United Way’s Winter Assistance Fund

For thousands of people in our community, the extreme cold and snowy conditions are no laughing matter.
Long winter months mean drastic increases of heat and electricity bills for families and individuals who are already struggling to afford the basics to survive. These households are being forced to make tough decisions just to keep the lights on and stay warm.


That’s why United Way administers the Winter Assistance Fund (WAF), an option for those who struggle to afford high heat and electricity bills, but who fall just above the qualifications for the federal Energy Assistance Program (EAP).


CAFE8902 E. 38th Street., Indianapolis, IN 46226 317-890-3288
Concord Neighborhood Center 1310 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46225 317 637-4376 x 2118
Decatur Township Trustee 5410 South High School Road., Indianapolis, IN 46221 317-856-6600
Edna Martin Christian Center 2605 E. 25th St., Indianapolis, IN 46218 317-637-3776
Flanner House 2424 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., Indianapolis, IN 46208 317-925-4231
Franklin Township Trustee 6231 S. Arlington Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46237 317-780-1700
Hawthorne Community Center 2440 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN 46222 317-637-4312
Jewish Family Service at the Reuben Center 6905 Hoover Road Indianapolis, IN 46260 317-259-6822
John H Boner Community Center 2236 E. 10th St., Indianapolis, IN 46201 317-633-8210
La Plaza, Inc. 8902 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46226 317-890-3292
Lawrence Township Trustee 4455 McCoy Street Lawrence, IN 46226 317-890-0011
Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center 1920 W. Morris St., Indianapolis, IN 46221 317-639-6106
Perry Township Trustee 4925 Shelby St., #300, Indianapolis, IN 46227 317-788-4810
Pike Township Trustee 5665 Lafayette Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46254 317-291-5801
Shepherd Community Center 4107 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46201 317-375-0203
Southeast Community Services 901 Shelby St., Indianapolis, IN 46203 317-236-7400
Warren Township Trustee 501 Post Road., Indianapolis, IN 46219 317-327-8947
Washington Township Trustee 5302 N Keystone Avenue Suite E., Indianapolis, IN 46220 317-327-8800
Wayne Township Trustee 5401 W Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46241 317-241-4191


WAF is funded by tax deductible donations from generous community members like you. From January to April, or as long as funding is available, United Way can serve Marion County residents during the time our region experiences its lowest temperatures.


While we can’t predict the weather in Indiana, we can guarantee you’ll make a difference in someone’s life by donating to the Winter Assistance Fund through United Way. The gift of warmth means so much to these families this season – thank you!


Donate to the Winter Assistance Fund Today