St. Joseph County Client
A Message From Our CEO

In 2008, Jackie's life changed instantly when she was in a serious car accident which crushed her right ankle. She cannot express enough how thankful she is for REAL Services.

"There are so many people who depend on REAL Services, that it's needed and very appreciated."

REAL Services is the Community Action Agency for Elkhart, Fulton, LaPorte, Kosciusko and St. Joseph Counties.  Community Action Agencies in Indiana recently celebrated 50 years of respectfully providing services for low income Hoosiers. What does Community Action look like at the local level?  Carlicia is just one example.
Elkhart County Clients
La Porte County Client

Bill and Fran are frequent guests at the REAL Service's nutrition site located at Greencroft Living Facility. "I enjoy the people here," Fran says.  Bill explains that guests not only have a nutritious meal , but they also interact with their friends. "The people here are not only getting a meal, but they're getting the chanceto be with other people."

83-year-old Barbara is a Centralia, Illinois native, has lived in her Michigan Cityhome for 50 years."I'm so appreciative of everything that's being done for me" Michigan City resident, Barbara, says promptly into the interview. "I don't think I could make it if it wasn't for [REAL Services]."
Kosciusko County Client
Marshall County Client

On October 6, 1996, Micheal's life changed forever. On this ordinary autumn day, Micheal was driving through is hometown, Warsaw, to go play basketball with his brothers. While turning left through a traffic light, Micheal was hit by a lady who ran a red light and was ejected from his car. From that moment on, Micheal's life was never the same.
69-year old, Sally, learned about REAL Services through her neighbor who was receiving home delivered meals. Ever since, she has been an appreciative client, with a great attitude, despite all of her health complications. 

"I am so thankful that there is such a thing as REAL Services that help people."


REAL Services is one of the agencies that qualify to participate in and receive matching funds from the Give Local campaign. But we need YOU to help! On May 5, 2015, your gift will go even further. Your donation will help elderly and disabled people in our community.
Don't miss Leeza Gibbons at the Age of Excellence!  This has become "The Luncheon Event of the Year" for Northern Indiana. Join REAL Services and co-host, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, for the 19th annual Age of Excellence Luncheon on Thursday, May 14, 2015.