COVID-19 Community Resources

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VITA Tax Preparation has been suspended. 

All taxes have been completed. The United Way office is now closed until at least April 7th. Please check back after that date to pick your taxes up. Our number is 574-753-3533. The IRS tax filing deadline has been extended to July 15th. You can also utilize the FREE online tax service to do your taxes yourself at https://www.myfreetaxes.com/

Hotline opens Tuesday to help business and industry with Stay-at-Home Order

Indiana will open a call center to field industry questions about Governor Eric J. Holcomb’s Executive Order 20-08, which provides for essential and non-essential business operations, infrastructure and government functions while the state observes a stay-at-home order from March 25-April 7.

The Critical Industries Hotline will open Tuesday at 9 a.m. to help guide businesses and industries with the executive order.

This center, reachable by calling 877-820-0890 or by emailing covidresponse@iedc.in.gov, is for business and industry questions only.

Please read Gov. Holcomb’s executive order and this FAQ page to clarify restrictions and acceptable activities and services under Monday’s Executive Order. All of Gov. Holcomb’s Executive Orders can found here.

Coronavirus Community Resources
The following is a list of information about COVID-19 and the community resources that you can rely on in this time of crisis.
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has made online filing for unemployment available electronically. Hoosiers can apply on a computer or smart phone by visiting unemployment.in.gov.
 
Small business owners can apply for low-interest disaster loans through the Small Business Administration. The loans can help businesses keep employees on the payroll and pay off obligated debt during the COVID-19 outbreak. More information can be found at https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance.
 

Local Schools 

Below is the link for each school corporation with information about schoolwork, ideas for students and parents to cope with the crisis, dates, cancellations and food services.

​Food/Services

The ​Salvation Army:
Meals to go Monday thru Friday 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Groceries 9:00-1:00 Tuesday and Thursday (please call ahead and they will meet you outside)
Financial assisstance by phone calls only (574-722-1929) 
 
Cass County Council on Aging: 
Lunches are carry out only
Transportation through Cass Area Transit is limited for medical appointments and to and from work
Transit line 574-753-5555
 
Emmaus Mission Center:
Drive thru services only: Bags of groceries will be available:
11:00 am-1:00 pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday
4:00 pm-6:00pm Wednesday
574-725-2058
19 W. Richardville Street
Please enter from Water Street exit Richardville side
 
Area Five Meal Sites:
Logansport Senior Center and Cass County Council on Aging will have carry-out only through April 3rd.
 

Transportation

Effective Tuesday,March 17, 2020 through Wednesday, April 1, 2020, Cass Area Transit will be providing only essential transportation. This will include to and from work and medical appointments only. 
The city bus will not be running during this time, but will offer a free grocery shopping route on Fridays.

Internet Access

Internet Essentials by Comcast is offering free internet access for 60 days for low/no income families. This covers the Logansport area.

Recovery Resources

If you are in search of 12-step meetings and other online resources, check out Unity Recovery and In The Rooms for vitual meetings. Unity Recovery has meetings 7 days a week at 9am, 12pm, 3pm, and 9pm.