Lake Area United Way invests more than $2 million dollars in 24 local programs that meet the education, financial stability, and health needs of more than 100,000 residents in our community.  

basic neeDS Providers

Many children, families, and senior citizens in our community struggle to meet their most basic needs.  United Way and its' funded partners provide a safety net in times of financial crisis to neighbors in need.


OUR PARTNERS                                                  

791 E. 83rd Ave.                                                                   
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 756-5360                   

Funded Programs:   Local Disaster Relief | Aid for Military Families


940 Broadway
Gary, IN 46402
(219) 886-3549                                           

Funded Programs:     Food, Utility Assistance, Rent/Mortgage Assistance

7863 Broadway Street, Suite 205
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 738-6040 

Funded Programs:     Legal Aid



8225 Columbia Ave.
Munster, IN 46321           
(219) 838-0380

Funded Program:  Food, Utility Assistance, Rent/Mortgage Assistance       


program partners

Lake Area United Way invests in educational, financial stability, and health programs provided by local non-profit organizations. 


8392 Mississippi St., 2nd Floor
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 881-1060                                       

Funded Program:   After-School Program