This page has resources for those seeking help with health, wellness, support, hunger and food access, parenting and other topics.

Crisis intervention hotlines

  • Domestic Violence, 1-800-799-7233 24/7
  • Indiana Child Abuse, 1-800-800-5556
  • LGBT support, 1-888-843-4564
  • National Alliance on Mental Health, 1-800-950-6264
  • National Child Abuse 1-800-422-4453
  • National Runaway Safeline, 1-800-843-5678
  • National Suicide Prevention, 1-800-273-8255
  • RAINN Sexual Assault, 1-888-656-4673
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, 1-800-662-4357

Treatment and support groups

  • Mental health emergencies: Dial 988
  • Searchable regional treatment resources:
  • Celebrate Recovery, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, New Testament Church of Christ, 752 W. Main St., Hagerstown. For anyone struggling with hurts, habits and hangups. Free. 765-489-5762
  • Grief support, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through May 29, Hagerstown Church of the Nazarene, 630 E. Main St., Hagerstown. “GriefShare” video and discussion series for those coping with loss. Free. 765-489-5440.
  • Treatment advocates, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. first Thursdays. Concerned residents and social services leaders gather monthly for Drug Free Wayne County Partnership at varying locations. or 765-396-0050
  • Treatment advocates, monthly meetings online or in person. Next is noon March 22 via Zoom. Community Workgroup to Transform Recovery Systems for Substance Use, organized by Purdue Extension’s Elisa Worland. Request link at or 765-973-9281.
  • Brianna’s Hope, Central United Methodist Church, 1425 E. Main St., Richmond, 321-499-7120; First United Methodist, 729 Central Ave., Connersville, 260-766-2006; and Crosspointe Biker Church, 1130 E. Baseline Road, Connersville, 765-309-2698. 
  • The Nest-Maternal Treatment Program, 501 1/2 S. Seventh St., Richmond. 765-935-5390
  • Recovery Rocks Club, 1701 S. E St., Richmond. All meetings in person and on Zoom (Zoom ID 616-302-3170). Alcoholics Anonymous at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 4:30 p.m. Thursdays; Heroin Anonymous, 5 p.m. Wednesdays; Al-Anon, 6 p.m. Tuesdays; Alateen, 6 p.m. Wednesdays; Narcotics Anonymous, 5 p.m. Fridays; We Are Not Alone Women’s Support Group, 6 p.m. Thursdays; Tame the Flame, 6 p.m. Saturdays. 765-966-5551 or
  • Al-Anon: Help for families and friends of problem drinkers. Virtual meetings 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays. Info:
  • 228 Club, 228 S. Sixth St., Richmond. Several support groups meet routinely including Alcoholics, Narcotics, Heroin and Overeaters Anonymous, Al-Anon, Celebrate Recovery, New in Recovery. 765-935-9801 
  • Women’s Support Group: We Are Not Alone, 5:45 p.m. Thursdays, 228 Club, 228 S. Sixth St., Richmond. Addressing codependency, domestic violence, addiction. 765-935-9801.
  • Centerstone, 200 N. 13th St., Richmond, 390 E. Erie Avenue, Connersville, and 3337 S. Indiana 3, New Castle. 877-467-3123
  • Meridian Addiction & Recovery Center, 416 Grove Road, Richmond, 765-373-8704; and 930 N. 14th St., New Castle. 765-288-1928
  • Recovery Works, 2060 Indiana 1 N., Cambridge City. 219-472-0216
  • Clean Slate, 2302 Chester Blvd. Suite A, Richmond. 833-505-4673
  • Pinnacle Treatment Centers, 581 E. Main St., Hagerstown. 844-696-4372 
  • Groups Recover Together, 1528 N.W. Fifth St., Suite 100, Richmond. 765-286-5773
  • Richmond Comprehensive Treatment Center, 4245 S. A St., Richmond. 765-612-0659
  • Free naloxone, Indiana’s NaloxBox locations and naloxone distribution centers,
  • East Indiana Recovery, 1044 Oak Drive, Richmond. 765-999-4673

