NWI Perspectives: social services

Crown Point Community Foundation helps fill community needs

Crown Point Community Foundation helps fill community needs

CROWN POINT | What does a nonprofit organization which is on a limited budget do when a pipe bursts on a Friday afternoon flooding a large portion of its facility?

Addiction begins easily; recovery takes effort

Addiction begins easily; recovery takes effort

It all started very innocently. She was 21 years old and just delivered her second child. After a particularly rough, natural birth, her doctor sent her home with a prescription for Vicodin. And so started a seven-year addiction to prescription painkillers that eventually led her to seek tre…

Region services help improve relationships, ensure safety

Region services help improve relationships, ensure safety

Several agencies and services are available in the region to help improve family relationships and ensure a safe environment for residents. Sometimes that means providing emotional support or plans to develop new goals.

Collaboration creates stronger agencies throughout region

Collaboration creates stronger agencies throughout region

When agencies work together, they create stronger community ties and help further their mission and goals.

Griffith YMCA encourages health, fitness

Griffith YMCA encourages health, fitness

Since the Griffith YMCA opened its doors slightly more than two years ago, there has been a steady increase in membership and programs.

The arts offer solid avenue for children to develop emotionally

The arts offer solid avenue for children to develop emotionally

When schools have their budgets pinched, they must adjust their curriculum accordingly. Unfortunately, the arts usually takes a great hit during these challenging times.

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