|BC Community Closet
284 S. Van Buren Street, Nashville, (behind Subway)
Tues. - Thurs. 9am - 4pm and 1st & 3rd Sat. 10am - 1pm
Low cost clothing and household items.
168 S. Jefferson St. Nashville 812-988-7019
Office Hours: Mon. and Thurs. 9:30am - noon
Can provide vouchers for utility payments (no more than once
every three months) and food pantry.
Brown County TRIAD
55 SR 46E (Sheriff's Bldg), Nashville
988-5606 or 988-6655 Ext. 2112
Volunteers provide helpful services for seniors, disabled people,
those recovering from surgery or anyone on their own who would
like to be checked in on from time to time.
Aging & Community Services
1531 13th St., Suite G900, Columbus, IN 47201
812-372-6918 or 866-644-6407
Provides a system of information to connect older adults and
persons with physical disabilities with resources to live
25 Artist Drive, PO Box 711, Nashville
988-6830 or http://homecarenashvillein.com/Home.html
In-home senior assistance with personal care, daily activities, light
housekeeping, meal prep, companionship, transportation to
doctor's appointments and more. Trained and bonded caregivers.
ACCESS Brown County
Dispatcher at 988-0185 - Leave message
Office located in the Brown County YMCA complex.
Brown County Health Department
201 Locust Lane, Nashville
812-988-2255 Mon -Fri 8am - 4pm
Public Health Information
Brown County Solid Waste
Greasy Creek Rd. and Old 46, Nashville
812-988-0140 Mon - Sat 8am - 4pm
http://bcswmd.org/ or Informational Materials
Information can also be picked up at the Law Enforcement Center in
Brown County Trustees
Hamblen Township – Phil Stephens – 317-474-0140
8120 Cordry Drive, Nineveh, IN 46164
Jackson Township – Mindy Weddle – 812-988-1013
5765 Carmel Ridge Road, Nashville, IN 47448 (use basement entrance)
Washington Township – Bryan Gabriel – 812-988-6523
Creekstone Apartments, 2444 E. Old St. Rd. 46, Nashville, IN 47448
(located in former storage unit area).
Van Buren Township – Vickie Payne – 812-988-4020
4748 Christiansburg Road, Columbus, IN 47201
|WHERE TO GO OR CALL FOR ASSISTANCE
Brown County is known for helping one another. Below is a list of groups and agencies that
provide assistance to Brown County residents. If we have left off a group or organization,
please let us know so that we may make our list complete.
|This page was updated on March 5, 2013
|North Salem United Methodist Church
7718 State Road 46 East, 988-2786 or 988-2571
First Thursday of the month, food pantry is open from
1-2pm. Call for clothing availability.
First Steps to Flood Recovery
Brochures can also be picked up at your local fire department,
along with free drinking water.
Overview, prevention, clean-up & other mold resources
Flood Cleanup: Avoiding Indoor Air Quality Problems
Read Repairing Your Flooded Home
|LOCAL CHURCHES OFFERING FREE ITEMS
|First Call for Help Dial 211
An information and referral service that connects people with
Crisis Help Line - Call Toll Free 24 hours
You don't have to give your name. You can call for advice or
emotional support, or to talk about making a safety plan. You
can call for safe shelter.
Mother's Cupboard Community Kitchen
5306 St. Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
812-988-8038 4-6pm Walk in.
Provides free hot meal each evening from 4-6pm seven days a
week. Also provides food bank and Government Commodity
distribution during dinner hours.
BC Division of Family Resources
30 E. Washington, PO Box 10, Nashville, IN
812-988-0160 or Fax 812-988-0172
800-403-0864 or Fax 800-403-0864
Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm
Food Stamps -Provides food stamps for low income
households. Must meet income and resource guidelines.
Hoosier Healthwise - Health Insurance for children, pregnant
women and low income families; children up to age 19 can
receive "premium-free" or low-cost coverage. Call for details.
Medicaid Program - Health care for low income children and
families, senior citizens and people with severe disabilities.
TANF Program - Provides cash assistance and support
services to help low-income families. Must comply with child
54 Pittman House Lane, PO Box 476, Nashville
988-6792 Fax 988-1084
Tues. 8:30-5pm, Thurs. 10am - 6:30pm
Provides vouchers for eggs, milk, cereal, and juice for and other
nutritious foods for pregnant women and families with infants or
children under 5. Also helps with infant formula and breast
Brown County Victims Assistance
31 Buck Stogsdill Way, PO Box 1008, Nashville
988-5470 or Fax 988-5521
Turning Point Domestic Violence Services
988-2239 Ext. 12464 or 800-221-6311
South Central Community Action Program (CAP)
168 S. Jefferson (Salvation Army Bldg.), PO Box 730 Nashville
Office Hours: Mon - Fri. 8am - 4:30pm;
Services offered: Energy assistance, weatherization programs,
self-sufficiency case management, Section 8 housing vouchers;
Wheels to Work; and Brown County Medical Van.
|Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Food Pantry
5802 Old Settlers Road, Bean Blossom, 812-988-8057
Last Wednesday of the month from 9am –11am.
Offers clothing and food.
|God’s Grace at Brown County Presbyterian Church
602 State Road 135 North, Nashville,
812-988-9764 or 812-720-1187
Offers FREE clothing & small household items and limited
The easiest access to our part of the church is to park on
the middle level and enter the building from the north
double doors. The Church is located at 602 St. Rd 135N.
Hours of operation 1st Monday of the month 4pm - 6pm,
2nd Wednesday of the month 1pm - 3pm and last Saturday
of the month from 8:30am - 11:30am.
Call Mary Kilgore at 720-1187 or the church at 988-9764 to
make donations or to pick up items.
Dealing With Moisture Problems After A Flood
Directions for Treating Drinking Water in Small Quantities
Directions for Disinfecting Wells and Water Sources
Be Careful When Pumping Out A Flooded Basement
Flood or Disaster Sanitation Information
Salvaging Flood Damaged Food in the Home
Rehabilitation of Buildings, Furnaces, Furniture, Rugs and
|Salvation Army Food Pantry
168 S. Jefferson Street, 988-7019
Wednesday and Fridays 10am to 1pm.
|St. Vincent de Paul Society
Off Clay Lick Road on Long Lake Rd.(by CYO Camp)
988-8821 or 988-8641
Monday and Saturday 10am to noon. Food, clothing and
bedding is available on first come first serve basis
Parkview Church of the Nazarene,
1750 State Road 46 West, Nashville
Provides low cost food.