Meals, pantries

  • Community Food Pantry, 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 306 N. 19th St., Richmond. Need photo ID, Social Security cards for everyone in home and proof of address for all other adults in home. May be visited twice a month (not consecutive weeks). 765-962-1145
  • Western Wayne Food Pantry: 9 a.m. third Saturdays, Cambridge City Christian Church, 106 W. Church St., Cambridge City, For residents of Western Wayne Schools district. Proof of income and address required.
  • Alliance Bible Church pantry, 5:30-7 p.m. last two Mondays, behind First Nazarene Church, 1600 Chester Blvd., Richmond. Once every 30 days. Picture ID and proof of address required. 765-935-7783  
  • Bethel AME Church meal, 4-5:30 p.m. fourth Monday, 200 S. Sixth St., Richmond. 765-935-7783  
  • Centerville Christian Church pantry, 2-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 111 N. Morton St., Centerville. Ring doorbell. Must call a day ahead. Once every 30 days. Bring ID. 765-855-5176 
  • Centerville United Methodist pantry, 10-11 a.m. third Saturdays, 112 S. Morton St,, Centerville. Bring box/bags. Emergency pantry from 9 a.m.-noon weekdays (call ahead). 765-855-5576  
  • Circle U Help Center, 19 N. 13th St., Richmond. Free lunches 11-11:45 a.m. Saturdays and 10-11:30 a.m. Mondays-Tuesdays. Pantry open 1-2 p.m. third Saturdays. Must bring address verification and ID. 765-966-1013
  • Community meal, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays, New Deliverance Temple, 1729 S. Fifth St., Richmond. 937-815-1408
  • Community meal, 5:15-6:20 p.m., second Tuesdays, Recovery Church, 915 S. C St., Richmond. Free.  
  • Bread Box Food Pantry: 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays or while supplies last, Oak Park Pentecostals, 1920 Chester Blvd., Richmond. 
  • Food pantry, 9 a.m.-noon third Saturdays, 314 S. Green St., Fountain City. Social Security cards needed for all in household plus photo ID for pickup person. Organized by LifeSpring Church. 765-935-4353  
  • Gateway Hunger Relief Center: 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Fridays, 711 Sheridan St., Richmond. Twice every 30 days. Bring ID and current piece of mail. For Wayne and Union counties. 765-939-7100.
  • Gleaners food distribution: 9:30-11 a.m., fourth Monday each month, First Christian Church parking area, 100 S. 10th St., Richmond. Drive thru or walk up. No ID required.
  • Go Ministries International pantry, 6:30-8:30 p.m. third Tuesdays, 5125 U.S 40 W., New Paris, Ohio. Social Security cards for all in home and photo ID or utility bill with current address needed. 937-670-9739
  • Harvest House Ministries meal, 4 p.m. Sundays and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 915 S. C St., Richmond. Free. 765-914-1591
  • Life Changing Ministries meal, 5-7 p.m. second and last Thursdays, 248 Pearl St., Richmond. Enter by basement doors off North West Third.
  • Mount Olive Baptist Church meal, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, 1108 N. H St., Richmond. Free. 765-966-5152
  • Nettle Creek Ministerial Association pantry, 9-11 a.m. fourth Saturdays, 752 W. Main St., Hagerstown. Proof of address in Nettle Creek required.
  • Northside Church of Christ pantry, 5:30-7:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, 1962 Chester Blvd, Richmond. Food delivered to parked vehicles. Walkers may check in at office. 765-962-4910
  • Richmond High School pantry, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays when school in session, 380 Hub Etchison Parkway, Richmond. Park by Door #36, stay in vehicle. Students will load. 765-973-3424  
  • Rock Solid Ministries meal, 12:30 p.m. Sundays, 1024 E. Main St,, Richmond. 765-962-5099 
  • Salvation Army pantry, 9 a.m.-noon Thursdays, 707 S. A St,, Richmond. ID and proof of address required. Once every 30 days. 765-966-7791
  • Sit-down meals: 6 p.m. Fridays, First Presbyterian Church, 100 N. 10th St., Richmond. Bridges for Life and Lighthouse Church’s Dinner at the Lamp. Free. 765-396-0050
  • Sylvan Nook Church of Christ pantry, 10-11:30 a.m. third Wednesdays except May (open May 22), 1221 Sylvan Nook Drive, Richmond. 765-966-6825
  • Temple of God pantry, 5-6 p.m. Mondays, 1005 Hunt St., Richmond. Photo ID required. Once a month. 765-962-8980
  • Veterans’ food pantry, 9 a.m.-noon fourth Tuesdays, VA Clinic, 1010 N. J St., Richmond. ID required. Organized by Circle U. 765-973-6915

Emergency shelter

  • Hope House, 121 N. 10th St., Richmond. For men only. Will operate 24 hours during inclement weather. 765-935-3000
  • Refuge of Hope, 1032 E. Main St., Richmond. For women and young children. Open all day when temperature drops below 30 degrees. Cots provided during inclement weather. During normal weather, call for availability. 765-962-5099.
  • Oak Park Pentecostal, 1920 Chester Blvd., Richmond. Open on nights when temperature drops below 25 degrees. 765-962-3693
  • Journey Home, 325 S. Oak St, Suite 101, Winchester. For male veterans. Open 24/7. Call 765-595-8297 for prescreen. Housing retention program available by appointment. Case management for veterans and their immediate families.

