"Empowering Independence in the Name of Christ."

COMMON GRACE SERVES NOBLE COUNTY RESIDENTS WHO ARE EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL CRISIS.

The most common needs are utility disconnections and eviction notices for rent.

 

WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS?

 

KENDALLVILLE

Monday & Thursday [8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.]

Tuesday [8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.]

Friday [8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.]  

2004 E. Dowling Street

Kendallville, IN 46755

260-349-1942

 

LIGONIER

United Methodist Church

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday [8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.]

Friday [8:30 - 11:30 a.m.]

 

466 Townline Road

Ligonier, IN 46767  

260-894-3254

 

ALL COMMON GRACE OFFICES ARE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY.

 

 

WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

Bring a current photo ID for all adults 18 and older.

For children under the age of 18, you must provide one of the following:  

*Birth Certificate  *Social Security Card  *Passport   *Legal Documents   *Medicaid card with the individual's name

*School Social Worker letter stating the child is in the household

 

RENT:  Bring your eviction notice and/or a letter from your landlord.

The letter must include:  your address, the amount of late rent, amount of late fees, the date due, your landlord's address and phone number.

If your landlord has not already submitted a W-9 to us, we will need that before we can provide any assistance for rent.

 

UTILITIES:  Bring your disconnect notice AND your most recent bill.

Please come in as soon as you receive the disconnect notice as it takes time to process this with the utility company.

 

MEDICATION ASSISTANCE:  Bring a printout from your pharmacy stating what medications you need and the amount for each one.

Please note:  WE DO NOT ASSIST WITH ANY CONTROLLED MEDICATIONS or SELECTED OTHER CLASSES OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

 

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

When you come in, you will complete an application with one of our coaches.  Be ready to discuss 30 days of income, 30 days of expenses and 5 years of work history.

You will be asked to call the Kendallville office at 260-349-1942 on the following business day to hear whether or not we are able to assist.

If we are able to assist, you will be given the conditions of the assistance.  For example, you may be asked to pay a part of the bill before we pay our portion.

Once you have satisfied your part of the conditions, you will need to return to the Kendallvlle office to receive the remainder of your assistance.

CONDITIONS THAT MAY RESULT IN NO LONGER RECEIVING SERVICES FROM COMMON GRACE OR ANY MINISTRY OF COMMON GRACE MINISTRIES:

1.  BEING DISHONEST ON THE APPLICATION OR AT ANY TIME DURING YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH ANY MINISTRY OF COMMON GRACE MINISTRIES

2.  BEING DISRESPECTFUL TO STAFF, VOLUNTEERS OR OTHER NEIGHBORS