Founded in 1976 by Jane Herrberg and Joan Coleman, Parents and Friends, Inc. has been helping the mentally and physically disabled, as well as the elderly of La Porte County, for many years. Our goal is to encourage and enhance the total personal development, independence, and quality of life with caring, well coordinated community based support.
Located in La Porte, Indiana, Parents and Friends is promoting and preserving the independence of the elderly and disabled daily. We help over 70 individuals live an independent life through our services. With our Council on Aging program, we provide over 22,000 one-way trips annually through our door to door transportation for the elderly and disabled. Thus helping individuals arrive safely to their needed medical and/or other appointments. Parents and Friends is a vital part of serving the community. We give our clients dignity and present opportunities for physical, intellectual, social and emotional development. Our clients are our motivation.
Please take a moment to view this site to see how we can be of service to you or someone you love. Feel free to contact us with your questions and concerns.
La Porte County has the chance to show it’s generosity in a big way. Beginning at Midnight on May 6, numerous nonprofit and donor funds will compete to raise money in friendly competition through “Give Local La Porte County”. The top winners will share $10,000 in grant prizes-helping support their great work now and forever!
Please log on to www.LPCountyGiveDay.org to make your online donation and support Parents and Friends
Thank you for your caring support and generosity.
Each year our staff, consumers, friends, families and community supporters participate in The Annual Mary Kirkby Walk & Roll. We walk to bring awareness to the issues of the disabled.
2014 will be the 17th year for the Annual Red Ketchum Memorial Golf Outing.
If you like to golf, why not come out and golf it up for a great cause! Parents and Friends, Inc. is holding their Annual Red Ketchum Memorial Golf Outing to benefit the disabled and elderly of La Porte County.
Would you like some information that you can take with you on Parents and Friends, Inc and its services? Download our brochure here.