We’re Here to Help

We realize that the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged many families in our community. If you are having problems paying your bill and are interested in our monthly payment plan, we want to help. We also want to make you aware of some of the resources available in our community. We understand the need to support our customers during these unprecedented times. 

Human Services, Inc.
Emergency Assistance, Income Based
4355 East CR 600 North
Columbus, IN 47203
800-296-8026 • (812) 372-8407 

Indiana National Guard Family Assistance Program
Assistance to active duty Guard families or veterans of any branch
711 North Pennsylvania Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
800-237-2850, Ext. 72694 

Salvation Army Corps of Bartholomew County
Emergency Assistance, When Funding is Available
2525 Illinois Avenue
Columbus, IN 47201
(812) 327-7118 

Lincoln Central Neighborhood Family Center
Residents of LCNF service are only, when other assistance is exhausted 1039 Sycamore Street
Columbus, IN 47201
(812) 379-1630. 

Love Chapel
Emergency Funding (Disconnect Only)
292 Center Street
Columbus, IN 47201
(812) 372-9421 

United Way of Bartholomew County
Connection to Other Agencies
1531 13th Street, Suite 1100
Columbus, IN 47201
2-1-1 or (812) 376-3001

Township Trustees
Emergency Assistance for Township Residents

  • Clay Township – 812-378-4834
  • Clifty Township – 812-546-5587
  • Columbus Township – 812-372-8249
  • Flatrock Township – 812-344-8896
  • German Township – 812-526-5505
  • Harrison Township – 812-343-0662
  • Hawcreek Township – 812-546-5947
  • Jackson Township – 812-342-3212
  • Ohio Township – 812-343-1676
  • Rockcreek Township – 812-579-5099
  • Sandcreek Township – 812-579-2001
  • Wayne Township – 812-342-5080

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