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Community Phones & Links

Browse our list of community organizations for your information needs.

Pro Bono Legal Service Providers


Legal providers for qualifying low-income residents.

Probation Department


A court agency whose primary functions include the investigation and supervision of persons receiving probation as their sentence.

Purdue Cooperative Extension Service

219-866-5741 / 219-866-4961

Find links in menu for Food and Health - food safety information, canning how-tos and more

Educational programs include 4-H Youth Program

Rensselaer Adult Learning Center

(219) 863-8591

M/W 10-1 T/Th 4-8

Rensselaer Adventures

Personal blog of former SJC professor Robert Schenk - local history, business and news

Rensselaer Care Center

(219) 866-4181

Part of Life Care Centers of America

Rensselaer Central Schools

Rensselaer Central High School (9-12) / (219) 866-5175

Rensselaer Facebook Pages

Community groups and businesses listed in Facebook Pages

Rensselaer Gas Dept.

(219) 866-5206

Emergency Line  219-866-7602

Carol Lockridge, Superintendent
See Rensselaer Utility Office

Rensselaer Ministerial Association

(219) 394-2339

(Burr Oak Mennonite Church)

Emergency Financial Assistance - By Appointment Only

Rensselaer Parks Department (Brookside Park Headquarters)

(219) 866-7014

Youth athletic leagues, swimming pool, lighted tennis courts, canoe landings, sheltered picnic areas, summer swim team and more.

LaRue Memorial Pool (219) 866-5287

Rensselaer Police

(219) 866-7602

Police Chief: Jeffrey S. Phillips

Rensselaer Republican

(219) 866-5111

Daily paper Rensselaer (limited online content)

Rensselaer Utility Office

(219) 866-7884

Electric, Water, Gas - Pay Online Options via website

Representative Doug Gutwein


Republican, District 16

200 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204


River Valley Soccer Association

(219) 987-7224

Robert A. Fase Center

(219) 987-7909

Community center for all ages.

Rotary - DeMotte

(219) 987-5450

Rotary - Rensselaer

(219) 866-2131

Salvation Army

(219) 394-2339

Burr Oak Mennoninte Church By Appointment Only Also: Gary/Merrillville (219) 887-6588 / Lafayette (765) 742-0006