Human Services

Greater Hammond Community Services Inc

  • Hammond, IN
  • www.greaterhammond.com

Mission Statement

TO ASSIST SENIORS, DISABLED & LOW INCOME FAMILIES.

Main Programs

  1. HOPWA
  2. ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
  3. FOOD PANTRY
  4. CONGREGATE MEALS PROGRAM
  5. CAPES HOUSE
Service Areas

Self-reported

Indiana

Hammond, Highland, Whiting, Munster, Griffith, Merrillville, Lake Station, Hobart Indiana

ruling year

1977

Principal Officer since 1997

Self-reported

Timothy Cottingham

Keywords

Self-reported

Emergency shelter, Food Pantry, Utilities

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EIN

35-1398205

 Number

7394043317

Physical Address

824 Hoffman St

Hammond, IN 46327

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Food Banks, Food Pantries (K31)

Temporary Shelter For the Homeless (L41)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

HOPWA

AIDS ASSISTANCE AND SERVICES

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

People With Aids (pwas)

Budget

159460.00

Program 2

ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

UTILITY ASSISTANCE (5,551 HOUSEHOLDS)

Category

Housing

Population(s) Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

130466.00

Program 3

FOOD PANTRY

FOOD PANTRY/EMERGENCY FOOD/RENTAL ASSISTANCE EMERGENCY FOOD 9,450 HOUSEHOLDS; RENTAL ASSISTANCE 205 HOUSEHOLDS;

Category

Food, Agriculture & Nutrition

Population(s) Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

560720.00

Program 4

CONGREGATE MEALS PROGRAM

SENIOR SERVICES (30,367 MEALS)

Category

Food, Agriculture & Nutrition

Population(s) Served

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Budget

35349.00

Program 5

CAPES HOUSE

Family shelter program for families that have children under the age of 18

Category

Housing

Population(s) Served

Single Parents

Budget

$112,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Indiana

Hammond, Highland, Whiting, Munster, Griffith, Merrillville, Lake Station, Hobart Indiana

Funding Needs

currently in need of funds to purchase a walk-in freezer for food pantry. Funding for food for the pantry is a countinous need.

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GREATER HAMMOND COMMUNITY SERVICES INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Greater Hammond Community Services Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Timothy Cottingham

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

STEPEN RODRIGUEZ PRESIDENT

NO AFFILIATION

Term: Apr 2010 - Apr 2010

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