 46016
    • Email: shelly.delong@usc.salvationarmy.org
    • (765) 644-2538
    • Drive-thru pantry the last Tuesday of the month: 9 - 1 pm 
    • Baby pantry- call first so items can be gathered, financial assistance also available, please ask for Shelly Delong.

  • Second Harvest Tailgate
    • 6621 North Old State Road 3, Muncie, 47303
    • (765) 287-8698
    • See schedule for dates, times, and locations.

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Physical & Mental Medical Assistance

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Shelters
  • Alternatives, Inc.
    • 866-593-9999
    • Serving Hamilton, Hancock, Henry, Madison, Marion, and Tipton Counties
    • Sexual and Domestic Violence Support Services
    • Emergency and Transitional Housing
    • Children's Support Services
    • Crisis Call Center and Response Team

  • The Christian Center
    • 625 Main Street, Anderson, 46016
    • (765) 649-4264
    • Meals for anyone in need
    • Men's Shelter

  • Willow Place
    • 123 East 10th Street, Anderson, 46016
    • (765) 400-5963
    • Emergency short-term shelter for homeless women
    • Meals via The Christian Center

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INDIANA RESOURCES

  • Back on Track Indiana
    • Governor Holcomb's Roadmap to Safely Reopen Indiana

  • Be Well Indiana
    • Mental Health tips for all, Substance Use Disorder and Recovery Resources, Covid-19 resources, and Assistance for Hoosiers

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    Federal Programs

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    FREE & REDUCED INTERNET ACCESS

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