Welcome to NorthShore Health Centers of Indiana
NorthShore Health Centers is a non-profit federally qualified community health clinic in Portage, Merrillville, Lake Station, Hammond, or Chesterton, Indiana. The health care professionals at NorthShore are dedicated to helping you feel good. By combining our expertise with a unique personal touch, we provide the highest level of care. Doctors and nurses you can talk to. Who will listen. Who will promise their very best to make you…Feel Well!
NorthShore’s seven Indiana health clinics provide all kinds of care to everyone including the uninsured and underinsured patients in Porter and Lake counties. Our board certified doctors, nurse practitioners, midwives, and dentists specialize in many areas including Family Practice, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Urgent Care, Optometry services, and Dental services. Our sliding-scale fees for qualifying patients ensure that no one has to go without medical attention when he or she needs it. Our services are provided regardless of ability to pay. We take Medicaid and Hoosier Healthwise recipients, privately insured individuals, uninsured individuals; everyone, of any age, sex, race or religion.
NorthShore Health Centers has Certified Navigators available to educate and assist uninsured patients with enrolling in an insurance plan including Medicaid and Medicare. Enrollment services are available Monday through Friday on both an appointment and walk-in basis including bilingual employees to assist Spanish speaking patients. NorthShore also takes patient care one step further by offering a free Prenatal/Family Care program which allows pregnant women and families monthly interactions with our coordinators in order to receive additional support and resources throughout their pregnancy and up to baby’s first two years. NorthShore has Patient Care Coordinators who assist patients with chronic needs such as diabetes and high blood pressure by establishing healthcare goals and creating action plans to achieve them. They also assist with social issues such as homelessness and other obstacles which hinder them from achieving optimal health.
If you need medical care, you have options. Don’t wait or ignore medical issues, hoping they’ll go away. Health care gets more costly and drastic when it is neglected. Please contact a NorthShore Health Centers full-service health clinic in Portage, Merrillville, Lake Station, Hammond, or Chesterton, Indiana to learn about your care options.