Mission Statement

Empowering low-income people of LaPorte, Pulaski, Starke, Newton, Jasper, Cass and Porter Counties through:

Neighborhood improvements
Community education
Communication that effects change
And promoting self-sufficiency


North Central Community Action Agency is organized for the purpose of eliminating poverty and its causes in LaPorte, Starke, and Pulaski Counties.

Funding Sources

​IHCDA (Community Service Block Grant, Low-Income Heating Energy Assistance funds and Department of Energy funds; City of Michigan City (CDBG)- Rental Assistance; Michigan City Community Enrichment Corporation (Summer Youth Program, Ramp and Children's Vision Screening Program); LaPorte County Unity Foundation (After-school youth programs); TJMAXX Foundation (Community Centers); proceeds from Michigan City Mayoral Ball (community centers); FEMA and Michigan City Community Development Block Grant (Rental Assistance);  Area Agency Aging( Senior-Congregate Feeding Program); NIPSCO (Weatherization); LaPorte Health Council, LaPorte County Unity Foundation, United Way, Kankakee Valley REMC, and Heart of Cook Foundation (Ramp Program); New Hope Missionary Baptist Church and  Private Donations.  

Community Action Promise

Community Action changes people lives embodies the spirit of hope and improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves each and every day.

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Westside Center -301 Grant Ave Michigan City, IN 46360

Admin Office -301 E 8th St, Suite 109 Michiigan City, IN 46360

Eastside Center- 1702 E Michigan Blvd Michigan City, IN 46360

To find out more about our agency or any of the programs or services  call our office 


It is the policy of North Central Community Action Agencies, Inc to comply with all State and Federal Regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, or as a veteran, or disability in its programs, employment polices, and access to programs and facilities

North Central Community Action Agencies, Inc. (NCCAA) is a private, not-for-profit Corporation established in 1966 to address the issues and concerns facing low-income people in Counties of LaPorte, Starke, Pulaski, Porter, Newton, Jasper, and Cass. Through the program and services available, we strive to enable economically disadvantaged people to become self-sufficient and less dependent on public assistance.  NCCAA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors with equal representation from the public, private, and low income community sectors.

Some of the programs and services we provide include the Energy Assistance (LaPorte, Starke and Pulaski Counties), Weatherization (all counties listed above) Youth and Senior Programs, Children's Vision Screening and Ramp Programs in LaPorte County and Rental Assistance as well as supporting Community Service Programs in Starke and Pulaski Counties.

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM| Monday - Friday*

*Later hours are available on Tuesdays upon request.

Michigan City 219-872-0351 or


Toll Free: 866-871-1200

Administrataive Office Location - 301 E. 8th Street, Suite 109, Michigan City, IN

Click the link below for the latest update on CARES Act funding and learn how we can possibly assist you or someone you know.

North Central Community Action Agencies, Inc

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301 E. 8th Street #109
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 872-0351 or 872-1201

North Central Community Action Agencies, Inc. EVENTS 

We have received funding from LaPorte Health Foundation and United Way of LaPorte County for rental assistance and water bill assistance for families or individuals directly impacted by COVID-19. Please call our office and put in EXT 100 to inquire about assistance.

The CSBG Cares Act has provided us with some funding to assist families or individuals whose employment has been affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This would include a layoff, loss of employment, or reduction of hours (excluding overtime), all due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you meet those qualifications you can pick up an application at our office Monday thru Thursday from 9:00am to 3:30pm.

Real Services will be delivering meals to-go on Wednesdays and Fridays beginning May 6th at the Smrt Center.