Housing connections

  • Bridges for Life, 100 N. 10th St., Richmond. 765-396-0050
  • ICAP, 2519 E. Main St. #101, Richmond. 765-488-2416
  • Coordinated Entry (Centerstone), 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. weekdays, 831 Dillon Drive, Richmond. 765-238-5493
  • Wayne Township Trustee’s Office, 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. weekdays, 401 E. Main St., Richmond. 765-973-9392
  • Fresh Start Housing, LLC, 212 N. Seventh St., Richmond. 765-598-5147
  • Housing Authority of Richmond, 58 S. 15th St., Richmond. 765-966-2687
  • Open Arms Ministries, 765-977-9590


  • Chair yoga, 10 a.m. Mondays, Western Wayne Senior Center, 1007 E. Main St., Cambridge City. Improve stretching and breathing in 30 minutes. Free; donations accepted. 765-478-4579
  • Library laps: 9:30-10 a.m. Tuesdays, Cambridge City Public Library, 600 W. Main St., Cambridge City. Walk the stacks to peppy music, find your stride for good health. All ages. Free. 

Family support

  • Family Resource Center, 714 N. 12th St., Richmond. Open noon- 5 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and noon-5:30 p.m. Thursdays. 765-935-6349 or 
  • Birth to Five, 498 N.W. 18th St. Building 203, Richmond. 765-966-6080
  • Surety Community Ladies Center, 340 N.W. Fifth St., Richmond. 765-488-2070 or
  • Division of Family Resources, 50 S. Second St., Richmond. 765-962-4236 or 800-403-0864 . 
  • Shared Beginnings: Various locations, Reid Health, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond. Breastfeeding and parenting classes and more. In-person and virtual options available. Registration required. 765-983-3380.
  • Diaper giveaways, monthly at Dwyer Community Center, 1417 N. A St., Richmond. Reservations: 765-488-2928 

Health care

  • Free screenings, 9:30-11 a.m. second Tuesday, Western Wayne Senior Center, 1007 E. Main St., Cambridge City. Neighborhood Health Center checks blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol. 765-965-4299
  • Siloam Free Medical Clinic, 6 p.m. Wednesdays (new day). Enter back of Rock Solid Ministries, 1024 E. Main St., Richmond. No-cost immediate medical care. (Injuries, flu, colds and job physicals). 765-962-5099 or
  • Well Care Community Health, 203 E. Main St., Richmond. Medical, behavioral and dental care for all ages regardless of ability to pay. Transportation available. 800-325-0778
  • Neighborhood Health Center clinic, 101 S. 10th St., Richmond, and 2025 Virginia Ave., Connersville. Primary care, mental and dental health and care coordination regardless of ability to pay. 765-965-4299, 765-827-8064 or


  • Free laundry days: Usually twice per month through The Laundry Project at Uptown Laundry 1017 E. Main St. and Coin A Matic, 400 S. Fifth, both in Richmond. For Wayne Township residents. 765-914-7070. 
  • Free showers, 5:30-7 p.m. last two Mondays, Alliance Bible Church, 1600 Chester Blvd., Richmond. Same time as food pantry.

Adult education

  • Excel Center, 1215 S. J St., Richmond. 317-524-3734
  • Richmond Adult Education Center, 302 N. Seventh St, Richmond. 765-973-3486
  • Ivy Tech, 2357 Chester Blvd., Richmond. 888-IVY-LINE


  • Cambridge City Christian Church, 9-11:30 a.m. first and third Saturdays, 106 W. Church St., Cambridge City. 765-478-5123
  • First Baptist of Centerville, 109 Mattie Harris Road, Centerville. 765-855-3114
  • Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 1431 S. 14th St., Richmond. 765-962-5710
  • Mount Olive Baptist Church, 1108 N. H St., Richmond. 765-966-5152
  • Northside Church of Christ, 1962 Chester Blvd., Richmond. By appointment. 765-962-4910

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