Press Release: Northwest Indiana Community Social Service Fairs

 

June 2020

 

Northwest Indiana Community Social Service Fairs: Learn About Local Resources Available to Lake County Families

 

Merrillville, IN – Community Partners hosts two free fairs featuring local social service and community providers in June. Attendees will engage with professionals from a variety of programs including legal services, financial assistance, mental and physical health care, childcare, substance use treatment, and more.

“As part of our mission to strengthen families and build healthy communities, we connect Northwest Indiana families in need of free and affordable community social services to local providers,” said Nicholas Neal, director of program development at Geminus Corporation, a network partner with Regional Health Systems.

Community Partners, a family service program of Geminus, finds agencies, professionals, support groups, and assistance programs that keep families healthy, happy, and together. These programs may include job counseling, parenting classes, and advice on how to make better use of community services.

Learn more about Northwest Indiana’s community resources at these upcoming fairs: Provider Fair:

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. at Avalon Manor in Merrillville, IN

Lake County Fun Fair: Friday, June 26, 2020 at Chateau Banquets in Merrillville, IN. Scheduled times of entry are promptly at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. Families and children attending must be residents of Lake County, IN, and register to attend at geminus.org/communityevents.

Geminus Corporation is adhering to guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). For the health and safety of our guests and staff, we are taking every precautionary measure as outlined by the State and the CDC very seriously. In compliance with Governor Holcomb's roadmap to safely reopen Indiana and the limits placed on social gatherings, there may be wait times to enter these events. Temperature checks and face coverings or masks, placed over your nose and mouth, are required to enter. High touch services will be cleaned and sanitized regularly. Attendees of all events should stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people—social distancing will be monitored. Please stay home if you are sick.

Presenting sponsors: Geminus Community Partners, Regional Health Systems, Indiana Department of Child Services, and Kids First. For more information, please visit geminus.org/communityevents 

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About Geminus Corporation

Geminus Corporation partners with community-based health care providers, social service organizations, and early childhood education programs to help increase Hoosiers' access to high-quality care. As Northern Indiana’s largest nonprofit administrative service organization, Geminus also provides support services for health care nonprofits and human service organizations. For more information, visit geminus.org.

Serving Northwest and Northern Indiana, Geminus supports programs in Benton, Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski and Starke Counties. Our network of partners includes community-based health care and social services, welcoming Indiana residents of all ages and income levels with fully integrated, streamlined services.

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