Welcome to Ross Township Trustee
Joseph D. Shudick Jr.
Ross Township Trustee
Juvenile Diabetes Walk-A-Thon - Sunday - September 29th - 9 AM
Contact : Melanie Doherty
5k Run/Walk For Oral Cancer Awareness - Saturday October 12th Race Day Registration Starts 7 AM - Race Starts 9 AM
Contact : Amanda Pickett, Executive Director
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk - Sunday - October 20th Registration 11 AM - Walk Event 12:30 PM
Contact : Suzanne Brock, Senior Manager, Community Developmental
Emergency financial assistance is available for necessities based on family size and income. Assistance includes rental/mortgage payments, utilities, medical bills, burial expenses and food. Workfare programs are required for
able-bodied assistance recipients. Must provide current ID and utility bill to read the township guidelines.
Special Non-Tax Supported Programs
Qualified Township residents are referred to the Ross Township Food Pantry located at the St. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral staffed by volunteers and funded entirely through generous donations.
Ross Township coordinates food programs for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter for eligible Ross Township residents. Donations from local business, churches, schools, service clubs, organizations, labor unions and generous local private citizens help us with providing holiday dinners for residents of Ross Township.
Ross Township Trustee's Office
26 W. 73rd Ave.
Merrillville, IN 46410
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm
(Closed for lunch: 12pm-1pm )
For Reservations for the Social Center, Shelters & Hayrides at Hidden Lake Park, call the Ross Township Office!
Hidden Lake Park
Merrillville, IN 46410
Maintenance Office: 219-980-8790
Ross Township is no longer a designated energy assistance site. Contact Northwest Indiana Community Action for locations 219-794-1829
Ross Township subsidizes bus transportation through South Lake County Community Services for the disabled and senior citizens of Ross Township. This subsidy allows riders to pay a discounted fee. Call 219-663-3869 to schedule a ride.
Ross Township acts as a support agency by referring people to the proper local social service agencies as needed. Reference brochures are available.
Want to get in touch? We'd love to hear from you.