Ross Township is located in Lake County in Northwest Indiana and includes all of the Town of Merrillville, Northern Crown Point, and Southwestern Hobart.

Welcome to the Homepage for the Ross Township Trustee

    The Ross Township Trustee's Office provides a number of services for township residents. In addition to facilities and events listed on their respective pages, the Township offers the following services:
Township Assistance
    Emergency assistance is provided to Township residents, based on household size and income. Service is by appointment. A workfare program enables recipients to work at Township facilities in exchange for the relief received.

Food Pantry Referrals
    Qualified residents are referred to the local food pantry, which operates Friday mornings from 9am to noon.

Area Agency Support
    Ross Township acts as a referral agent to area social service agencies, which can provide help to those needing assistance. Reference brochures are available for both senior citizens and families in need.

Energy Assistance
    Ross Township is the only Lake County township which takes applications for residents who qualify for the program. Appointments are necessary for the program, which runs from the State determined dates.



Mission Statement:

The Ross Township Trustee and Ross Township Board serve the people of Ross Township, strive to improve the plight of those less fortunate, and better the quality of life for all township residents


Copyright 2012 Ross Township
Rosstownship Trustee

Last Update 12/12/2013