United Way of LaPorte County
422 Franklin Street
Michigan City, IN 46360
United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in LaPorte County
We help those in need to increase their financial stability, increase employment, decrease homelessness. We help increase school readiness, we help make system wide improvements in early childhood, and we increase career preparedness. We also provide funds for critical basic needs that include meals on wheels, backpack food programs, disaster assistance, wheel chair ramps, and other emergency services.
HOW UNITED WAY CAN HELP YOU TODAY! Discount Prescription Cards: If you don’t have insurance or are taking something NOT covered by your insurance: Save $$$ on your prescriptions! Cards are FREE. Last year, 6,779 people in LaPorte County used these cards and saved $815,261! 2-1-1: Need Help? Want to sign up for Christmas meals, toys? Need to know where to find help for utility bills, how to sign up your child for Hoosier Healthwize? Just dial 2-1-1 (like 9-1-1) but this is United Way 24/7! BANK ON: Did you know we help teach Financial Literacy? We have FREE classes that offer help and advice on checking accounts, saving, budgeting, credit repair, and more! Visit www.NIBOA.org. VITA: United Way will file your taxes for FREE if you earn under $64,000 a year! Dial 2-1-1 to make an appointment or file for free online at www.myfreetaxes.com