Providing Assistance to Portage Township Residents In Need
Due to the Corona Virus Public Health Emergency, our office is open on a limited basis for information drop off ONLY. Applicants must phone first for drop off. We are taking applications for assistance by telephone and accepting documentation electronically via email, fax, or photographic image. Please call our office at 574 233 2126 for details on the assistance application process.
Due to the Corona Virus Public Health Emergency, NIPSCO, AEP, and the South Bend Water Works have made changes to billing delinquency and disconnect policies. Please contact these utilities for further information. In addition, eviction, and foreclosure initiations are currently suspended.
Attached are downloadable township assistance application form (TA-1) and documentation checklist for reference not for submission. Please call our office at 574 233 2126 to confirm what requirements apply to specific situations for completing the application process.
If your income does not require you to file a tax return then you need to submit information to the IRS to receive an Economic Impact Payment (Stimulus Payment). Click on the following link to access filing forms information. https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-here