Michigan City IN Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare Office
Michigan City IN Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare Office administrates your local program under Indiana State guidelines. Medicaid provides health care for low income people. Welfare program (TANF) give assistance to those who have little or no income. While Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps helps low-income families buy food.
La Porte County
La Porte County DFR
1551 S. Woodland Avenue
Michigan City, IN 46360-7124
(SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, HHW, HIP)
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m
How do I schedule an appointment to apply for healthcare
To apply for Medicaid, you will need to fill out and submit a Medicaid application, also known as an Indiana Application for Health Coverage. Once you submit your complete application, it will take up to 90 days to determine if you are eligible; however, many applications are reviewed in less time. You can check on the status of your application online by clicking on your county of residence or by calling 1-800-403-0864. You will need to have your case number to check the status of your application.
If you are a pregnant woman, you may be able to receive medical care while you wait for your application to be processed. Please refer to Presumptive Eligibility for more info.
Medicaid applications are processed by the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA), Division of Family Resources (DFR). You can apply in person, on the Internet, or by phone.
Information Required to Complete Medicaid Application
For all the people in your household, you will need to know:
To apply online, click Apply for Benefits. You can also apply through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace.
Apply in Person
To apply for Indiana Medicaid in person, you need to locate a DFR office. To find a DFR office near you, visit Find My Local DFR Office. On that screen, either enter your ZIP code or click on your county of residence..
Apply By Phone
To apply by phone, you should call 1-800-403-0864.