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Additionally, PG's Student Assistance Program is a confidential third-party support and counseling service provided by Health Advocate that is available 24/7 and complimentary to all active Purdue University Global students and their dependents. Visit PG Campus's Page on the Student Assistance Program.
The Department provides health care and social services to approximately a third of the state's population, including children, families, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities, mental illness and substance use disorders. Below are various programs and services provided through this department.
CHIP falls under the Hoosier Healthwise program. CHIP is for children up to age 19 whose families have slightly higher incomes. In CHIP, members are required to pay a low monthly premium for coverage as well as copays for certain services.
The Healthy Indiana Plan is a health insurance program for qualified adults. It pays for medical costs for members and can include dental, vision and chiropractic. It also rewards members for taking better care of their health. The plan covers Hoosiers ages 19 to 64 who meet specific income levels.
Hoosier Healthwise is a health care program for children up to age 19 and pregnant women. The program covers medical care like doctor visits, prescription medicine, mental health care, dental care, hospitalizations, and surgeries at little or no cost to the member or the member's family.
The MOMS Helpline is committed to improving pregnant women’s access to early and regular prenatal care and connecting them with a network of prenatal and child health care services within their local communities, state agencies and other organizations around Indiana.
The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Program provides energy conservation measures to reduce the utility bills of low-income Hoosiers across the state. The WAP Program offers clients a permanent solution to reducing their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient.
Under TEFAP, commodity foods are made available by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to States. States provide the food to local agencies that they have selected, usually food banks, which in turn, distribute the food to soup kitchens and food pantries that directly serve the public.
Indiana WIC continues to support communication, messaging and resources focused on the breastfeeding. Local WIC agencies and staff have received information on important things to consider as they provide breastfeeding support.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families is a program that provides cash assistance and supportive services to assist families with children under age 18, helping them achieve economic self-sufficiency.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides food assistance to low and no income people and families living in the United States.
This program is designed to raise the nutritional level of low income households. It enables low-income families to buy nutritious food through Electronic Benefits Transfer cards.
In Indiana, participants in SNAP and TANF access their EBT benefits using the Hoosier Works card.
The mission of the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs is to assist Hoosier Veterans, service personnel, their dependents and/or survivors in obtaining every benefit and advantage due them under the laws of the State of Indiana and the United States.