LHDC provides services to clients regardless of age, sex, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, genetics, ancestry or sexual orientation. The agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Find us on Facebook


Community Service Programs

Energy Assistance Program

In Crawford, Perry and Spencer Counties, assistance may be available to help low-income, elderly and disabled households in paying their winter heating bills.

Summer Cooling Program

This program provides one-time benefit on electric bills.  At risk households with a medical need may be eligible for a window air conditioner unit.


In Crawford, Perry and Spencer Counties, assistance may be available to provide homeowners and renters with weatherization measures to make their homes more energy efficient and reduce long-term energy usage.

Food and Shelter Program

Through funds received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Emergency Food and Shelter Program, LHDC provides assistance, which supplements the needs of local food pantries.

State Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

LHDC provides rental assistance, through Section 8 vouchers, in Crawford, Gibson, Spencer, Warrick and Vanderburgh Counties.

Cannelton Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

LHDC contracts with the Cannelton Housing Authority to administer this program which provides rental assistance through Section 8 vouchers in Cannelton and Perry County (excluding Tell City).

Individual Development Accounts

LHDC offers Individual Development Accounts (IDA’s) – matched savings account program for qualified persons to be used for purchasing a home or vehicle, owner occupied rehabilitation of a home, starting a business, and attending college or other training.”

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Retired and senior volunteers, age 55 and over, provide volunteer services at community worksites, such as schools, libraries, and food pantries, throughout Crawford, Perry and Spencer Counties.  For information, contact the RSVP Director, located in the LHDC Perry County Community Services Center, 1-800-467-1435, ext. 230.

Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program

The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program provides vouchers to income eligible elderly or disabled persons, to be utilized to purchase fresh, nutritious produce and items at local Farmer’s Markets.

Crawford County

508 W 5th Street
English, IN 47118
(Tuesday & Thursday)

Perry County

302 Main Street
Tell City, IN 47586
(Monday - Friday)

Spencer County

501 Washington St.
Rockport, IN 47635
(Monday, Wednesday & Thursday)